Why You Should Start Meditation (VIDEO)
Meditation isn't just limited to relaxation exercises for the mind and body. Here, Faith Hunter shares surprising benefits of a regular meditation practice.
How to Get in Shape With Yoga
Many who do yoga to get fit believe that harder and more is always better. Here's how to practice yoga to get and stay in shape for the rest of your life.
The Language of Yoga: 5 Sanskrit Yoga Terms Explained
When you know more about the terms used often in yoga, your practice can grow and deepen. Here are explanations to five often used Sanskrit yoga terms.
How Gratitude Changed My Life
They say an attitude of gratitude can only bring forth even more blessings. Here's how one writer allowed gratitude to transform her life for the better.
How to Gain More Out of Your Experiences
Are your experiences too similar to each other that you are inhibiting your own growth? Allow yourself to be realized by making these changes from within.
A Lawyer-Turned-Yoga Surfer's Story (VIDEO)
This moving, inspiring clip features government lawyer turned surfer and yoga teacher Michael Fukumura and his story of personal upheaval and change.
You Have to Be Strong to Get Strong
Like Aristotle said, we are what we repeatedly do. If we want to get strong, we need to embody our idea of strength and manifest what we wish to become.
8 Yoga Poses for Fibromyalgia
Fibromyalgia brings about pain, discomfort, fatigue, and stress to its sufferers. Here are eight yoga poses for fibromyalgia pain and symptom relief.
On the Importance of Surrender
In yoga and in life, balance allows us to live with harmony, peace, and happiness. Here's why surrender is part of finding and keeping the balance we seek.
10 Reasons Yoga and Meditation Will Ruin Your Social Life
People gush about the life-changing effects of meditation and yoga. Here are ten ways yoga and meditation will transform you that no one tells you about.
The Week In Yoga #36
Today's Week In Yoga looks back at our top posts that cover backbends, real talk on body image, stress relief, yogic breathing, and more! Check it out!
I'm Katherine Smith, And This Is How I Yoga
This month on How I Yoga, we feature yoga teacher & traveler extraordinaire, Katherine Smith. Read on and be inspired by her thoughts on life and yoga.
10 Ways to Breathe Better Through Yoga
Breath control in yoga is what allows our prana or life force to flow freely throughout our body. Here are ten ways to breathe better via yogic techniques.
3 Ways to Bring Creativity to Your Yoga Mat
Do you make room for play in your practice or do you follow the science of yoga to a T? Here's how you can bring creativity to your yoga practice.
Less is More: 5 Practices I Let Go of to Break Open My Yoga Teaching and My Life
A yoga teacher writes about how the "less is more" ideal applies not just to daily life, but also when it comes to yoga teaching. Read more here.
Why I Don't Use a Yoga Mat
Read on as this young yogini shares why she doesn't use a yoga mat and what taking our yoga off and beyond the mat can teach us about freedom.
5 Yoga Tips to Beat the Winter Blues
The winter chill can make us feel lethargic & lazy—zapping us of energy. So here's how you can beat the winter blues and keep your yoga practice going.
Why You Can't Heal A Body You Hate
Inspiring piece by author & yoga teacher Dianne Bondy on why acceptance is the first step to loving the skin you're in & why you can't heal a body you hate.
Alchemy of Emotion: The Sacral Chakra
The sacral chakra or svadhisthana deals with our feelings, sensations, and capacity for gratification. Learn more about this energy center here.
What's All of this 'OM'-ing About?
Chances are you’ve heard the sound of ‘Om’ or have seen the symbol. You’ve probably even chanted it yourself! Well, what is Om, and why do we chant it?
Authentically Aligned: Triangle Pose
Triangle Pose is one of the most fundamental poses in yoga for strength, flexibility, and balance. Here are tips to achieve authentic alignment in Triangle.
Healthy Is the New Skinny
Yoga teacher Sadie Nardini shares some real talk about how healthy is the new skinny and why being "fit and healthy" is always a better goal than "skinny."
3 Ways To Reduce Anxiety and Stress
Stress and anxiety hinder our happiness and harm our health. Here are three simple, sensible ways to reduce anxiety and stress naturally.
4 Locust Pose Variations and How to Practice Them
Locust Pose can seem challenging, but there are actually variations for every practice level. Check them out here, and get started on this awesome backbend!
A Basic Intro to Alternate Nostril Breathing
Nadi shodhana or alternate nostril breathing clears the mind and primes the body for energy to flow freely. Here's how to do alternative nostril breathing.
4 Reasons We Love to Hate Hip Opening Yoga Poses
Hip opening yoga poses are often met with hesitation and dread. Here are four reasons yoga hip openers like Frog and Pigeon make us grimace and groan.