Understanding the Koshas: The 5 Layers of Self
In yoga, there are five layers of self called the koshas, pertaining to the physical, energetic, mental, intellectual, and emotional aspects of our being.
My Breakup with Bikram: How Vinyasa Flow Yoga Stole My Heart
Vinyasa Flow yoga combines breath with movement, provides strength and resistance training, and allows for a transcendental, meaningful practice.
Satyananda Yoga Ashram Under Investigation for Sexual Abuse
A national agency has put Australia's Satyananda Yoga Ashram under investigation for physical, sexual, and psychological abuse of its underage charges.
Child's Pose for Relaxation (With Video)
Child's pose or Balasana is a restful posture for stress relief and energy restoration. Watch and learn how to maximize the benefits of Child's Pose here.
Recipe: Ayurvedic Bliss Balls
These delicious, easy Ayurvedic bliss balls contain dates, figs, nuts, coconut, cinnamon, and cardamom—the perfect healthy treat to give away this season.
A Shiny Yoga How-To Guide: 5 Reclined Bound Angle Pose Variations
Reclined Bound Angle Pose gently opens the heart and stretches the spine and hips. Here are five Reclined Bound Angle Pose variations for you to practice.
The Relationship Between Yoga and Meditation (VIDEO)
In this video, international yoga instructor Faith Hunter discusses the similarities in the benefits that yoga and meditation both bring to our lives.
How I Knew My Asana Practice Was Transforming Me
How can you tell if your yoga practice and lifestyle is transforming you and deepening your connection with the Universe? This writer shares her yoga story.
A Yoga Backbend Sequence for Love and Creativity
When we bury our dreams, we lose our zest for life. This yoga backbend sequence opens the heart and mind to infinite creativity, happiness, and passion.
10 Things No One Ever Tells You About Yoga Teacher Training
Training to become a yoga teacher is a grueling, life-changing process. Here are ten things that will happen yoga teacher training no one ever talks about.
Newsflash: Yoga Pants Can Cause Butt Acne
Butt acne, or acne on the butt, is on the rise, and it seems to come from wearing dirty, sweaty, and tight yoga pants all day. Here's how to avoid "buttne."
How to Get Closeness in Your Relationships
Humans seek acceptance from and genuine intimacy with significant others, friends, and family. Here's how you can create closeness in your relationships.
A Moment of Yogic Gratitude for Madonna’s Arms
This article pays tribute to the role Madonna played in shining a spotlight on the modern day practice of yoga in America.
How to Get Over the Hump of a Yoga Slump
All yoga practitioners fall into a yoga slump every once in a while. Here are three suggestions to help you get back in the swing of your practice.
10 Ways to Rock Your Curves on the Yoga Mat
Plus-size or curvier women can do yoga just as well as the next person. Here are ten yoga tips for curvy ladies to make the most of their practice.
Top 5 Uttanasana Variations And Their Health Benefits
Uttanasana and its variations has so many benefits. Here are our top 5 faves, along with how-tos and benefits for each of these forward folds.
The Week In Yoga #30
Missed out on your online yoga updates over pre and post-Thanksgiving festivities? No worries, this edition of The Week In Yoga has got you covered.
Yoga Therapy for Sciatica (Includes Basic Yoga Postures)
What is sciatica and how should you go about having yoga therapy for sciatica pain and symptoms? Here's a good guide with basic postures to relieve pain.
Becoming The Mountain: Why We Need To Redefine Success
Do you have a 'conquest' approach to life—focusing on goals & achievements as a way to define success? Here's why we need to stop seeing life as a conquest.
10 Tips For Fitting Yoga Into A Busy Schedule
It can be very difficult to fit yoga into a busy schedule. One yogini and mother shares her tips for incorporating more mindfulness into a busy life.
How Not To Be An Obstacle To Your Own Happiness
Finding happiness can be a lifelong journey, and sometimes we just need to look within us to recognize obstacles to happiness. Here are tips that'll help.
Wanna Be 'Ultra Spiritual'? This Funny Clip Will Teach You How (VIDEO)
Watch this funny and entertaining clip so you too can learn how to be spiritual, faster than you can say "Love and light, Namaste." Enjoy!
7 Ways To Reinvigorate Your Yoga Practice
Some of us sometimes get to a point where our practice plateaus and becomes routinary. Here are tips to get your yoga practice alive and kicking again.
Authentically Aligned: Warrior I
Warrior I Pose may seem simple, but proper alignment is needed for you to reap the full benefits of this posture. Here's how to do the pose correctly.
5 Yoga Poses To Do With Your Partner
Asana done with a significant other can improve your practice as well as your relationship. Here are five fundamental yoga poses to do with your partner.
Alchemy of Fire: The Solar Plexus
The Manipura chakra or solar plexus is characterized by fire and governs our ego. Learn how your solar plexus affects your mind, body, and spirit here.