Your Yoga Student Personality (and How You Can Explore a New One)
Yoga students experience shifts in body, mind, and spirit, each embodying one category more than the other two. Here's how to expand your yoga experience.
Protecting the SI Joints in Your Yoga Practice
The sacroiliac (SI) joints link the sacrum to the pelvis. Here, we explore the basic anatomy, physiology, and some tips for protecting the SI joints.
Giveaway - 3 x Lifetime Passes to The Ultimate Yoga Shred For Weight Loss (Worth $49)
We're giving away lifetime access passes to Sadie Nardini's The Ultimate Yoga Shred for Weight Loss to help you get fit and fierce! Join the contest here.
Simple Sanskrit Terms From A to Z
Here are some Sanskrit terms, translated and explained. Incorporate them into your yoga practice, your meditation routine, or your daily life.
Rare Blood Disease Doesn't Stop This Brave Girl From Practicing Yoga
Diagnosed with aplastic anemia in 2014, 19-year-old Briana Donis is an inspiring yogini who continues practicing yoga while confined to a hospital.
7 Reasons to Try Aerial Yoga (at Least Once)
Aerial yoga is a combination of the art of aerial silks and the classic practice of yoga. Here are seven reasons to give it a try.
How the Yoga Selfie War Is Hurting Us All
A battle of Lululemon see-through-pants proportions is brewing in the yoga world. The topic: the yoga selfie. The question is, must we really take sides?
How to Do Svarga Dvijasana: Bird of Paradise Pose
Bird of Paradise Pose is a creative mash-up of Tree, Extended Side Angle, and Extended Hand-to-Big-Toe Pose. Here's how to do the pose safely and correctly.
Gorgeous Gymnastic Yoga Sequence (VIDEO)
This video by Taras Pratsovytyi features a staggering yoga sequence by Ukrainian yogini and teacher Taisiya Pavlyukova.
Why I Fell in Love With Child's Pose
When I first started yoga, I disliked Child’s Pose. The last thing I wanted during practice was to curl up like a ball. Here's how I learned to love it.
10-Minute Beginner's Yoga Sequence to Help You Unwind
Here’s a great 10-minute beginner's yoga sequence to help you relax and unwind, whether you're new to yoga or haven't practiced in a while.
How to Find Your Yoga Style Soulmate (Part Two)
Each yoga style has its own benefits for the body, mind, and soul. Today, let’s explore the benefits of Restorative yoga, Kundalini yoga, and Hot yoga.
This Yogic Photos Calendar Combines the Beauty of Yoga Photography and Charity
Visual storyteller Christine Hewitt created the Yogic Photos Calendar which showcases the beauty of yoga and the city of Mysore, India. Read more here!
The Yogi and Child
Transitioning into practicing yoga as mother and parent can be tough. Here, a writer and yogi shares how the experience has changed her.
Exploring the Anatomy of the Hips Through Yoga
Working with the anatomy of the hips in the context of yoga is like moving. We “unpack” the body by focusing on areas we may avoid in our daily activities.
The Week In Yoga #46
This week in yoga we have an awesome vintage video from the late great B.K.S. Iyengar, yoga tips and modifications, inspirational pieces AND a giveaway!
France Likely to Pass Bill to Ban Super Skinny Models to Help Fight Anorexia
France is about to pass a bill requiring all models to meet a minimum required Body Mass Index to aid in their campaign to fight anorexia. Read more here.
5 Reasons Yogis Make Amazing Friends
Yoga gives us the chance to practice how to be a good friend on the mat, then lets us ‘perfect’ this in real life. Here’s why yogis are amazing friends.
5 Ways to Boost Your Karma Bank
The easiest way to explain karma is cause and effect. When one thing pushes another pulls, and the effects show up in our lives sooner or later.
5 Yoga Pose Modifications to Avoid Shoulder Injury
Bad form and alignment in yoga or other activities can wreak havoc on your shoulders. Here are five yoga pose modifications to help prevent shoulder injury.
3 Simple Changes to Spring Clean Your Mind and Body
Spring is the season of change. Here's how to spring clean your mind and body so you can plant roots to sustain you in the upcoming summer and fall.
The Yoga of Revealing Yourself: 4 Tips for Emotional Intimacy
Emotional intimacy is the ultimate in trust, honesty, and communication in relationships. It is knowing each other at the deepest level possible.
10 Reasons Yoga Is for Absolutely EVERYONE
Yoga is a practice that offers something for everybody, regardless of their age, gender, race, size, and shape. Here's why yoga is for absolutely everyone.
UNESCO Will Offer Weekly Yoga Classes to All Employees
The Permanent Delegation of India will be offering free yoga classes to UNESCO employees in Paris every week starting this March.
5 Ways to Promote Stability in Your Life
Mental stability and spiritual practices bring about a patient mind, which promotes emotional equilibrium. We are meant to live from inner stillness.
How to Do Waterfall Pose
Waterfall pose is a great way to give back to your hardworking legs after a strong standing practice, as well as calm the nervous system for Savasana