Yoga Federation of India Wants Yoga to be Recognized as a Sport
The Yoga Federation of India recently urged the country’s government and Prime Minister Narendra Modi to officially declare yoga a sport.
5 Ways Yoga Is Making the World a Better Place
From America’s prisons to Kenya’s poorest neighborhoods, these yoga programs are changing lives, one yogi at a time.
Why Yoga Will Make You Question Everything
The guiding principles of yoga urge practitioners to be mindful. Part of that is nurturing a desire for awareness and a quest for knowledge.
5 Ways to Sneak Meditation Into Your Day
Incorporating meditation into your daily routine is pretty simple. Here are five great ways to sneak meditation and mindfulness into your everyday life.
The Art of Homework for Private Yoga Clients
If you're a private yoga teacher, assigning yoga homework can help you meet your instructional goals as well as your student's yoga goals.
‘King of Yoga’ Attempts to Break His Record in 40-Hour Asana Marathon
"King of Yoga" Yogaraj C.P. made a world record 2009 for holding 1,019 asana over 28 hours. Now, he aims to outdo himself with 1,500 poses over 40 hours.
5 Tantric Ways to Find Joy in Your Sex Life
Tantra yoga teaches us to worship one another as absolute embodiments of the god and goddess forms. Here are five Tantric ways to enhance your sex life.
The Week In Yoga #41
This Week In Yoga has beautiful and inspiring asana videos, old school Ashtanga, yoga poses and tips, and why Friday nights are perfect for yoga classes!
7 Life-Affirming Reasons to Meditate In The Morning
Mystics, sages, and gurus throughout history say that early morning is the best time to meditate. Here are seven great reasons to meditate in the morning.
I'm Toni Nagy, And This Is How I Yoga
This month's How I Yoga features comedy writer, and private yoga instructor Toni Nagy, and how yoga helped her with parenting and keeping a sense of humor.
7 Yoga Poses and Exercises for a Good Morning Stretch
Stretching eases stiffness, soreness, and can help diminish chronic aches and pains. Enjoy these seven morning yoga poses from the comfort of your sheets.
Why I Don’t Want to Be A Guru: A Letter From a Yoga Teacher
I have had students ask me if I will be their guru. While I applaud your desire to learn and seek answers from a spiritual guide, that person is not me.
5 Types of Pranayama for Beginners
Want to do pranayama but not sure where to start? Here's a quick quide to 5 types of yogic breathing exercises or pranayama for beginners to help you out.
3 Empowering Questions to Get Clarity on Your Business or Career
Feel like you've reached a fork on the road with your business or career? Here are 3 empowering questions to ask yourself to help you get some clarity.
50 Little Love Notes to Write to Yourself
For the unattached or the heartbroken, Valentine's Day can feel overwhelming. Here are love notes for those who are feeling less than loved up this season.
Alchemy of Balance: Using Chakra and Chant
Sustaining balance throughout the various aspects of life is difficult. Here's how to use chakra and chant to achieve your desired equanimity.
The 6 Branches of Yoga
The branches of yoga are Hatha, Raja, Mantra, Bhakti, Jnana, and Karma. Here's a clear, concise explanation of these six yogic disciplines.
Why You Should Take a Yoga Class on Friday Night
Friday is usually our gateway to the weekend, reserved for dinner, drinks, and merrymaking. Here are six reasons to go to yoga class on Friday night.
Vintage 70s Clip of B.K.S. Iyengar's Asana Practice (VIDEO)
In this video from 1977, B.K.S. Iyengar flows through various poses, in a cadence revealing his mastery and control of asana, body, mind, and breathing.
Ayurvedic Secrets to Mastering the Art of Love
This season of love, let Ayurvedic wisdom guide you into a deeper, more meaningful exchange of love with between you and your partner.
How to Look Like a Pro Athlete Without Exercising (PHOTOS)
Want to look like a professional athlete? That's easy. With just a camera, great lighting, and plenty of water, you can look ripped, fit, and intense.
The Balance of Sisterhood: It's All in the Strength of Your Standing Leg
In life, there are people we hold dear to us whose stability, consistency, and genuine love for us nourish our inner strength and help us find balance.
How a Headstand and Wheel Pose Got Me a Book Deal
Yoga asana are powerful catalysts in our lives. Here, a writer shares how practicing her Headstand and Wheel Pose allowed her to make changes in her life.
The Shape of Your Asana
Do you sometimes feel like yoga poses are shaped one way and you’re shaped this complete other way? Here's how to improve your personal approach to asana.
What the World Would Be Like If Yoga Didn't Exist
What would life be like had the ancient art, practice, and science of yoga not been developed by a crew of meditating yogis? Horrible, that's what!
10 Signs You Need New Yoga Clothes
Are offensive odors and wardrobe malfunctions getting in the way of your yoga practice? Here are ten telltale signs you need new yoga clothes.