#TGIF GIVEAWAY! Win a Meditation Kit by Mala Collective

In the spirit of getting excited for the weekend, Yoga Journal and Mala Collective are giving away a Mediation Kit, including a traditional Rudraksha mala, to jumpstart your practice. Enter here.


Ayurveda 101: Sign up Now!

Want to learn more about Ayurveda — the sister science of yoga?  Sign up now for Ayurveda 101, our online course created by former dean of Kripalu's School of Ayurveda, Larissa Hall Carlson, and Life Spa founder and best-selling author John Douillard that demystifies the most elemental and mind-body balancing ancient science known to yogis. Sign up.


Out There: New Yoga Classes Flirt with the Dark Side

This is definitely not your mom’s yoga. Two new classes, Rage Yoga in Calgary, Alberta, and Doom Metal Yoga in Portland, Oregon, are breaking the yoga mold, featuring heavy metal, cursing, and yes, beer.

5 Trauma-Sensitive Tips for Speaking to Your Yoga Students

In part three of our series on teaching trauma-sensitive yoga, teacher Daniel Sernicola offers tips for being more considerate with your language and tone in every yoga class.

Ayurveda 101: The Best Pranayama for Your Dosha

You probably know that your diet should change with the seasons, but according to Ayurveda, even your pranayama should be tweaked three times a year, says Larissa Hall Carlson, former dean of Kripalu’s School of Ayurveda and the co-leader of Yoga Journal’s upcoming Ayurveda 101 course.

10 Reasons to Make Time for Yin Yoga When You’re Too Busy

Think you don’t have time to slow down? Yoga Medicine teacher Shannon Stephens makes a case for why yin yoga may be the best practice for your busiest times.

Yes, Yoga Really Can Change the World (We Have Proof!)

In the midst of post-election protests and fear, yoga teacher Daniel Sernicola shares two heartening stories of how people—and the world—really can change and urges yogis to continue doing our part.

Q&A with NYC Yoga Teacher Kat Fowler: On Holidays and Home

Yoga Journal sat down with Kat Fowler to discuss the holidays, home and essential oils.