#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.


QUIZ: How Does Your Stress Manifest?

Find out how her stress manifests by this quiz from Gaia Herbs.

5 Ways to Make Every Yoga Class More Restorative and Therapeutic

In part four of our series on teaching trauma-sensitive yoga, teacher Daniel Sernicola shares five practices to help your students get grounded and cultivate mindfulness.

Ayurveda 101: 3 Balancing Poses for Winter

Just like we update our diet and pranayamas for each season, we should also tweak our yoga practice, says Larissa Hall Carlson, former dean of Kripalu’s School of Ayurveda and co-leader of our new online course, Ayurveda 101.

Russell Simmons: 6 Ways Meditation Stokes an Entrepreneurial Spirit

Hip-hop icon, record mogul, fashion designer, and author Russell Simmons just launched Tantris, a high-end activewear brand and yoga wellness center in West Hollywood. And he credits meditation with helping him create his vision.

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.