Hands shoulder-distance apart? Check. Lengthen through your back? Done. Here are other prompts to help you heighten your—and your students'—experience in this foundational pose.
These ideas remind us that it doesn't have to be complicated.
Join YJ for a 30-minute class on Facebook Live with our latest cover star, Jivana Heyman—and enter to win his books, Accessible Yoga and Yoga Revolution.
Switch up your typical array of fruits and vegetables with in-season produce.
This powerful practice uses a yoga blanket to warm you up—but not in the way you might expect.
Sure, you don’t need any equipment to practice yoga. But blocks, blankets, straps, and other everyday tools can increase your strength and flexibility. Here’s how.
One famous 23-year-old thinks so.
Adding fungi into your meals just might hold the potential to help you feel great.
This a.m. sequence will reset your internal GPS so you can better handle whatever the day might bring.
When you're feeling a cold, flu, or other illness coming on, steep yourself a cup of this ginger tea
Everyone feels tired from time to time. And others feel fatigued nearly all the time. Here’s help for distinguishing general tiredness from chronic fatigue syndrome.
Because we're all looking for some R&R right now.
You know what happens to a paper clip when you bend it back and forth too many times? Stop doing the same thing to your body.
Turns out, that soreness you experience after a yoga practice is actually a good thing.
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Here are three ways to practice Tapas in a balanced way—without burning out.
Better understand how your body reacts and adapts to stress.
Plus, it uses just a few pantry staples you probably already have on hand.
Having a tricky time with Bow Pose? Take what you know from Bridge and Camel and change your relationship to gravity. Here's how.
The new year brings endless possibilities for change—on and off the mat.
Yes, there's an app for that.
From nonstop talking to arriving late or even adjusting other students—yoga teachers have seen all sorts of class disruptions. Here’s how to handle them.
“Going deeper” into your pose has nothing to do with how it looks.
Paul Denniston, founder of Grief Yoga, shares seven ways to acknowledge, cope with, and heal your grief (and yes, yoga can help).
Only when you get quiet can you listen to your deepest truth and desires. Here's how to get in touch with yourself and your intentions for the year ahead.
The answer is simple.
Because we all need an attitude adjustment sometimes.
Spoiler: Compassion and truth will play a big role.
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Yes, you can have your cake—and enjoy it, too.
Hypnosis may be your new favorite stress reliever.
Plus, new year intentions according to your zodiac sign.
Yes, you can eat your way to ease.
Creative pastas, a new twist on iced coffee and the fluffiest bread ever—TikTok was home to some of the coolest, craziest food trends of the year.
This month, the planets and stars ask you to consider the gift of structure, mastery, and patience in your life.
Sometimes doing what you most love can leave you exhausted. Here's how to lead others through their practice without debilitating yourself.
We can't think of a better way to welcome 2022.
Side Plank Pose is just the beginning.
As you approach the new year, consider thinking as much about the ways you want to feel as the things you want to do.
Vitamin B12 is an important player in keeping your engine running and your energy levels up. Find out which foods can increase your intake naturally.
This soothing practice promises to bring ease and stillness in mind, body, and spirit.
How you engage your feet during asana practice is important for the health of your tootsies—and for establishing more balanced postures.
Resolutions are so 2021.
Ever find that a standard alternative to a pose still doesn't feel right in your body? These accessible options will change that.
Suddenly, you do have time to squeeze in a workout.
Cozy up to a better breakfast this winter and enjoy your classic oats in entirely new ways.
Smell training re-educates your your olfactory system so you can enjoy your favorite fragrances again.
There's more to sequencing the final resting pose than putting it at the end of class. Here's how to ensure your students are set up to find their calm.
Don't get up! You can practice this prop-supported sequence while lying down.
Whether you're an experienced teacher or have yet to teach a class, here's what you can do to set yourself—and your students—up for the best experience possible.
A challenging arm balance, Parsva Bakasana can help you build a better sense of balance, greater upper-body strength—and stronger confidence.
Michael Hayes had to find his own way in yoga and in the world. Now he helps others do the same.
What recipe can be made-ahead to feed an early breakfast crowd, serve as a great savory main at lunch, and play well as a side dish for a fancy dinner? Savory bread pudding can do it all.
For the next six weeks, the planet of romance and beauty asks you to learn from the past—in love, as well as life.