Use this practice to find strength and empowerment in your own political path, especially when things get overwhelming.
Yoga instructor Matthew Lyons shares his battle with anxiety—and how yoga is helping him find self-love.
Yoga teacher Benny James hid his true personality and sexual orientation in order to avoid ridicule and the threat of violence. Here's how he learned to stand in his truth.
I always felt that yoga offered more than a great stretch or workout. It gave me a way to connect with others and myself at the same time. You can find a bit of that feeling in this sequence.
Your yoga practice can be a therapeutic tool for managing and preventing some types of nerve pain. Yoga Medicine founder Tiffany Cruikshank explains how.
From learning to love to finding their life's purpose—these are the stories from yoga teachers who found meaning in their travels.
A yoga movement and dance teacher examines her experiences with kirtan—from Sikh temple on Sundays with her family to concerts and festivals with hundreds of people in the crowd.
A first-generation Indian-American yoga and mindfulness researcher and teacher reflects on what feels misrepresented and appropriative to her in modern yoga.
Don’t miss one (or more!) of these healthy hot spots the next time you’re in the big apple.
Take a (comfy) seat on one of these props created by seasoned sitters.
Who says breast cancer awareness should stop after October. Here’s how you can do your part by simply posting a yoga pose on Instagram.
The moral and ethical principles that are the foundation of yoga practice—the yamas (social restraints) and niyamas (self-disciplines)—are especially important to follow this time of year. Here’s how to put them into practice.
Grab a resistance band and challenge your strength—rather than exploit your flexibility.
Relax and unwind with these divine, sultry tracks, ideal for mixing up your yoga practice.
This smooth collection of ballroom plus yoga beats will make you want to add a little tango to your yoga practice.
For nights when stress + anxiety get the better of you, try this simple smiling practice to peacefully drift off to sleep.
One yogi takes us along on her transformative journey through the ultimate 21-day Ayurvedic cleanse, panchakarma.
Curious about competitive yoga? Don't think it should be a thing? A new film delves into the controversy.
Yogi-turned-pop artist Justin Michael Williams talks to YJ about the making of his new album Metamorphosis, his support for the LGBTQ community, and meditation as the "express elevator" to his dreams. Plus, he curated a practice playlist to speak to your soul and kick-start your dreams.
Can't make it to your favorite class? Channel your coolest self with this chill, modern yoga playlist.
Yogis worldwide will be celebrating the Summer Solstice and International Day of Yoga on June 21st. Here, we picked just 10 of the events and festivals around the globe that will be saluting the season and our practice this week.
Does Ayurveda make your head spin? Sahara Rose Ketabi, Ayurvedic practitioner and author of the forthcoming Idiot’s Guide to Ayurveda, breaks the seemingly complicated mind-body science down into terms we can understand.
Wherever it started, however long you've been buying into it, you CAN change drop your limiting beliefs about yourself and your body. Use this exercise to get started.
Looking for a yogic way to spread the word that love is the answer? To raise awareness for world peace, Sri Dharma Mittra and yoga teacher Mark Kan will attempt to gather the most people ever in Headstand in London.
Amid global instability, it's only natural to crave connection, warmth, soothing rituals, and the comforts of home. Enter hyyge.
These twisting, folding, wide-legged poses aim to provide enough challenge to satisfy any desire for deep stretching, while simultaneously relaxing the body and refreshing the mind.
This flow helps foster both self-love and compassion for others.
Celebrate the summer solstice and second International Day of Yoga with Shiva Rea's Prana Flow pranams, a healing movement meditation featuring whole-body prostrations to the earth.
We can't blame you if you've never given your fascia a second (or first) thought. Senior Yoga Medicine teacher Allison Candelaria explains why you will want to start now though.
Most women know they should be strengthening their pelvic floors, but what about lengthening? Try this 10-step practice for strong and supple muscles to support childbirth, your vital organs, and even your love life.
Use this collection of reader-contributed affirmations and mantras to get inspired to reconnect with yourself daily.
Find the wisdom and confidence to achieve your goals through this centering sequence.
Shiva Rea offers five hand mudras to cultivate heart consciousness in celebration of the Summer Solstice and the First International Yoga Day.
YJ LIVE! presenter Rolf Gates walks us through the nuances of designing a 7-part yoga sequence that touches on each of the seven chakras.
Spinning and outdoor cycling are high-octane cardio workouts that require powerful legs and knees, and a strong back and core. Use yoga to regain balance.
Kombucha supplies you with energy and boosts the immune system. Try it in these cocktail recipes for a tart-and-tangy flavor at your next party.
How are you—really? If you ask everyone but yourself, start there. Then try these 10 tips, culled from Kathryn Budig, Tara Stiles, and more gladiators of the mindfulness movement.
Does your dad still need convincing that yoga is for men, too? From stress reduction to improving flexibility, here are four reasons to get your father to the mat.