Nicole Cardoza's organization Yoga Foster gives teachers free and low-cost training and mats, so they can practice yoga with students.
The five-time NBA All-Star and mental health advocate can’t live without these yoga and fitness tools.
The process that leads to change can be fiercely difficult. Here, yoga and meditation teachers share personal stories of the messy work of self-discovery and their best tools and tips for tapping into your own inner wisdom, love, and curiosity—so you can allow for real healing.
It is never too late to start over. Here, a story of professional transformation, guided by yoga. Plus, tips for teaching to older adults and a practice to keep us all healthy and agile as we age.
During recovery, patients’ commitment to treatment may wane, says former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb: Apps help keep people engaged—an important aspect on the road to recovery.
Meditation teacher Shivani Hawkins shares tips for how to approach the practice in a way that invites self-awareness and authentic transformation.
Yes, it is possible to integrate yoga into your must-watch queue. Who says sinking into your couch isn’t self-care, especially now.
Try this pranayama meditation from yoga teacher and founder of Manduka, Peter Sterios, to quell the jitters.
Try this practice, which emphasizes joint health and offers movements that can be incorporated into your daily life, to help maintain or improve mobility and stability for healthy aging.
Old patterns can feel impossible to escape, but with practice, you can make a shift. Even a couple minutes of these techniques from yoga teacher Tatiana Forero Puerta can help to calm your sympathetic nervous system (associated with the “fight, flight, or freeze” response) and activate your parasympathetic nervous system (“rest and digest”), making transformation more possible.
The 20-year yoga student chatted with us about Gloria Steinem, pranayama, and finally perfecting her Scorpion Pose.
Let these yoga bolsters set you up for your most peaceful state.
These yoga teachers are using their platforms to give back to the community in necessary and inspiring ways.
Discover length and build your flexibility with these amazing yoga straps.
Your yoga practice begins as soon as you wake up in the morning, from the first thoughts that enter your mind to what you have for breakfast. Use these tips, techniques, and practices to clear your head and energize your practice before you even get on your mat.
This new awareness made me realize that if you don't pull out tension by the roots, it just migrates elsewhere—that boiling water has to let off steam somewhere.
You don't have to wear a white turban when practicing Kundalini Yoga, but you might want to. Here's why.
Learn the benefits of 10 powerful essential oils and how to mix them for headache relief, skin toning, energy clearing, and more.
Don’t miss these strategies for supporting spinal health and keeping pain at bay.
You'd be surprised how far a good mat will take you.
Business of Yoga expert Karen Mozes, who has a lot to be grateful for this season, shares her unique personal practice.
You won't find bliss through two-day shipping or instagram likes.
The soothing gemstone is known for opening up the heart chakra to love and positive energy, making it the quintessence of well-being.
Let's break down basic asana poses to focus on the foundation of your practice. Only with a strong base, is how to build a complex practice.
Transformation Yoga Project leads trauma-informed yoga and mindfulness classes in Philadelphia addiction treatment centers and prisons.
In her new book, On Being Human: A Memoir of Waking Up, Living Real, and Listening Hard, yoga teacher Jennifer Pastiloff examines how facing loss, grief, and vulnerability allowed her to find endless love, self-acceptance, and wild happiness.
There are new standards for registered yoga schools and teachers. Here’s what’s changing.
As a child, Ebony Smith survived sexual assault but didn’t have the tools to cope with the trauma until years later, when she found yoga. Now, she’s bringing the practice to her community, and others in crisis.
We asked readers to share stories of how yoga has impacted their lives. The response was overwhelming, to say the least. From helping to ease depression and suicidal thoughts to ameliorating physical pain, yoga has, without a doubt, the power to change lives. Here, five standout stories of recovery and renewal.
Teachers, researchers, scholars, and activists weigh in on modern yoga and how we might practice with more integrity and respect.
On our path to healing, we can seek to practice without as much appropriation. Here’s how.
If making a spiritual journey to the birthplace of yoga is on your bucket list—or, if you’ve been and want to return in a way that feels more authentic and connected— read on. From the must-see places and pilgrimages to top tips on how to stay healthy on the road, here’s what you need to know before you plan your trip.
We asked Crystal McCreary—a yoga and mindfulness educator who hosts self-care retreats across the globe—to name her five favorite destinations for experiencing mindfulness. Here's what she had to say.
Five days across Iceland via horseback forced me to slow down and focus on what was in front of me all along.
Being grounded in a compassion practice can help us witness harm and suffering, which lends itself to taking effective action to reduce pain and injustice.
The nonprofit Khushi Charitable Society offers free schooling, meals, and health care support to kids from low-income families in Rishikesh, India.
Executive editor Lindsay Tucker spent a week in Southern France with author Jen Pastiloff on her On Being Human Retreat. Here are a few ways she learned to open up and love herself more—and you can too.
Exploring how your knees move can lead to a balanced relationship between stability and vulnerability, on and off the mat.
Yoga and Buddhism teacher Jacoby Ballard shares thoughts on travel and how the compassion and generosity that a yoga practice fosters can help create peace, regardless of where you roll out your mat. You don’t have to go far to feel connected to the world.
Our top picks for the holy cities, historical sites, and spiritual pilgrimages in India every student of yoga should consider.
Use self-care rituals to unwind at home or during your travels.
Get deeper into your poses and stretches with a best friend or yoga partner.
Try this gentle practice of acupressure, asana, and meditation to support your healing process.
What happens when a seasoned yoga teacher and meditation practitioner goes on a 10-day silent vipassana meditation retreat? Lauren Eckstrom reports.
I went to Mexico to rejuvenate, detox, and practice yoga with my boyfriend. Turns out, it would also be where I faced my fears about marriage.
Sometimes after a long day, all you want to do is chill out and not listen to anyone speak. This instrumental yoga playlist will do the trick.
From being called “exotic” to hearing fellow teachers mock Sanskrit, a yoga teacher explores the hurtful things she’s experienced in the studio.
A myriad of historical information exists, so let’s start with building a foundation.