In this Instagram blowout between Alo, Cody App, and teachers Dana Falsetti and Kino MacGregor, the yoga community revealed—in both supportive and damning comments—how complicated yoga business and social media can be.
Yes, the teacher can see you in your living room ... here are the pros and cons of taking a two-way live streaming yoga class.
Practice at home on the regular? We do, too! While this is a great option, streaming yoga without a live teacher can lead to common mistakes. Top online teachers share what they think we do wrong and give their tips on improvements we can make.
Yoga teacher Meagan McCrary's injury forced her to roll up her mat, but it helped her remember and return to many of the things she loved about yoga to begin with.
Nine leading yoga teachers give us an inside look at how they pray, manifest what they want in their lives, and more.
Fueled by visions of a strong and sculpted ballerina body, our writer signed up for 30 days of barre classes at The Bar Method in NYC. Here's what she learned about her yoga practice, plus 5 barre moves every yogi should try.
You may be experiencing an injury and all that comes with it, but you are not your injury. Here are 5 ways to recover mentally, physically, and emotionally.
How we weather the storms of our lives is the key to surviving and thriving, according to Pam Butler, author of the new book Return to Life. Here are her 12 steps to getting back on track, including yoga, meditation, and pranayama.
If you're still trying to get to a creative place in your practice, or if you've fallen into a rut since that initial spark of inspiration, here are 3 ways to be more innovative in your practice. Plus, read on for 3 ways to be more innovative in your life beyond the mat.
Finding clarity in a yoga or meditation practice is more difficult than ever, with thousands of teachers constantly inventing new systems and philosophies. These tips from an Indian yogi who grew up in a monastery will help you feel more grounded in your practice.
In this stunning gallery of photos by Robert Sturman, the acclaimed yoga photographer captures yogis practicing in their natural element in honor of Earth Day. "As an artist, I often think of Rumi’s words, 'I can’t stop pointing to the beauty.’ That feels right to me,'" he says. In the following slideshow, Sturman asks yogis—both renowned teachers and "regular" practitioners—what the Earth means to them in their practice and their lives.
Meditation can help you clearly see the small but mighty steps that are within your power to reduce your footprint and celebrate the Earth in a meaningful way.
Yoga is thousands of years old, but it's also constantly new and changing, as creative teachers discover genius ways to enhance or modify traditional poses. We asked 9 of our #YJInfluencers to share their favorite "new" or innovative pose, why they love it, and explain how to get into what may be a somewhat unfamiliar shape.
Props aren’t just for beginners; they can be used to develop and even deepen dimensions of asana practice. The humble yoga block, for example, gives us countless ways to vary our practice—highlighting sensations that help us experience a pose in a new way. Here are 10 to try.
Earth Day is almost here ... want to make a difference? Start by reading the labels on your yoga clothes, says British sportswear designer OHMME.
Feel like you have a cold coming on? Nip it in the bud with these immunity-boosting tips.
Spring is a time of regeneration, growth, and expansion. However, according to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), spring can also be a time when feelings of irritability, frustration, or anger sink in. This free-flow sequence can help.
Dropping all my inhibitions changed my yoga practice.
Kundalini Yoga is a powerful practice, but should its potency give you pause? Here, Karena Virginia demystifies the common concerns about this ancient practice.
This empowering sequence from #YJInfluencer Denelle Numis will help you overcome fear and take on your next big challenge.
Do you have any nagging aches and pains that you're trying to work out in your yoga class or practice? A new ingredient (found in the cannabis plant) might be able to help.
Everybody has the ability to awaken Durga, the Hindu warrior goddess. This playlist from #YJInfluencer Sofiah Thom will help you access your inner Durga.
Yoga is for every body, yet sometimes it feels like the industry surrounding the practice ignores the plus-size woman. But that might be starting to change. Here are 11 fashionable yet functional yoga pieces for the average American woman.
Feel like you need a life change, or to craft better, healthier habits and a more consistent practice? Consider Kundalini. Here's why it really works.
Do inversions make you anxious—and excited to try them? Work through those nagging fears and you’ll reap all the juicy benefits. Here, 8 top yoga teachers share their best tips for how to find the courage to go upside down, or to try a new inverted pose.
What's the difference between a 300-hour and a 500-hour YTT? You're not the only one who's confused. Whether you’re an experienced yoga teacher looking to deepen your practice or just beginning to think about teaching, this quiz can help you figure out which yoga teacher training format is the best fit for you and your goals.
Here are five ways to be a more authentic leader.
Prenatal yoga teacher Allie Geer demonstrates a self-myofascial release practice to relieve tension and pain during pregnancy and enhance mobility.
Still buzzing from Frances McDormand's empowering speech at the Oscars? Even if you're not an A-list actor who can request an "inclusion rider," there are plenty of things you can do to take action in honor of International Women’s Day this Thursday, March 8th.
When overcome by feelings of powerlessness and inadequacy in response to hard-to-swallow current events, yoga teacher (and mom) Nancie Carollo turns to the potent practice of surrender.
Planning a retreat is a big undertaking—and this is especially true if your destination is abroad. These expert tips will help you avoid every common snafu.
There’s no denying it: change is scary. In part 5 of this kriya yoga series, yoga teacher Laura Riley shares a 5-step process for using tapas to embrace the inevitable for internal growth.
With the legalization of marijuana, weed yoga classes are trending. But what does yoga’s sister science say: Could cannabis enhance your yoga practice?
Got the flu? Start stealing the best get-well-soon tips your mom and Western medicine never told you now.
Think you’ve learned everything Down Dog has to teach? Baron Baptiste says you might be surprised if you try harnessing the power of play on the mat.
Becoming a parent involves all kinds of big decisions and questions. Sometimes "I don't know" is the guiding answer.
With this sutra, Patanjali teaches that yoga practice is preventive medicine for our minds—a way to keep future pain and suffering from manifesting.
Getting your body, mind, and heart to agree is easier than you may think. Baron Baptiste says it starts with your feet.
Remember when you distributed love notes to every single kid in the class on Valentine’s Day? Imagine how the world would be different if adults spread that kind of light.
The teacher who found fame on Instagram shares how she's pivoted to use her platform to serve a deeper purpose.
Faced with a tough situation? Baron Baptiste says “overcoming” isn’t the way through. Letting it be is.
Adults tend to think of Valentine’s Day as a time to revel in romantic love, but what if instead you used this day to simply celebrate another kind?
“Practice and all is coming?” Maybe not Chaturanga, actually, says Yoga Deconstructed® creator Trina Altman. Here she explains how she finally built enough strength to do the pose both safely and pain-free.
If you want to reach your full potential, Baron Baptiste suggests starting with self-inquiry.
Do you feel stuck? In part 4 of this kriya yoga series, yoga teacher Laura Riley shares three stages of svadhyaya practice to help you live life as who you truly are.
This April, help the Seva Foundation raise awareness and funds to prevent blindness around the world by hosting or attending a yoga class near you.
Former US Navy SEAL Brandon Webb has achieved a lot in the last five years by anyone’s standards and he credits his practice with helping enhance his productivity.
Energy Medicine Yoga founder, Lauren Walker, bases her teachings on the power of self-love. And here, she opens up about a recent moment when she was reminded just why it’s so important.
Taking us with her on a profoundly personal journey, Kathryn Budig reflects on everything that’s led her to now—the most authentic place she’s ever been.
Meditation Studio co-founder Patricia Karpas shares some of the best wisdom offered on her Untangle podcast last year as inspiration for this one.
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Want to disrupt complacency or overdrive in your practice or your life? Baron Baptiste offers advice for embracing santosha that can be revolutionary.
YJ Influencer Laura Burkhart offers the story of her own chronic pain and hip injury as a caution to yogis and encourages you to get honest about your own practice.
Yoga teacher Rina Jakubowicz shares her experience making lifestyle choices not understood by her community, and offers some tips for owning them.
Baron Baptiste, who leads YJ's upcoming course The Power of Play, explains how yoga clears out old mental and physical clutter, setting you up for new possibilities.
Your relationship with self requires conscious nurturing. In part 3 of this kriya yoga series, yoga teacher Laura Riley shares how your communication with others can get in the way.
Yoga teacher Carola Lovering shares how her practice was instrumental in the writing and selling of her debut novel, Tell Me Lies, coming June 2018.
Love Yoga studios owner Sian Gordon opens up to Yoga Journal about growing up at Yoga Zone, values, and discovering the Katonah practice.
Last week, Rachel Brathen (aka @Yoga_Girl) shattered the yoga world when she collected more than 300 #MeToo experiences in what the yogis thought was a safe space.
In Yoga Journal's upcoming course, Baron Baptiste will guide you through a journey of self-inquiry, revealing your potential on the mat and beyond.
It’s all about progression with Natasha Rizopoulos’s signature method of designing a satisfying practice.
As a yogi, you’ve likely picked up a crystal or a mala—and maybe hoped it could help you cultivate what you lack. But would you buy into crystal healing as an alternative therapy?
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In honor of the season of giving, we’re highlighting some yoga-based relief efforts that are mindfully helping rebuild—from Sonoma County to San Juan.
Need yoga-and-wellness gift ideas for the yogis in your life? Check out our guide to this year's essentials. From props, to oils, to make-your-own mala kits, we've got you covered.
Naam Yoga founder Dr. Joseph Michael Levry will gather thousands of yogis in Mexico City this Sunday to meditate and give hope to those affected by tragedy.