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Here is a glimpse of how you can spend your time on our Web site:


There are over 800 articles on, packed with insights from the world’s best yoga and spiritual teachers. Our content is divided into nine sections that cover all aspects of yoga:

New to Yoga—get advice and poses for the beginner

Poses—follow step-by-step instructions, view photos, and read about the benefits and contraindications of many asanas

Practice—dive deeper into yoga anatomy, cross-training, Pranayama and other yoga practices, and learn how to do the poses from the experts

Health—read how to heal yourself naturally with yoga, and learn about current yoga research

Wisdom—learn about yoga’s history and philosophy, and how to put yoga into practice in your daily life

<a href=””>Meditation—discover the principles and practices of sitting

Views—stay current with yoga news and trends, meet the teachers, read profiles of inspiring yogis, and browse reviews of new books and videos

Travel—take a yoga tour of your favorite city and get tips for planning a yoga vacation

Food—explore eating the yogi way

As issues of Yoga Journal go off the newsstand, selected articles will be featured on the site. Bookmark your favorite sections and visit several times a week to check out new featured content.

Poses: View detailed step-by-step instructions, benefits, and contraindications, along with beautiful photographs of asanas in the Poses section. We expand and update the Poses section often.


Web exclusive! Ask our Expert: brings users expert advice from yoga teachers each month.

Polls & Surveys: We want to know what you think. Check the Home page for on-line polls and surveys and get a real-time reading on the pulse of the yoga community.


You can do a keyword search on articles or on our directories for teachers, studios, training, events, travel, and resources from every page of the site.

From the Yoga Directories, you can search for a teacher or studio by name, style of yoga, or location. Use this feature while you’re traveling, or to find a studio near your home.

From the Poses section, you can search for poses by anatomical focus, therapeutic application, or contraindication. This is the place to come if you’re looking for poses to soothe a headache or loosen tight hamstrings.

Shop YJ

Click on Shop YJ to buy Yoga Journal back issues, books, and videos, plus all the best yoga educational tools. Browse for products, fill your shopping cart, and checkout on our secure servers.


Our subscribers are very important to us. From the new site, you can request Customer Service on your existing subscription or order gift subscriptions on-line. Our best subscription deals will be available on-line.


Newsletter:Sign up for our e-mail newsletter and you will receive weekly updates with our newest content as well as sage advice from others in the community.

YJ Events:
Review the calendar, browse conference programs, and register for upcoming Yoga Journal events to join an international community of yogis and teachers in the practice.

Contact YJ: Learn about Yoga Journal and YJ staff in About YJ. You can also contact staff by e-mail and read our editorial guidelines.

Feedback: As we launch into’s future, we want to hear from you. Whether you need Customer Service or have some great ideas for improvements to our site, please send us your feedback. To help us spread the word of yoga, tell your friends about the site.

Be sure to bookmark and come back often. We want to help you deepen your practice and keep it fresh and inspiring.