Feeling sluggish? Boost your energy and your brain power with these 3 Ayurvedic recipes.
Learn how to find balance and cultivate sattva with these healthy Ayurvedic recipes.
These Ayurvedic recipes will help calm excess energy that could be burning you out.
Feel like you have a cold coming on? Nip it in the bud with these immunity-boosting tips.
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.
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 a cue from Ayurveda, writer Annelise Hagen explores the benefits of breast massage typically overlooked by Western bodywork. Learn how to incorporate it into your self-care routine.
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One yogi takes us along on her transformative journey through the ultimate 21-day Ayurvedic cleanse, panchakarma.
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Another study adds to the body of research showing how yoga is a boon for the aging mind as well as the body.
The Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health, in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, has been a source of yoga expertise, Ayurvedic wisdom, and wellness inspiration for more than 40 years. Experience some of it for yourself with these calming and cooling tips for surviving late summer.
Aside from being delicious, tea is a hydrating and simple way to give your body the extra little something-something it needs. Plants and herbs have been used medicinally for centuries, and teas are a soothing vehicle for their therapeutic power. Take our quiz to find out which tea you most need in your life.
On your yoga mat, you may be doing everything to encourage a good night’s rest. But none of that matters if your diet sabotages your sleep patterns from the inside out. Here, what to eat to ensure sweet dreams.
Summertime brings warm weather, long days, BBQs, bikinis—and often a bloated belly. Dr. John Douillard explains why and what you can do to feel (and look) your best this summer.
As it turns out, form can affect both safety and efficacy.
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Because supplements are not heavily regulated by the FDA, navigating the maze of claims and disclaimers takes both skepticism and skill.
It’s a complete misconception that more expensive products are of better quality than cheaper ones.
Whether you’re heading out of town for July 4th or a longer summer getaway, travel isn’t all kicking back with a book the way it was when you were a kid. The good news is, these ayurvedic tips can help balance your body and mind so you can fully enjoy each moment of your downtime.
In the past 20 years, there’s been increased focus on vitamin D, highlighting its potential for benefits beyond bone health, but is it worth it?
Ayurveda is practiced as a lifestyle, which means those eight or more hours you spend on the job count. While you may not control how the office fridge is stocked or whether your schedule allows for midday yoga, you can bring this handful of simple items to work.
Embrace summer's chill vibes with our ambient playlist on Spotify, designed to inspire you to slow your flow.
Getting too much of certain nutrients can put you at risk for side effects ranging from upset stomach to birth defects and stroke due to brain hemorrhage.
“The answer depends on your diet,” says holistic pharmacist Sherry Torkos.
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.
After dealing with years of digestive and menstrual issues, Yoga Journal’s web producer sought the help of an Ayurvedic doctor. Here, she shares what happened when she took his advice and overhauled her lifestyle for a full month.
In an ideal world, we’d receive all of the nutrients and health benefits we need from yoga, whole foods, and sunshine. But, we’re human, and we live in modern times. Here, 10 supplements that can lend a helping hand, even to the healthiest of yogis.
Nestled in the Alps of southwestern Switzerland, the Alpina Gstaad resort is a sanctuary for Tibetan healing practices. Guests can relax in a soothing Himalayan salt cave, experience alpine-herb massages, and practice Tibetan yoga and meditation with monks who have studied these traditions for decades. Here’s a taste of the ancient holistic medicine offer at this five-star getaway.
As yogis celebrate our diversifying community, those new to the practice often still face ribbing from behind-the-times peers. Here, Broga® Yoga’s Katie Rose shares some of the best reasons the men she knows give for proudly returning to the mat.
Author LiYana Silver explains why she thinks Cate Blanchett got it right and women ought to begin trusting their innate feminine genius and looking to their yonis for guidance.
This super simple 4-day spring detox from John Douillard, co-leader of Yoga Journal's Ayurveda 101 course, encourages your body to burn fat and detoxify.
Suffering from a pounding head? Learn how to diagnose, treat, and prevent headaches the Ayurvedic way.
Here are 3 self-care practices to cleanse and rejuvenate the body for spring from Larissa Hall Carlson, co-leader of Yoga Journal's online course, Ayurveda 101.
What better way to celebrate Mother's Day weekend than to support the fight against breast cancer with yoga? Leading yoga brand Manduka is partnering with Susan G. Komen, to amass 1 million yogis for the world's largest yoga event.
Spring cleaning isn't just for your closets—your yoga practice needs a refresh, too, says Larissa Hall Carlson. Here are 3 poses Carlson suggests incorporating into your regular practice or favorite sequence this spring.
The first day of spring is here and it's time to start changing your diet for "nature's new year," says John Douillard, co-leader of Yoga Journal's online course Ayurveda 101.
Indian cuisine gets its bold, complex flavors from an array of spices, many of which are linked to powerful health benefits. Discover which five belong in your cabinet.
Almond milk has become the go-to nondairy staple. Now, alternative nut milks are crowding supermarket shelves, too. Try these three—or make your own.
Access health and happiness with ancient yoga practices from around the world that tap into the healing power of nature.
If you feel uncomfortable after consuming milk or cheese, the true culprit might not be dairy itself, but HOW you're eating dairy, says John Douillard, co-leader of our new Ayurveda 101 course. Here, he offers 5 tips for eating dairy to help you reduce digestive discomfort and improve your health.
Larissa Hall Carlson, co-leader of Yoga Journal's new Ayurveda 101 course, offers 7 Ayurvedic tips to help you lose weight and reset your body after the holidays.
The new year is the perfect time for a fresh start—and meditation can help, says Larissa Hall Carlson, co-leader of Yoga Journal's new course, Ayurveda 101. Here, Carlson shares her favorite New Year's meditation for each dosha.
Did you give up wheat and grains amid the gluten-free craze? You may be cutting out one of your favorite food groups for no reason—and compromising your health while you're at it, says John Douillard.
Not only do scents like peppermint and lavender make your home smell amazing, aromatherapy can help to calm the holiday jitters and much more.
Ayurveda is meant to support health and prevent disease over the course of a lifetime, but there are many small changes you can make right now to see immediate results, says Larissa Carlson.
We're only one month away from the launch of our new course, Ayurveda 101 with Kripalu's Larissa Carlson and John Douillard, and we couldn't be more excited! To introduce this extremely user-friendly, seasonal, and sustainable program, we asked course co-leader Larissa Hall Carlson, former dean of Kripalu's School of Ayurveda, for 6 reasons why you need to take this life-changing course.