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Each day, 6,000 American women hit menopause, but the subject remains taboo. It’s high time that we swap knowledge, get recognition in the medical community, and ultimately, find some relief. Turns out, yoga can help.
This short practice from Y12SR founder Nikki Myers reminds you of the things you can change—your body, breath, and mind—while helping you accept what you can't.
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You already know that yoga can increase strength, improve flexibility, and ease aches and pains. But what about the benefits that extend beyond your mat?
If you're struggling right now, you're not alone. Trauma-informed yoga can regulate your nervous system and elicit a sense of safety.
On this episode of the Yoga Show, host Lindsay Tucker talks with Rosie Acosta about her fertility journey and supporting women through reproductive issues.
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Expectant mamas (or anyone) can use this centering practice to relax and de-stress.
Try this practice to appreciate all the ways your senses help you experience the world.
May is mental health awareness month, and we’re highlighting yogis who are ending the stigma associated with mental health.
Try this gentle practice of acupressure, asana, and meditation to support your healing process.
We found three yogis who are destigmatizing abortion and creating healing spaces for those who have experienced medically induced pregnancy loss.
Psychedlics are having a moment. Psychiatrists are administering magic mushrooms in medical centers while yogis host ceremonies with psychoactive tea. This resurgence in research and recreational use may have something to teach us about spiritual enlightenment. Here, we explore the potential role of psychedelics within a yoga practice or as therapeutic treatment.
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Enjoy your postmenopausal years by caring for yourself and continuing a steady yoga practice.
Conceiving a child is a miracle. This Kundalini practice rebalances the second chakra for the possibility of conception.
Many women have found that yoga, including restorative and supportive poses, can ameliorate the undesirable side effects of menopause, including hot flashes and more.
Yoga can help teenagers be more at peace with their bodies and hear the messages of their own heart more clearly.
These acupressure points help women's bodies move energy and blood to relax the mind.
When we're talking about hormonal imbalances in women, stress management is a good place to start. This yoga sequence will calm your nervous system and detox your organs.
After five surgeries and a lifelong battle with her health, one writer unexpectedly found strength and healing through yoga, friendship, and physical and emotional support.
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.
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.
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Longtime yoga teacher and this month’s cover model Giselle Mari is no stranger to change. While many of us might resist the unknown and cling to the past, she’s accepting change with a refreshing passion and inspiring lightheartedness.
Research shows that the practice goes a long way toward helping your brain stay in top shape.
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.
A new study from Rutgers University shows how yoga can help improve mobility and quality of life, for people living with MS.
A new campaign reminds us yoga is for every body. Read more to find out about this social movement in the yoga community.
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