A growing community of Indigenous teachers are offering yoga as a way to address their communities’ needs—and reconnect with their traditions.
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Pre-pandemic, its Yoga on the Labyrinth program may have been the largest diverse yoga gathering on this side of the equator.
The wildly popular YouTube teacher is helping us feel connected, even as we shelter in place.
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.
If you already have a steady SUP yoga practice, you might be eager to try more challenging postures on your board. Enter this sequence, which is filled with familiar postures that have unexpected variations.
What if you could take a yoga class in the comfort of your home or office with a LIVE teacher, who sees you in real time the same way you see them? This is totally possible now with two-way live streaming yoga classes.
7 Things I Learned From Doing One of Those Social Media Yoga Challenges I Always Thought Were Obnoxious
Our writer never thought she would participate in one of those social media yoga challenges, but she found it surprisingly rewarding. Here are 7 things she learned from the experience.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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With our community more than doubling in the last decade, yoga is quickly evolving. (Goat yoga gone mainstream? Couldn’t have called it.) This National Yoga Month, we asked respected teachers across the yoga spectrum: what’s happening now and what’s next? Despite wildly different styles, many shared unified perspectives—and predictions.
Have you been eyeing yoga bodysuits and rompers? Here are 5 we tested and loved, plus how to pull them off!
The poise with which Beyoncé displayed her pregnant-with-twins body in that gorgeous gold gown for her stunning Grammy performance was remarkable. Here, 4 celeb yogis who inspire us by rocking what they got.
Amid global instability, it's only natural to crave connection, warmth, soothing rituals, and the comforts of home. Enter hyyge.
The world's most exclusive yoga experience just might take place high atop the red sandstone peaks of Nevada’s Valley of Fire State Park—a remote destination only accessible by helicopter.
If you've gotten hurt during a yoga class, you're not alone. A new study found that yoga injuries are on the rise, especially among older adults. Here are 4 ways to avoid getting hurt.
Need a little LOL in your life? We were honored and privileged to have our third eye awakened by the one and only Ultra Spiritual JP Sears, a YouTube sensation with 100 million+ hits and YJ LIVE! San Francisco keynote presenter.
If you're on Instagram, you've probably seen some of the innovative takes on traditional asana. These 10 creative practitioners tested their limits this year turning asana into an art form.
This is definitely not your mom's yoga. Two new classes, Rage Yoga in Calgary, Alberta, and Doom Metal Yoga in Portland, Oregon, are breaking the yoga mold, featuring heavy metal, cursing, and yes, beer.
Cut out any awkward conversations and place a card on the edge of your mat so your yoga teachers knows if it's okay to give you hands-on adjustments.
Lainey Morse certainly didn't expect to become, as she puts it, a "goat yoga mogul." But a cute idea to host a yoga class at her Oregon farm while baby goats prance around has turned into a phenomenon with a more than 500-person wait list.
Velvet is making a comeback in fashion right now, but can this runway trend really perform on the yoga mat? We gave it a try.
Yoga studios turn into work environments that offer community, flexibility, and a solid Wi-Fi connection.
Learn more about 10 people making a deep impact in the yoga world.
Yoga teacher Shauna Harrison shows us how TRX can benefit both beginners and more experienced yogis. Learn how to incorporate this it into your routine.
Yoga Journal readers share photos of their standup paddleboard (SUP) yoga practice to get you psyched for summer.
A little asana and meditation can be the perfect antidote to summer-travel angst and aches.
Although yoga in the U.S. is very different from how it used to be, the news of yoga’s growth is both exciting and inspiring. Take a look at the highlights.
Thinking about attending a yoga festival but feeling a bit intimidated by the unknown? Allow us pull back the curtain and give you an inside look. (Warning: Inspiration ahead.)
From the streets to your mat, high-rise leggings are everywhere this season. So get ready for warm weather, knowing you can wear crop tops without showing off your backside during Sun Salutations.
San Francisco-area yogis, extend the benefits of your practice to others at the Yoga Reaches Out Bay Area Yogathon supporting the Lazarex Center Foundation.
From Manduka to Beyoncé and Top Shop, here are five new collections worth exploring this year.
These YJ readers share the yoga they practice in cities around the world.
To feed your spirit is to embark on an inner journey. In these 108 images, Robert Sturman and his subjects inspire us to go inside and explore.
Photographer Robert Sturman shares 21 moving images and quotes from yogis around the world.
Bikram Choudhury’s sequence of 26 yoga poses and two breathing exercises is not entitled to copyright protection, an appellate court affirmed last week.
Police officers, firefighters, and others who face extreme stress and trauma on a regular basis can find peace in asana, breath, and affirmation.
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Looking for a new way to meditate? Pick up a box of crayons. Coloring books for grownups are trending, and now there’s one especially for yogis.
It's as easy as ABC. The Letter Sound Yoga app makes learning the sounds of the alphabet active.
Grab your mat and practice with yogis around the world for the first-ever International Day of Yoga on June 21, the summer solstice.
Zoe Mantarakis of the Austin, Texas, studio Yoga Illumined has six reasons why every child would love Yoga Camp—and a new camp for Austin kids.