Tapas (the burning away of impurities) is about so much more than building strength and stamina.
This sequence, developed exclusively for Yoga Journal, can be done anywhere. All you need is a mat, a bolster, two chairs, and access to a wall.
A wonky SIJ is a "yoga problem" and also can crop up postpartum. Try this sequence to stabilize, stretch, and strengthen the tissues supporting this vital joint.
Unravel texting-Induced tension and reconnect to you with these 8 liberating poses.
Take your meditation practice to the next level with these products to help elevate the senses.
Try these 9 yin yoga poses to feel more grounded this winter.
Try this dynamic yoga flow to balance your energy
Learn how props can offer you the support you need to enhance your practice.
Plus, a practice to help you find peace of mind.
Soothe tired eyes and a stressed out mind with these grounding poses
Feeling zapped from excessive sitting, social scrolling, and information overload? Try this sequence to activate an open heart in order to create spaciousness throughout your body and being.
From practice plans to reading goals, Cameron Allen breaks down how to bring this form of concentration into your life.
New research shows that just two weekly 90-minute yoga sessions can improve balance and motor learning as you age. Here, the asana sequence researchers used.
As we continue with social distancing to protect ourselves and others during a pandemic, we have become more aware with this idea of “taking up space” in the world. This sequence is designed to help you safely inhabit both internal and external space.
This Brazilian-Jiu-Jitsu-inspired sequence from Yoga Journal's Live Be Yoga Tour Ambassador Cameron Allen will help you find calm during these unpredictable times.
Expectant mamas (or anyone) can use this centering practice to relax and de-stress.
Use this practice to care for yourself and process emotions, thoughts, and sensations. Cry if you need to, laugh if you want to—so you can develop the tools you need to stay present and care for yourself and others.
How your favorite sounds can lift you up and calm you down in uncertain times, plus a playlist and mantras for stress relief and peace of mind.
Try this empowering sequence that uses household items as props to soothe anxiety and balance your energy.
These 13 poses will alleviate aches and pains and support balanced movement—keeping you young at heart.
Four yoga strategies and poses for feeling grounded, free, and loving.
Bring yourself back to "the good place" within that isn't swayed by anxiety, fear, insecurity, and distraction.
Try this classical Sivananda Yoga sequence which is designed to help practitioners develop self-awareness through self-mastery.
I always felt that yoga offered more than a great stretch or workout. It gave me a way to connect with others and myself at the same time. You can find a bit of that feeling in this sequence.
Dealing with racing thoughts? Giving too much attention to detrimental thoughts? Priya Jain, owner of Seventh Chakra Yoga in Huntington Beach, California, shares a mantra and mudra meditation practice to help cultivate discernment.
Mercury Retrograde Is Here During the Midst of Eclipse Season—These Six Yogis Will Help You Get Through The Chaos
These six yogis you should follow will help you stay in alignment with the stars during this chaotic time.
Get grounded and then open your heart with these two sequences from the master Ashtanga Yoga teachers.
Try this gentle practice of acupressure, asana, and meditation to support your healing process.
At his home yoga studio in Salt Lake City, Santosh Maknikar brought his community together for a complete yoga practice, including kriya and pranayama practices he incorporates into his daily life and trainings.
How to maintain an optimal (natural!) spinal curve to breathe better, stand taller, and sit longer—on and off your meditation cushion.
In fact, these clothes are so happy-making, you’ll never want to take them off.
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.
Rather than feeling guilty for not rolling out her mat every day, one writer embraced her hiatus from yoga—and it transformed her practice forever.
Take a (comfy) seat on one of these props created by seasoned sitters.
Did This Week’s Immigration News Make Your Head Spin? Take Action with This International Day of Yoga Practice
Seems like there's no better time than International Day of Yoga to remember our interconnectedness with all human beings—and do something to help promote the well-being of everyone. Here, master teacher Amy Ippoliti shows us how.
Sometimes, your yoga teacher gets it completely right.
If you've tried to meditate and wound up feeling frustrated or disappointed, a Yin approach can help.
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.
This empowering sequence from #YJInfluencer Denelle Numis will help you overcome fear and take on your next big challenge.
Prenatal yoga teacher Allie Geer demonstrates a self-myofascial release practice to relieve tension and pain during pregnancy and enhance mobility.
This gentle way of accessing the six bandhas (energetic locks) during your practice will help you experience more freedom in your body and bliss in your life.
Practice Sian Gordon's grounding Katonah Yoga sequence to find the stability you need to clearly see where you want to go and the best way to get there.
Release tension with this restorative sequence from Rodney Yee for encouraging the flow of breath and prana.
Chopra Center Vedic Educator Edie Flaiz teaches the Law of Pure Potentiality by quieting the mind to allow you to directly experience your infinite, unbounded, essential nature.
Can't make up your mind? Take it to the mat to create space in the mind and body, and open your heart to infinite possibility
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.
Use this sequence to check in with yourself, quiet fears and negative mental chatter, and ultimately move into a place of deep trust.
Last year’s Live Be Yoga Tour was so inspiring, we’re doing it again—only this time it’s all about capturing a snapshot of the unique yoga culture in each city we visit. To help us out: our intrepid new ambassadors, Rosie Acosta and Brant Williams.
When our digestion is clear and healthy, it is reflected in our complexion and our radiance. The following set of exercises is amazing for the tummy. It balances the intestinal flora and aids digestion.
Yoga teacher Giselle Mari shows you how to use your chakras to resolve any negativity or emotional issues holding you back so you become a lighter, brighter version of you.
This sequence is designed to help you ease tension by putting your spine through its full range of motion.
Move built-up fire energy from the belly through the rest of the body to balance the Pitta dosha and combat its tendencies for competition and overheating.
Meditation is a procedure of cleansing the mind and taking out the garbage in the subconscious. These three Kundalini practices passed down by Yogi Bhajan will help you release conscious and subconscious fears that cause stress, worry, and anxiety.
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Colleen Saidman Yee, who teaches Yoga Journal's upcoming Yoga for Inner Peace online course, demonstrates a rocking sequence for fighting fear and promoting positive thinking.
This combination of restorative yoga, meditation, essential oils, and Reiki— from dream team Colleen Saidman Yee and Rodney Yee—will help ease anxiety and insomnia to deliver your best night’s zzz’s.