Nervous about twisting? The movement can actually benefit your spine and back. Here's why.
We’re conditioned to think that aging slows us down, but my experience shows that we might just be revving up for the best years of our lives.
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.
If you’ve found yourself lying on the floor often over the past year-plus, this practice is for you.
Blocks, straps, and blankets have a place in everyone's practice. Here's how to use them to find better alignment in 5 common poses.
Catch some much-needed zzz's with these before-bed practices.
And they take less than 15 minutes.
You've got more than just tightness stored in your hips. Release whatever emotional gunk may be gumming up your gears with these block-supported poses.
Feeling unmotivated, frustrated, or all-around blasé? It’s time for some rest and recovery.
This 15-minute flow will help you feel more stable, grounded, and ready to take on the world.
Your upper body gets used frequently in yoga for stability, support, and to act as a strong base. Keep your arms and torso feeling fresh and ready for your next class.
Want all the benefits of a big, heart-opening backbend without the big backbend part? These poses bring the same perks with less strain on your shoulders and low back.
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Practicing yoga with tight hamstrings isn't about stretching past your known limits. It's about finding a way to practice within them.
Never thought you’d ever be able to hit these peak poses? Sarah Ezrin shows you how.
These are the poses all yogis should be practicing regularly—regardless of experience.
This series of yoga postures will keep your pectoral and upper back muscles loose, while gradually opening the chest and shoulders.
Hobbling around the house? These stretches will help relieve your discomfort (and feel good, too).
Plus, three poses to provide relief when one unexpectedly hits.
You might not be able to entirely prevent diastasis during pregnancy, but you can modify your yoga practice to minimize its effect.
So, you got a little overzealous with the chili peppers last night? Fear not, yoga can help ease your indigestion.
If you only have 10 minutes to squeeze in your practice, flow through this ancient series of yoga postures, commonly known as Sun Salutations.
Terrified of arm balances? Here are four reasons why you should be practicing them at home (pillows included).
These variations of Firefly can help you work up to the full expression of the pose—or just enjoy them on their own.
You've tried everything else to ease your tension. Maybe it's time to opt for simple stretches that draw on contemporary science as well as thousands of years of traditional Chinese medicine.
Barely able to come into Butterfly? These stretches will help you find relief.
While this backbend may seem a little scary at first, Urdhva Dhanurasana can open your hips and chest—and your practice.
Build balance and strength to fly fearlessly in Eka Pada Galavasana.
Feeling tired yet still wired at the end of the day? Settle into this gentle yoga sequence so you can get a good night's sleep.
These single-leg poses and twists activate your abdominal muscles to improve your posture and reduce lower back pain.
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Natarajasana is a posture you can choose to "perform" or do with curiosity. And the best way to better observe your movements in this pose is by adding props.
Got back pain? Tight hip flexors could be to blame. Open them up with these four yoga poses that counterbalance the prolonged hip flexion of sitting for hours.
The benefits of building core strength go beyond the abs.
Asymmetrical yoga poses like Gherandasana are a great way to find your center when you're being pulled in multiple directions. Here's how to prep for the posture.
Achy shoulders that can't move through a full range of motion may actually be "frozen." Here's what that means, and how yoga can help you get back to normal.
From Hurdler’s Pose to Albatross to Flying Splits to Pose Dedicated to the Sage Koundinya II—no matter what you call it, these prop variations of Eka Pada Koundinyasana II show there's no one way to do this posture.
It's time to open up those tight hips.
Use these poses to access this deep muscle, which is key for freedom and ease in the hips.
Try these yoga shoulder stretches from Sage Rountree to unlock tight muscles and ease upper-body achiness.
No offense to crop tops, but washboard abs don't necessarily equate to a strong core. These creative spins on Tabletop can help you access your deepest ab muscles, which are essential to building core stability.
These classic stretches help release stress and muscle tightness in your leg muscles, so you can move more effectively.
A new book from Mallika Chopra teaches kids mindfulness and helps them embrace their unique stories.