Yoga for Calm
Everyone needs a little more calm in their life. Yoga for Calm will help you ground and find your center.
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6 Savasana Modifications for Deeper Relaxation
Can you think of a better way to celebrate National Relaxation Day than to practice every variation of this calming pose?
When Rest Doesn’t Feel Relaxing
When you slow down your body but can't get your mind to settle, try these tips for reclaiming your calm.
10 Yoga Poses That Help You Beat the Heat of Summer
Because sometimes you need to cool down from within.
I’m a Yoga Teacher. This Is My Go-To Morning Yoga Pose
It's not what you might expect.
This Is the Secret to Getting More Out of Your Forward Bends
“Going deeper” into your pose has nothing to do with how it looks.
Wide-Legged Standing Forward Bend
Open wide into Prasarita Padottanasana to increase flexibility by leaps and bounds.
These 4 Restorative Yoga Poses Will Completely Reset Your Mood
When you need to approach any situation—or, let's be honest, life—from a calmer place, this quiet practice is your solution.
Seated Forward Bend
A simple pose that's anything but easy.
Legs Up the Wall Pose
There's a general consensus among modern yogis that Viparita Karani or Legs Up the Wall Pose may have the power to cure whatever ails you.
This Yin Yoga Practice Encourages You to Create Space—In Your Body and Mind
Sometimes you need to clear out what you no longer need to let in everything that you want.
Traveling? Take This Prop-Free Yin Yoga Practice With You
No props, no problem! All you need for this calming Yin Yoga sequence is yourself and a desire to come to your practice.
Don't let the name fool you. If you're used to sitting in chairs, Easy Pose (or Sukhasana) can be quite challenging.
These 7 Yoga Poses Will Help You Relax (Even If You’re Really, Really Stressed)
If you're notoriously bad at relaxing, these calming poses will help you release *everything.*
Standing Forward Bend
Uttanasana will wake up your hamstrings and soothe your mind.
These Practices Will Allow You to (Finally!) Let Go of Stress & Anxiety
Release your tension and relax with these grounding practices.
Start Your Day With This Grounding Yoga Flow
In this 13-minute practice, you'll connect with your breath—and open your upper body.
Can’t Relax? This Yoga Practice Is For You
Here come the deep sighs.
Take a break. Balasana is a restful pose that can be sequenced between more challenging asanas.
10 Grounding Poses to Balance Your Vata Dosha This Fall
Ever feel as airy and unstable as leaves swirling in the wind? That's your vata dosha out of balance. This slow yoga practice will help settle your energy and bring you back to calm.
Why Is Child’s Pose So Insanely Calming?
We've seen an explosion of memes about Child's Pose over the last year and a half. Coincidence? We think not.
What Does ‘Letting Go’ in Yoga Really Mean?
Sarah Clark explains and offers poses to help you stop grasping—and start accepting.
Savasana is a pose of total relaxation—making it one of the most challenging.
5 Poses to Strengthen Your Lower Back and Core—All Without Standing Up
If you’ve found yourself lying on the floor often over the past year-plus, this practice is for you.
These Restorative Yoga Practices Will Help You Beat Burnout
Feeling unmotivated, frustrated, or all-around blasé? It’s time for some rest and recovery.
5 Calming Yoga Poses You Can Do in 5 Minutes
Those days when you seem to have no time for yoga are actually when you need it most. These poses will bring you back to yourself—and in less time than it takes to check your IG.
9 Yoga Poses for When You Just Can’t Relax at Night
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.
A Twisting Practice to Connect to Your Steady Center
Bring yourself back to "the good place" within that isn't swayed by anxiety, fear, insecurity, and distraction.
This mudra connects us to our higher Self, helps lift dull energy, creates a more receptive state, calms the mind, and brightens the overall mood. It is often used in meditation, pranayama, and asana.
Garuda Mudra is named after the eagle that Vishnu—the lord of preservation—rides. It can help you cultivate the discipline you need to stick with your daily yoga practice when life gets busy.
A Flow to Calm Your Crazy Monkey Mind for Meditation
A practice that combines energizing and calming principles (brahmana and langhana) has a balancing, or samana, effect to quiet that monkey mind.
A Sequence to Beat Restlessness + Prep for Meditation
Sitting for meditation at the end of a hectic day can feel difficult. This sequence can help you shift gears and transition smoothly into calm.
Get Back to Nature: A Grounding Sequence for Fall
Fight frenzied Fall energy with this grounding sequence designed for the outdoors. Go ahead, get your feet dirty and feel the earth between your toes.
Yoga for Teens: 9 Poses to Beat Back-to-School Jitters
While anxiety is natural, experts say certain yoga postures can relieve students’ first-day nerves. Start school stress-free.
Beat Butterflies: 9-Step Pre-Date Practice for Teens
Big night out? Nerves are normal. Fortunately, yoga can help you to relax and put your best self forward.
7 Ways to Keep Your Calm
Put down your holiday to-do list and try these tips for staying grounded and feeling serene all season long.
Need a Vacation? Take Reclining Bound Angle Pose
We can't give you more PTO, but we can teach you how to cruise into Supta Baddha Konasana to recharge.
A Beginner-Friendly Inversion: Shoulderstand
Inversions are considered some of the most essential of yoga poses. Start getting the benefits of being upside down.
Positively Prana: Yoga Your Way to a Happier Mood
Yoga teacher Rod Stryker explains how yoga can help you unlock your life-force to feel happier and energized all day.
Standing Half Forward Bend
Find length in front body before forward folding in Ardha Uttanasana.
A Restful Yoga Bedtime Routine
Rid yourself of insomnia with this calming pose sequence.
7 Ways to Upgrade Your Next Massage
Using your yogic awareness during bodywork can lead to a more profound experience.
Asanas for Anxiety
So many poses, so little time: It's easy to get overwhelmed just trying to figure out which asanas might calm you down.
Reclining Hero Pose
Lay Virasana back and to take the stretch in the thighs and ankles up a notch.
Reclining Bound Angle Pose
A classic restorative posture, Supta Baddha Konasana or Reclining Bound Angle Pose can be modified for any level of hip and groin resistance.
Reclining Hand-to-Big-Toe Pose I
Oh, your aching back? Or maybe you can't crack those tight hamstrings. Supta Padangusthasana I or Reclining Hand-to-Big-Toe Pose I is for you.
Janu Sirsasana, or Head-to-Knee Pose, is appropriate for students of any level and melds a forward bend with a spinal twist.