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Even 5 minutes of decompressing can make sleep less elusive.
When fatigue and frustration settle in, perhaps it's time to pause and come back to yourself.
When Sun Salutations feel good, they feel very, very good. But even subtle misalignments can make the sequence feel impossibly challenging. Here's what you need to know.
They look so very simple, but these asanas challenge your body and your mind.
Yoga can help alleviate pain in the hands, such as Repetitive Stress Syndrome.
Because you shouldn't have to suffer through class.
Aging is inevitable. But you can slow it down and approach it more gracefully than you'd ever imagined.
Your wrists will thank you.
Don’t get up! With these variations, you can experience yoga in a more supported manner—perfect for those days when you are lacking energy but still want to practice.
An exploration of the intention behind an anatomically incorrect instruction.
Just because it's a backbend doesn't mean all the work should be in your spine.
This a.m. sequence will reset your internal GPS so you can better handle whatever the day might bring.
Ever find that a standard alternative to a pose still doesn't feel right in your body? These accessible options will change that.
Suddenly, you do have time to squeeze in a workout.
Sometimes all it takes is a small act of rebellion—like taking a side bend in a pose that doesn't call for it—to remind you to live a little. Or a lot.
The prop you never even knew you needed can transform how you (and your students) find alignment.
Are you ready to roll out your mat for the first time? We've got everything you need to know to get started with this mind-body practice.
If you only have 10 minutes to squeeze in your practice, flow through this ancient series of yoga postures, commonly known as Sun Salutations.
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.
Hamstring tears and strains are common among yoga practitioners, and overstretching can make it worse. Here's how to alter your practice to ensure a speedy recovery.
The vast majority of us tend to adopt this shoulders-hunched, neck-craned-forward posture regularly throughout our day thanks to our desk-bound jobs. Learn how yoga can reverse its effects.
This uplifting sequence from Nebraska-based yoga teacher Mary Clare Sweet will help you find your path when life feels chaotic and crazy.
You can still receive the physical and mental benefits of beloved Sun Salutation from a chair. If standing is painful, difficult, or impossible, try this variation of Sun Salutation to feel more you more grounded, balanced, and at home in your body. Bonus: you can do it at your desk for a rejuvenating midday break.
You work hard. Doesn't your body deserve a break? This chair yoga sequence is perfect for workdays—or any day.
By seeking inspiration, you may find that others are seeking it as well. Here are five channels that provide perspective and insight on how to stay true to yourself.
Even after a disagreement has ended, the effects can linger. Here’s how to foster communication and love after a fight.
Falling out of Tree Pose? Learn how to build a solid foundation from the ground up with these yoga sequences that target the leg muscles.
Want to learn how to go with your gut more often? This 10-pose home practice can help you get there.
This 12-pose sequence will help you remember what the season is really all about.
Before you know it, Chaturanga will be a breeze.
Looking to cultivate more connection with yourself—and with others? Want to experience the oneness versus otherness so many yoga teachers talk about? This sequence will show you how.
Keep your abs and stomach strong and fit with these yoga poses to fire up the core and strengthen the rest of the body.
Interested in starting a consistent yoga practice, but not sure where to start? These 30 yoga sequences designed by experienced yoga teachers will help you target specific areas of the body to release tension and increase flexibility.
Here’s how one yoga teacher’s relationship with her mother has evolved thanks to their shared yoga practice. Plus, a customizable sequence to inspire you to practice with your mom, too.
When overcome by feelings of powerlessness and inadequacy in response to hard-to-swallow current events, yoga teacher (and mom) Nancie Carollo turns to the potent practice of surrender.
Secure the foundation for a safe vinyasa practice with this thoughtful, challenging sequence from Natasha Rizopoulos.
When it’s simply not enough to dedicate a yoga practice or #prayfor____, this sequence is designed to ground and focus you, open your heart, and prime your body to be of functional service to those in need. From there, yogis, ask yourself how you can take your practice off the mat.
Need a boost? Expect this sequence from Valerie Sagun (aka Big Gal Yoga) to open your heart, silence negative thoughts, ease stress—and show you everything there is to love about your body.
You deserve to reap the profound rewards of the humble (yet powerful) Namaskar.
Purna Yoga co-founder Aadil Palkhivala shares a practice to help you align your body and mind.
Do this short sequence 3–5 times on its own or as part of a longer practice to open your heart chakra and experience compassion.
Prepare for a life-changing Sun Salutation practice with Shiva Rea’s Prana Flow pranams.
People with bigger bodies are discovering comfort and empowerment in yoga studios around the globe. Use these tips to help support yourself, or your students, on the mat.
Want to unleash the true potential of your middle? Turns out crunches—yes, the exercise you’ve avoided for years in favor of holding Plank—are key to a stronger core and more stable yoga practice. Discover how they can serve you in every pose.