Yoga’s popularity continued to explode this past decade, and we’re grateful that you turned to Yoga Journal for advice on developing your own practice. We compiled a list of the top 10 most popular yoga sequences on our website from 2010 to today. From hip-stabilizers to practices for processing powerful emotions, we count down a diverse list of tried-and-true sequences that can take you into 2020 – and beyond!
#10. 4 Yoga Poses for Better Posture, Less Neck Pain
Whatever the root cause of your slumping, your yoga practice can help alleviate any resulting pain or dips in mood by bringing more balance to the muscles in your chest, upper back, and neck.
#9. 8 Poses for Better Digestion
Got gut discomfort? This sequence not only relieves a wide range of symptoms but also restores energy.
#8. 30-Minute Beginner Sequence to Reset Your Perspective on Life
For beginning yogis embarking on the journey of yoga asana, this sequence will help you take baby steps into the beautiful world of this ancient practice.
#7. Two Fit Moms’ Picks: 8 Best Yoga Poses for the Core
This eight-pose sequence will not only make your body stronger but help you stand taller and feel more confident.
#6. 15 Poses to Help You Sleep Better
Ease into a restful night with this relaxing home practice.
#5. 10 Poses That Stand the Test of Time
Kathryn Budig gives it to us straight: Her top 10 list of poses all yogis should be practicing on the regular—regardless of level and latest goals.
#4. Yoga for Inner Peace: 12 Poses to Release Sadness
Colleen Saidman Yee, who leads Yoga Journal’s online course, Yoga for Inner Peace, discusses the importance of letting yourself feel sad, and demonstrates a sequence to release grief and other festering emotions.
#3. A Healing Yoga Sequence to Ease Neck + Shoulder Pain
We spend hours in front of our computers and phones, and the repetitive movement patterns can cause neck and shoulder strain. This sequence will help.
#2. A Yoga Sequence to Help You Commit to Daily Practice
Discover how a single sequence, when practiced consistently, can provide grounding, openness, and a greater sense of stability in all aspects of your life with this routine from Sonima.
#1. Not ALL Hips Need Opening: 3 Moves for Hip Stability
When yogis talk hips, it’s generally about opening them. But your hips CAN be too open… Learn why balancing strength and flexibility in the hips is so important.