If you’ve found yourself lying on the floor often over the past year-plus, this practice is for you.
We see you! Logging hours and hours of screen time can wreak havoc on your eyes. Here are some yoga exercises that can help.
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.
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.
The changing of the seasons brings a new opportunity to ground down and find stillness through yoga.
Feeling unmotivated, frustrated, or all-around blasé? It’s time for some rest and recovery.
This watery full moon on September 20 is all about releasing your past and flowing into the self you have always wanted to be.
And they feel damn good, too.
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.
In the past, I would have picked up a drink to escape pandemic stress. This time, I tried a yoga class instead.
To build strength and flexibility, do take these yoga poses sitting down.
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.
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.
Sitting all day can do a number on your body and mind. These practices will help you work out the kinks in your back, relax your stiff shoulders, and create space in your mind and body.
Practicing this form of breathwork made me aware of how much we’re all holding onto—and how important it is to release stuck emotions.
The full moon in Aquarius on August 22 urges you to open your heart, release what's not serving you, and welcome newness into your life. These yoga poses will guide you through it.
When it comes to yoga for runners, the right poses can prep you for a great run and help you feel aces after.
If you only have 10 minutes to squeeze in your practice, flow through this ancient series of yoga postures, commonly known as Sun Salutations.
You can have an ELXR experience wherever you are, without any added heat, because the practice uses vigorous movement to raise your internal body temperature.
The new moon in Leo on August 8 aligns with the opening of the Lion's Gate portal—a major astronomical event that brings both good fortune and life-changing opportunities.
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.
Reach for the… floor! This flow will pave the way to strong, steady handstands.
Your hammies and lower back will feel more relaxed before you know it.
Fiery Leo season begins with a full moon on Friday, July 23. This gentle flow will help you release what you no longer need and receive what the universe has to offer.
Build balance and strength to fly fearlessly in Eka Pada Galavasana.
The summer’s fiery energy fuels your desire to get out there and socialize—but beware of overdoing it. This gentle, but powerful sequence will help you find balance.
You may be working hard to tighten those buns, but don't forget to stretch! Try these yoga poses for a posterior you can feel proud of.
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.
Nurture, enliven, and awaken Cancer energy with this practice that will leave you feeling calm and steady.
Use these poses to access this deep muscle, which is key for freedom and ease in the hips.
Get off your chair and revive these ever-important muscles with three yoga sequences you can do right now.
One of the most complex asanas in existence, Visvamitrasana requires a willingness to open up, but also the ability to pull everything back together. Here's a step-by-step prep for practicing the pose.
This series of poses is designed to bring a little more ease and balance your way. Practice it whenever you feel tense and need to stretch away stress.
Logging miles teaches me almost as much about myself as unrolling my mat. This is my go-to source for inspiration.
We have a hunch that sitting too much (and staring at your phone) is doing a number on your back and shoulders. Here are 7 sequences that will help you avoid tech neck and hump back.
Two yoga flows and a guided meditation that can boost the strength of your intentions.
One yogi's story about how backbending helped her heal from a traumatic loss.
Instead of hitting snooze (again), start your day off with these energizing morning yoga sequences.
Hop off your bike and into these yoga poses to soothe and relax tight, sore legs and hips.
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.
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