Yoga Sequences

30 Yoga Sequences to Reduce Stress

We know that life can be overwhelming and stressful sometimes. Here, 30 different sequences that will help during those hectic times (and this week).

These 5 Yoga Poses Will Make You a Morning Person

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Not a morning person? Not a problem. Practicing this mini sequence after your alarm goes off can help tee you up for a fantastic day, no matter how sluggish you feel when you get out of bed.

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5 Poses to Boost Creativity

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Feeling uninspired? Try these five poses to get the creative juices flowing.

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5 Poses That’ll Inspire You to Live From Your Heart

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Your heart is a source of intuition and deep knowledge—but you may miss its messages when your (busy) mind rules. This sequence is designed to help you get out of your head and into your heart.

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5 Poses to Help You Recognize Your Strength

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Odds are you have overcome incredible obstacles—all of which have made you stronger. This sequence is designed to help you celebrate that strength.

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5 Poses to Help You Stand in Your Own Power

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This home practice will help you transform your limiting beliefs into confidence.

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8 Poses to Cultivate Courage and Reduce Self-Conciousness

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Yoga teacher and YJ cover model Sara Clark shares her journey toward courageousness, plus an asana practice and mantra to help you feel confident in your own skin.

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8 Poses to Feel Empowered and Sexy

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Try an affirmation practice to create a more satisfying sex life and spiritual life.

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10-Minute Sequence To Keep You Young In Body + Mind

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Maintaining a feeling of youth, even as you age, requires a flexible spine. Try this sequence to open your back and shoulders.

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Sneak This 12-Pose Sequence Into a 30-Minute Window

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You’re pressed for time. This quickie practice will help strengthen, stretch, and set yourself up for a great rest of your day.

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12 Yoga Poses to Spark Creativity

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Creatives within the yoga community tell YJ what inspires and charges their unique innovative energy.

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A Tapas-Building Sequence to Fuel Willpower

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This sequence will cultivate the curiosity, stamina, and strength you need to move deeper into your yoga practice and make lasting change in other areas of your life.

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A Home Practice to Awaken Your Inner Warrior

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This sequence is one I turn to when I want to manifest the warrior that is omnipresent in me; my hope is that it will help you connect to your inner warrior, too.

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A Home Practice to Cultivate Contentment

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A sequence to help you ride the wave of life, knowing that you have everything you need within you to move through changes and challenges with grace.

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Focus on Your Feet: How to Improve Balance and Prevent Injuries

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If you want your yoga to build strong, stable, balanced legs, it’s important to work the feet properly—even when you’re not standing on them.

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This Home Practice Will Help You Breathe—and Relax—Deeply

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Want to to learn how to really embody your breath in order to take bigger, deeper breaths and rest more fully as a result? Read on.

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16 Yoga Poses to Keep You Grounded & Present

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This strong, balanced sequence is designed to ground you even as life’s craziness swirls around you.

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Yoga for Inner Peace: 12 Poses to Release Sadness

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Colleen Saidman Yee, who leads Yoga Journal’s upcoming Yoga for Inner Peace online course, discusses the importance of letting yourself feel sad, and demonstrates a sequence to release grief and other festering emotions.

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This Month’s Home Practice: 16 Poses to Spark Inspiration

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This 16-pose yoga sequence will help awaken your inner muse. Active poses open you up to get creative juices flowing, while restorative ones give space for your inspiration to bloom.

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Inclusivity Training: Power Up Your Third Chakra to Stoke Your Inner Fire and Strength

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Try this short sequence 3–5 times on its own, or as part of a longer practice to ignite the energy in your third chakra.

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Feeling a Quarter-Life Crisis Emerging? This Awareness-Building Yoga Sequence Will Help

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Transform your quarter-life crisis into a calling.

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Struggling to Make a Decision? Try This Restorative Sequence First

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Can’t make up your mind? Take it to the mat to create space in the mind and body, and open your heart to infinite possibility.

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A Yoga Sequence to Help You Balance Effort and Surrender

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Finding inspiration on the mat when practicing alone can be difficult. The following sequence will help you work with both abhyasa and vairagya.

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This Sequence Will Help You Tap Into the Power of Your Intuition

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Want to learn how to go with your gut more often? Wish you were better able to listen to that little voice inside you, telling you what you should do? This 10-pose home practice can help you get there.

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A Sequence to Beat Restlessness + Prep for Meditation

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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.

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16 Poses to Instantly Boost Your Confidence

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Join NYC yoga teacher Kat Fowler in this sequence to develop courage.

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The Stress-Busting Yoga Sequence to Conquer Tension

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Try these 15 soothing poses to get rid of all that tension you’re carrying around.

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A TCM-Inspired Home Practice to Ease Holiday Stress

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This 12-pose sequence will help you remember what the season is really all about.

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10 Best Uplifting Yoga Poses to Beat the Sunday Night Scaries

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Feeling down or anxious about the end of the weekend? Try one (or all!) of these uplifting yoga poses to change your mood—stat.

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This Yoga Sequence Is Perfect for Days When Nothing is Going Right

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Wish you could stay under the covers but have to get up and adult? Do this home practice first.

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A Yoga Sequence to Target Sources of Back Pain

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While yoga can often be a quick fix, these postures will help to methodically alleviate the root cause of back pain.

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