Yoga Sequences

10 Most Popular Yoga Sequences of 2015

Your practice choices this year were diverse. Revisit YJ readers' favorite asana sequences from 2015 to see what you might have missed.

From poses for your booty to your crown (chakra), your practice choices this year were diverse. Revisit our top 10 asana sequences from 2015 to see what you might have missed.

10. 30-Minute Prep for Mindful Meditation

The Home Practice in the magazine’s March 2015 issue featured this 17-pose sequence to clear your mind and help you achieve a meditative state through the breath. Get ready to get quiet. 

9. 8 Best Poses for the Core

Two Fit Moms in Star Side Plank

In June, YogaJournal.com’s regular contributorsTwo Fit Moms offered readers the kind of sequence we all love to hate—their top poses for the core. Get stronger to stand taller.

8. 7 Poses for the 7 Chakras

Rina Jakubowicz Urdhva Dhanurasana

YogaJournal.com kicked off the new year with #ChakraTuneUp2015. In this introductory post, YJ LIVE! presenter Rina Jakubowicz offers a healing practice to help you align and connect to your energy centers. Get grounded and open up to possibilities.

7. 10-Minute Sequence to Ease Back Pain

Low-back pain hits most of us at some point. And the Home Practice in the magazine’s May 2015 issue was all about easing it and preventing it. Get in the routine of stretching.

6. 12 Bedtime Yoga Poses for Kids

In March 2015, yoga teacher and author Mariam Gates shared a sequence of yoga poses from her book Good Night Yoga: A Pose-by-Pose Bedtime Story to help soothe your little ones to sleep. Take the beloved bedtime story ritual a step further.

5. 13 Poses to Break Bad Habits

Kundalini Bhujangasana Cobra Pose Jan 2015

In the February 2015 issue, Tommy Rosen and Kia Miller offered a Kundalini Yoga kriya to help you discover your own strength and willpower. Kick bad habits for good.

4. 7 Poses to Release Trauma

Colleen Saidman Yee in Lion's Pose

In June, YJ LIVE! presenter Colleen Saidman Yee offered YJ readers a sequence of poses from her new memoir, Yoga for Life. Focusing on body parts that commonly hold anxiety and trauma, this sequence promises to help you let go. Try it.

3. 7 Poses to Firm + Tone Glutes for a Stronger Practice

warrior ii

In the magazine’s May 2015 issue, yoga teacher Leslie Howard offered this 7-pose sequence for a strong, balanced backside and safer practice. Get more familiar with your greatest asset.

2. 8 Poses to Strengthen Your Wrists + Prevent Injury

child's pose

In the magazine’s May 2015 issue, Ray Long, MD, let vinyasa practitioners in on the surprising key to preventing wrist injury. Learn how to protect your wrists.

1. 10 Yoga Poses That Stand the Test of Time

Nov 14 Yogapedia Chaturanga at Wall

As YJ turned 40, we asked Kathryn Budig to give it to us straight: 10 poses we should all be practicing on the regular. Get her daily sequence for all levels.