Because sometimes settling down takes more than a dark room and chamomile tea.
Don't get up! You can practice this prop-supported sequence while lying down.
When you need to approach any situation—or, let's be honest, life—from a calmer place, this quiet practice is your solution.
Reset your practice as the seasons change with some tender loving care.
One of the most basic yoga poses can remind you that handling the stress and anxiety of everyday life doesn't have to require effort.
All you need is a chair, a blanket, and 20 minutes.
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With a gentle, slow, and mindful practice, you can train your mind and body to be more relaxed, aware, and stable—which can help you respond to challenging people and stressful situations with equanimity.
On Muslim Women's Day, Azmia Magane writes how finding a way to relax, while living with chronic illness and religious-based and medical trauma, has transformed her practice.
The ambassadors visit Better Living Yoga, a SoCal yoga studio committed to serving yogis over 40 through stress-busting practices that help prevent chronic illnesses and support those dealing with disease. Here, Aris Seaberg learns more about its mission, along with supported variations of common postures that calm the nervous system and extend the life of your practice.
One of the most powerful ways to feel more OK mentally and emotionally is to learn how to relax the body. Here, Jillian Pransky breaks down how to release one of the most chronically tense muscles: the psoas.
You probably already practice Child’s Pose, but adding a few props will allow you to pause, stay for a minute, and let go of excess tension.
In our society we value “six-pack abs,” but a tight belly can actually inhibit breathing and interfere with our ability to feel relaxed. Here’s why.
Yoga Medicine founder Tiffany Cruikshank offers her favorite bedtime ritual to settle the nervous system in preparation for deep sleep.
Recover from your workout with these six restorative poses from Sage Rountree’s new book that marry hip release and inversion to sweetly calm your nervous system.
No energy to set up for restorative yoga? Plug yourself into a wall and reboot with Kathryn Budig's simple poses.
A restorative yoga practice can help you rest, reflect, and refresh this holiday season. Here's how.
Use restorative yoga to combat seasonal affective disorder, a form of winter depression triggered by a lack of sunlight.
Yoga teacher Jaki Nett investigates restorative yoga for fertility. Learn which poses have the best possible benefits to aid fertility and conception.
Iyengar Yoga instructor Lisa Walford makes suggestions for how you can make Supta Baddha Konasana (Reclining Bound Angle Pose) more comfortable.