This fun practice from yoga teacher Carrie Owerko is a fun way to build strength and agility.
Tapas (the burning away of impurities) is about so much more than building strength and stamina.
Yoga leaders discuss the explosion of teacher training programs over the last decade, the pros and cons for students, and alternate models for students who wish to deepen their practice.
Think Yin is easy? Josh Summers dispels the common misconception and explains why it isn't a restorative style of yoga.
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.
When it comes to planning a yoga vacation, most of us think retreats in the tropics or taking the ultimate pilgrimage to India. Yet there are so many other destinations that can inspire a deeper understanding this ancient practice. Here, YJ contributors share their experiences in some far-off places that have transformed their practices and their lives.
Sage Rountree shows you how to use a yoga block in Bridge Pose to realign the SI joint while stretching the front of your body.
Sage Rountree talks you through a relaxing pose to give the muscles that control the relationship of your pelvis and spine a time out.
Learn how to plan ahead and clear your mind for a better night’s rest with relaxing techniques from YJ Influencers Jacqueline Smyth and Lauren Eckstrom.
Secure the foundation for a safe vinyasa practice with this thoughtful, challenging sequence from Natasha Rizopoulos.
YJ Influencer Denelle Numis takes you through Nadi Shodhana pranayama, also known as alternate-nostril breathing technique to reduce anxiety and clear the energy channels for balanced prana flow.
Before you plunge into more difficult poses, take the time to set shoulder, spine, and hip alignment that will serve you throughout your sequence.
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.
Lasater explores the meaning of the first sutra and offers a home practice to honor its wisdom.
Lasater explains the meaning of ishvara pranidhana to her and its enduring relevance. Join us for her six-week interactive online course on Patanjali’s Yoga Sutra.
Master Baptiste Yoga teacher Leah Cullis, who leads YJ's online course Pillars of Power Yoga, demonstrates 9 poses to help you awaken and open to the energy of spring.
Elena Brower offers this 4-step practice to bring your dream into focus.
Yoga is an evolving practice. As we notice changes in our bodies and/or our life situation, it might be necessary to change the kind of yoga we do, too. So how do you know if you would benefit from changing your routine/teacher/studio/style?
Recognize when criticism turns into envy and use the yoga sutras and your yoga practice to figure out how to handle it.