This supported practice helps with fascia release.
Speak your truth with a simple yogic self-esteem booster from Colleen Saidman Yee.
Certain mantras offer a direct connection to your chakras in a way that more common practices don’t. Skeptical? Yoga master Alan Finger suggests you try it out for yourself...
If you’re just getting started with yoga, one thing quickly becomes clear: It’s simple…but not easy. That’s why many beginners find foam Yoga Blocks useful for support, stability and alignment during poses. But these “props” aren’t just for newbies… even experienced practitioners find blocks helpful for achieving deeper poses and maintaining stability. To help choose the foam Yoga Block that’s right for you, we looked for quality and value. Check out the results below and see which made our list of Best Buys in Yoga Blocks.
The teacher who found fame on Instagram shares how she's pivoted to use her platform to serve a deeper purpose.
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.
Connect with your Muladhara and Svadhishthana Chakras (your root and sacral energy centers) to feel grounded and free to express yourself in your own unique way. In this short creative warm-up, Sofiah guides you out of your comfort zone, and playfully brings your imagination into the picture as you set your intentions for 2018.
Draw energy from your root and direct it to the vissudha, so you can communicate with yourself, others, and the universe with more clarity and truth.
YJ Influencer Lauren Eckstrom discusses how Pratipaksha Bhavana can support you in living in alignment with your intentions and embracing with your most authentic self.
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.
You know yoga is crucial to keeping your body balanced as your mileage increases, but have you considered how to make yoga an integral part of your runs? Coach and yoga teacher Sage Rountree shows you how.
YJ Influencer Sofiah Thom guides you through a beautifully deep Savasana to support you in letting go of any stress or anxiety and preparing for a nurturing sleep.
In a minute's time, YJ Influencer Denelle Numis takes you through a visualization meditation to raise your vibration.
But the asana itself is only half the cure. To beat insomnia, pay attention to what happens to your breath while you're in it.
YJ Influencer Denelle Numis teaches the viloma pranayama technique, used to help increase breath capacity. Follow along with her to raise your vibration in a minute's time.
Navigate transitions with more calm, confidence, and joy by tapping the powers of your chakras.
When powerful teachings, charismatic instructors, and receptive students come together in a spiritual community, intimate relationships have the potential to bloom.
Yoga teacher Kat Fowler talks about teaching in New York City, the realities of self-doubt, and the pure joy that is Nutella.
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.
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.
The Live Be Yoga team hits San Francisco for a little shopping at prAna and visits Stephanie Snyder at Love Story Yoga.
Our Live Be Yoga Tour ambassadors can’t get over how big the yoga scene is in Houston, with classes of up to 100 students!
Add a calming and fresh scent to your clothes with essential oils and a dryer ball!
Diabloasana will help build support for all of your arm balances and Plank Poses. It also works to activate the psoas.
This is a more advanced pose that super-tones your arms, shoulders, side abs and psoas. It can help you achieve Side Plank, Half Moon Pose, Side Crow, and other lateral-based arm balances more effortlessly.
After you've completed Sadie's power up your psoas workout, move to this sequence. It's designed to counter-stretch the muscles you’ve just fatigued, focusing on the core muscle meridian that runs through your whole body, including the deep psoas.
On the edge of the Midwest, the team enjoys doing yoga in “places you wouldn’t expect a yoga studio."
Detroit Yoga Lab owner Naomi Gold explains why yoga isn't a “suburban thing" anymore.
Chelsea Jackson Roberts, PhD, Seane Corn, Tyrone Beverly, and more prominent voices from the yoga community explain how Inclusivity Training can empower all teachers, regardless of experience or background.
Dan Carter, manager of Past Tense Yoga Studio in Washington, D.C., explains how yoga has changed in the nation’s capital.
What if we started being more mindful about the options presented in class and offered pose instruction from the ground up? Yoga teacher and education expert Chelsea Jackson Roberts, PhD, shares one quick tip for how to realign your cues for increased compassion.
In Yoga Journal's new online course, Finding Connection Through Yoga: A Workshop on Our Universal Oneness, Dr. Deepak Chopra and his yoga teacher, Sarah Platt-Finger, will share a seven-week yoga and meditation experience that will help you develop a deeper understanding of yourself and transform your relationship with the universe. Sign up here to learn more!
Get to know this year’s Live Be Yoga Tour ambassadors, Rosie Acosta and Brant Williams, as they capture a snapshot of the unique yoga culture in 22 cities across the U.S. In this clip, they visit Boulder, Colorado, and check out a prAna store. Rosie wants a lot more stuff, but will she be able to fit it all in her bag?
A mantra is a sacred sound used as a tool for meditation to quell the mind’s tendency toward thought. Mantra is often defined as “a thought that protects and liberates the mind of one who repeats it.” The Hamsa mantra takes advantage of the natural sound of the inhale and exhale, and helps you cultivate a vibration that connects you to your heart.