Here, we offer a catalyst for reflection in the form of verse from Polish poet Wislawa Szymborska.
As COVID-19 Reveals the Cracks in the Yoga Industry, Could a Universal Teachers’ Union Help Reshape Our Community?
Unionize Yoga—the first-ever yoga teachers’ union—reaches a severance agreement with major studio chain YogaWorks.
One lone wolf shares how she found her voice and community through a 200-hour training.
As Georgia re-opens its economy, yoga studio owner Octavia Raheem implores us to stop scrambling to be productive in the way that mattered yesterday.
As coronavirus cases in the U.S. surpass 1 million, several Atlanta-area yoga studios say it’s still too soon.
Struggling With Self-Promotion? How One Yoga Teacher Learned to Unleash Her Voice with Authenticity and Ease
Here, author and yoga teacher Barrie Risman shares her story—and five exercises to help you embrace marketing as an act of generosity and service.
With classes offered on free platforms, including Zoom and Instagram Live, people are grappling with if and how to compensate teachers.
The decision to close the four remaining New York locations effective April 19 highlights the uncertainty facing yoga teachers, especially during the coronavirus pandemic.
Feel how activating one part of your body causes a chain reaction of physical and even neurological awareness and change.
This quick anatomy lesson will help you understand both concepts and how they relate to stretching in yoga poses.
With studio closures, dramatic lifestyle changes, and a real fear of losing income, here are concrete things you can do to keep teaching, contribute to collective health and wellbeing, and feel better about the future during the coronavirus pandemic.
Here, inspiration and practical tips for turning these uncertain times into an opening to make progress on your life’s work—or unfinished business.
Deep cleaning of props and cancellations are taking hold to help ease anxiety and keep students safe, while teachers worry about the consequences.
Well-trained abdominal muscles are pliable, not chiseled or hard, and adapt quickly to change.
It is never too late to start over. Here, a story of professional transformation, guided by yoga. Plus, tips for teaching to older adults and a practice to keep us all healthy and agile as we age.
These yoga teachers are using their platforms to give back to the community in necessary and inspiring ways.
Don’t miss these strategies for supporting spinal health and keeping pain at bay.
Mercury Retrograde Is Here During the Midst of Eclipse Season—These Six Yogis Will Help You Get Through The Chaos
These six yogis you should follow will help you stay in alignment with the stars during this chaotic time.
Transformation Yoga Project leads trauma-informed yoga and mindfulness classes in Philadelphia addiction treatment centers and prisons.
There are new standards for registered yoga schools and teachers. Here’s what’s changing.
Today, we’re highlighting people from around the world who are incorporating yoga into their lives.
Teachers, researchers, scholars, and activists weigh in on modern yoga and how we might practice with more integrity and respect.
On our path to healing, we can seek to practice without as much appropriation. Here’s how.
Inspired by her conversation with Tiffany Cruikshank, YJ ambassador Lauren Cohen shares several thought exercises to help yoga instructors recommit to the path of teaching.
The nonprofit Khushi Charitable Society offers free schooling, meals, and health care support to kids from low-income families in Rishikesh, India.
Exploring how your knees move can lead to a balanced relationship between stability and vulnerability, on and off the mat.
Yoga and Buddhism teacher Jacoby Ballard shares thoughts on travel and how the compassion and generosity that a yoga practice fosters can help create peace, regardless of where you roll out your mat. You don’t have to go far to feel connected to the world.
From being called “exotic” to hearing fellow teachers mock Sanskrit, a yoga teacher explores the hurtful things she’s experienced in the studio.
We caught up with her to talk about her burgeoning business and why Grenada will always be her baby.
We caught up with the accessible yoga advocate to chat about her new yoga app and why she’s taking it on tour as a multi-city conference event.
Do what you love and you never work a day in your life? More like do you what you love and you will work every day! Here’s how not to burn out.
Yoga and abundance don’t always feel like they belong together. One yoga teacher shares the lessons she learned about accepting wealth and tearing down financial barriers that weren’t serving her.
After one yogi took her 200-hour yoga teacher training, she decided to volunteer at a senior citizen home instead of finding a paid job teaching yoga. Here’s how it’s changed her practice—and her outlook on life.
Eight tips that’ll help you knock it out of the park when it comes to Instagram, Facebook, and more.
The best part? All of these tactics can help you breathe new life into everything you do, and help you connect more deeply with everyone in your world.
Plus, how to fix each to stay safe when you practice.
How to maintain an optimal (natural!) spinal curve to breathe better, stand taller, and sit longer—on and off your meditation cushion.
How I make it happen so you can figure out if you can do something similar, too.
When you’re time-crunched, it can be tempting to sneak out of yoga class before this final resting pose. Here’s why you should reconsider.
After five surgeries and a lifelong battle with her health, one writer unexpectedly found strength and healing through yoga, friendship, and physical and emotional support.
Looking to brush up on your leadership skils in a fabulous locale? These yoga leadership retreats will having you kicking ass—at the office, at home, and wherever you roam.
An increased awareness of the effects of gravity can help you figure out which muscles to use and which to release in order to move more deeply and more safely into a pose.
Ever wish you could just drop everything and teach yoga in some of the most spectacular cities around the world? Here’s how one teacher made that dream a reality.
This master teacher and founder of YogaWorks has seen a real evolution in the art of teaching over the years. Read on for her thoughts on the art of leadership.
Plus, what you need to know if you’re interested in doing something similar.
One yoga teacher weighs in on why you should bring up the challenges we’re all facing out in the world—think wildfires, news of sexual misconduct, political unrest, the list goes on—in your yoga classes.
Find the right mic and get the best sound as you invest in taking your classes to digital platforms.
Make a minimal gear investment, learn framing basics, and create digital content like a pro.
Beat bad lighting and create professional-looking footage with these simple tips for gear and filming.
Top teachers share the yoga and meditation books that impacted them the most.