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.
It's important to protect your wrists in any yoga pose—but Wheel Pose is notorious for causing wrist pain or soreness. Here’s how to be mindful of the risks to your wrists.
What they don’t tell you in yoga teacher training: When you start teaching as a 19-year-old, you’re almost sure to get raised eyebrows from your students. Here’s what one young yoga instructor learned about how to get taken seriously.
Are common cues in standing poses wreaking havoc on your knees, sacroiliac joint, and lower back? Follow this anatomy advice to find better alignment from the ground up.
Sheer muscle strength can take you far in your movement practice, but your fascia is full of potential energy just waiting to give you an extra boost.
Free your stride with this simple rhythmic flow from Karin Gurtner.
You may not be surprised to know that your hands are myofascially connected to your back. Through Bridge Pose, Karin Gurtner, who e reveals how your hands, arms, and shoulders affect the movement and alignment of your back.
Live Be Yoga: Want to Thrive as a Yoga Teacher? 5 Tips from a Yogi Who Cut Through the Competition with Grace
Ever wonder how you're going to "make it" in the holistic hustle, when there are more new yoga teachers than new students getting on the mat? Jeremy Falk sat down with yoga teacher Tiffany Russo, who shares how to find success while staying on the yogic path.
With some awareness and the right exercise, aligning one will help align the other.
Yoga Anatomy 201: Tension in Your Neck and Shoulders? Why You Should Focus on Your Rib Cage for Relief
Expand the foundation of your shoulder girdle to allow your muscles to unwind.
Learn how to recruit deep core strength along with superficial, movement-oriented muscles for more power, inside and out.
Find postural ease and balance with with an exercise that helps lengthen the lumbar extensors.
Your spine may look or feel out of balance, but it could be a symptom—not the cause—of the issue.
The stability and mobility of your hips play a big role in your posture.
Strong, supportive glutes are key to a safe, pain-free yoga practice. Here’s what you need to know about the glute muscles (the gluteus maximus, medius, and minimus), plus four poses that make them stronger.