Our Art of Teaching Yoga trainers offer insight into 5 things yoga students wish their teachers would do more (or less) of.
Yoga Journal associate art director Abigail Biegert shares two lasting lessons she learned in yoga teacher training this week.
These 10 influential teachers have dedicated their lives to spreading the practices of yoga and have impacted millions of new yogis around the globe.
We asked Alexandria Crow, who will lead our upcoming Art of Teaching Yoga workshop, for 3 ways this groundbreaking course will make YOU a better teacher.
From the philosophy lessons and inner work to the homework and teaching practice, a YTT is a transformative experience. A few key self-care strategies can really help.
Relieve hard-to-release back tension by unlocking your QL muscles.
Yoga Journal Copy Chief Matt Samet shares his surprise at discovering the difference between practicing yoga and teaching it.
Find ways to weave yoga philosophy into your asana sequence without alienating or overwhelming your students.
Yoga Journal editor-in-chief Carin Gorrell gets candid about her own fears and insecurities pre-YTT. Sound familiar?
Last year, 14,700 new yoga teachers registered with Yoga Alliance. But are all of these newly trained teachers well qualified? Experienced yoga instructors weigh in.
Teaching yoga can be draining. Here, six successful instructors share their personal wellness tips, tricks, and routines for maintaining energy.
Considering hosting a YTT? Learn from teacher trainer and studio owner Sigrid Matthews' experience. Start with these questions.
Our writer spent a day with Annie Carpenter at YJ LIVE! and came away with a newfound respect for her feet. Use this sequence as your owner’s manual.
Got low back pain? Adopt these three slow, subtle yoga strategies from Tias Little to get more relief out of each practice.
With so many yoga studios popping up around the country, it can be hard to find the competitive edge against other businesses in town. Here's how to stand out.
A San Francisco–based yoga teacher offers asana as a doorway to creativity.
With a new “yogalebrity” popping up on social media daily, we asked, what we can learn about yoga poses and philosophy from our feeds?
After a receiving diagnosis of multiple sclerosis, this Ohio-based athlete discovered that yoga helps keep his symptoms at bay and felt he had to share its healing power with others.
This teacher in Washington, DC, integrates Rolfing with yoga to help his students move more freely.
Do you have open hips? While that might let you get into advanced postures, too much range of motion can actually work against you. Here are 3 steps to go from hypermobility to stability.
A number of states are arguing that teacher training programs should fall under longstanding laws that guide vocational or post-secondary education.
Learn more about the personal journey and vision of Melody Moore, PhD, RYT, who founded the Embody Love Movement in 2012 to use yoga as a transformational tool for embracing inner beauty.
A clinical psychologist shares how yoga can help people embrace their emotions and embody self-love.
Tailor your practice to the season. Work these Ayurvedic tips into your sequences now to boost energy in preparation for your best summer yet.
As yoga teachers, it’s our job to make these postures as docile as possible. Here, 3 simple tips to help your students overcome their fears.
YJ LIVE! presenter Rolf Gates walks us through the nuances of designing a 7-part yoga sequence that touches on each of the seven chakras.
To outsiders yoga appears to be all about flexibility, but teacher Alexandria Crow says it’s so much more. (And yes, there is such a thing as too flexible.)
Relieve pain and increase mobility through these self-myofascial release tips from Tiffany Cruikshank, at Yoga Journal LIVE!
This brave cancer survivor in Boulder, Colorado, helps students find a fearless passion for their practice.
The scandals that beset gurus John Friend and Bikram Choudhury continue to ripple through the yoga community, socially, financially, and ethically.
A trio grows a yoga foundation for inner-city youths to help them get in touch with who they really are and build empathy and compassion for others.
Rising yoga star, scholar, and our June Home Practice teacher Chelsea Jackson talks about her work with teenage girls in Atlanta, and the importance of diversity and embracing who you are.
YJ’s business of yoga experts offer three tips to help you launch a career teaching privates.
Everyone loses steam at some point. Our business-savvy yoga experts have tips to keep your career on track.
These 5 yoga teachers launched the careers of their dreams in tiny studios (and even one tour bus), and went on to accomplish truly amazing things.
Natasha Rizopoulos recommends carefully examining YTT program curriculums before signing up. Here, some parameters to use.
Don't want to teach? Teacher trainer Jason Crandell addresses the trend of enrolling in YTT to develop your personal practice.
This humble teacher is helping thousands find their way in New York—and in life.
Jacoby Ballard talks about the tools and practices he uses to support and welcome marginalized groups into the yoga community.
YJ LIVE! presenters Natasha Rizopoulos and Amy Ippoliti offer tips for finding a YTT teacher who is a perfect fit for you.
Once you understand the anatomy, you can delve into making its parts work together more intelligently. Here, Tiffany Cruikshank teaches how to fire all its muscles at once.
Get to know the anatomy and better understand the actions of your body's most vulnerable joint to prevent injury intelligently.
Considering yoga teacher training? 90 Monkeys co-founder Amy Ippoliti suggests you start by asking yourself some tough questions.
Teachers' teacher Alexandria Crow explains why she wholeheartedly endorses this yoga cliche—now that she gets it.