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!
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.
This humble teacher is helping thousands find their way in New York—and in life.
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.
Teachers' teacher Alexandria Crow explains why she wholeheartedly endorses this yoga cliche—now that she gets it.
This five-part series explores the insight "American Sniper" offers into the yoga of war, the mind of a veteran, and the practices crucial to finding the next mission.
It’s common for students to essentially "sit" in poses and collapse into their joints instead of engaging the muscles.
If there’s living proof that yoga is the fountain of youth, it’s 96-year-old Guinness-World-Records-holding Tao Porchon-Lynch.
The husband and wife partners—often called "teachers' teachers"—pay their respective respects to their own guru.
Kathryn Budig interviews teacher Jason Crandell about the importance of humor and sequencing in yoga class.
When Jessica Berger Gross discovered yoga, she fell in love. But after dedicating herself to becoming a yoga teacher, she realized that she still had much to learn.
Erica Rodefer Winters recognizes the signs among students in the class she teaches at a local gym. Do you remember falling in love with yoga?
Have you ever had a yoga teacher call you out for doing (or not doing) something in class? No one wants to be humiliated, but Erica Rodefer Winters wonders if tough love in yoga class is such a bad thing.
Yoga educator Leslie Kaminoff believes that the breath and the lab of the human body are our greatest teachers.
It can be hard to find a teacher willing to take you under his or her wing. Find out how teacher mentoring can fill the gaps in teacher training programs.
Yoga fosters connection, including between teachers and students. But sharing too much personal information can damage the classroom dynamic.
Learn how to ask for constructive criticism and use it to improve your teaching ability.
Learn how to modify and teach students who tell you about a sprain, strain, or pain.
Learn to let your body language convey relaxed authority and a centered focus on your students.
Help your third-trimester students use yoga to ease physical discomfort and prepare for labor.
Help your students get the most out of their practice during these middle months.
While neck rolls and stretches can be great for calming stressed students, they're not safe for everyone. Here, discover the two things you should be wary about, and how to teach yoga exercises for the neck safely to your students.
If you teach yoga regularly, you will have a pregnant student in your class at some point. Learn what to do to encourage a healthy first trimester.