New year, REAL you. If you’re ready to embrace authenticity this year, self-inquiry is a powerful place to start. Yoga teacher Tracee Stanley shows us how.
In part two of this six-part kriya yoga series, yoga teacher Laura Riley explains how to elevate your self-communication to activate the feelings beneath the noise.
Los Angeles-based teacher Sesa O'Connor talks to YJ about her spiritual upbringing, raising a little yogi solo, and the booming yoga industry.
Thanksgiving is all about gratitude, but there are big benefits celebrating it daily. Learn why you might want to kickstart a regular gratitude practice this week.
Yoga historian Philip Deslippe looks at the insight a few unusual yoga-themed pieces of pop culture can offer into the popular perception of the practice in America over the last century.
In this six-part series, our writer introduces the concept of internal activism through kriya yoga as the ultimate yogic tool for weathering personal, political, and natural disasters. First, learn how to become an internal activist.
Whatever obstacle you’re facing, the right crystal can help you raise your vibration and manifest your perfect path past it.
Navigate transitions with more calm, confidence, and joy by tapping the powers of your chakras.
YJ Influencer Hemalayaa Behl shares how you can harness the most intense mental and emotional energy to raise your vibration.
As the Las Vegas shooting further assaults our sense of peace, yogis have an opportunity to raise our vibration and use our off-the-mat practice to make the world a more peaceful place.
“At the heart of yoga, there is awakening through direct realization, transformation, and regeneration from within. The more we wake up, the greater our power as a whole. We genuinely practice for the benefit of all beings.”
Spiritual seekers are those who follow a path of self-discovery. Here, Diana Raab, PhD, author of Writing for Bliss, explains how writing can be a powerful tool transformation.
Harness the influential energy of the deities with yantras—geometric diagrams composed of shapes such as triangles, squares, circles, and lotus leaves, which often represent the energy fields of specific deities.
What You Didn’t Learn in YTT: How to Teach Spiritual Themes with Authenticity & Cultural Sensitivity
Did you finish yoga teacher training with more questions than you started with? That’s why we’ve recruited seasoned teacher trainer Gina Caputo to speak frankly to some of the most common post-TT questions submitted by YOU. In each of the four posts in this series, she’ll address a new subject and offer both insight and practical tips on how to work skillfully with the challenges you face as a yoga teacher.
Taking a month or year off to make a spiritual pilgrimage is the kind of romantic endeavor some of us will only ever be able to dream about. But that doesn’t mean we can’t embark on an inner journey that leads to the same kind of transformation. Start one of these 30-day pilgrimages from wherever you are today.
In day 7 of our Spiritual Laws Challenge, Deepak Chopra's yoga teacher Sarah Platt-Finger explains how Eye of the Needle Pose illustrates The Law of Dharma.
Sarah Platt-Finger explains how Parsvottanasana illustrates The Law of Detachment.
Deepak Chopra's yoga teacher Sarah Platt-Finger explains how Warrior II demonstrates the The Law of Intention and Desire.
Deepak Chopra's yoga teacher Sarah Platt-Finger apples the Law of Least Effort to Plank Pose.