Use this mini sequence—from Down Dog to Half Moon Pose—as a fun moving meditation to find core and leg stability that may help you balance, even momentarily, in Handstand.
The world's most exclusive yoga experience just might take place high atop the red sandstone peaks of Nevada’s Valley of Fire State Park—a remote destination only accessible by helicopter.
A chair practice offers the pregnant body support and helps to create the space it so desperately needs. This sequence feels so good that you will want to continue with it—even after baby.
Things just keep getting worse for Bikram Choudhury. A judge has ordered the Bikram Yoga founder to turn over the proceeds from his business to go toward a $6.8 million judgment his former employee won against him last year.
In part four of our series on teaching trauma-sensitive yoga, teacher Daniel Sernicola shares five practices to help your students get grounded and cultivate mindfulness.
Think you don’t have time for yoga during the holidays—much less 3-minute pose holds? Yoga Medicine teacher Shannon Stephens makes a case for why yin yoga may be the best practice for your busiest times.
Lainey Morse certainly didn't expect to become, as she puts it, a "goat yoga mogul." But a cute idea to host a yoga class at her Oregon farm while baby goats prance around has turned into a phenomenon with a more than 500-person wait list.
Longtime yoga teacher and this month’s cover model Giselle Mari is no stranger to change. While many of us might resist the unknown and cling to the past, she’s accepting change with a refreshing passion and inspiring lightheartedness.
Meditation is a procedure of cleansing the mind and taking out the garbage in the subconscious. These three Kundalini practices passed down by Yogi Bhajan will help you release conscious and subconscious fears that cause stress, worry, and anxiety.
We challenged writer Ryan Peacock to crack his girlfriend’s resistance to yoga. Can he sweet-talk her into taking six classes in a week—and actually liking them?
Urban Zen helps sick patients and their caregivers overcome pain, anxiety, nausea, insomnia, constipation, and exhaustion through yoga.
Open your chest and find proper alignment after a tough standup paddleboard workout. This beginner SUP yoga sequence will get you started.
During pregnancy the body changes rapidly, but if we use our yoga practice wisely, we can support these changes, making us strong and flexible in all the right places for easier labor, delivery and recovery.
Yoga teacher Shauna Harrison shows us how TRX can benefit both beginners and more experienced yogis. Learn how to incorporate this it into your routine.
Just as nature enters a cycle of renewal, growth and expansion in spring—so does the energy within us. Embrace the opportunity to shed old unwanted layers and make a conscious choice to begin again.
Acro yogi Lizzy Tomber helps students and studios find their unique superpowers. Read all about her.
Yoga Journal readers share photos of their standup paddleboard (SUP) yoga practice to get you psyched for summer.
This sequence helps to diminish many of the common discomforts and imbalances experienced in the low back, pelvis, and hips during pregnancy.
Backbending while pregnant can bring a range of sensations from most delicious to most painful. These poses will open you up only where you need it most and reduce risk of injury.
A droopy butt is a common side effect of pregnancy but you can prevent it—or correct it—by strengthening the right muscles.
Next time you find yourself bogged down with emails and to-dos, take 10 minutes to disconnect from the computer screen and practice this short yoga sequence.
Master Baptiste Yoga teacher Leah Cullis demonstrates five poses that will help you discover your imperfections and have fun in the process.
Most women know they should be strengthening their pelvic floors, but what about lengthening? Try this 10-step practice for strong and supple muscles to support childbirth, your vital organs, and even your love life.
In this excerpt from her new book, Snatnam Kaur invites you to make mantra a part of your morning ritual. Start here, using her audio recording for guidance.
Tone your body and lift your spirit with these inspiring moves that blend the mindfulness of yoga with upbeat cardio. Use this 15-minute workout to show your mind, body, and soul how you really feel about them.
Master Baptiste Yoga teacher Leah Cullis, who leads YJ's online course Pillars of Power Yoga, demonstrates 10 poses that will help you love and accept your body.
Eddie Modestini, a longtime student of K. Pattabhi Jois and B.K.S. Iyengar who leads YJ’s online course, Vinyasa 101: The Fundamentals of Flow, reveals the secret to mastering Bakasana.
You may spend serious time sweating, but it's the space between workouts that counts. Sage Rountree's yoga poses will help you get the most out of your recovery time.
Looking for a new yoga teacher? Eddie Modestini explains the 3 key traits that qualified teachers should have to ensure a fun, safe, and enlightening flow class.
Master Baptiste Yoga teacher Leah Cullis, who leads YJ's online course Pillars of Power Yoga, demonstrates 6 common pose mistakes and how to tidy them up for spring.
Yoga Medicine founder Tiffany Cruikshank offers four tricks for fine-tuning your body’s digestive process with yoga.
With this practice that helps dissolve the urge to react, you can use frustrations and irritations as learning devices that point you in the right direction.
Eddie Modestini, who leads YJ’s online course, Vinyasa 101: The Fundamentals of Flow, reveals 5 little-known facts about vinyasa yoga.
Yoga Medicine founder Tiffany Cruikshank offers her favorite bedtime ritual to settle the nervous system in preparation for deep sleep.
Master Baptiste Yoga teacher Leah Cullis, who leads YJ's online course Pillars of Power Yoga, demonstrates 9 poses to help you awaken and open to the energy of spring.
Eddie Modestini, a longtime student of K. Pattabhi Jois and B.K.S. Iyengar, breaks down the three essential segments every vinyasa practice should have.
Stimulate chi and restore vitality with a practice focusing on Kidney and Urinary Bladder meridian pair, primary organs that move water through the body.
Master Baptiste Yoga teacher Leah Cullis created this fun and challenging sequence to boost your core strength and mood as you flip your world upside down.
Feeling small and limited? Gabrielle's three-minute meditation will help you blast through limitations and magnify your energetic vibrations.
Did you hang up your boxing gloves when you found yoga? Now there's no need. BoxingYoga is attracting fans from inside and outside the ring, and it's about to throw a punch in the U.S.
Master Baptiste Yoga teacher Leah Cullis demonstrates an advanced core-strengthening and spirit-lifting sequence with Leap Frog hops.
Like it or not, you can't avoid people or parts of yourself that seriously frustrate you. The key to peace? Feeling even more connected to them through this meditation.
We spend hours in front of our computers and phones, and the repetitive movement patterns can cause neck and shoulder strain. This sequence will help.
With a growing body of research proving yoga’s healing benefits, it’s no wonder more Western doctors are prescribing this ancient practice. Learn what's behind the trend.
To celebrate #HeartMonth, dedicated to raising awareness of cardiovascular health, this energizing sequence will get your heart pumping as it opens your body, strengthens your core, and clears your mind.
Grace Flowers was 20 weeks pregnant during the photoshoot. Carin Gorrell took the opportunity to gather pregnancy, practice, and life wisdom from Grace.
Master Baptiste Yoga teacher Leah Cullis, who will lead Yoga Journal's upcoming online course Pillars of Power Yoga presents 8 poses to help you set your focus for the year ahead.
Leah Cullis, who will lead Yoga Journal's upcoming online course Pillars of Power Yoga, says if you're not practicing Baptiste Yoga, you should be.
Pick your poses. Two Fit Moms offers three ways to relieve holiday stress with yoga—active, passive, or a combo—in this sequence.
This heat-building sequence with deep squats and advanced variations will turn up your internal temperature and help burn off anything leftover in your system.