Yoga Journal offers all practitioners—from beginners to masters—expert information on how to live a healthier, happier, more fulfilling life both on and off the mat.
Change is Messy Work
Netflix & Chill • Yes, it is possible to integrate yoga into your must-watch queue. Who says sinking into your couch isn’t self-care?
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For Karma or Cash • With meditation products constantly flooding the market, we’re here to help separate the noble from the nonsense.
Fall in Love with Yourself • I spent a week in Southern France with author Jennifer Pastiloff for her On Being Human retreat. Here’s what I learned.
4 Fighters to Follow • Tune into these inspiring women who’ve shared vulnerable, brave, and insightful moments on their paths toward breast cancer prevention and recovery.
Transforming Classrooms • Yoga Foster gives teachers free and low-cost training and mats, so they can practice yoga with students.
Sacred Grace • A fashion designer turned yoga teacher lends her expert eye to a carefully curated yoga studio.
Rise & Shine • Here, advice from experts at The Well—a new wellness club in New York City that integrates Eastern and Western healing practices—on daily things you can do to stay healthy and grounded.
But First, Fungus • Mushrooms have gone from picked-off pizza topping to health and beauty superstar—thanks to their adaptogenic ability to banish stress and boost immunity. Come on, get your ’shroom on.
Artful Eating • This fall, enjoy vibrant, nourishing meals packed with colorful superfoods and satisfying proteins.
Let’s Go Glamping • Kinkára, a new eco retreat center in Costa Rica, was designed based on geometric patterns found in nature. It features organic gardens, an open-air yoga shala, and fully furnished luxe canvas tents.
Yoga Transformed Me After Amputation • Marsha Danzig lost her lower leg to cancer when she was 13. Here’s how she found strength and courage through yoga.
Natarajasana • Lord of the Dance Pose cultivates focus, boosts energy and confidence, and builds strength. Plus, it can help counteract the effects of sitting at a computer all day. Here, four versions of this dynamic heart-opening balance pose.
Trust Your Gut • Well-trained abdominal muscles are pliable, not chiseled or hard, and adapt quickly to change.
Build a Strong Base • Vinyasa yoga teacher Irene Pappas shares her favorite practice for building lower-body strength and stability.
The Sivananda Tradition • Learn the classical Sivananda Yoga sequence, with Sivananda Yoga Acharyas Swami Sivadasananda and Srinivasan, along with senior Sivananda teacher Swami Paramananda.
Love Your Way to a Younger Brain • Research shows that an hour and a half of mindfulness meditation per week drastically improves cognitive function.
Just Breathe • Try this pranayama meditation from yoga teacher and founder of Manduka, Peter Sterios, to quell the jitters.
Second Act • 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.
Embracing Yoga • In her new book, Revolution of the Soul, social activist and yoga teacher Seane Corn details how ill and awkward she felt during her first yoga class and what kept her going back for more.
The Change Maker • Nicole Cardoza is making the world a little bit nicer by bringing yoga to kids in schools and altering the face of wellness.
Finding Freedom • For many athletes, yoga provides...