Self-Nurturing Through Nature
Secrets from a self-care sanctuary to help you find balance.
THE POWER OF SOUND
SACRED MUSICIANS AND SOUND THERAPISTS. BELIEVE WE CAN HARNESS SOUND. TO ENHANCE OUR WELL-BEING. HERE'S HOW TO ACCESS
VOLUNTEER YOUR TALENTS
Your skills are even more valuable than your money. Here are 15 ways to share them with those in need.
When It Feels Like Everything Is Out of Balance
It might be time to look at all three doshas.
The Healthy Habit of Sauca
How cultivating cleanliness inside and out-can bring you peace of mind.
PLAN THE YOGA RETREAT OF YOUR DREAMS
Combining your passions for yoga and travel is easier than you think. Here's how to design and deliver an idyllic getaway.
A Meditation on the Elements
When the terrain is tough, mindfulness steps in to provide sure footing.
It's Not About the Shape
“Action Hiro” Landazuri shares his Body Smart Yoga, focusing on muscle sensations and effort over the endgame of a pose.
NATURAL LIBIDO BOOSTERS
Sex can build intimacy and improve your health. If stress, meds, or hormonal shifts have zapped your drive, these fixes can rev it back up.
BROADEN YOUR OWN WORLD VIEW
A ROBERT STURMAN has traveled the world photographing people doing yoga. Here's how these trips have expanded his view of the practice and how his vision can inspire yours.
Is Your Routine Actually Keeping You Stuck in a Rut?
What's the difference between having some structure in your life and feeling like you're on repeat? It has a lot to do with perspective.
I'm a Survivor
How yoga served me on the set of a reality TV competition.
How Well Do You Know Your Abs?
Your abdominals are (literally) at the center of everything. Here's what you need to know to use them smartly and safely during your yoga practice and the rest of the time, too.
A Walk in the Park
Connecting with wild plants taught me to be present and to really see things that I had previously only noticed.
A Gentler Approach to Ashtanga
Yoga teacher Pranidhi Varshney sets aside the conventional emphasis on perfection and instead values progress of a different sort.
I Began to Truly Live Yoga When I Quit Teaching It
Walking away from my practice actually drew me closer to it.
Romancing Your Dosha
The secret to improving your relationship? Enhance your understanding of yourself and your partner.
Can the healing energy technique work across distance and space?
Modern Vinyasa For the Masses
Teacher Calvin Corzine brings a functional yet challenging approach to yoga with an emphasis on making everyday movement easier.
Mindful Messaging: Why LOL Just Doesn't Cut It
Sure, it’s easy to fire off those little blue messages. But these tips can help you slow down your communications and practice intentionality.
Jivana Heyman Has a Revolutionary Idea: Make Yoga Accessible to Everyone
For the Accessible Yoga co-founder, "anyone can do yoga” isn’t a feel-good social media slogan—it’s a lifelong mission.
Home Sweet Home Practice
The next time the demands of teaching make-at-home yoga feel like a chore, channel these reasons to unroll your mat.
Know Your Knee
It holds you up and propels you forward. Here’s how to take care of your body’s largest joint so you can stay limber and pain-free in your practice.
The Purifying Power of Heat
Practicing Tapas proves that making an effort generates energy.
3 Ways to Soothe a Sore Throat
Ease pain, irritation, scratchiness, and swelling— no OTC meds required.
Let's Talk About Yoga & Faith
YJ Senior Editor Tamara Jeffries set out to answer some perennial questions about whether yoga is secular or spiritual. What she discovered: It’s both. And more.
The Myth and Magic of Pranayama
BREATHING is a unique autonomic function. The process of continues, day and night, even when you’re not paying attention to it. On the other hand, you can also control your breath when you choose to: You can hold it when you concentrate or go underwater or try to stop your hiccups.
A quintessential standing posture, Extended Triangle Pose can boost energy and counteract the effects of prolonged sitting.
Ayurvedic Loneliness Remedies
Everyone experiences loneliness on occasion. Unfortunately, many of us feel it most intensely during the holidays, regardless of whether we are surrounded by friends and family, in a relationship, or alone.
Turn Your Self-Care Routine Into a Ritual
Practicing true felf-care-nurturing your mind, body, and spirit-is more essential than ever, says Vivianne Garcia-Tunon of The Well at The Mayflower Inn, a holistic and integrative spa and wellness destination in Washington, Connecticut.