Oh, we love news like this. It’s offseason for football, but that means it’s the perfect season for yoga! While the Tampa Bay Buccaneers wait for training camp to start, many of the players are getting in some regular yoga practice to stay quick and nimble, or solid and balanced, depending on their position, of […]
Want to avoid asana burnout? Amy Ippoliti says the trick is all in optimizing functionality by engaging the deep stabilizers while finding ways to give the major movement muscles a break. The post Make Your Yoga Last for Life: 7 Poses to Build Muscular Balance appeared first on Yoga Journal.
How do we deal with physical limitations holding us back in our yoga practice? One approach is to push through them – keep training until you’ve overcome the limitation. However, this is not the best approach to safely making progress in our practice, says Clinical Kinesiologist and yoga therapist Dr. Gill Solberg. Training is not […]
Teaching for almost 15 years and an E-RYT500, Giselle flavors her classes with spunk, grit, and spirit. The post Giselle Mari appeared first on Yoga Journal.
Making ends meet while building a following as a yoga teacher can be draining. Take heart and start employing these simple self-preservation strategies. The post 7 Strategies for Recovering from Yoga Teacher Burnout appeared first on Yoga Journal.
There are times when helplessness and despair are the overarching themes of our existence. We’ve wanted to share this wonderful “Peace Mantra” recording from Tina Turner, and now seems like a good time (we’ve seen others sharing it around lately, too). Many might already find the music from the Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll powerhouse to […]
These six yoga mats are beautiful and they will help you set an intention for adding more well-rounded creativity in your life. The post 6 Gorgeous (and Wildly Creative!) Yoga Mat Designs We Love appeared first on Yoga Journal.
One size does not fit all when it comes to yoga mats. Here, our top five picks for the best mini mats on the market. The post 5 Kids Yoga Mats We Love appeared first on Yoga Journal.
Struggling to find a career that you're passionate about? Turns out, you've known your true calling since you were a kid, says astrologer Debra Silverman. The post Astrology: What Your Sign Says About Your Career appeared first on Yoga Journal.
A new gadget promises to keep you in a happy breathing place and let you know when you’re not. Developed by 22-year-old mechanical engineer and yoga teacher, Cindy Gu, the device works like a belt wrapped around your abdomen that tracks your breathing patterns thanks to the help of sci-fi, er, technology. Gu originally created the […]
Drop-in meditation studios with 100- and 200-hour meditation teacher trainings are popping up around the country. The post Trend to Try: Drop-In Meditation Studios appeared first on Yoga Journal.
Pema Chodron, a Buddhist monk best known for her work in keeping us all sane, publicly addressed the country’s current state of frustration, sadness and confusion. Up there with Rumi, Chodron is one of the most quotable inspirational teachers we know, so when she has something to say our ears perk up, especially when she’s […]
Check out these 10 spa vacation spots perfectly suited for yogis in need of serious R&R. The post 10 Spa Vacations for Yogis appeared first on Yoga Journal.
There are a variety of ways to modify poses that are problematic for the general public. Here, five solutions to common challenges in all-levels classes. The post 5 Easy Fixes For Mixed-Level Classes appeared first on Yoga Journal.
Warm up for Eagle Pose with these three prep poses that will open your shoulders and hips. The post 3 Unconventional Ways to Warm Up For Garudasana (Eagle Pose) appeared first on Yoga Journal.
What pairs well with updog? How about a nice crisp pinot grigio. Headstand? An old fashioned. And sun salutations? Tequila sunrise, of course. These are interesting times, friends. The yoga boom is strong. So maybe we shouldn't be surprised that yoga now has official drinks, and by drinks, we mean adult beverages. Show More Summary
Take our quiz to discover which of your chakras is out of balance so you can begin to realign your subtle body for vibrancy and overall well-being. The post Quiz: Which of Your Chakras Is Out of Balance? appeared first on Yoga Journ...
The Live Be Yoga tour met program coordinators at Turning Point in Burlington, Vermont to learn how they help people with addition recover using yoga. The post Video: How Turning Point’s Yoga Program Helps People Suffering from Addiction appeared first on Yoga Journal.
It’s yoga’s unofficial arms-overhead anthem. But Yoga Physics founder Alexandria Crow is on a mission to ban this widespread cue. Here, she breaks down what you need to know. The post Alignment Cues Decoded: “Draw Your Shoulder Blades Down” appeared first on Yoga Journal.
Eating Clean Author Amie Valpone talks to YogaJournal.com about the detox diet that cured her chronic illness and how you can use what she learned to makeover your own health. The post Q&A With Eating Clean Author Amie Valpone: “How Detoxing Saved My Life” appeared first on Yoga Journal.