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.
Are We Having Fun Yet? Yes!
What community mean to you • Whether you practice online or in person, you’re surrounded by community. Here are some of the ways our members experience—and appreciate—the support of others.
24 ways to soothe sore muscles • Whether we’re hitting the links, swimming laps, or cultivating our gardens, we often move more in summer. We asked experts to share their best ideas for preventing aches, pain, and stiffness.
Advice for leading class outdoors • What to do when flying Frisbees, crying babies, or barking dogs disrupt your class
Teaching yoga with Downs syndrome • A Down syndrome diagnosis set this family on a path to make yoga accessible to everyone.
Multitasking skin-care products • Each of these planet-saving products fulfills more than one purpose, allowing you to save money, reduce waste, and add some precious moments back into your day.
Summer side dishes • When you don’t have the luxury of time, go easy on yourself. Choose side dishes that are straightforward and fail-safe and bring an easy elegance to your table.
Small businesses, big impacts • Supporting small businesses—preferably ones that create workplace diversity as well as quality products—is one more way to practice yoga.
Charlotte Nguyen on well-being • A life-path guide brings ancient practices to the modern day.
How to align with your dharma • Ayurveda can explain so much more than what’s out of balance.
Chakra balancing for skeptics • The experience helped me make peace with things that can’t be explained.
How to let go of the outcome • Doing yoga without attachment to the outcome can bring unexpected gifts.
Hearing the voice of self-care • How to discern what really matters.
A Buddist approach to equanimity • A heart practice for setting boundaries and finding balance
Be kind to your spine • Your vertebral column is a series of complex, interconnecting parts that support your every movement. Here’s how to keep it safe.
7 ways to strengthen your shoulders • Practice these for better posture and more stable inversions.
A 20-minute sequence for busy days • Yes, you can experience a complete—and challenging—home practice in less than an hour.
12 WAYS TO USE BLOCKS • The beauty of blocks? They not only meet you where you are in your practice, they take you beyond where you ever thought you could go.
THE FUTURE OF YOGA • Yoga has been evolving for thousands of years—from a mind-and-body spiritual practice to a billion-dollar “lifestyle” practice. What’s next? We asked futurists, teachers, and thinkers what to expect in the next decade and beyond.
ARE WE HAVING FUN YET? • BRING PLAY BACK into YOUR PRACTICE with THREE STYLES of YOGA THAT CAN GET YOU OUT of YOUR HEAD AND BRING a SMILE to YOUR FACE.
THE SCIENCE OF AWE • THOSE MOMENTS IN LIFE THAT STOP YOU IN YOUR TRACKS IN ASTONISHMENT? RESEARCH SAYS EXPERIENCING MORE OF THEM CAN CHANGE YOUR LIFE.
A SELECTION OF YOGA PRODUCTS + EVENTS
BLESSING THE BOATS • TEACHERS SHARE THE WORKS THEY READ AT THE END OF CLASS