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.
The Yoga Teacher Supplement Guide • Holding space, assisting, and maintaining a practice can keep yoga teachers in constant motion. Here, five professionals fill us in on the herbs and formulas that keep them feeling great, even on their busiest days.
In the Pink
Ayurvedic Bliss • What really happens when you eat according to the seasons and down ghee straight from the jar every morning? Yoga Journal’s digital strategist, Samantha Trueheart, reports.
Vegan Comfort Food • Ashtanga Yoga teacher Kino MacGregor, founder of Omstars, loves to share a plate of edamame cakes when dining at vegetarian gastropub Soul Tavern in her home city of Miami Beach.
Tools for Change • Transformation Yoga Project leads trauma-informed yoga and mindfulness classes in Philadelphia addiction treatment centers and prisons.
Hard Healings • In her new book, On Being Human: A Memoir of Waking Up, Living Real, and Listening Hard, yoga teacher Jennifer Pastiloff examines how facing loss, grief, and vulnerability allowed her to find endless love, self-acceptance, and wild happiness.
Back Care Basics • Don’t miss these strategies for supporting spinal health and keeping pain at bay.
Gary Kraftsow • The founder of the American Viniyoga Institute shares insight on Viniyoga practices and a sequence for helping to manage addictive behavior.
Quantum Leap • True transformation is a radical process. Here's how to navigate the shift gracefully.
Conquering Cancer • A VOLUNTEER YOGA PROGRAM AT RADY CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL IN SAN DIEGO IS BETTERING THE LIVES OF ITS ONCOLOGY KIDS.
Get Up the Nerve • YOUR YOGA PRACTICE CAN BE A THERAPEUTIC TOOL FOR PAIN MANAGEMENT AND PREVENTION. TRY THIS GENTLE SEQUENCE TO TARGET YOUR NERVES AND PROTECT THEIR SIGNALING POWERS.
Yoga for Diabetes • USE THIS SEQUENCE TO FIND REFUGE FROM THE CLUTCHES OF CHRONIC ILLNESS.
Brave Face • CONFRONT YOUR FEARS HEAD ON. THIS YOGA SEQUENCE WILL HELP UNLEASH YOUR INNER WARRIOR.
Ready, Aim, Fire • FIND BLISS THROUGH AYURVEDIC PSYCHOLOGY (NOT TWO-DAY SHIPPING OR INSTAGRAM LIKES).
Yoga Transformed Me • We asked readers to share stories of how yoga has impacted their lives. The response was overwhelming, to say the least. From helping to ease depression and suicidal thoughts to ameliorating physical pain, yoga has, without a doubt, the power to change lives. Here, five standout stories of recovery and renewel.
Om on the Road • HOW A VIOLA PLAYER FOR ADELE, PANIC! AT THE DISCO, AND ARIANA GRANDE BRINGS YOGA ON TOUR TO AVOID INJURY AND STAY ROOTED, BALANCED, AND CALM.
Practice Safely • Yoga mats are not injury-free zones. Here, we look at a YJ interview from 2013 that is still relevant today. Four respected yogis weigh in on why we get hurt, how to avoid it, and the valuable lessons we can learn from pain.
The Truth about Trauma • Yoga therapist and psychologist Gail Parker, PhD, applies restorative practices in an innovative way to help people heal from racial wounds.
The Last Word