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.
Where Will Your Journey Take You?
Letting Your Body Be • One embodiment coach suggests a new way to think about and relate to your body.
Have Yoga, Will Travel • A yoga practice can inspire you to explore a new studio, take an expedition to the other side of the world, or travel deeper within. Here are some of our members’ most unforgettable yoga journeys.
There's A Patch For That • Those childhood days of covering your skin in stickers are back—except now you’re correcting blemishes, smoothing fine lines, even brightening dark circles.
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.
Volunteer Your Talents • Your skills are even more valuable than your money. Here are 15 ways to share them with those in need.
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.
Super Bowls • So long, salad greens! Hummus makes a quick, versatile, protein-packed base for toppings. Say hello to your latest lunch fix.
Pack Your Bags • You have your ticket, passport, phone (and charger), but what about the other travel essentials? Here’s what our contributors refuse to leave home without.
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.
When It Feels Like Everything Is Out Of Balance • It might be time to look at all three doshas.
I'm a Survivor • How yoga served me on the set of a reality TV competition.
The Healthy Habit of Sauca • How cultivating cleanliness—inside and out—can bring you peace of mind.
Self-Nurturing Through Nature • Secrets from a self-care sanctuary to help you find balance.
7 Poses To Ease Tight Hips • When this joint moves smoothly, your practice and everyday function improve.
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 Gentler Approach To Ashtanga • Yoga teacher Pranidhi Varshney sets aside the conventional emphasis on perfection and instead values progress of a different sort.
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.
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.
Broaden Your World View • 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.
The Power of Sound
The Chakra Less Traveled • When a good night’s sleep or particularly powerful yoga session doesn’t inspire the renewal you’re craving, your energy centers may be out of whack. The power of a well-curated travel experience may be just the antidote.
Sunflower Sutra • TEACHERS SHARE WORKS THEY READ AT THE END OF CLASS