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3 Simple Steps To Flying Pigeon Pose

I am often asked how I stay strong without always lifting weights. To them I say, try Flying Pigeon (Eka Pada Galvasana). In this challenging yoga...

Todd McCullough
July 30 2015

7 Practices To Help You Conquer Inversions

Inversions have always been a hurdle I needed to overcome not just in my body, but also my mind. Through years of self-exploration, I realized that my...

Andrea Ridgway
July 27 2015

6 Tricks To Practice (And Hold!) A Lotus Handstand (Infographic)

Editor's note: During this year's revitalize event , we caught up with mindbodygreen contributor and founder of Primal Yoga , Liz Arch, and asked her...

Liz Arch
July 26 2015

5 Reasons To Do Downward Dog Every Day

I've been practicing yoga since the mid-80s, and the discovery of Downward Facing Dog (Adho Mukha Svanasana) was both a gift and a revelation to me....

K. Mae Copham
July 25 2015

10 Yoga Moves To Get Your Summer Sweat On

Why is it that all these “get you bikini ready for summer” tips always have to do with getting the perfect beach body or showing off your shoulders in...

Lauren Rudick
July 23 2015

8 Tips To Practice A "Hollow Back" Forearm Stand (Infographic)

Editor's Note: Internationally renowned yoga teacher Kathryn Budig, was a speaker at our revitalize event this year, where she delivered a powerful...

Kathryn Budig
July 22 2015

8 Great Yoga Moves For A Complete Core Workout

In my last post, we worked on the smaller muscles to engage the abdominal wall. This time, we're going to engage the whole body! Here are a few tips...

Rina Jakubowicz
July 17 2015

4 Yoga Moves To Release Tension In Your Neck & Shoulders

Sitting at a desk , staying connected to your phone , commuting back and forth, hauling bags and kids, constantly stressing, and poor sleep quality...

Lauren Imparato
July 16 2015

The Only Four Poses You Need To Nail Your Headstand

There are three main components to headstand: strength, balance, and the elimination of fear. Many practitioners lack the upper body strength to...

Hillary Wright
July 9 2015

3 Steps To Float Your Boat Pose

The core strength required for Boat Pose (Navasana) became much more accessible to me when I started working with a prop. This approach made the pose...

Carol Trevor
July 8 2015

7 Tips To Practice Extended Side Angle Pose (Infographic)

Unlike crazy arm balances and inversions, Extended Side Angle (Utthita Parsvakonasana) is actually harder than it looks. With Warrior II...

Andrea Rice
July 6 2015

Fire Up Your Core With These 7 Yoga Moves

A strong core can help us move through life with more ease and less injury, so that we are more readily available to others. While most people may...

Rina Jakubowicz
July 5 2015

The Only Yoga Pose You Need For Great Sleep

Want better sleep? You might want to try yoga. A Harvard study on insomnia found that people who consistently practiced yoga for just eight weeks...

Hope Knosher
July 2 2015

A Mini-Guide To Dancer's Pose

Editor's note: When yoga rebel Tara Stiles found some time between running her busy Manhattan studio, Strala , and teaching her style of yoga around...

Tara Stiles
June 29 2015

5 Cooling Yoga Poses To Help You Beat The Heat

The heat of summer can often accelerate our mind and heat our bodies. It's important to pay attention to these sensations and incorporate a slower,...

Sarah Barnes
June 26 2015

A Simple Sequence To Open Your Heart To New Possibilities

Today is the Summer Solstice, making it the perfect time to head out into your nearest green space, breathe deep and get your asana on. It's also the...

Sara DiVello
June 21 2015

How To Pop Up In A Handstand (And Actually Hold It There!)

Handstand (Adho Mukha Vrksasana) is one of the most sought after and yet, elusive poses in yoga these days. With over a decade of gymnastics...

Alexandria Crow
June 20 2015

A 10-Pose Yoga Sequence To Balance Your Whole Body

Editor's note: The following is an excerpt a dapted from Yoga for Life: A Journey to Inner Peace and Freedom by Colleen Saidman Yee. Atria Paperback...

Colleen Saidman Yee
June 11 2015

5 Steps To Conquering Crow Pose

Most people who want to do Crow Pose are able to do it on the first or second try with these simple tips, which can help you practice in a safe...

Rina Jakubowicz
June 10 2015

7 Breathing Exercises To Help You Reduce Stress (Infographic)

Whether you're a yogi or not, chances are you're probably active in some way. But if you still find yourself stressed out despite your exercise...

Andrea Rice
June 9 2015