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A Workout That's Good For Your Sex Life & More

How often do you truly let your husband hold you? I’m not talking about a hug when you walk in the door, but a life-or-death hold you up kinda moment.

Christine Egan
August 20 2015

The Only Yoga Moves You Need To Feel Great, Fast

Editor's Note: By now we're all familiar with the many mental and physical benefits of a regular yoga practice. According to a study published in the...

Tara Stiles
August 14 2015

6 Signs You're Practicing (But Not Living) The Yoga Lifestyle

As Western yoga practitioners, it is so easy for our priorities to slip and our practices to become more about materialism than holistic well-being...

Jessamyn Stanley
August 14 2015

Why "Alignment" In Yoga Is Overrated

I’ve been thinking about the concept of alignment lately, how it’s understood and used in teaching and practicing yoga. Some examples of how people...

Sam Berlind
August 14 2015

The World's Oldest Yoga Teacher Turns 97 Today: Happy Birthday, Tao!

Today at 97-years-old, Tao Porchon-Lynch is the world's oldest living yoga teacher, recognized by the Guinness World Records since 2012. The former...

Robert Sturman
August 13 2015

How To Practice Side Plank B & Actually Grab Your Foot (Infographic)

Side Plank B (Vasisthasana B) is one of my favorite (yet sneakily challenging) arm balances. It requires incredible strength and stable flexibility —...

Alexandria Crow
July 31 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

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

Transform Your Mood In 2 Minutes With This Simple Breathing Practice

The Three Part Breath (Deergha Swasam), is a wonderful tool that you can add to your ever-expanding repertoire of mindfulness techniques. Use it to...

Jackie Kinealy
July 25 2015

5 Yoga Poses To Open Your Throat Chakra + Express Your Truth

The Throat Chakra (Vishuddha) is the fifth of the seven energy centers within the subtle body, associated with communication and consciousness, and...

A 92-Year-Old Yogi Shares Her Secrets To Happiness & Longevity

Three careers and a lifetime, that’s how long it’s taken to be where I am today. To know who I am and actually like who I am. It takes dedication,...

Phyllis Sues
July 23 2015

7 Ways Yoga Can Help You Through Heartbreak

Months back, my best friend, the man who I thought was “my person” broke up with me. The news hit me one night, over a home-cooked meal when I asked,...

Corinne Dobbas
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!

Rina Jakubowicz
July 17 2015

12 Rockstar Yogis Who Are Leading The Body-Positive Movement

Women have historically borne the brunt of body shaming by mass media, but the topic of body image is actually universal; encompassing all shapes and...

Andrea Rice
July 15 2015

I'm A Little Person And I Teach Yoga. Here's What My Life Is Like

When I was four years old my mother took me to see The Nutcracker. I was instantly captivated by the beautiful movement of the dancers, so I begged to...

Danielle Beaupré
July 13 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

Yoga In Central Park: 25 Photos That Capture The Magic Of NYC

I love working in Central Park when I'm in New York. Each time I visit, the landscape is dramatically different. In the spring, the skies were a vivid...

Robert Sturman
June 28 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

21 Badass Yogis Around The World (Happy International Day Of Yoga!)

There's a lot to celebrate today. It's the longest day of the year, it's Father's Day, and it's the inaugural International Day of Yoga.

Andrea Rice
June 21 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