Yoga

I thought designing a yoga series for newbies would be cake, but it's proven to be a challenge.
Surya namaskar is a foundational element of your yoga practice, and it's more than exercise.
Rules of alignment have a place in helping us learn, but your body still holds the answers.
Harness the ancient concept of the kriyavati to bring new energy to your mat.
These are the most important concepts I have learned in my yoga training.
Relearn how to stand properly for a deep-rooted positive impact on the spine and joints.
Pratyahara, or disengagement from the senses, is an aspect of yoga we often forget, but it can bring your practice to the next level.
If you have a yoga lover in your life, I guarantee he or she would be thrilled to find these gifts under the tree.
Science shows us the myriad benefits of adding hot yoga to your routine.
Follow in the steps of the great yoga sages and learn how to go beyond the physical realm of your own practice.
Squeezing the gluteal muscles in a backbend or not squeezing them all might not even be an option. Here's why.
Twists have numerous benefits for spinal alignment and digestive health when they are done correctly.
What does Om really mean, anyway? Is it a Sanskrit symbol to worship? What is it and how is it relevant to our yoga practice?
When done correctly, backbends are a great tool to unwind from a day of desk work. Here's the yoga perspective.
Billions of dollars are spent on yoga-related merchandise each year. But do we know what it really is?
"Push." "Pull." "Spread." "Flex." "Tense." Just a few of the words you should never use in yoga class.
Once you feel the benefits of conscious breathing, you will crave them and come back for more.
If you’re considering a yoga teacher training program but aren’t sure what it’s like or what work it entails, I’m writing these journals for you.