Is yoga good for you? Here's what the science actually says.
The science of yoga's health benefits and harms, explained.
Why is Yoga So Good for You?
We share 8 reasons why yoga is so good for you, from increasing your flexibility to helping you lose weight. Plus our top 10 luxury yoga holidays.
How Yoga Changes the Brain
The ancient practice promotes growth in brain regions for self-awareness
LOOK: How Yoga Changes Your Body, Starting The Day You Begin
The Eastern practice of yoga has become a modern-day symbol of peace, serenity and well-being in the West. More than 20 million Americans practice yoga, ...
Why Yoga Is So Much More Than Just Stretching
Share on I live in the yoga hub of San Francisco, where it seems nearly everyone in the city is toting a mat and heading to their next vinyasa. Still, I am always amazed at how often I hear that yoga is just stretching, that it’s not a full-body workout or worse, that yoga is boring. The truth is that yoga is anything you want it to be. There is A LOT of stretching in yoga, but... From an anatomy standpoint, what's really…
How to Do Computer Yoga
Are your muscles tense right now? Try taking a little break. Computer yoga will help to resolve that tension. You can try yoga poses where you stay seated at your desk, or do a few that are a bit more active. You can also add some...
How Yoga Can Wreck Your Body
Popped ribs, brain injuries, blinding pain. Are the healing rewards worth the risks?
10 Yoga Exercises for Seniors
Yoga helps combat the effects of stress, fatigue and pain for people of all ages, and in seniors it can improve core strength and balance, reducing the risk of fall-related injuries. Which exercises are best for seniors' health?
Yoga for the Aging Body: Seven Tips
It’s not always easy to start doing yoga—or return to it after a hiatus—if you’re on the older side. Kripalu Yoga teacher Angelena Craig, a "young octogenarian," offers her wisdom.
What Yoga is Not.
As someone who tries their best to move through this world with some measure of awareness of my own thoughts and words, as well as others’ words, I have been witness to the ways that we're all so ha...
Top five Benefits of Yoga for Teens
Yoga allows teens to relax and unwind, and help the task of becoming an adult. Here are the top five benefits of yoga for teens: 1. Overcoming fear and finding confidence, 2. Promoting health during crucial development...
Yoga Etiquette: 5 Rules You Need to Know
Do you pop up into Handstand when everyone else is in Warrior II? Sneak glances at your cell phone during Chaturanga Dandasana? Sounds like your yoga etiquette may be out of alignment. Here are 5 rules of decorum to follow, and why.
What Style of Yoga is Best for Your Health?
New research compares yoga to find out which style improves your health.
Yoga Poses to Prevent the Top Sports Injuries
From back pain to wrist problems, as an athlete you are faced with possible injuries. Learn how you can prevent injuries with these yoga poses.
Yoga Vs. Pilates… What is The Difference?
We all know that Pilates and Yoga can do our bodies good, the problem is that they are almost always coupled together in the same sentence. This could be because they are both “journey”…
How Yoga Can Improve Your Stress Management
Yoga involves a combination of many stress management techniques in one. Learn the benefits of yoga for stress relief and overall health.
What the Yoga?
What The Yoga?Yoga is weird, and sometimes you can't help but ask yourself, what the heck am I doing right now? On Sunday, March
How Yoga/pilates/Fitness can wreck your body.
How Yoga Can Wreck your Body in New York Times There is a wonderful article this week in the New York Times about yoga. There is also a bigger issue to address. A lot of students think pushing ha…
Yoga Ink: Top yogis show us their tats
We asked inked instructors from Los Angeles to London to share the meanings behind their very special yoga-inspired tattoos.
How Senior Citizens Can Enjoy Yoga in Their Golden Years
Yoga is for everyone, including seniors. Yoga has proven benefits for your health and quality of life as you age. Here's how to get started.