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.
The joy of eating
Soul asylum • Sally Kempton shows us how to establish a place of refuge, so we can weather even the toughest times—mindfully.
On-the-go eats • Stash these snacks in your yoga bag for when you need a quick bite.
Foodie retreats • Go for the yoga, the views, and the amazing meals.
Blend ambition • Start your day on the right note with this smoothie from Amy Ippoliti, cofounder of 90 Monkeys training programs for teachers.
Dial in your diet • Yogis are always experimenting with cleaner and healthier ways to eat. Whether you’re thinking about trying something new or already following a popular yogi diet (think vegan, paleo, macrobiotic, or ketogenic), these little tweaks to your meal plan can mean big results for boosting energy, mental clarity, and well-being.
Embodying the sutra • As interpreted by Lucienne Vidah
How to move from Marichyasana I to Akarna Dhanurasana I
Should we cue muscular engagement? • Telling yogis to “engage,” “activate,” or “turn on” certain muscles may actually do more harm than good. Here’s what research says about what to cue instead.
A sequence to help kids feel brave
The tao of Yin • Want to find more balance in your yoga practice and your life? Do you feel like all of your practices—whether on the mat, at work, or at home—could use a refresh? why Yin Yoga may be the answer.
Unapologetically, Kathyrn Budig • The ups and downs of yogalebrity are not lost on this complicated, creative soul. Here, she shares insight on where she’s been in her yoga career, where’s she headed, and how she’s dealt with accolades and admonition.
The evolution of a yogi
Nom nom • Flavor meets flexibility in Kathryn’s new YogaGlo series, Better Than Takeout. Try a taste.
The art of the pivot • Expert advice that’ll help you navigate change with grace.
This is my practice • Go-Go’s frontwoman Belinda Carlisle says chanting and Kundalini Yoga are what helped her discover her true voice. Here, the multiplatinum pop icon opens up about her morning ritual—and how yoga inspires creativity in her career and everyday life.