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.
Places You’ll Go
meet our new ambassadors Home Free • Brandon Spratt and Lauren Cohen found yoga years ago, and have used the practice to get over major roadblocks. Now they’re embarking on a cross-country journey together to forge new conversations in yoga. Here, they share their inspirational stories.
The Tour COMMUNITY + CONVERSATION • Welcome to Live Be Yoga, every yogi’s ultimate road trip!
Trust Your Truth • Oprah Winfrey believes that living for yourself is honorable not selfish. In her new book, The Path Made Clear: Discovering Your Life’s Direction and Purpose, she shares what she’s learned about setting meaningful intentions, finding your flow, and embodying your most authentic self.
Pack Like a Pro • Yoga teachers weigh in on what they can’t travel without—plus, our favorite must-brings for every adventure.
The Sound of Silence • What happens when a seasoned yoga teacher and meditation practitioner goes on a 10-day silent vipassana meditation retreat? Lauren Eckstrom reports.
Creative Caesar • Yoga teacher Coral Brown can't get enough of local eatery, Oberlin, in Providence, Rhode Island. Here, owner and chef Benjamin Sukle shares his inventive spin on caesar salad.
learn from teacher Schuyler Grant • Schuyler Grant, co-creator of Wanderlust and founder of Kula Yoga Project, shares sequencing strategies for inversions.
Pincha Mayurasana • FEATHERED PEACOCK POSE (AKA FOREARM BALANCE), VARIATION
Keep Your Knees Safe • Exploring how your knees move can lead to a balanced relationship between stability and vulnerability, on and off the mat.
Teaching Moments • The nonprofit Khushi Charitable Society offers free schooling, meals, and health care support to kids from low-income families in Rishikesh, India.
Can’t Stop the Feeling • Embrace life’s pleasures. They have the potential to lead you to the highest of joys: inhabiting your true Self.
TRAVEL EXPLORE AWAKEN
Get Lost • 37 magical, mindful yoga destinations from nearly every continent
Reflections from the Road • Yoga teachers and students share lessons they've learned through traveling.
Finding Drishti • The secret to finding my equilibrium wasn’t in becoming more grounded, it was in the big Pacific Ocean.
Learning to Be Loved in Tulum • I went to Mexico to rejuvenate, detox, and practice yoga with my boyfriend. Turns out, it would also be where I faced my fears about marriage.
Focus On Higher Ideals • A trip to Cuba taught me the importance, and deeper meaning, of Bhakti Yoga and Karma Yoga.
Along for the Ride • Five days across Iceland via horseback forced me to slow down and focus on what was in front of me all along.
Lessons from Ancient Temples • After walking away from a career in banking, one yoga teacher found her footing at Angkor Wat.
A YOGA GUIDE TO INDIA • If making a spiritual journey to the birthplace of yoga is on your bucket list—or, if you’ve been and want to return in a way that feels more authentic and connected—read on. From the must-see places and pilgrimages to top tips on how to stay healthy on the road, here’s what you need to know before you plan your trip.
On the FLY • Air travel is stressful—and can really put a damper on your vacation or business plans. Here, three mini sequences to do at the airport, in your seat, and after your flight to calm your nerves, mitigate tightness, and help you feel grounded.
Ancient Elements • In her new superfood cookbook, Jennifer Iserloh invites readers to transform nature’s most powerful ingredients into...