Summer Essentials for All Your Outdoor Yoga Adventures

Here, 8 Must-Haves to Get You Ready For Some Summer Fun. Beat the heat this summer with these warm weather essentials. Many of these companies are small businesses that use environmentally friendly, ethically-sourced materials so you can be confident that your fit isn’t harming the planet. Head to the beach …

The Science of Stability

How the body finds its footing in balancing poses. Warrior Pose III  We’ve all had those days that we’ve teetered in Tree Pose or tumbled out of a wobbly Warrior III. But even then, we’re still balancing. Good equilibrium helps us with mundane tasks, like carrying sacks of groceries and …

A Libations Meditation for Honoring Black Lives Lost

Sit with Monica Cadena, Yoga Journal’s 2020 Live Be Yoga ambassador, for this sacred practice, called 8:46: A Meditative Libation Honoring the Ancestors. This meditation is 8 minutes and 46 seconds long, representing the time George Floyd was restrained by Minneapolis police. For Black people and people of the Diaspora, …

The Future of Yoga: The Change We Need

We look at what diversity, equity, job security, and teaching could look like in a post-COVID era. This story is part of a series covering the future of yoga during and after the coronavirus pandemic. Here, we take a look at the challenging issues the yoga industry faces. Read more …

Prudence Farrow on The Beatles and the '60s Spiritual Revolution

George Harrison, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, Prudence Farrow, and how ’60s pop music and Hollywood spread Transcendental Meditation to a new audience. When Prudence Farrow heard that John Lennon had written a song about her, she was deeply worried. “The thing about John was that he really was a genius,” said …

Why You Need a Self-Care Routine

It’s worth adding to your already full to-do list. If you’re used to the particular rhythm of your life, however chaotic or calm it may be at the moment, you might wonder why you would need to make time for self-care. In this video, Amina Naru and Pamela Stokes Eggleston, …

11 Tools for Channeling Your Creativity

Invoke the muse with these must-haves for creative projects. Creativity can take many different forms. Whether you’re looking to draw, write, move your body, or optimize your space to improve your thinking process, these tools have got you covered. Got writer’s block? Try an inversion to change your perspective. Want …

What Most People Get Wrong About Self-Care

Hint: It takes more than a massage to create lasting change. The idea of “self-care” is thrown around a lot these days, but what does it really mean? In this video, Amina Naru and Pamela Stokes Eggleston, co-founders of Retreat to Spirit, describe their total mind-body-spirit take on it. They …