Supported Bow Pose. A restorative version of Bow Pose or Dhanuransana a backbend

Yoga is a potent tool we can employ to accept and adapt to the changing circumstances in our lives.

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Yoga, Accessibility and Inclusivity: Yoga Alliance Updates Guidelines

The other day I was talking to a very experienced yoga teacher about the importance of making yoga accessible to people with disabilities. She made an excuse that I’ve heard many other teachers use... Read more
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Study Indicates Yoga Can Prevent Osteoporosis-Related Bone Loss

Osteoporosis is a tremendous health concern for women over 50, causing more than 700,000 spinal fractures and more than 300,000 hip fractures each year in the United States alone. It is well known that weight-... Read more
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Yoga Off the Mat Founder Seane Corn Takes on QAnon Conspiracy Theories

Seane Corn, a popular yoga teacher, author, and wellness influencer from Los Angeles, noticed a disturbing new trend on her social media feeds a few weeks ago: members of the wellness community were posting... Read more
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From Sick Care to Preventive Care: How Yoga Fits into Healthcare

Recently, I’ve been out in Los Angeles, visiting family and friends, hiking, taking yoga classes, and doing a bit of research for my work. One of the things I love about Southern California (in addition to... Read more
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Accessible Yoga Conference Brings Message of Inclusivity to New York City

The mission statement of Accessible Yoga (AY) asserts that the non-profit organization is “advocating for a diverse yoga culture that is inclusive and welcoming.” What better place to nurture inclusivity than... Read more
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Seva in the Military: Yoga as a Path of Continued Service for Veterans

There seems to be a trend among veterans who are introduced to yoga. Step 1 : veteran benefits from yoga; Step 2 : veteran becomes a teacher to share yoga with others. This is no coincidence; it is a... Read more

Remembering a Yoga Legend: Maty Ezraty on Developing Effective Yoga Teaching Skills

The recent news about Maty Ezraty's much-too-early passing was a sad day for the yoga community. Among all the many yoga luminaries we have had the privilege to study with, Maty shone like one of the brightest... Read more
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Daily Life Yoga: How to Practice Every Day

International Day of Yoga was designated by the United Nations in December of 2014 to be celebrated on June 21st every year. International Day of Yoga “aims to raise awareness worldwide of the many benefits of... Read more

New Study: Is One Style of Yoga Better Than Another?

Yoga is becoming increasingly popular, with over 36 million practitioners in the U.S. alone. As the number of people practicing yoga is increasing, so are the number of different yoga styles offered. A single... Read more
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The Accessible Yoga Revolution: Yoga for Everybody

What type of person practices yoga? If you go by the images plastered across magazine covers, television commercials, and online ads, you’d assume that all yogis are young, attractive, limber, lithe, and... Read more