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Alignment Cues Decoded: “Draw Your Shoulder Blades Down”

It’s yoga’s unofficial arms-overhead anthem. But Yoga Physics founder Alexandria Crow is on a mission to ban this widespread cue. Here, she breaks …

Back to Basics: Upward-Facing Dog Breakdown

Even if you could sail through Surya Namaskar in your sleep, we invite you to join us in revisiting the keystones of asana. Unlearn what you know, …

Yoga

Skillful Sequencing: Plan a Chakra-Balancing Yoga Class

YJ LIVE! presenter Rolf Gates walks us through the nuances of designing a seven-part yoga sequence that touches on each of the seven chakras.<p>Yoga …

Leslie Kaminoff: “Asanas Don’t Have Alignment”

Leslie Kaminoff claims you should never say never about a yoga pose and that the key to safely teaching asana is actually shifting the focus to …

19 Yoga Teaching Tips Senior Teachers Want to Give Newbies

We asked 19 senior teachers to share with you the kind of advice that can move you closer to their caliber of talent. You're welcome.The post 19 Yoga …

How to Build a Home Practice

Establishing an independent home practice is a rite of passage for yoga practitioners. It's the point at which you really learn to move at your own …

3 Ways to Make Fire Log Pose Feel Better

<b>Ever try a yoga pose and feel like your body just doesn’t make that shape? Erin Motz (a.k.a. the Bad Yogi) has three ideas to help you rock Fire Log</b> …

Yoga

The Art of Teaching Yoga: 5 Ways to Self-Assess Your Teaching Skills

We are pleased to announce The Art of Teaching Yoga, a mentoring program for registered yoga teachers and our first-ever 3-day workshop. Register now …

Yoga

5 Ways to Creatively Sequence a Yoga Class

Use these tips to stay inspired when creating new sequences for your yoga classes, so you and your students will never get bored.<p>As yoga teachers, we …

Yoga

Kino MacGregor’s 4-Step Get-Your-Handstand Plan

Use these four steps to guide your practice, build inner strength, and nail the coveted pose. Go get it!The post Kino MacGregor’s 4-Step …

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The Art of Teaching Yoga: 5 Things Your Students Wish They Could Tell You

We are pleased to announce The Art of Teaching Yoga, a mentoring program for registered yoga teachers and our first-ever 3-day workshop. Register now …

Teaching

How Rigid Gender Expectations Harm Our Daughters And Sons

Reminder that strict notions of roles harm both women and men, by The Representation Project.<p>Patriarchal notions of manhood don't just harm women, they hurt men. Toxic definitions of masculinity lead to well-documented problems like high rates of gun violence, suicide and sexual violence. That's …

Talking To My Mother About Our Bulimia

The conversation around eating disorders often centers on young girls. As adults still coping with bulimia, for the first time my mom and I talk about our progress, pasts, and enduring anxieties.<p><i>I was 6 years old and 55 pounds the first time I got on a scale and decided that I was unhappy with what</i> …

Modern Dog magazine

Newsbite<p>Brandon McMillan to be Honoured at Global Pet Expo 2018<p>Professional animal trainer, Emmy Award winning television presenter and author, named …

The Power of Touch

You're in a crowded subway car on a Tuesday morning, or perhaps on a city bus. Still-sleepy commuters, lulled by vibrations, remain hushed, yet …