Yoga

Breast cancer patients and survivors have been practicing yoga as a form of complementary alternative medicine (CAM) for years. Recent research suggests that yoga can improve their lives both during and after treatment.

In April 2012, a...

It’s 8:55 a.m. and the subway from Brooklyn into Manhattan is paused on the bridge. I’m late for yoga class, a not so unfamiliar feeling, but this morning I don’t want to be late.

I’m attending class with a teacher I’ve “known” for years,...

In 2006, Rodney and I had the privilege of taking a few classes with B.K.S. Iyengar. When it came time for headstand, I informed the yoga master that I didn’t do...

Yoga teacher Carol Horton writes about her experience attending the third annual Yoga Service Conference (YSC), copresented by Omega and the Yoga Service Council, in the July/August issue of ...

"Sometimes your only available transportation is a leap of faith."—Margaret Shepard

This classic quote is inscribed on the cover of my two-year-old journal, which has chronicled my many interesting and often comical leaps of faith. The...

If you’ve experienced the benefits of yoga firsthand, you may be inspired to share it with the children in your life. After all,...

If you’re craving a deeper connection to yourself and the divine, one way to cultivate it is through a daily spiritual practice. In the yoga tradition, the Sanskrit term for this kind of spiritual practice is sadhana—and its benefits are worth...

Yoga and other mindfulness practices have been the subject of an increasing amount of research as they have become more popular in the West. For example, science now supports many of the benefits traditionally associated with yoga practice,...

Rob: What originally motivated you to do this work? Has that motivation changed over time?

Jennifer: My initial motivation came from a sense of gratitude for how yoga helped me during some of the most...

As you prepare for a yoga retreat, here are some essentials you'll want to consider—for your body, mind, and spirit.

For Your Mind & Spirit

  • Bring an open mind. You may try poses or...

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