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The Yoga Calm RYT-200 Certification Program provides a solid foundation in the art and science of teaching adult yoga classes, leading to a 200-hour teacher certification and registration with Yoga Alliance as a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT-200). With a unique approach that builds upon our existing Yoga Calm Youth Instructor Certification, the Yoga Calm RYT
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You can still receive the physical and mental benefits of beloved Sun Salutation from a chair. If standing is painful, difficult, or impossible, try this variation of Sun Salutation to feel more you more grounded, balanced, and at home in your body. Bonus: you can do it at your desk for a rejuvenating midday break.
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From a deep dive into psychedelics and spiritual enlightenment to the #metoo movement in the yoga world to the healing effects of yoga in our schools and military, we have rounded up some of our favorite features from the past decade. Pour a cup of tea, grab a blanket, and sink into the sofa to
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Skip the Bali crowd and venture out to this serene Cambodian beach town. iStock.com/tropicalpixsingapore The small province of Kep, on Cambodia’s southwestern tip, is unlike the more populous areas in the country we’re always hearing about. It operates at a slower, quieter pace, and though Cambodia’s economy benefits greatly from tourism, this seaside retreat offers
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2020 not only marks the New Year, but also a new decade. It’s important to start off on the right foot, and what better way to set your intentions than yoga? To help ring in 2020, I thought about what yoga pose embodies and fulfills my intentions for the upcoming year, and reached out to
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Former NFL athlete Derrick “DJ” Townsel has uplifted fans and students with his story. During a recent shoot, YJ asked the international yoga teacher and entrepreneur to share what inspires him. Here, watch his response. Ready to tap into your inner power? Join Derrick “DJ” Townsel—international yoga teacher, former NFL athlete, and entrepreneur—for Yoga for
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Convincing kids to take vitamins and supplements every day is a challenge. Even remembering to convince your kids to take their vitamins can be tough. Adding in a daily probiotic to your supplement regimen has great long-term benefits for the whole family. Gut health affects the whole body’s health, and taking probiotics can help with
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Jivamukti Yoga closes its doors in New York City on December 22. Here, dedicated students share their stories of the iconic studio that changed the helped bring Western yoga into the 21st century. David Life and Sharon Gannon of Jivamukti Yoga Center on the cover of our June 2002 issue  Contents Jivamukti Yoga Teachings How
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Medicine balls are an excellent piece of equipment for use in gyms or at home. There are tons of different uses and movements you can do to build full body strength, rehab from injury, increase your cardio, and much more. No matter your fitness level or goals, there are benefits to adding med-ball use to
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A humble plant with yellow flowers, St. John’s Wort has been used for medicinal purposes as far back as the era of the ancient Greeks. Today, it is used as a natural treatment for depression, menopause symptoms, and various mood issues. If you think this supplement might be right for you, check out three of
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A yoga teacher will often use this phrase during a class, and it would be easy to dismiss this as not necessarily having any substance. But think about this for just a moment – every time I press a key, and type a letter or word in this article, helps determine what comes next. Both
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If you are setting off into 2020 hoping to improve yourself, you are already off on the wrong foot because resolutions are really about self-knowledge, not self-improvement. Here’s why: In spiritual terms, we all reside in a permanent state of perfection. We are already complete, just as we are. There is absolutely nothing to improve
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With his background as a professional football player and Instagram posts showcasing wicked inversions that defy gravity, DJ Townsel says that most people assume he’s a jock. But if they do, he says, they’re (definitely) missing a big part of who he is. While YJ filmed his upcoming program, Yoga for Strength & Flexibility, we sat
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Find out about that new stretch and recovery facilities opening all over the United States. Getting stretched may feel great, but does it really speed up recovery? iStock.com/Cecilie_Arcurs You’ve been there: The thumping beats in your heart-pumping workout class are winding down, your to-do list has come a-knocking, and so you take off, abandoning the
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Donald Ross Moyer, 1939-2019 “In the practice of yoga, as in any other spiritual practice, there are many kinds of awakening. There is the sudden awakening that comes out of the blue and is filled with the wonder of discovery. I remember the burst of joy and sense of liberation I felt after my very
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Is your sticky mat getting too sticky? Give it a good cleaning with one of these sprays. Plus, find out how to make your own. If you’re not cleaning your mat, you run the risk of getting exposure to harmful bacteria that can cause a variety of infections – from staph to Athlete’s Foot. Toss
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You made this list possible. Here are the top 10 most-viewed sequences on yogajournal.com from the past 10 years. Yoga’s popularity continued to explode this past decade, and we’re grateful that you turned to Yoga Journal for advice on developing your own practice. We compiled a list of the top 10 most popular yoga sequences
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Growing up in Opa-locka neighborhood of Miami, Derrick “DJ” Townsel had never even heard of yoga until high school. But it was after several years of playing professional football—and feeling physically, mentally, and emotionally drained—that led him to YouTube, where he typed in “beginners yoga class” and started stretching out his tight shoulder and hips
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Celebrate 2019 with an incredible 21-day challenge dedicated to inspiring self-love and appreciation. The Intention The end of the year can often bring up anxious and regretful thoughts. Many of us have developed clever strategies for avoiding these feelings, by centering this season on the practice of sharing “light and love” with those around us.
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Marie Kondo has become dazzlingly famous for inspiring the world to cut the clutter. It’s true that we could all probably use a little assistance in learning to downsize our closets, but what to do about the ever-increasing load upon our calendars?  Cassidy Nasello, Certified KonMari Consultant, extrapolated her KonMari training to guide her in
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Think Tantra’s ancient spiritual teachings are too outdated for today’s world? Sally Kempton—who leads YJ’s upcoming Tantra 101 course—shares the radical truth at the core of this centuries-old philosophy that makes it so relevant for our time. (Hint: It speaks to freedom, love, and reality.)  Watch also The Tantric Secret to Amplifying the Power of Positive Thinking Want