How to Sleep Better With Yoga Nidra

Sleep is mysterious. For some, the mystery is wondering what's really going on in our minds when we slip into dream world. For others, it’s a mystery figuring out how to get enough or how to fall asleep in the first place. Enter: Yoga nidra. Or...

Returning to the Mat: How Yoga Heals

Photo by Chris Eckert   There’s a Rumi poem that begins: “Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing, there is a field. I’ll meet you there.” I’m pretty sure that, there in that field you will find a yoga festival taking place.   Yoga defined the first eight years...

Yoga Makes You Happier, According To Science

  Yoga is one of those things that, like pineapple on pizza, people either consider gospel or strongly dislike. But mounting evidence suggests we should fall into the former camp on this one, at least a couple of days a week.   Four new studies were presented at...

Riding the Waves of Life

  Legendary waterman Gerry Lopez explores the deep connections between surfing, yoga, and living.   Gerry Lopez began riding waves at the age of 10. In his native Hawaii, the ocean was his backyard, so surfing was a natural fit.   In the years since, Lopez, now 69, has become...

Tao Porchon-Lynch Shares 7 Secrets to Aging Gracefully

The best part? You can incorporate all of these insights into your own daily practices, starting today. Robert Sturman Tao Porchon-Lynch just turned 100. Here’s am inside look at how the oldest living yogi lives.    Secret No. 1: Wake up before the sun. “I wake up before the...