Yoga

Yoga spans the body and mind as a holistic fitness routine. Learn about the benefits, forms and types of this ancient practice.

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During this time of social distancing and isolation, many hot yoga aficionados are craving the heat of the hot yoga studio, but our experts say you can create that heat at home.

By Michelle Konstantinovsky

The ubiquitous and beautiful Sanskrit word has meaning beyond the mat.

By Michelle Konstantinovsky

Hot yoga may not be as beneficial as once thought, a new study suggests.

By Robert Lamb

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The U.N. has proclaimed June 21, 2021, the International Day of Yoga. With that in mind, we look at how emotions can get the best of you when you're in corpse pose.

By Julia Layton

If you've been in a gym for a while, chances are you've spied yoga and Pilates enthusiasts walking around sporting lean bodies and holding rolled-up mats. But the two routines are quite different.

By Alia Hoyt

Yoga doesn't always involve a mat. AntiGravity yoga, also known as aerial or flying yoga, uses a hammock to help you stretch and strengthen your body.

By Amanda MacMillan

In yoga, breathing is as important as the proper posture. Learn about important breathing exercises and how they better your yoga practice.

By Amanda MacMillan

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Yoga can provide health big benefits for men. Learn all the amazing ways that yoga benefits men and why even professional athletes do downward dog

By Amanda MacMillan

Back pain affects more than 26 million Americans, and yoga may help. Follow our expert-approved ways to use yoga to get low back pain relief.

By Amanda MacMillan

It may not burn as many calories as running, but yoga can help with weight loss. See which yoga poses and positions can complement your weight loss goals

By Amanda MacMillan

If you're trying to lose weight, yoga may help...just not in the way you think. Learn how yoga can help blast belly fat and take off unwanted pounds.

By Amanda MacMillan

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Kundalini yoga, like other forms of yoga, focuses on breath and postures but emphasizes hand gestures and chanted mantras. See if Kundalini yoga is for you

By Amanda MacMillan

More meditation than yoga, Sahaja yoga teaches self awareness through guided meditation.

By Amanda MacMillan

Will exercising the muscles in your face help you stay wrinkle-free?

By Amanda MacMillan

What's hatha yoga? See if this type of yoga is right for you.

By Amanda MacMillan

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Iyengar yoga is a challenging form of yoga that focuses on precision.

By Amanda MacMillan

Ratha yoga is a complete mind-body experience. Learn how a typical class works!

By Amanda MacMillan

CorePower yoga is the newest style of yoga that tones and tightens while give you peace of mind.

By Amanda MacMillan

Become a yogi with the simple poses, or asanas, that promote flexibility and strength.

By Amanda MacMillan

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Ashtanga yoga puts your mind to work just as much as your body.

By Amanda MacMillan

Bikram yoga takes your yoga practice to new heights, or at least high temperatures, with a challenging 90-minute class.

By Amanda MacMillan

Yoga helps combat the effects of stress, fatigue and pain for people of all ages, and in seniors it can improve core strength and balance, reducing the risk of fall-related injuries. Which exercises are best for seniors' health?

By Jill Jaracz

Yoga can be a spiritual experience, but most people who explore yoga actually discover that it strengthens and deepens their own faith. Learn about the ties between yoga and religion.

By the editors of PureHealthMD