If you’ve heard of goat yoga, it’s time to level up and try horseback yoga

December 12, 2019 at 11:00PM by CWC Yoga’s cool and all, but imagine doing it on top of a horse. If you’re thinking, ‘Huh?’ rest assured that horseback yoga is indeed a thing (as it goat yoga and puppy yoga, ICYMI). Think of it as a mix between the two wellness modalities of yoga and … Continue reading If you’ve heard of goat yoga, it’s time to level up and try horseback yoga

It’s been 5,000 years, but yoga just can’t be stopped

December 03, 2019 at 06:00PM by CWC Every yoga class shares a guiding principle: Listen to your body. And clearly, there’s something to this golden rule that resonates with yogis, because it’s been 5,000 years since the practice’s inception, and it has a larger following than ever before. The number of American yogis rose by … Continue reading It’s been 5,000 years, but yoga just can’t be stopped

While traveling, yoga helps me find community—anywhere in the world

December 01, 2019 at 12:00AM by CWC I embarked on a yearlong travel adventure with my husband back in May. While our mutual dominant feeling about this was that of excitement, we certainly harbored bits of nervousness that weren’t of the happiness variety. For example, we were worried about the lack of routine and distance … Continue reading While traveling, yoga helps me find community—anywhere in the world

I’m a yoga teacher, and these are the best back stretches for your spine

November 25, 2019 at 09:27PM by CWC If there’s one part of your body that you’re kind of a bully to without even realizing it, it’s your spine. All that slouching eventually causes pain and increases your risk for injury. Perhaps more so than other parts of your body, taking the time to stretch your … Continue reading I’m a yoga teacher, and these are the best back stretches for your spine

How this entrepreneur is making yoga more inclusive—one practice at a time

November 21, 2019 at 02:30PM by CWC https://content.jwplatform.com/players/RncmeiuV-AjgxWzQ7.js Meet Wellness Collective, our immersive curriculum with Athleta that hooks you up with actionable advice from the smartest experts and brand founders in wellness right now. Get the goods at our monthly event series in New York City, plus our online one-month wellness plans.  When you enter a yoga or meditation session, … Continue reading How this entrepreneur is making yoga more inclusive—one practice at a time

5 powerful ways the mental benefits of yoga challenge the physical, according to science

November 18, 2019 at 09:29PM by CWC Yoga boasts an impressive 5,000-year track record. As the most popular workout in the world, the benefits of yoga include fast tracking digestion, tapping into big emotions, and making you strong from head to heart to toes. In the 21st century, scientific research is confirming long-held beliefs about … Continue reading 5 powerful ways the mental benefits of yoga challenge the physical, according to science

“Cardio yoga” will hands down give you the best full-body sweat you can ask for

November 12, 2019 at 05:00PM by CWC When I hear someone complain that they “hate yoga” because it’s “boring” and “not a good enough workout,” I can’t help but get annoyed. Because clearly, they aren’t going to the right yoga classes. Not only can yoga double as a serious strength training workout (especially for your … Continue reading “Cardio yoga” will hands down give you the best full-body sweat you can ask for

What it actually means to ‘close your rib cage’—in yoga and beyond

November 10, 2019 at 12:00AM by CWC No one ever really masters a yoga pose. Even the greats still make tiny tweaks to strengthen their practices, and for many, learning how to close the rib cage is one of those. Despite consistent cues from instructors, it’s not always so easy in practice. Tucking in your … Continue reading What it actually means to ‘close your rib cage’—in yoga and beyond

5 strength-building yoga poses that are also full-body stretches in disguise

November 05, 2019 at 08:37PM by CWC Your favorite yoga pose says a lot about your preferred kinds of movement. Love forward fold? You must find freedom in flexibility. Can’t get enough of chair pose? You’re all about strength. Some asanas have singular purposes, it’s true. But plenty of poses work double-duty to strengthen and lengthen … Continue reading 5 strength-building yoga poses that are also full-body stretches in disguise

4 lessons you can learn from yoga to propel you to career success

November 05, 2019 at 04:30AM by CWC Meet Wellness Collective, our new, immersive curriculum with Athleta that hooks you up with actionable advice from the smartest experts and brand founders in wellness right now. Get the goods at our monthly event series in New York City, plus our online one-month wellness plans. Here, Yoga Foster founder … Continue reading 4 lessons you can learn from yoga to propel you to career success