Unlike many other physical activities that can be hard on your body, Yoga is a great choice that can make a positive difference in your physical and mental health, plus your spiritual and social well-being.

Yoga can help improve flexibility and ease some of the stress from your daily life. Yoga also been associated with increased longevity, lower anxiety, improved memory and improved athletic performance.

- When You're Stressed, Try 2 Breathing Techniques From Yoga Instructor Juliana Spicoluk Courtesy of Martina Gebarovska There are a few practices that Juliana Spicoluk, cocreator of the Boho Beautiful wellness and lifestyle brand, does for stress relief. "Finding time for yourself, disconnecting from the external world, and reconnecting with what's inside yourself is one of the best ways to help cope with any anxiety or stress," she told POPSUGAR. Three main things come to mind: yoga, meditation, and breathing techniques. Pranayama, or the act of controlling one's breath, Spicoluk said, is so ... [Read More]


- How to Use Yoga to Combat Brain Fog (Because Yes, It Helps With That Too) Brain fog can happen to anyone—especially in the middle of a pandemic. Eating the right nutrients and getting proper sleep can help. Or, for a more active solution, you can turn to your yoga mat, because doing yoga to help clear brain fog can make for smooth-sailing days ahead. Practicing yoga has a long list of benefits for your brain , including reduced anxiety and improved memory. But engaging in a series of asanas also works to combat a fuzzy mind in a couple of ways. "Yoga helps to alleviate brain fog, or improve ... [Read More]

- Meditating can be tough if you don’t know where to start. Here are some things that can help you. We are living in anxious times, making meditation one of the surest and most efficient ways of obtaining some much needed calm. The problem with meditating is that it’s kind of hard. For some reason, sitting still and trying to stop your mind from drifting all over the place is not easy, especially if you’re anxious or surrounded by stressors. For beginners, it’s important to remember that meditation can look like anything. It’s something that depends largely on the person who is doing ... [Read More]

- This Yoga Flow Makes Even the Most Unbendy People More Flexible One of the most common misconceptions about yoga is that you have to be incredibly flexibility to enjoy it. And, yes, that’s due in part to all the bendy poses yogis post on Instagram. In reality, you definitely don’t have to be able to touch your toes in order to reap the benefits of yoga. Although, after doing this flow over and over again, there’s a good chance you’ll be touching them anyway. In the latest episode of Good Moves ,  Traci Copeland , a yoga instructor and Nike Master Trainer, offers a quick yoga flow for ... [Read More]

- Juliana Spicoluk From Boho Beautiful Has a Go-To Yoga Pose For Stress Built Up in the Body Juliana Spicoluk knows that the stress of everyday life can manifest in physical ways — and she's a pro at relieving the body of that burden through yoga. The cocreator of the Boho Beautiful brand, whose YouTube channel has over 1.5 million subscribers, is a certified yoga and Pilates teacher with lessons you can check out on that YouTube page or on Patreon (where she and her husband, Mark, currently offer weekly full-length livestream yoga classes). Due to a back injury from rhythmic gymnastics, ... [Read More]


- Did you know you can "tone" your face muscles? It's true: In the hunt for youthful and healthy-looking skin, many swear by a daily face yoga practice to carve the cheekbones, similar to how a round of squats can strengthen those glutes. Plus, the exercise can give you a plump, radiant complexion, to boot; picture that post-workout glow, only it lingers way longer than your typical hot yoga class.  It sounds too good to pass up. That's why we tapped Fumiko Takatsu , face yoga instructor and founder of the Face Yoga Method , to break down all the details of the facial exercise (plus, a few ... [Read More]

- With long and sunny days ahead, equip yourself for a relaxing outdoor practice, whether you choose to hit the beach or venture out into your yard. Tired of looking at the same wall during your at-home practice? Bring your yoga session outside for some much-needed, but still socially distant relief. With chirping birds and cooling summer breezes guiding you through your sequence, you can create your own outdoor yoga oasis in your backyard or local park or open space. Best Outdoor Yoga Mat Responsibly produced with sustainable products, this mat is made for those who are on-the-go. Its ultra ... [Read More]