Yoga Medicine®

About Yoga Medicine®

Yoga Medicine is a thorough, anatomically based training system that trains teachers across the globe to work more powerfully with their students. Yoga Medicine is a community of teachers who are trained to understand the function & dysfunction of the human body in order to work more effectively with healthcare practitioners. Yoga Medicine loves to post articles based on yoga teacher's experiences, yoga-related research, the relationship between yoga and healthcare, and much more. We welcome guest submissions as well - please contact to discuss further details.

What These 6 Top Yoga Teachers Look For In A Good Yoga Mat

By Jessica Berlin for Infinity YogaMats. You love yoga! Maybe you’ve just recently discovered yoga and how amazing it makes you feel. Or, maybe you’ve been practicing for years, and you tell everyone you know about your favorite yoga classes nearby. Wherever you are on the yoga spectrum, you need a yoga mat. There used to only [...]

By | 2018-10-12T14:47:29+00:00 October 12th, 2018|

27 Mind-Blowing Inversions From Rockstar Yogis

By MindBodyGreen. Here at MBG we love yoga and we love going upside down! We know how difficult it can be to invert, and how great it can feel when you finally get the strength, grace, and confidence to balance in a headstand. So we reached out to some of the best yogis in the world [...]

By | 2018-10-03T19:21:48+00:00 September 23rd, 2018|

20 Best Health & Fitness Influencers Of 2018

By Namita Nayyar for Women Fitness. Social media has blasted all over our screens in the past few years, and now more than ever people are coming out, sharing their journeys and inspiring others.  With so many health & fitness influencers working day and night to bring to you the best of workouts, diet and [...]

By | 2018-10-05T14:13:28+00:00 October 2nd, 2018|

5 Poses That Introduce Traditional Chinese Medicine to Your Practice

By Jeremy Falk & Aris Seaberg for Yoga Journal. Live Be Yoga ambassadors Jeremy Falk and Aris Seaberg are on a road trip across the country to share real talk with master teachers, explore innovative classes, and so much more—all to illuminate what's in store for the future of yoga. Follow the tour and get the latest [...]

By | 2018-09-05T19:33:16+00:00 August 29th, 2018|

Asanas for Fall

by Dezza Pastor for Yoga Medicine®. For many in the Northern Hemisphere, we have stepped into the threshold of the autumn season. We notice the days getting shorter and feel the nip the air. In time, the trees will dazzle us with their brilliant show of colors before turning in for the sleep of winter. [...]

By | 2018-10-16T16:04:36+00:00 October 16th, 2018|

6 Meditation Styles to Match Your Personality

by Jennifer Purdie for MyFitnessPal Blog. Many shun meditation because they find it intimidating or too woo-woo. However, even a minor effort on your part yields positive results. It’s possible to meditate for as little as 3 minutes per day and notice a difference. It’s important to find a practice that suits your personality best. “Remember, there is [...]

By | 2018-10-03T14:52:08+00:00 August 19th, 2018|

Exploring Myofascial Release Techniques for Injuries

By Lisa Muehlenbein, Yoga Medicine® Teacher. Robert W. Service said, “It isn’t the mountain ahead that wears you out; it’s the grain of sand in your shoe.”  For me, as a yoga teacher, it wasn’t necessarily a grain of sand, but rather a bone spur in my acromio-clavicular joint that felt like the thorn embedding itself [...]

By | 2018-04-05T21:00:32+00:00 April 5th, 2018|

Free Tension in the Upper Body

By Shannon Stephens, Yoga Medicine® Teacher. In this article, Shannon identifies key trigger points in the trapezius, pecs, and rhomboids, and explains how you can address pain and tightness with a blend of myofascial release and Yin yoga. Techniques, poses, and tips provided to release areas prone to tension. We all carry tension and stress in [...]

By | 2018-03-29T17:28:23+00:00 March 29th, 2018|