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 | 2018-10-29T18:07:36+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 achieve your first inversion pose, 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 [...]

By | 2018-10-29T18:23:13+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 | 2018-10-29T21:24:57+00:00 October 2nd, 2018|

The 6 Best Meditation Apps For 2018

By Caroline Shannon-Karasik for Women's Health Online. For something that's supposed to mellow you out and leave you feeling refreshed, meditation can be kind of stressful sometimes: How do I do it? When should I do it? And for how long? Before long, you've given up on meditating and put on yet another episode of The Great British Bake-Off. Still, [...]

By | 2018-12-02T22:19:34+00:00 November 19th, 2018|

All of the Superfoods This Yoga Guru Eats in a Day

By The Newsette. Tiffany Cruikshank is the founder of Yoga Medicine, a teacher training system that prepares yoga instructors to work in healthcare settings, as well as creates resources for healthcare providers. She also started the Yoga Medicine Seva Foundation, a non-profit that rehabilitates women rescued from human trafficking in India as a way [...]

By | 2018-12-04T19:34:23+00:00 November 14th, 2018|

Traditional Chinese Medicine: Add it to your Yoga Practice

Jeremy Falk & Aris Seaberg for Yoga Journal share a video with 5 poses that incorporate Traditional Chinese Medicine into your yoga practice to amplify your results. 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 [...]

By | 2018-11-26T18:59:52+00:00 August 29th, 2018|

Upper Hamstring Tendinopathy Treatment

  Jenni Tarma for Yoga Medicine® discusses what upper hamstring tendinopathy is, what causes it, and how to treat it with a few simple stretches. A Short Guide For Yoga Teachers Upper hamstring tendinopathy is among the most common injuries in the yoga community. Whether it’s a yogi who overshot hanumanasana in a public group class [...]

By | 2018-12-11T16:16:38+00:00 October 30th, 2018|

What Traditional Chinese Medicine says About Fall

Dezza Pastor for Yoga Medicine® discusses what Traditional Chinese Medicine can tell us about fall, and how we should be treating our bodies this season. Traditional Chinese Medicine: Fall 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 [...]

By | 2018-11-26T19:50:12+00:00 October 16th, 2018|

Neuroplasticity and the Importance of Self-Care

  Frankie Niwot for Yoga Medicine® discusses neuroplasticity, how it contributes to health, and how self care takes advantage of the power of the brain.   Neuroplasticity and Self-Care What we practice on the mat has a huge impact on our muscles and joints, but what about our self-talk? What is the impact of a 60-minute [...]

By | 2018-11-26T15:26:39+00:00 June 29th, 2018|