News about yoga, including commentary and archival articles published in The New York Times.
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Yoga classes at hotels have long been a popular guest amenity, but now some properties are opening them up to the public as well.
With summer over, Gurney’s Inn in Montauk, N.Y., is offering spa and yoga packages.
Menopausal women who did yoga had improvements in insomnia symptoms, but no significant improvements in hot flashes, night sweats, depression or anxiety.
The answer, Gretchen Reynolds notes, depends to a large degree on what muscles you are trying to strengthen.
As we became warriors, children, cats, cows and pigeons, I realized that concentrating on position and breath takes even the most cerebral of us out of our nattering, hectoring brains.
A judge ruled Monday that the Encinitas Union School District can teach yoga, rejecting pleas of parents who said the classes were inherently religious.
In the New Age worship of the “authentic” self, personal well-being has become the primary goal of human life.
Robert Sturman, a California artist, traveled to Kenya to document the work of the Africa Yoga Project, a nonprofit group that teaches and employs yoga teachers and conducts free classes in institutions like prisons and orphanages.
A reader reacts to an article on practicing yoga in middle age.
Yoga teachers are responding to the growing number of longtime practitioners who are raising questions about the best way to continue a yoga practice into midlife and beyond.