Top 25 Yoga Blogs of 2016

top-25-yoga-blogs (3)-w250-h200Yoga has evolved over the years to be customized into many forms by expert practitioners. From power yoga to Iyengar yoga, though based on the same principle, promises a different path to enlightening and empowering the body, mind, soul. The key here is to find the method that works for you based on the specific condition you want to improve on. Many people turn to yoga to relieve stress, others do it to enhance flexibility or work on a particular health problem.

With so much variation out there, how do you know who to follow? That is why we bring to you a list of top 25 yoga blogs. Make you beginning by learning to do it right with these gurus.

Top 25 Yoga Blogs you can follow

Mary  Catherine Starr 

An active Vinyasa yoga practitioner, Mary has multiple certifications including Advanced Teacher Training and Prenatal Teacher Certification. She also has an eBook for Yoga teachers on How To Earn A Living Teaching Yoga. That’s knowing the craft!.

2 Yogini_FotorThe Yogini From Manila

Jane Uymatiao certified yin yoga teacher from Manila and was among the first few people practicing yoga in the Philippines. She is among the few certified yin yoga teachers and takes a holistic approach that assimilates traditional Chinese medicine, nutrition and body energy.

J Brown Yoga3 J brown yoga_Fotor

J is the founder of the Abhyasa Yoga Center in Brooklyn His blog brings out interesting facets of yoga in technology, lifestyle and politics and looks at it in a world perspective. His site also has his yoga talk podcasts and showcases yoga videos. Don’t miss out on the testimonials – you’ll know why he’ll be great to follow.

The Yoga Gypsy4 LA Gitane_Fotor

She is a certified trainer with over 500 hours of training under her belt and will soon hold a graduate certificate in Yoga Therapy. The blog started first as a part of her teacher training process but soon moved on with a life of its own and following too. It includes poses and sequences, expert teacher tips. You can check it out from time to time as the posting intervals seem to vary based on her professional commitments.

My Five Minute Yoga5 Eve Johnson_Fotor

Want to learn how to build a yoga home practice five minutes at a time? This blog is for you. For all those who try to wash their hands off with the “no time” excuse, this blog can plug in yoga while the kettle boils or when you take a coffee break or whenever you take a small 5-minute break!.

Yoga in the Dragon’s Den

Written by “Your Friendly Cyber-hood Ashtangi Nobel”, he practices Ashtanga yoga and teaches Philosophy at a university. The blog is a mirror of his way of making sense of life’s mysteries big and small. Follow for  light and fun reading.

Flowtation Devices7 Jennifer_Fotor

Is all the work pressure and tension making you feel like you are drowning? Then the flowtation Devices blog is for you. You too could learn to float with a modified sun salutation in the bathroom while at work! Now how many people can teach you that!.

Alive in the fire

Alive in the Fire is a yoga blog inspired by careful asana practice, living wholeheartedly, giving hugs, and letting go. Rachel believes in wellness, freedom and laughter and encourages her students to find as much balance in yoga poses as in life.

Ashley Josephine

Are you looking to free yourself from the pressures of daily life? Do you want to be successful without sacrifice? Ashley’s weekly newsletters from her blog promise to get you there. She has successfully used yoga to alleviate pain and can teach you to do so too.

Yoga Mint10 Hari Bhajan

Yoga Mint shares Hari Bhajan’s thoughts on navigating the temporal and spiritual worlds with grit and grace! You can also browse the Yogamint for fresh and uplifting lifestyle tip. She is a published author and her latest book is MORNING GLORY, a guide to waking up the yogi way.

Ursula-w150-h150My yoga blog

This blog is about Ursula Preiss’s daily Ashtanga practice and also includes insights on happenings in the Ashtanga Yoga community. Watch out for her asanas on Instagram and videos on YouTube, both of which are a part of this blog.

Anacostia Yogi

Sariane Leigh’s teaches wellness in the neighborhood of Anacostia She wants her yoga to be a revolutionary act of service. Follow the blog for her Anacostia Yogi TV and podcasts and interesting yoga related blog posts.

Five Points Yoga13 Barrett Lauck

This blog is by Barrett Lauck Reinhorn who melds asana, breath, music, meditation, and rhythmic improvisational movement into her vinyasa and prenatal sessions. The blog is also a reflection of her experience as a doula, childbirth educator, and mother.

Claudia Yoga14 Claudia Azula Altucher

Claudia is a yoga entrepreneur who makes yoga video sequences on demand which can address their specific issue. She also hosts two podcasts and is a bestseller author of ‘The Power of No’. The yoga tips on the website are a great read

Sadie Nardini

Sadie Nardini is a wellness expert, life stylist and founder of Core Strength Vinyasa Yoga. Her blog has tips, tools, training, workouts, recipes, resources and inspirations. As you can see, its not just yoga, it’s the whole package

True Yoga Inc

True Yoga has classes that are designed to help you build strength on all levels – physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually to reach your greatest potential. While the blog is about the author’s personal experiences, the site also includes an option to buy DVDs that can help you get where you want.

Chelsea Loves Yoga17 Chelsea Jackson

One of the unique blogs out there, it shares details on experiences of Black teen yoga practitioners who use yoga and storytelling as mediums for critical literacy development. Do sift through the new yogis in her community. A breath of fresh air to see teens actively pick up on yoga

Spoiled Yogi

Spoiled yogi is Erica’s blog who helps pregnant and new mothers find more balance in their life through yoga, mindfulness, self-care, inspiration, community, and humor. Her blogs are as quirky as her – Check out 10 Ways to Trick Your Husband Into Doing Yoga.

Bermadette Birmey 

Bermadette combines life coaching tools with yoga philosophy to help you forge a more soulful life. Her yoga is about finding a way to create a fuller, more meaningful life. Her blog is an interesting reflection of this philosophy.

Alignment Yoga20 Scott

Alignment yoga is about understanding your specific need to reach out to yoga – like pain management, flexibility requirement or overall wellness – and align it with the best yoga practice suitable for you. Explore the site to know Scott Anderson’s schedule on retreats, teacher training and workshops

Yoga Untwisted

Yoga Untwisted is Carissa’s blog that shares her experiences on the new things she learns from Yoga every day even after 10 years of practice. She ties different philosophies like Minimal living, Paleo diet, Barefoot running, BJJ, Meditation and simply living simply into her yoga practice

Adam Hocke

Adam is an experienced vinyasa yoga practitioner and his teaching explores traditional practices from a modern perspective. One of the best yoga blogs out there, each of Adam’s blog posts takes you step by step through asanas along with their podcast. This one you can follow closely to learn.

Daily Cup of Yoga

Need a dose of yoga everyday, then this is the blog to follow. It’s not just yoga but also some interesting life lessons that help keep things in perspective.

Yoga Dork24 yd

This is a vivacious blog on all things yoga from news, science, celebrity yogis to yogitorials. From kid-friendly yoga to yoga poses for Instagram, the blog is a must follow on this list.

Daily Downward Dog25 Maria dailydownwarddog

DDD is among the blogs that have been awarded the Best Yoga Blog of 2016 by DoYouYoga. Other than some inspiring blogs the website has yoga music and an online yoga TV for those who are too busy to make it to her studio.

Wrapping up!

With hundreds of yoga blogs out there, choosing the ones to follow need not be a predicament. Simply start with a social media follow for each of them to get to know their latest updates and eventually you are bound to find the niche you like.

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