Yoga! The stuff of life. Get fit, relieve stress, improve flexibility, and flow with the universe. Or just have a great excuse to wear stretchy pants 24/7. Whether you’re brand new to the game or a long-time practitioner, these 11 yoga teacher blogs will inspire you to live the yoga life each day.
People love yoga guru Noah Maze. This blog is a mix of his writing and guest contributors—like this doctor of physical therapy, who breaks down the application of yoga-based knee strengthening and what poses build knee strength and why they work. Practical information plus inspiration make this a pretty rockin’ blog.
Cheeky yoga teacher Erin Motz’ approach is that yoga is for everyone. Whether you love animals or love to hunt them, you have a place on the yoga mat. She has great instructional posts, such as two poses everyone does wrong and how to fix them (with pics). Her message is all about inclusivity—not the gear you wear or the size of your pants. Now, go enjoy that cheeseburger after class.
Allie’s love of the practice shines through in her full-spectrum blog. Learn the basics of yoga, yoga tutorials, and the history of the Yoga tradition. There are great resources for other yoga teachers that include music playlists, yoga sequences, and readings. Best of all are inspirational posts like 12 ways to be grateful every damn day.
Heidi is a mother, yoga teacher, and yoga devotee. Her blog is full of healthy recipes, fun-to-do challenges—like the 30 day hydration challenge—inspirational blog posts, and awesome tutorials on everything yoga, including prenatal yoga guidelines. Her mantra is breathe, sweat, laugh, heal. Can’t argue with that.
Yoga teacher extraordinaire, Elena Brower is also a famous meditation instructor and has authored successful books on the topic. Her love of yoga and meditation shine through in her blog posts. Expect everything from advice for living mindfully to super practical how-tos—like an office yoga sequence that you can bust out during your lunch break.
The blog of the Baptiste Institute carries the message and the spirit behind one of Western culture’s most influential yoga teachers, Baron Baptiste. Blog contributors are teachers within the network talking about the power of yoga to transform. Inspirational posts include bringing yoga to veterans and their families and coping with loss through a yoga practice. The blog includes lots of great tips for yoga teachers.
Jason is the man of the hour (or decade) and a frequent contributor to Yoga Journal. He teaches a vinyasa-based method that focuses largely on sequencing and the flow between poses. His blog features fabulously relevant posts like this yoga hack to get through an emotional holiday or yoga sequences for opening your hips. Survive the holidays with flexibility!
Katie is pretty much a badass. She’s a best-selling author, famous yoga teacher, Yoga Journal contributor and ayurvedic practitioner. Her blog is full of fabulous advice about loving yourself that sounds like a real person talking, not someone high on herbal tea in a pink cloud yoga studio. You’ll want to be her friend and her student and you’ll learn what the heck chakras are.
Anna Guest-Jelley is yet another rad lady of yoga. She created Curvy Yoga to provide space in the yoga world for practitioners of all sizes, and to also teach teachers how to be better instructors to curvy students. Find resources, tools, and techniques—like tips for staying in your body during a challenging practice—for the whole gang in this blog.
Get yo’ daily cuppa love here. Creator Brian, who started this as a way to document his own yoga journey, now has a renowned blog and fancy guest contributors who talk on topics like yoga for seniors and how to find the right yoga teacher for you.
Feed your soul and stir your mind with J’s observations on trends in the field, like pros and cons of yoga training for personal purposes and thoughtful reflections on when to not do shoulder or headstand. He has a therapeutic school of yoga in Brooklyn that’s all about the “old-school” concept of yoga that’s not franchised or scaled, nor looking for outcomes like weight loss. He promotes breath and body unity and the gentle peace that self-care and self-awareness bring.
Ready for more? Here’s how to find a great yoga teacher in your area.