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Inside the Meditation Technique Some Call A “Brain Orgasm” • ASMR meditation has developed a serious following. Here’s what happened when senior editor Lindsay Tucker tried it for a week.
Hooray for Hemp • CBD—THC’s non-psychoactive cousin—has gone from taboo to total-wellness staple. Here, seven spiked treats for spring.
Empowered Youth • The nonprofit Konscious Youth Development & Service New Jersey teaches children and adults in Asbury Park how to live mindfully and bring positive change to their community.
Respect Your Curves • Your spine was built to support you. Learning how to maintain its natural shape means you breathe better, stand taller, and can sit in meditation for longer.
Cyndi Lee • Combining asana and Tibetan Buddhism, the founder of OM Yoga Center gives us a glimpse into how she sequences slow flow vinyasa classes with a contemplative touch.
A MOMENT FOR DETOX • Yoga Journal sat down with yoga and meditation teacher Chelsey Korus to share a simple detox meditation that can be done anytime, anywhere, with your next cup of tea. Watch the guided video meditation at yogajournal.com/chelseydownshift.
Ardha Parivrtta Agni Utkatasana • Half Rotated Standing Fire Log Pose (If Ankle-to-Knee and Utkatasana had a baby)
SPRING CLEAN YOUR DIET WITH AYURVEDA
Delicious Dal • Try this tri-doshic dal from yoga teacher Eoin Finn, founder of Blissology Yoga, and his wife, yoga teacher and Ayurvedic cook Insiya Rasiwala-Finn.
FREE YOUR MIND
Mind Matters • Thoughts have powerful frequency and the ability to transform reality. Here’s how you can—and why you should—work with your own thoughts to manifest a bright future.
Mind, Body & Spirit
Improving Breath In Your Practice
Into the Mystic • Psychedelics are having a moment. Psychiatrists are administering magic mushrooms in medical centers while yogis host ceremonies with psychoactive tea. This resurgence in research and recreational use may have something to teach us about spiritual enlightenment. Here, we explore the latest frontiers in altered consciousness.
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Can You Buy Your Way to enlightenment? • We examined the science behind five high-tech meditation aids to find out if they're worth the hype.
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Get Meditated • Keep standing up your date with that meditation cushion? Until you find a meditation style that resonates with you, it can be tough to stick to a consistent practice. Enter Yoga Journal's month-long meditation challenge. Whether you love a simple guided session or want to explore the subtle body’s depths, here’s what you need to know about five meditation styles and how to try each, so you can (finally!) establish a daily practice.