Yoga Yoga
Stories About

Yoga

Physical therapist Ingrid Peele coaches Kim Brown through strengthening exercises to help her with her chronic pain, at the OSF Central Illinois Pain Center in Peoria. Kyle Travers/WFYI hide caption

toggle caption
Kyle Travers/WFYI

Equinox's rope class involves exercising with a jump rope. Courtesy of Equinox hide caption

toggle caption
Courtesy of Equinox

Top Fitness Trends For 2018: Back To Basics

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/573051063/574932201" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

New research finds that a yoga class designed specifically for back pain can be as effective as physical therapy in relieving pain. The yoga protocol includes gentle poses and avoids more difficult ones. Comstock Images/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Comstock Images/Getty Images

Study Finds Yoga Can Help Back Pain, But Keep It Gentle, With These Poses

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/533505211/533617490" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Hero Images/Getty Images

Got Back Pain? Try Yoga Or Massage Before Reaching For The Pills

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/515675259/516203260" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Melissa Galdis bridges with Ramon. Melanie Peeples hide caption

toggle caption
Melanie Peeples

Yes, Cat Yoga Is A Thing Now, And It's Pretty Purrfect

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/500000629/500034951" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Four pregnant women sit in lotus position. Thomas Northcut/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Thomas Northcut/Getty Images

Say Yes To Down Dog: More Yoga Poses Are Safe During Pregnancy

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/455890447/456174783" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Prime Minister Narendra Modi performs yoga along with thousands of Indians on Rajpath, the mall of central New Delhi, for International Yoga Day. Saurabh Das/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Saurabh Das/AP

35,000 Bend It With Modi As India Launches World Yoga Day

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/415769144/416192497" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Yogis in Bangalore get ready for the International Yoga Day on June 21. MANJUNATH KIRAN/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
MANJUNATH KIRAN/AFP/Getty Images

Who Knew Yoga Could Be So Stressful!

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/414561565/414561566" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript