**Many of these webpages offer a diverse selection of yoga and meditation classes, based on focus, duration, and experience level**
Yoga Green Book – Specifically for people of color
YogaGlo – Online yoga and meditation for $18/month (start with a free 15 day trial!)
Yoga International – Online yoga and meditation for $15/month (start with a free 30 day trial!)
Yoga Anytime – $18/month with a free 15 day trial
Yoga Works – $15/month with a free 7 day trial
Gaia – First month $0.99 and then pay $20 for 3 months
Yoga with Adriene – FREE videos
Yoga [teachers & articles]:
Jessamyn Stanley is a yoga teacher, body positive advocate, and writer based in Durham, North Carolina. Jessamyn uses high energy vinyasa flow as a way to move past mental and emotional barriers. Her classes provide a body positive approach to yoga which celebrates students’ bodies and encourages them to ask “How do I feel?” rather than “How do I look?” when practicing yoga.
Black Girl in Om – Promotes holistic wellness and inner beauty for women of color
Doing yoga at work – Brief description of the benefits, as well as asanas (‘poses’) that can be done discreetly
Grounded Here is a good friend’s yoga and ayurvedic business. Explore Andrea’s page and find her blog, podcasts, and workshops, many of which you can participate in despite your location. I interviewed Andrea last spring.
Awaken with JP – A sardonic take on spiritual superiority
7 Common Misconceptions About Down Dog – Very important pose!
Meditation & Mindfulness:
Headspace is a meditation app for smart phones.
Loving kindness meditation – Especially helpful for cultivating self-compassion and dealing with “difficult people.”
Mindfulness for burnout reduction/prevention – Brief description, as well as links to different mindfulness modalities/resources.
Kristin Neff – Researches compassion. Link includes guided meditations and self-compassion exercises in addition to research and other resources.
Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Workbook – From Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis
Mindfulness Education – Steven Universe episode clip. For fun.
How coloring mandalas can help de-clutter the mind and soothe stress (Written by my friend Veronica, who I interviewed this winter!)
You feel like shit. – Online self-check tool to assist those who struggle with self-care and determining sources/causes of unhappiness.
Self-Care Starter Kit – From University of Buffalo School of Social Work
More to come! Email me with your suggestions: