Yoga at the Great Lawn: The World’s Largest Yoga Class

At 4:45 p.m. on June 22, 2010, Central Park’s Great Lawn is meditating on the evening ahead. Mostly, it’s quiet, even with sound-checks happening onstage... (read more)

How to Om at Home: Starting a Home Yoga Practice

Having the ability to practice yoga at home, without the need for a teacher or studio, has many benefits, including convenience, cost-savings, and added creative... (read more)

Let’s Talk About Sex, Yogis: Brahmacharya

As a general rule, I don’t like sexy yoga. I concede that yoga can be sexy, and sex can be yogic, but I prefer that... (read more)

3 Yoga Poses to Spark Afternoon Energy (Plus a Caffeine Confession & a Quick Video)

Hi, everyone . . . My name is Rebecca . . . And, I’m an addict. My drug of choice is caffeine, specifically, steaming, piping... (read more)

Kicking Asanas & Taking Names: Forward Bends

We like to kick asanas and take names around here, and by that, I mean we like to kick it in our favorite asanas and... (read more)

Reader Query: A Yogi Gal Who Wants to Groove to the Music

Hi Rebecca, I met you after the [focus group] last Sunday*. . . I really enjoyed your class and I especially liked that you played... (read more)

Fun with a Foam Roller!

Among my favorite yoga and exercise props or pieces of home equipment is the simple foam roller, largely due to its versatility. When rolled along... (read more)

Asanas That Kick A**

I know I shouldn’t play favorites. As a yoga teacher, I should love and appreciate all yoga poses equally, right? Wrong. I can’t help it;... (read more)

It’s Monday: You Could Use A Mudra!

Plenty of experiences make us feel off-balance and ungrounded, as if the rug is pulled out from under us or we’re on a nonstop treadmill... (read more)

Yoga for Athletes w/ Om Gal & Om Bro

Yoga for Athletes from OmGal.com from Rebecca Pacheco on Vimeo. Yogis often ask me if yoga practice is enough to keep fit, and my answer... (read more)