The goal of the World Yoga Forum (WYF) is to promote healthier living and inspire people to take up healthier choices and develop healthy habits. WYF intends to create and promote better health & fitness. This is an ongoing document that captures editorial guidelines.
Topics we care about
We care about topics that enable healthier living. These include the following
- Diet & Nutrition
- Weight Loss
- Mental Health
- Celebrity Fitness routines
The publishing principles we follow and the questions we ask ourselves before publishing or writing any piece on WYF include the following
- Original – Is it new? Are we telling the world something new
- Inspirational – Does it inspire people to adopt a healthier routine?
- Informative – Are we providing rich information on a particular topic
- Aspirational – Does it showcase someone who has set an example of healthy living/fitness
Types of Content
You will generally find the following broad categories of content on WYF
- Informational – Examples include describing a routine, a yoga pose, a meditation practice, a weight loss technique etc. A reference to a good article would be Hatha Yoga Health Benefits
- Experiential – Our authors and team share their experiences around multiple health practices and routines. An example would be Yoga and Diet Helped Reduce my resting heart rate
- Opinion – We encourage authors to share opinions on various topics relevant to WYF. However, we ensure that opinion pieces are not shared as facts. They are clearly called out.
- Medical Advice – We regularly share health & medical advice around various diets, routines, etc. Medical advice has to be that of a qualified doctor (eg. Your Foot Can Tell A Lot About Your Liver – Doctor Tells Us How), or has to be backed by scientific research or have credible references (eg. Yoga For PCOS – Poses, Breathing Exercises and Benefits)
- User-Generated – We regularly curate and post user-generated content. These include curating user stories, opinions. Eg. 43 Yoga Experiences and reasons for starting Yoga! What’s Your Reason?
Who can write on WYF?
Almost anyone can write for WYF. If you have something to say and it falls in any of the segments mentioned above, fill out the form below. Your work will be published as long as you haven’t published it elsewhere.
Standard Guidelines on Articles
We encourage authors to follow the below-mentioned set of guidelines.
- Word Limit: 800 words to 1000 words
- Appropriate references and sources
- Accompanying image and a clearly called-out image source
- Accompanying video (not mandatory)
What is in it for the author?
We don’t pay our authors for writing for us. This is purely a community built out of a passion for good health and better physical and mental well-being. However, you can still derive the following benefits as a registered author
- Get authorship for all the articles you publish
- A dedicated author page (eg. Neha on WYF)
- Promote your practice, and service in the author segment
- Promote your social media accounts including Instagram, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, etc.