Articles by Irene Au

Photo of IreneIrene Au is VP of product and design at Udacity, a startup dedicated to bringing higher education online and making it accessible to everyone. She previously headed Google’s UX team for six years and ran Yahoo’s User Experience and Design team for eight years. She holds certificates from two highly acclaimed yoga teacher training programs and teaches yoga classes in the San Francisco Bay Area. You can follow her blog at

Mindful Design: What the UX World Can Learn from Yoga

Woman in business clothes meditating, city buildings in the background.

The mindfulness practices of yoga can help you open your mind, focus, be more creative, and let your design express your intent clearly. [Read More]