Eric Shaw may be a familiar name as a yoga teacher. But his recent anti-feminist rant might earn him a new title: unabashed misogynist. Coming as a surprise to many of his students and followers, Shaw posted an extremely alienating note to his Facebook wall Thursday, and understandably, people are responding in shock and dismay [...]
If you know us, you know we love giveaways — book giveaways in particular. And book giveaways of the yogadorky sort get us even more giddy because it gives us a chance to completely nerd out. This time we'll nerd, dork, geek out over something we can all related to — anatomy! WIN: We're giving [...]
We're delighted to be sharing this fascinatingly yogadorky excerpt on the wonderful world of fascia from this great book: Anatomy and Yoga: A Guide for Teachers and Students by Ellen Saltonstall. Anatomy nerds and curious yogis will love this one. We're also excited to be hosting a giveaway—stay tuned! ... The fascial network of the [...]
Yet another yoga studio is opening. Not just a yoga studio. A yoga church. In an actual church. The Church of Yoga NOLA is a place for "the party and the prayer" so the slogan goes, and the revelers congregate in a former Baptist church that was severely damaged by Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans’ oldest black neighborhood. Brought to [...]
I grew up in the eighties. My folks moved from NY to Los Angeles and settled into the comfort of a big house, two-car garage, and three kids. We were never in want for money. My dad made millions as the vice president of a huge construction firm.
Heavens to Kali, these are mighty stressful times. It's like our everyday stresses were just eaten by an even bigger—hUger—stress monster with no easy path to relief in sight. That may seem like the case, but in these tumultuous times, it's even more important to find a way to decompress and de-stress so we can feel [...]
Tensions are high, no doubt. But who knew yoga would be the bridge for connection and understanding? OK maybe a lot of us could imagine it. But thinking it and seeing it happen are two completely different things. We were surprised to hear about this undercover yoga operation and so happy to learn it helped [...]
There's a long-running yoga teacher cliche that goes something like this: "The hardest yoga pose is savasana."
I beg to differ.
The hardest yoga pose is Hillary Clinton sitting silently onstage while her former opponent (a man whom she beat by 3 million votes in the popular vote and who was possibly/probably elected via illegitimate Russian means) is inaugurated as President of the United States.
When many new health trends help you detox this one encourages the opposite. We can't even blame America for this. Well, not entirely. More on that in a minute. BeerYoga, or rather BierYoga, is not the yoga in a brewery craze you've seen frothing up everywhere. Nope. It's yoga with beer. And if you haven't [...]