The zen-est thing to happen to fast food since Subway's yoga mat bread. It's so ridiculous it could be true. Chicken Nugget Yoga has taken wing! That's a terrible pun. We're very sorry. But not as sorry as we are about this new yoga blend. Chicken Nugget Yoga* is, of course, a joke (we think!) created [...]
Here's some fun and silly...uh, we mean VERY serious news. Apple debuted new emojis and guess what? We're finally getting a yogi! For when the prayer hands and om symbol just won't cut it. World Emoji Day was July 17th (you knew that, right?) and the iPhone overlords at Apple celebrated by announcing some fun [...]
by Tiffany Holmes “Go inside,” the Iyengar teacher at my home studio likes to say. This is where we check our business without worrying about how the shape we’re in looks, but rather how it feels. When I started teaching yoga, I took cues from all over the place, including the mobility/recovery, and CrossFit world. [...]
We were deeply saddened to hear that beloved Buddhist teacher Michael Stone had suddenly taken ill on July 13th and had reportedly fallen into a coma. We've now learned that Stone has been taken off of life support as of Sunday evening, July 16, according to his partner. Michael Stone is a British Columbia-based Buddhist teacher, [...]
Jill, a yoga teacher from Texas, labored for 36 hours before her baby got stuck and had to be delivered by cesarean. "It was the only way he was coming out," she tells me.
In case you missed it (and likely you have), Israel hosted the world's largest yoga mat art installation on International Yoga Day (June 21) to celebrate yoga and art and help commemorate 25 years of diplomatic relations with India. Set up in Tel Aviv's Rabin Square and co-sponsored by the Indian Embassy, the 1500 painted [...]
Families who yoga together, areweright? Ah, the family unit. And trying to practice yoga with a toddler hanging around your neck. Or your leg. Or your back. This adorable family yoga video from DC-based photographer Eric Ellis sums up in less than a minute what it's like to (try to) squeeze in some yoga with [...]
Ok, I know we’re not supposed to talk about money + yoga because that’s taboo. But. Yoga’s complicated. It can be at once an ascetic spiritual practice, an embodied meditation tool, a commodified secular fitness regimen, an ancient ethical philosophy, and a New Age approach to wellness.
We rarely pause to consider the functions of the organs that process and assimilate our food into our bodies. Yet without our digestive system, our bodies would lack the essential nutrients to keep our beings healthy and vibrant. In this post, we will explore how our habitual body positioning can throw our digestive systems out of whack.