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thanksgiving-squash_pose

It’s that time of year. The time of year when you eat a lot of food – hurrah! The time of year when yogis everywhere talk about gratitude and detoxification. Well, in honor of Thanksgiving, we bring to you: yoga poses that look like staple Thanksgiving foods...and also help with a wide variety of your digestive needs.

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yoga-giving

It's what we've all talked about. There's no denying it. They're baaaaaaack...the holidays are here! We know, you're either doing the happy dance right now or hiding your head under a pillow. But ready or not, the holiday season is upon us and we wanted to take the opportunity to shed light on some organizations worth your [...]

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active-road-trips-yd-deal

It's a getaway, a vacation, a relaxing yoga retreat and rollicking sightseeing journey all rolled into one. Active Road Trips is a one-of-a-kind travel company offering road trips across the most beautiful and natural terrains in the U.S. and Canada combined with daily yoga classes led by an accompanying yoga instructor. Choose from trips that [...]

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thanksgiving-yoga-comic

No explanation necessary. Happy Thanksgiving! #saveaturkeydoayogapose

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american-flah-yoga-pants

Here's something to chew on, consider it a pre-Thanksgiving morsel. An interesting article from Michelle Garcia appeared today on Quartz.com about the state of yoga in America and how its evolution (and female embrace) has basically crapped all over femininity and only serves to perpetuate the unrealistic body image expectations thrust upon women in our [...]

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december-yoga-stillness

'Tis the season to be merry, and mirthful and spastic! Ah! Holiday time is chock full of the season's delights and doings, but by the time we reach January we're completely spent. Drained. Reeling from the flurry of holiday happenings. But what if instead of constantly stirring, we took time to sit? This is an [...]

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black-metal-yoga

Yoga and black metal music join forces in the underworld, aka Texas. Instead of flowers and lavender, students are met with candles and skulls and a yoga teacher wearing satanic robes. Black Yoga is the brainchild of dark forces guide Amy Patton who developed her black metal soundtracked classes to appeal to people who aren't into [...]

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who-owns-yoga-Bhanu-Bhatnagar

We advise you to grab a seat, grab a screen and watch this right now. "Who Owns Yoga?" is a documentary from Al Jazeera English Reporter Bhanu Bhatnagar and, though not super in-depth, in its short 50 minutes it covers so much ground about the issues and challenges of modern yoga's growing pains  - commercialization, corporatization, [...]

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image from Take a Yoga Break app

YD EOWL - Our semi-regular end of the week links post sharing all the linkies we might have missed or didn’t post about, but are worth a mention. Check in every Friday for your weekly catch up. Sign up here for our weekly newsletter bringing you all the yogadorkiness straight to your inbox. This cute article looks [...]

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jaysea-devoe-yoga

She's blonde, she's cute and she's your 80-lb yoga teacher. No, she's not another yoga cover model, she's Jaysea DeVoe, a 13-year-old eighth grader and one of the country's youngest official yoga teachers. She is, in fact, a legit and Yoga Alliance approved yoga teacher, if that still indeed means anything to anyone anymore, with [...]

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the-path-meditation

Secret swanky meditation sessions are sweeping New York. Just when you thought Brooklyn's early morning sober yoga rave dance party was the next big thing, secret underground meditation classes have come in to silently (and consciously!) yank the rug right out from under their prancing feet. The first rule of Secret Meditation Club? You do [...]

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Ashtanga-Primary-Series-chart

This article is an open letter response to Why I Stopped Practicing Ashtanga Yoga. by Jessie Horness I’m an Ashtanga practitioner. Every morning, I wake up before the sun, make my way to the shala, and dive into two hours of asana practice. Sometimes it’s blissfully easy, my body oscillating naturally with the breath like dance. [...]

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yoga-pants-grocery-shopping

Now for the crucial and important news...are your yoga pants giving you butt breakouts? More at 6. If you wear your stretchy yoga pants all day long and don't give your undercarriage a breather, all that sweat-wicking technology goes right down the proverbial buttne drain. Buttne: butt acne. It happens to the best of us, [...]

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willow-jaden-smith-yoga

In their first-ever joint interview, Jaden and Willow, the adorable spawn of Will and Jada Pinkett Smith, take us down the rabbit hole of human consciousness maybe only a handful of us earthlings will ever have the pleasure of fully understanding. Meditation, prana and duality are just a few of the subjects tackled by these Hollywood [...]

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