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juice-cleanse

Uh oh. Before you drop another month's rent on a juice cleanse, you might want to watch this video. Juice cleanses are all the rage lately especially with the wellness/yoga lot, and it being spring and all, everyone wants to purge their toxins by stopping eating all together and consuming only liquified produce. Some may [...]

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lunar-eclipse-blood-moon

Smell that? No it's not your neighbor's yoga mat, it's the spring air! The seasons are changing and whether you're lucky enough to be sniffing the sweet aroma of April showers and/or flowers, we will ALL be feeling the shift of the awesome lunar eclipse/Blood Moon by tomorrow. So, we hope you've enjoyed life as [...]

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haadsaa-yoga-film

Now that's some yoga. If you've never seen this clip of "Y.O.G.A" from the 1983 Hindi action thriller HAADSAA, you are in for a rare musical treat. Sometimes we have to thank the goddesses of YouTube. Apparently the song in the scene is a nod to/ripp-off of this Kraftwerk song. Women in spandex leotards, levitation, [...]

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horse-yoga-doma-india

Partner yoga just got a lot more interesting. For all of you having to explain this horse yoga thing to people, we apologize on behalf of the internet.

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computer-eye-strain

Is yoga the key to keeping Silicon Valley sane and on the cutting edge of innovation? A growing number of startups have adopted the practice to relieve stress and boost productivity, and one entrepreneur says it "saved" his career, so...we're leaning towards yeah, probably.

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kenya-kids-africa-yoga-project

These are some wonderfully beautiful photos of yoga in Kenya. We've seen by now how yoga has affected people the world over, from the east to the west and back again, with non-profit organizations and yoga teachers alike helping it to make stops along the way.

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ankle-to-knee-do

In Part 1 we looked at how classifying a small, specific group of yoga poses as "hip-openers" overlooks the anatomical fact that nearly all yoga poses are hip-openers, and if we treated them that way, our practice could offer us so much more. We'll now turn our biomechanical eye to how you can shift your alignment to truly open your hips in your practice!

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namaste-cat

Everyone has it wrong, this adorable feline isn't begging for food, kitty is doing her morning namaste practice! It probably goes something like this: "Namaste, human companion/scratching post...Namaste, furry fake mouse with a mysterious smell that drives me wild...Namaste, squiggly thing I love to chase but stop caring about once I catch you...Namaste objects on [...]

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justin-timberlake-chaturanga

It's April, can you believe it? Would you believe we're shutting down our blog to become an Instagram-only #savasanagram selfie site? It's true!* *It's not true, but we DID bite the bullet and set up an Insta account @therealyogadork, where we may or may not be posting savasana seflies and/or gratuitous photos of our cats. [...]

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Twelve-year-old certified yoga instructor Jaysea DeVoe teaches her yoga class at the Bergamot Spa in Encinitas, California

Meet Jaysea Devoe, she's a 12-year-old yoga teacher from Encinitas (where else?) and she's believed to be the youngest official yoga teacher in the US completing her 200-hour training and starting her career on the California coast.

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