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Stand back, SUP Yoga, there's a new super cool yoga trend in town. In fact, it's so cool it's freezing. It's snow pile yoga! That's yoga on top of the ginormous piles of snow/dirt/garbage, you know the ones the snow plows create on the side of roads and parking lots. Why not make the best of [...]

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Teens have come to their senses and are ditching modern torture devices also known as jeans, or denim, or, to some early adopters, dungarees. They are, instead, opting for the comfort and stretchiness of yoga pants causing a spike in what the industry folks now call the annoyingly titled category of "athleisure." According to research [...]

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just-breathe-mindfulness

Kids say the darndest things, and most of the time, they're brutally honest. This short film called "Just Breathe" features a bunch of kindergarteners sharing their thoughts on what it feels like to be angry and mad and why it kind of stinks to feel that way sometimes. "You sometimes punch stuff and people when [...]

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janelle-monae-yoga-video

It's here. The video for "Yoga" by Janelle Monae Yes, there is some yoga in it. Well,  yoga pants, at least. We cringed at first, too. Monae, soul songstress turned apparent pop diva, released the song a couple of weeks ago and, honestly, we all weren't sure how we felt about it. On the one [...]

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"When your monster wants to throw things and your monster wants to shout, there's a way to calm your monster and chill your inner monster out." This is adorableness. Elmo teaches us all how to belly breathe with the help of his pals, rapper Common and singer Colbie Caillat. The trio sings about turning into [...]

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Yoga teacher Dui Mora teaches veterans and active duty men and women at the Pentagon. | image credit: Mindful Yoga Therapy

There's a new group of yogis and they're already veterans. Actually, they're quite literally veterans, of the armed forces. Members of the military, both veterans and active duty men and women, are embracing yoga and meditation as a way to cope with physical wounds and the wounds that maybe aren't so easy to see. To [...]

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April 10, 2015: It’s YD LOTW! Our semi-regular weekly 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. Why party all night at the [...]

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So here's something pretty interesting. There's a weekend yoga conference coming up April 24-26 featuring yoga teachers from various backgrounds and expertise offering classes and workshops on multiple subjects ranging from asana to meditation to ayurveda. That's not so crazy. Most of us are fairly familiar with the yoga conference circuit. But here's the cool [...]

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richard-widmark-yoga-news

We learn even more about the inspiring story of yoga newbie Richard Widmark. At age 38, Richard Widmark weighs close to 700 pounds. He's already lost weight practicing yoga, but that's not really all that matters. Because, through yoga, Richard Widmark has also felt encouraged to think more positively about himself, to make healthier choices [...]

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tiger-lily-yoga

Yoga is for every body. Unfortunately, not everyone feels that way. A new studio in Seattle is set on doing their part to change that by creating a safe and welcoming space that every member of the diverse community can feel comfortable practicing in. As the yoga scene is largely populated by the straight, white, [...]

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slowyoga

On the outskirts of the last decade, a small and humble minority has been pushing back against the pumped up power craze that swept through the nineties, and still largely has a hold on modern postural yoga. Now that the longstanding kingdoms that once guarded yoga's legacies have fallen, and individuals are left more to their own devices, this once obscure and unsung song is finding a new chorus of practitioners.

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We called it a 'must-see' back when it was a 48-minute TV special on Al Jazeera English, and now they're set on making it into a full feature film. The original "Who Owns Yoga?" which aired last fall, takes a look at the origins of yoga, but goes beyond, expanding and fast forwarding to how [...]

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school-yoga-encinitas

Yoga in school does not violate First Amendment religious rights, a California appeals court ruled Friday. Some of you may remember the huge to-do and trial over yoga in the Encinitas Union School District, which ended in a triumph for the yoga program in the end. As a brief summary, a lawsuit was filed by conservative parents [...]

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Yoga is for Every Bunny*
*and every body.

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