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UPDATE: The two people who were killed in the shooting are 21-year-old Maura Binkley and 61-year-old Nancy Van Vessem, students of Hot Yoga Tallahassee. (Please see report below.) Devastating. This is not the news we want to report. It’s horrifying and heartbreaking, but it’s real and we can’t pretend it didn’t happen. Or isn’t happening. [...]

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Yesterday I had a conversation with J. Brown.

He asked how I was and I paused. I’m not sure he caught this. It was slight, so there’s no reason why he should have. Maybe I imagined it. Maybe there are always pauses, yawnings open, cliffs in the act of conversation.

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I recently attended one of Yoga Alliance’s listening tour events. It was a small gathering, with sixteen or twenty people in the room. I nodded to one of my own students as I walked in and thought it interesting that she was there. She had brought another teacher with her, who later said our mutual student seemed to know more about Yoga Alliance than she did. I thought this was interesting, too; we yoga teachers, as a group, don’t tend to know what our wider group is up to.

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And now for a bit of much needed levity. Has it really been three whole years since season one of “Om City”? And with the hundreds (feels like millions) of new streaming series is it really true there aren’t any shows revolving around yoga? Fear not. Your wishes, whether realized or not, have been granted. [...]

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I was lucky enough to attend the Yoga Tune Up Super Summit last September, where I was able to practice with my own teacher trainer, Sarah Court. Like most of the sessions and practices I attended, I felt inspired to take what I had learned from her back to my own classes that I teach. [...]

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Hey yogadorks, couldn’t make it to Times Square for Solstice Yoga? Or you want to relive the heat and salutations? We’ve got all the live videos below. 7:30am – 8:30am: Douglass Stewart (YogaWorks, Ishta)   9:30am – 10:30am: Jodie Rufty (YogaWorks)   11:30am – 12:30pm: #AerieREAL Empowered Flow with Catherine Gignac (Aerie)   1:30pm – [...]

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It’s that time of year again! When the sun shines longest in the sky and yogis from across the Western hemisphere descend on New York City’s most highly trafficked intersection to surya namaskar en masse. The annual Summer Solstice Yoga in Times Square is set for Thursday, June 21st and registration is now open for your [...]

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Yoga comedy…an oxymoron, right? But we assure you we’ve seen our fair share of righteous yogahaha, which is why you should believe us when we say, if you’re looking for a hearty giggle and an “ummm, YESSS” this Yoga 101 series from CBC Comedy will not disappoint. All relatable shenanigans from being a yoga n00b [...]

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Hey friends, this is kind of serious. We, as a people, wear yoga pants just about everywhere these days out of convenience and maximum comfort, but hospitals across the country are sending out a message to all our stretchy-bottomed butts…please do not wear your yoga pants while getting an MRI! Here’s why: The metallic fibers [...]

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