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This Week In Yoga: Stop and Smell the Horse Asana and Lady Gaga’s Bikram Underwear

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Yes. And if you think horse asana and Lady Gaga’s underwear mentioned in the same sentence is weird, you obviously haven’t been to any of her concerts!

Oh, we kid the Gag and equiyogis. Seriously though, what a funky week for celebriyogi news, even Mr. Ed is taking part. We just hope they’ll consider joining in on our new Stop, Meditate & Listen: 365 Hour Challenge.

What does it take to make you stop and pause? Did we just hear you say horse asana?

Here’s What Happened This Week In Yoga:

Bringing Up the Rear:

  • More good yoga and brain studies! At Wellesley College, Iyengar Yoga gets the experimental treatment. “GABA is the major inhibitory neurotransmitter in the brain,” said Dr. Chris Streeter, associate professor at BU Medical School and lead researcher on the project. “It’s low in people who are depressed, and if you treat that depression, GABA levels go up.” [read more]
  • This yoga thing may be a sticking trend, says the Health and Wellness Trend Report 2011, along with that whole “wellness” fad. [read more]
  • Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner would agree, with about $1,000 worth of stock in “trendy yoga clothing retailer” Lululemon. Who gave him the tip? His yoga-loving daughter. Maybe yoga will save the world after all! [read more]

Have a loverly weekend!

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