We just found out that we've got to majorly step up our breastfeeding yoga game. That's breastfeeding and yoga simultaneously, because timesaver! (Or, you know, because Instagram). This is quite a departure from the breastfeeding mom who originally caused a virtual ruckus with her headstanding/ baby suckling pic that went viral. The ante has been [...]
Sometimes we have to wonder, is this real life? And, more often than ever, this question seems to pop up when reading about new yoga gimmicks doodads and gear. Some are pretty cool and helpful and compliment the evolution of yoga. And some, well, some leave us wondering what in the world people are thinking. [...]
Addressing The ‘Thin Ideal’: An Open Letter To Yoga Teacher Tiffany Cruikshank On ‘Yes, You Can Think Yourself Thin’
Your article “Yes You CAN Think Yourself Thin: From resisting that biscuit to learning to love the gym, a life-changing book reveals the new way to hit your perfect weight” not only saddened and disheartened me but, as an eating disorder survivor, deeply triggered me.
We have news! Maybe you already heard. Perhaps you listened to YD founder Jennilyn Carson's episode on J. Brown's podcast? If you stuck it out until the end you might have caught the part about something brewing. (To be fair, there are a few things brewing—like a new YD offshoot website we're also super excited [...]
Did you know there was a Thich Nhat Hanh documentary? The international trailer was just released and we have it here. Shot over the course of three years, "Walk With Me" is the Thich Nhat Hanh story you haven't read in his vast collection of inspirational books. The film, directed by Max Pugh & Marc [...]
Among longtime yoga professionals, there are some well-kept secrets. The reasons for these truths to remain unspoken are rooted in protecting both personal and professional interests. But, for many, the veneer has worn too thin and what once was an article of faith now feels like perpetuating myths. For those untangling the mess of confused emotions and experiences, honesty is our only saving grace.
Middle school is a crazy time. There's more independence, more responsibility, more pressure and more expectation. In short, just more to BE and DO. On top of this, middle school-aged kids are dealing with their own changing bodies and hormones which can be confusing and frustrating and often times difficult to navigate. We know. It [...]
Old McYogi had a farm...om-ee-om-ee-ooom. There's yoga with cats, yoga with dogs, even yoga with bunnies and now there's yoga with goats! It's actually a bit sweeter than it sounds (though we imagine a little bit smelly). For Lainey Morse, owner of a No Regrets Farm in Oregon, pairing yoga and goats makes perfect sense. [...]
There are all sorts of reasons cats are known for having the greatest sense of humor of all pets ever, especially when it comes to yoga. For Deb Keller, she just wanted to check out her urdhva dhanurasana practice so she decided to record it. Like all the wise yoga kiboshing kitties of YouTube history, [...]