If left alone as in a sedentary lifestyle, or stressed during our daily activities, fascia can become dense and tissues can start to stick together like Velcro. When this occurs, muscles do not glide smoothly over one another, joints tighten, and the very important receptor cells residing within fascia that communicate with the brain go into hibernation.
While organizers are actively working to get yoga into the Olympic Summer Games, we thought, why wait? So we decided to not just add yoga as an individual sport, but mash it up with the current roster of Winter Olympic sports to make these yoga-fied versions soon-to-be winter weather favorites.
From the "What were you thinking?" files, which Lululemon pretty much owns nowadays, we have yet another oopsy daisy from the mega yoga clothing retailer. You see, when you purchase Lululemon clothing it's yours, FOR LIFE. It's been reported that the company has been actively blocking people from reselling their stuff. There's a really popular [...]
The exhibit may be over but the lecture series from “Yoga: The Art of Transformation” at the Smithsonian in D.C. lives on through the magic of YouTube and the courtesy of the Freer Sackler Galleries. The exhibit, which opened October 19, 2013 and almost didn't due to the government shutdown, featured rare yogic art and objects spanning [...]
The rad (short for radiological) folks at Hybrid Medical Animation have developed an incredibly neato way to see how our leg bones are connected to our hip bones, making it animatedly awesome and beautiful with yoga in motion. Check it out. How the team described their idea: Our goal for this piece was to create a [...]
...this probably would've been his famous quote instead. Then again, Abraham Lincoln re-imagined as a yoga teacher isn't such a major stretch.
We have Star Wars Yoga and Dungeons & Dragons Yoga, should we be expecting a Harry Potter Yoga (HPY) in our near future? Hermione fans rejoice! Perhaps it's unfair to put that kind of premature pressure on the lovely and scholarly British actress Emma Watson working hard to finish her degree in English Literature, but [...]
"House of Cards"? "Downton Abbey"? The Winter Olympics in Sochi? Couples Retreat on TV for the 1,782,473th time? It's amazing we get any yoga in at all! But alas, life is all about making important choices. And during this season of polar vortexes and freezing temps, we're so pleased to be able to help you make one more [...]
The day before Valentine's, your favorite British mat-toting healthy lifestyle crusader Kate Beckinsale hosted a yoga fundraiser to benefit the new yoga program at the Margie Petersen Breast Center at Saint John's Health Center in LA. To lend a hand and participate in the yoga sesh was none other than pop star silk-dangler Pink. Apparently [...]
Follow YogaDork on Twitter and like us on Facebook. Get all the top yoga stories conveniently mailed to you – sign up here. Yoga practitioner Nancy is currently in the midst of a 40 Day Yoga Challenge (a la Baron Baptiste's 40 Days to Personal Revolution program) and is simultaneously raising money to help refugees in Syria who have been displaced [...]