There are times when helplessness and despair are the overarching themes of our existence. We've wanted to share this wonderful "Peace Mantra" recording from Tina Turner, and now seems like a good time (we've seen others sharing it around lately, too). Many might already find the music from the Queen of Rock 'n' Roll powerhouse to [...]
A confluence of conversations has emerged in the yoga world regarding purpose, safety, and abuse of power. The politics involved are playing themselves out, and the sides of the debate are being formed along disparate lines.
For their 50th anniversary this year, Runner's World magazine shared their most awkward covers from their five decades of publication. Of the 13 gems, three of them feature yoga, and each come from the years between '79-81, which means they're so wonderfully retro, AND uncomfortably awkward. Because let's be honest, that era was just super awkward [...]
Could this be? A news report out of India says hot yogapreneur Bikram Choudhury is closing up shop in the U.S. and is heading back to India. A series of lawsuits and allegations of sexual assault, rape, and abuse of power along with the subsequent major public fallout could be to blame. Or maybe it's [...]
Does yoga have a body image problem? Do a simple google image search and you might think so. For Marie Jørgensen, a yoga practitioner and teacher, the online search for a yoga poster to hang in her home proved futile. Because Jørgensen was looking for something that apparently doesn't exist: a poster with basic poses and [...]
The Ultra Spiritual JP Sears is back with another yoga lampooning. This time he's ready for his closeup, Mr. Instagram! And he's got some tips for you, too. "The three most important things in my life are God, my family, and my Instagram account. And not necessarily in that order," JP shares in a moment [...]
In 1992, George H.W. Bush committed what was considered a fatal error during a debate with Bill Clinton and Ross Perot. As an audience member asked him a question, he glanced at his watch. The gesture was seen as rude and inexcusable, one more indication that this president, born into wealth, was out of touch and uninterested in the rest of us.
It’s our annual YogaDork’s State of the Yoga Union. We’ve asked a few select leaders and thinkers to share their reflections, predictions and perspectives on the year of yoga that was, 2015, the year of yoga that will be in 2016, and the state of the (yoga) union. ... by Susanna Barkataki We are at a [...]
Some people's yoga teaching fees just went up. And others are wondering what "influence" would have landed them on the list. That list being the 100 Most Influential Yoga Teachers in America dropped yesterday by the Associate Editor of Sonima, the blog component of the Sonima Foundation, formerly known as the Jois Foundation, the non-profit [...]