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Have you noticed? Spring is the time of year when some people go on wood-chip diets and others try to sell you weight loss shakes made of hooves.

Is there an undercurrent of Thinspo masquerading as Health behind certain promotions put out by your gym or local yoga studio?

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Movie star Jackie Chan just announced something potentially awesome, but we really can't say for sure, yet. There are little details but Chan just let the cat pose out of the bag - he will star in a new film called Kungfu Yoga which is slated to begin shooting in India this fall. (!) “Yes, [...]

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Fran-Lebowitz

We know yoga pants have been the bane of fashion's existence since the "Let's Get Physical!" spandex-laden 80s. And now there's a whole industry of athleisure walking around? Oh, the horror! Actress Eva Mendes has said sweat pants are the number one reason for divorce (note: she didn't say yoga pants, but she pretty much [...]

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duarte-yoga-fire-mug-shot

An update to the yoga studio set on fire story. And the plot thickens. Last Saturday night a woman broke into a yoga studio and set it on fire which left us all with so many questions. First and foremost, why would someone break into a yoga studio and try to set it on fire? The [...]

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Kevin-Love-yoga

In case there was any confusion, men practice yoga, too. And we'd be willing to bet there's a bunch of skeptical guys out there who have tried yoga simply because they'd heard some of their favorite professional athletes have taken to the practice to better their game, as well as their bodies, their minds and [...]

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rachel-brathen-yoga-girl-beach

She lives full time in Aruba. She teaches yoga around the world. She has 1.2 million followers on instagram. She's @yoga_girl. Oh, and she has a new book, also called Yoga Girl. It's a book about yoga, of course, and "spectacular photos" of her practicing yoga "with breathtaking tropical backdrops, along with step-by-step yoga sequences [...]

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A Texas woman was arrested for breaking into a yoga studio and setting it on fire. And, no, not with her kapalabhati breath. This is not the kind of hot yoga we'd recommend. Nancy Duarte, 41, was arrested by Dallas Police over the weekend and charged with second-degree arson and resisting arrest after admitting to starting [...]

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teach-yoga-website-home

Elena Brower is starting a new website and it looks like the Goop for yoga teachers. We're not saying she's yoga's Gwyneth Paltrow, but she's building a pretty strong case. It's a new dawn, it's a new day, yoga teachers, and Elena Brower, former Anusara darling turned yogapreneurial maven is set on galvanizing you all [...]

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22min-AngryYoga

Have you seen this? It's really something. "Angry Yoga" has been making the rounds on the interwebs and for good reason. It's a total hoot, you guys. This parody video is from a show called "This Hour Has 22 Minutes" a long-running Canadian comedy series on CBC. In the sketch, the yoga teacher eschews any kind [...]

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ny-yoga-studios-per-capita

Yoga, yoga everywhere. Can you guess which state has the most yoga studios? No doubt yoga has blown up like crazy in the U.S. over the past several years - it's been ranked as a Top 20 Lasting Fitness Trend and even kids are practicing more yoga than ever before. It's true, yoga is a [...]

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Misbehaving-kids

One of the biggest differences between teaching kids’ yoga and adult yoga falls in the area of classroom management. I teach yoga to both adults and kids, and I know there are times in adult classes where practitioners come in late, disturbing the class, or forget to turn off their mobile devices. However, for the most part, if we politely ask the adult yoga practitioners to follow class rules, they typically abide. (Yes, there are exceptions to this, too, yet that is a topic for another post!) On the other hand, for those of you that have worked with or plan to work with kids, you know it is not always easy to ask a child to behave a certain way and expect that child to listen and change his or her behavior.

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yoga pant recall

If you thought $90 was a lot to ask for, try paying 1000 times that for an out of stock style of yoga pants, and that's not even for a fresh pair. Welcome to the land of Lululemon resale. According to Racked, lulu shoppers will go out of their way, and way beyond their budgets [...]

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cliff-acro-yoga

If you needed a reason to check in with your breathing, this is it. As in, you can stop holding your breath now. Also, feel your feet on the ground, the very level, not-at-all-super-high-up-and-dangerous ground. The yoga spectacle takes its show on the road, this time 600 feet up in Moab, Utah. This drone-rtainment stunt [...]

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glo-your-own-way

Another controversy brews in the land of yoga intellectual property. Remember when YogaGlo tried to stop everyone from making yoga videos that used similar camera angles? They sent cease and desist letters, threatened legal action against other online yoga businesses and even submitted for further patents. But the people prevailed, and with the help of [...]

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