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Judith Hanson Lasater

It's a crazy time of year, which is why we're happy (somewhat relieved, even!) to share this interview with Judith Hanson Lasater from Yoga U Online who will be hosting her free holiday talk coming up on Monday, December 15th covering "Yoga Past, Present, Future - Challenges and Opportunities." The face of yoga is changing [...]

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It's official, June 21st is now the International Day of Yoga. Says Indian Prime Minister Modi, "Namaste, motherf@*kers!" Kidding, of course. But he is quite elated. On Thursday, with 177 nations backing the initiative, the UN declared that the world will be observing a global day of yoga on the 21st of June, around the [...]

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joaquin-phoenix-letterman

Move over Alec Baldwin. Joaquin Phoenix is engaged to a yoga instructor, and we're sorry to everyone reading this, it's probably not you. The enigmatic and talented actor, on a recent visit to the "Late Show with David Letterman," gave a very animated retelling of the tale of how he met his yoga teacher and future wife. [...]

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A Yoga Journal article entitled “Alignment Cues Decoded: ‘Soften Your Front Ribs’” by YogaWorks teacher Alexandria Crow came through my Facebook feed yesterday and I decided to write a response to it. As you might know, I am very interested in seeing our wonderful yoga world update its traditional alignment cuing with the intelligence of biomechanics and modern movement science.

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yogadeals-gift-guide-2014

From Jenn, the official yogadealer, a few more gift-giving ideas for your pals, teachers and all the hard-to-buy-for yogis in your life, on the mat and on the go. For the Fashionista - Because black leggings are usually what you buy for yourself.  Treat your yoga-loving pals to something out of the ordinary with Inyo Wear Leggies, a [...]

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We were proud to help introduce the launch of the Yoga and Body Image Coalition, we're proud to be supporters of accessibility and inclusivity in yoga, and we're excited to share with you their new campaign: This Is What a Yogi Looks Like. In their efforts to promote yoga as welcome to all, the YBIC [...]

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High Octane Yoga: Indian Man Pulls Yoga Poses On Speeding Motorbike

Please do not try this at home. For most of us the safety and sanctity of our yoga mats planted firmly on the earth is plenty thrill enough. But some people just want to see what it feels like to attempt yoga poses balancing on a two-wheeled vehicle speeding down the road. One such fellow [...]

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annabelle

Life is difficult to discern. The mix of wonder and suffering is confusing. And there is so much put upon us, shaping our thinking and experiences. It’s hard to know where the outside influence stops and the inner prison begins. But every now and again, the paradox acts as a signpost of sorts, revealing the magnitude of being born into existence and parting therefrom.

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MEDITATOR HOLIDAY - GARLAND 600

From the founder of YogaDork, an adorable series of yoga-practicing, meditation-loving Meditator Tots! These little cuties are all decked out for the holiday season. Many thanks to Emily Laflin for bringing these little tots to life with her fantastic illustration skills! For their debut, each of the five designs is available as holiday notecards printed [...]

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Here we are!...where are we? It's the holiday season so whoop-de-doo and yoga-de-dock, we have more gift ideas for you than mat-grippy socks. This year we've broken down our holiday gift guide into categories for ease of perusing, and each item has descriptive hashtags with highlights about that particular potential gift. We think we did [...]

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by Lauren Chaitoff With Thanksgiving and the holiday season already cast upon us, it is an ideal time to discuss the importance of giving and receiving with the beans in your life. At Yogi Beans, in our Tween and Teen classes, we begin to discuss yoga philosophy. One of the first topics we discuss are [...]

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thanksgiving-squash_pose

It’s that time of year. The time of year when you eat a lot of food – hurrah! The time of year when yogis everywhere talk about gratitude and detoxification. Well, in honor of Thanksgiving, we bring to you: yoga poses that look like staple Thanksgiving foods...and also help with a wide variety of your digestive needs.

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yoga-giving

It's what we've all talked about. There's no denying it. They're baaaaaaack...the holidays are here! We know, you're either doing the happy dance right now or hiding your head under a pillow. But ready or not, the holiday season is upon us and we wanted to take the opportunity to shed light on some organizations worth your [...]

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No explanation necessary. Happy Thanksgiving! #saveaturkeydoayogapose

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