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We rarely pause to consider the functions of the organs that process and assimilate our food into our bodies. Yet without our digestive system, our bodies would lack the essential nutrients to keep our beings healthy and vibrant. In this post, we will explore how our habitual body positioning can throw our digestive systems out of whack.

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Solstice in Times Square 2017 | photo credit: Amy Hart

"This pose is the timeline of your life." "Feel the stranger's bum in your face right now." "Turn to face Bubba Gump Shrimp." - Overheard at Mind Over Madness Yoga in Times, Square NYC. It's here, the Solstice has arrived. Happy Summer! Did you make it to Times Square for the annual event? If not, [...]

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photo: Gabriel Bouys

Ed Harris, the steely eyed, chiseled chinned actor known for his unmistakably stellar and often serious acting style, who currently plays "Man in Black" in HBO's Westworld, and every great dramatic role to the moon and back (See Apollo 13, Glengarry Glen Ross, A History of Violence, Gravity, etc.), whose performances are so unwavering you wonder if he [...]

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Summer Solstice yoga in Times Square 2016.

It's happening. June 21 is the Summer Solstice (we know, already??) and that means it's also time for saluting the sun in Times Square. As of today, registration is open for you and approximately 9,999 of your yogi friends to get your Mind Over Madness—that's what they call it, no it's not a protest march. [...]

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Bikram-choudhury-arrest-warrant

Bad boys, bad boys...whatcha gonna do? Maybe get arrested for not handing over what you owe when you lost your sexual harassment lawsuit and probably illegally hiding your luxury cars and lying about being bankrupt? If you're new to the Bikram rape suit saga, his potential arrest may come as a surprise (then, again, if [...]

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downward-dog-allison-tolman

Have you been noticing how much yoga has infiltrated every part of our culture or have you just been desensitized to the saturation by now? (Rhetorical.) ABC is premiering a new comedy in the hopes that yoga's trendiness hasn't quite peaked just yet. On tonight, right after Modern Family's season finale (so you know they're [...]

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white-woman-ghetto-yoga

This is...unfortunate. First, it's called "Ghetto." Second, it's a song about living in the ghetto written and sung by a white woman who moved to east Nashville and had to sing about her observations "of my neighborhood and the inequalities that exist between people in America and around the world. A daunting, horrible reality." Except [...]

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Ronnie Arond, the Gracie Allen of Yoga | photo: Celeste Sloman for The New York Times

If you're having a bad day, read this. Or maybe you just need a good chuckle. Honestly, we don't know how anyone lives their days without humor, but we do know that not everyone inserts humor into their yoga classes. This is not Ronnie Arond. In fact, she insists on making you smile. “If I [...]

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Bey-asana Goddess Pose via Nosie Yoga

When getting in formation means getting into goddess pose. Er, surfbort? Eep. Are you keeping up with these yoga trends? Hip hop yoga keeps blowing up and now we're seeing specially themed (and semi-cleverly named) yoga classes appealing to an even wider range of yogsters. Enter...Bey-Asana. The brainchild of Houston-based couple Susie Edebor and her husband, Nosa (aka [...]

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