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Well the eclipse happened, we are all still here. No turmoil and demons just yet! Though even Baba Ramdev dismissed the ancient superstitions. More on that guy later. We don’t live in Asia so we basically missed the event of the century. Ah well…we can admire the pretty pictures, and might we say the sun [...]

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First Grandma Brings Yoga To White House: First Lady Michelle’s Mama, the grand Marian Robinson, has finally made the move to White House living, but not without a fight! And lament for her Chi-town yoga class. [President Obama’s Mother-in-law] moved into the White House “kicking and screaming,” said her son, Craig Robinson. She had never [...]

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Persevering in Preservation: In continued a effort to effectively preserve the booty of Indian culture, from pillaging pirates of the West, the event, er the four-day mega event called ‘Arogya Mela’  is underway in Ludhiana, India. For the second year in a row, the fair is intended to promote awareness of traditional Indian medicine systems, including [...]

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Baba Ramdev Unveils His Yoganomics Plan: He’s a one man wonder! Employees of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) were treated to some quality Swamster time recently during their very own special Ramdev Yoga Camp. Not content with politics, technology, curing everything in the world, Ramdev threw his Economist hat into the ring. Speaking on the [...]

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Dining with the Yoga Stars: If you’re a yogi (or not too, we guess) in Detroit, you could win a chance to dine with the city’s yoga stars! Er…really? “Yoga Stars“?  Gimme a break, we thought, it’s not even Russell Simmons! Then we saw the dinner is hosted by Buddy’s Pizza, whose owner found yoga [...]

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Bringing Fierce Back: Sadie Nardini, spirited yogini, (lucky name huh?) obviously has a lot in common with little Project Runway fashion sprite, Christian Siriano (remember him?) and Ms. Tyra ‘Top Model’ Banks. They’re all fierce! You may know Sadie from her East meets West approach (her flatiron studio) or her Bon Jovi mantra, but now [...]

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‘Yoga Girl’ Free Vector Download: For all you yogadorks and designer nerds out there we found a pretty goodie for you in our internet travels. This vector image is free to download and you can do with it what you wish. (fyi: briefly, a vector image is a super high-quality scalable and fully customizable image [...]

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The Biggest Yogi for Weight Loss: Last week on the NBC reality show The Biggest Loser, housemates explored the the effects of yoga for weight loss, and the popular realization that yoga is harder than it looks. We’re not regular viewers of the show, but the clip of show trainer Bob Harper encouraging the group [...]

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Bitter Over Gandhi Auction: Yesterday it was announced that Mahatma Gandhi’s possessions will be headed to the auction block March 5 in NY and are expected to go for a handsome dollar. But some are not happy with Gandhi’s goods like his famous steel-rimmed glasses and sandals being auctioned off to the highest bidder. It [...]

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