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OctoMom Pics are HUGE on the internet: Oh for crying out loud…x8! Have you ever wondered what it looks like to be pregnant with 8 babies?All we can think while we’re squirming in our chair is OUCH! [TMZ via Buzzfeed] How to Blow Your Nose: Since we’re little babies we’ve been given the tissue to [...]

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Jewish Yoga: Who says the goyim get to have all the Holy Yoga fun? Jews are embracing yoga and melding it with Jewish traditions. “Torah yoga combines prayers, passages from the Old Testament and themes from the Jewish calendar with classic yoga poses.” “Torah yoga, according to Hadassah Magazine, a publication of the charitable Zionist [...]

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Yoga for the ‘Om’less: Homeless NYers are honing their yoga practice. “I really want them to take all that pressure and stress and throw it out the window,” said Karen Nourizadeh, who teaches the weekly yoga class at the Mainchance Drop-in Center on 120 E. 32nd St. “I want to do yoga for people who [...]

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Yoga Birthday Parties!: Ladies and Gents are you tired of those lamo birthday parties that are all about YOU?  Wouldn’t you rather have everyone  retreat into their own sweaty practice of self-discovery on your special day of birth? No? Greedy punks! Just kidding. Truthfully if you’re tired of getting soggy on the sauce every year this sounds [...]

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Save Money With a Home Practice: In tight times your fitness expenses might be the first to get cut. But developing a home practice means you don’t have to quit cold turkey. Best advice? For beginners, go to a class first, maybe a few classes, to get basic instruction before attempting to follow videos or books on your [...]

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Hey New Yorkers! Learn to walk!: Seriously.  If every NYer went to yoga class and learned how to walk this would be a much more delightful city. But we suppose we’ll always have to play dodge-the-tourist. sigh. Maybe the dance could be a little more graceful though? [NYTimes] Virgin Islands For Change: Residents of the Virgin Islands can’t [...]

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