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Yael Stone as inmate Lorna Morello on Orange Is The New Black | image via Netflix

You may know her as the meticulously coiffed hopeless romantic inmate Lorna Morello on Orange Is the New Black, but maybe what you didn't know was actress Yael Stone spends time offset teaching yoga and meditation to those who have been incarcerated in real life. Stone, who is a trained yoga teacher, volunteers with Liberation Prison Yoga, [...]

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What says mother-daughter bonding like a little acro yoga? Fans of Lena Dunham's hit show Girls will get a chance to see Hannah Horvath and her mom Loreen, played by Becky Ann Baker, pair up for some high-flying feats of acrobatic yoga partnering in order to work through some issues. Balancing on each other's limbs is one [...]

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Christina Aguilera's 2012 "Lotus"

Xtinasana? Christina Aguilera is diving so deep into her yoga practice, she's cited it as an influence for her next album. But it's less about the poses and the "workouts" celebriyogis are often featured doing in magazines. It's about "feeling more one with the Earth and everyone being connected" which we' will soon hear about [...]

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Celebrity foodie Nigella Lawson is joining the slow yoga revolution. We've heard of the slow food movement, but food experts joining slow yoga is a whole new twist on the familiar recipe. Lawson talks about her newfound yoga practice in the November issue of Good Housekeeping (UK). Her recent weight increase and subsequent weight loss [...]

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Did anyone else catch this last night? We happen to love Hollywood Game Night, and of course the Emmy-winning beloved and hilarious host Jane Lynch, so we were already tuned in when celebrity guest Amy Smart gave the whole room a yoga lesson. It went like this (please pardon our excitedly-snapped screen grabs): During guest [...]

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{YD’s Who Said It? where we post a yogadorky quote and you guess who who said it.} "Yoga. It's like my church," says today's mystery celebriyogi. Nope, it's not our meditating mad man Jon Hamm/Don Draper. One of these Mad Men stars is a super yogadork and actually worked the front desk of a yoga studio when she [...]

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Miley Cyrus, a "yoga superstar"? Sure, if the media says so! But that's how they talk about every celebriyogi posting yoga pics on Instagram (and there are more than a few). We happen to like this photo the wild child pop star and avid yoga practitioner recently posted of herself bound up in Marichyasana D, [...]

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Yoga farts, crazy mats, kooky oms, oh my. The makings of a yoga class punked, but maybe not too far from reality? In this case, Australian radio host and punk master Jackie O aims to pull a silly prank on an unsuspecting yoga class, enlisting the help of British actress Sophie Monk who undauntingly plays [...]

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Filmmaker Kevin Smith (Clerks, Mall Rats) took to facebook Thursday to air his poetic thoughts on the secret of happiness, the pursuit thereof, and why we all need to notice that in the present, in the chase for "happiness," we are actually the happiest. We've already won, people. "The good news is that the pursuit of [...]

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Yoga pants are going to take over the world, and you can't say Ellen DeGeneres didn't warn us! The lovable and hilarious comedian opened her show on Wednesday with a very serious message: we are being consumed by yoga pants and there's nothing any of us can do to stop it. "I want to talk [...]

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lady-gaga-paddleboard-yoga

Lady Gaga seems to be turning over some new lady leaves: Singing a glorious medley of "The Sound of Music" songs at the Oscars, practicing crow into headstand while balancing on a paddleboard. Momma Monster is branching out. Gaga has been trying her leather-gloved hand at what the kids call these days - SUP - [...]

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Is that Lena Dunham flying in an acro yoga pose? If you frequent these parts you know we like to post our share of celebriyogis. Cause, celebriyogis, they're just like us, right? It's nice to relate. Lena Dunham, creator and star of Girls and occasional interpretive dancer (her Sia "Chandelier" rendition has a special place [...]

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lady-gaga-underwear-yoga-2015

When Lady Gaga gets practically naked, the world takes notice. WE take notice when it has something to do with yoga (of which she is a long-time fan and practitioner). Lady Gaga's love for yoga is well-documented, as is her liberal use of interesting clothing, or lack thereof, when getting on the mat. But her [...]

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chris-rock-yoga

Comedian Chris Rock is a busy guy. Between acting, screenwriting, directing his newly released film "Top Five," how does this guy do it all? We can't tell you, but we do know how he keeps his striking good looks thanks to fellow ac-TOR Zach Braff. According to an exchange between the two on Twitter, it's [...]

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