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Eclipses have always been ripe for radical change, according to astrology. This upcoming “Great American Eclipse,” as it’s so been dubbed, could very well be just the perfectly timed cosmic catalyst this country needs to cause even more disruption to our already fragile state. Is it good? Is it bad? That’s for us to find [...]

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“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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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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Ever feel like you’re om-ing right to the universe? You’re not alone. And now, literally, you’re not alone, thanks to the folks at the Rubin Museum who want you to join in the largest collective chant of “om” the world has ever known. Since the beginning of February, visitors to NYC’s Rubin Museum of Art [...]

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Yep. Add it to the growing list of themed-yoga classes, Harry Potter is just another distraction. Students show up at a brewery (another hot trend) decked out in HP gear, are treated to a reading of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows and are given a magic wand. Like we said, just anoth….WAIT…a MAGIC WAND?? [...]

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by Kelly Benshoof A 2016 study found that 36.7 million people practice yoga in the US. Let’s say the average cost of a class is $15 (a steal in most yoga-dense areas). If every practitioner donated the cost of a single class to charity, well, that would be a lot of money. More than $550 million to [...]

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What were you doing to celebrate the United Nations’ International Day of Peace? Did you miss it? Don’t feel bad. It was September 21, and is actually an annual day declared by the UN as “devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples.” This year’s theme was “The [...]

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Yogactivism comes in waves. When there’s a cause, there’s sure to be a swell of yogis there to fight for it. But when it comes to the Black Lives Matter movement, the majority of the yoga community for whatever reason has gone from om to mum. Perhaps it’s too political? Too controversial? While inclusivity and [...]

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Little ants on pink mats! Traffic and people speed past on either side as a group of yogis pause for poses. This time-lapse video of Solstice Yoga in Time Square might give you the best perspective of “mind over madness” — the event’s permanent slogan. The visuals come from one of the Times Square EarthCams, of [...]

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