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They call it “a counterpoint to New Year’s Eve” — the Summer Solstice Yoga in Times Square is already underway, ringing in the longest day of the year with sun salutations and down dogs in NYC’s busiest intersection. By comparison, the yoga area seems like a such a small portion of the “Crossroads of the [...]

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Limber up, folks. The Yoga Olympics are inevitable. We’ll just leave this right here: Think you can do a perfect surya namaskar? You could be up for a medal later this year. International Yoga Day promises to be bigger and better, with “Olympic-type” competition likely to be on the cards. That’s from Friday’s Economic Times. “We are [...]

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New York City is full of cultural treasures. And with yoga studios on every corner, yoga mats an ubiquitous accessory bopping through the streets, and kirtan pouring out of windows on a wave of incense, the city also happens to be full of India’s cultural treasures, too. Or at least, remnants of them. Luckily we [...]

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In case you weren’t satisfied with the adorableness of yoga with adoptable kitties, a non-profit group in Vancouver has organized a special yoga event where you can practice your rabbit pose with the best of them. Small Animal Rescue Society of British Columbia created the bunny yoga event to help raise money and awareness for the rabbits [...]

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In case you didn’t notice, it’s September! If that was news, you might have also missed that it’s National Yoga Month. Whether you’re already celebrating or need a reason to put your yoga party hat on, you should probably know about The Yoga as Transformation free online event happening this weekend. Online yoga conferences are [...]

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Not a festival. Not a retreat. Summer Camp. Like you did maybe when you were 10. Except this time there’s more grown up stuff like adult beverages and adult interactions. The concept of adult sleepaway camps – no kids allowed – is a growing trend conjuring up all kinds of images of what it would [...]

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Meanwhile, at the United Nations… International Yoga Day is here and it’s brought with it many dignitaries and officials to celebrate and commemorate. The United Nations is broadcasting a live feed featuring speeches from UN spokesperson Ban Ki-Moon, U.S. Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard, Times Square Alliance President Tim Tompkins and a special meditation and yoga practice led by [...]

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Happy Solstice, yogsters! As is tradition, thousands of yogis have taken their co-sponsored mats to the mecca of creative chaos, New York City’s Time Square to beckon the sun on the summer solstice. It’s cloudy skies in NYC today, but we have hope there will be enough sun salutations to bring about a glimpse or [...]

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International Yoga Day sounded like it could be all happy one-love, but it is just not sitting well with everyone. The Indian government has been putting out fires ever since the UN declared June 21st International Yoga Day. Are they promoting a Hindu nationalist agenda? Are sun salutations religious? Does yoga amount to worship? All [...]

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