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Maybe non-judgement is a tough one for her job, but she makes up for it on her mat. Every last Friday of the month, a Florida judge drops the robe and gavel to lead a free and public yoga class on the lawn right outside the courthouse. Duval County Court Judge Eleni Derke started yoga a few years [...]

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Apparently, there is no room for yoga in Trump's America, or at least in his Easter Egg Roll. For the past eight years yoga in the Yoga Garden was an Easter tradition under the Obama administration. But that's all gone, now. This year's festivities were reportedly thrown together haphazardly and last minute, which sounds about [...]

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Ace Hood and Shelah Marie meditating together.

Hip hop is not known for its yoga (though, yoga is getting known for its hip hop, isn't it?). We don't expect yoga rap to be the next hit style sweeping the charts, but you just never know. (Sorry, MC Yogi doesn't count.) Anyway, whether or not yoga seeps into the music, we're hearing more about its [...]

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Not an actual representation of parrot yoga.

You may have noticed that Goat Yoga is now completely out of control. And by this we mean Goat Yoga is practically everywhere (check your local farm). But that shouldn't be too surprising since yoga with [enter a type of animal] has become the latest craze since Doga was the cat's meow. Oh, yoga with [...]

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Finlay-Wilson-kilted-yoga

This is not OK. Remember that captivating video that went viral? We loved it, and we're pretty sure most of the internet did, too—with its 50 million+ views. But since the video went viral, the yogi behind it says he's received some seriously terrible threats. Yogi Finlay Wilson says he received a handwritten letter left on [...]

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bikram-real-sports

That Bikram Choudhury episode of HBO's Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel, the one where he calls his alleged victims of sexual assault liars and "trash," claims 5000 women a day want to sleep with him and that his sperm is worth a million dollars, and proceeds to have an R-rated meltdown on camera, is nominated for [...]

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subway-yoga

When we develop mindfulness practices and allot chunks of our days to them, we are quite careful about what they entail—we sit properly for meditation with alignment to support the spine, in yoga practice we move with grace and alertness toward the precise placement of our limbs, we allow sensation to teach us strength and connectedness with our full bodies and then...we step off the mat and into our world.

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living-mala-book

Luck is a lady...times two! Or maybe that's 108. We're especially excited for this giveaway 1) because the book is co-written by two fabulous longtime pals of YD and 2) we really love it! The Living Mala by Nancy Alder and Elizabeth Vartanian is just what the title suggests: a way to bring our intentions [...]

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So you can file this one under "No Good News." When you think of ahimsa—non-harming—it's not usually your yoga pants you're worried about. But now a new study is telling us that our cozy stretch pants are actually doing more harm to the planet than good. The problem? Microscopic plastics that shed from your yoga [...]

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