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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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Trying to write your own White Album? Looks like you may have your Beatlesesque Transcendental Meditation experience yet. The ashram where the Fab Four studied TM with Maharishi Mahesh Yogi in the 60s is finally opening back up. Having been shut down and overrun by nature’s decay since 1981, the ashram is set to get [...]

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Yoga controversies seem so rampant you’d think Kanye was behind them. Or at least Kim. The latest brush with trouble comes from Ottawa, Canada on the subject of cultural appropriation – a hot (and quite necessary) topic as of late. If you’re just tuning in, the controversy involves a free University of Ottawa yoga class [...]

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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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We don’t normally write about every single yoga reference in pop culture – because there are A LOT these days – but while watching this year’s Emmy Awards our yogapop meter readings were off the charts, to where we started keeping track of all the yoga mentions. We know celebrities practice yoga – stars, they’re [...]

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And the Gods of YogaPop said, ye shall commence in a contest of yoga boo-tays. We don’t know what Janelle Monae had in mind when she penned her “Yoga” song – though we did have a few guesses – but could she have even predicted a #yogabootycontest? Who knows. All we know is that this [...]

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Have you seen this show yet? It’s a web series about yoga. No, wait! Come back! Seriously. When we first heard of “Om City” we thought, ‘oh cool, another yoga web series.’ But we’re relieved to say we were pleasantly surprised by this one – there’s honest writing, a relatable story line (especially if you’re [...]

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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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Yoga, something to sing about! All the yoga mat’s a stage. There’s no business like nadi shodhana business. The yoga must go on! OK, we’re done (for now). Yoga might not be ready for its TONY award quite yet, but it has found its way to the theater stage through “SEX, LOVE, & YOGA,” a [...]

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