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Dharma Detective, here. Your one and only source into the superficial lives of yoga’s so-called elite. Today we expose the seedy, tweety underbelly of Twitter’s yoga community. Hold onto your birds, it’s going to be a bumpy flight. They spout love and light, truth and clarity, quotations worthy of a saint. Fawners, fans, and thousands [...]

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Uh oh! Oakley is on the yoga-pants-for-leisure offensive. While the lulus want women to yoga, eat, sleep, shop, flash your business in their clothing, Oakley wants none of that namby pamby non-workout crap in workout clothing. They’ve created a few 30 second spots to enforce their stance that their exercise gear is made for exercising [...]

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Ever feel that your meditation practice is like trying to tame a gaggle of spastic elf-like creatures bouncing around your mind in funny hats? OMG. Us, too! We were sent this cute video for the song “Emergence Kenosis” by The Crees which is a silly and quite literal example of how and why meditation can [...]

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To honor National Fibromyalgia Awareness Day (5/12), we’re partnering with Rodmell Press to give away three copies of Yoga for Fibromyalgia by Shoosh Lettick Crotzer. Fibromyalgia is a disorder characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain accompanied by fatigue, sleep, memory and mood issues (Mayo Clinic). Approximately 3.7 million Americans, or 1 in 73 people in the US, suffer from symptoms of fibromyalgia. Thankfully, yoga has [...]

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Forbes, our go-to site for all things yoga, put out their Top 10 Cities for Yoga in the U.S. They start off by reminding us that boy, this yoga thing sure is popular! and profitable. How popular and profitable? According to the 2012 study by Sports Marketing Surveys on behalf of Yoga Journal about 20 million Americans over 18 [...]

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When the moooon is in the seventh hoooouse…So we made it through the latest Pink Moon eclipse in Scorpio as the Sun and Mars travel into Taurus and all that jazzamatazz astronomo stuff. Let us take this time to wish a Happy birthday to all you earthy Tauruses out there. We happen to know a [...]

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By Kristin Marvin, Yoga Tune Up Teacher Head and neck pain can come from a multitude of factors: poor posture, slipped or bulged disc, trauma, muscle tension, muscle weakness, muscle imbalances and/or injury. These pains are a growing epidemic due to our modern sedentary lifestyle (i.e. seated at desks, driving cars, reading books, texting, playing [...]

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Move over jeggings, we’re talking yoga genes. So here’s something interesting. Scientists are peering into the benefits of yoga with a finer lens these days and what they’re finding is really some fascinating and nerdy stuff you might just want to know about. For instance, science says yoga can immediately affect you on a genetic and [...]

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  For some days when half moon just doesn’t cut it. Add this one to your list of fancy poses. A little full moon yoga humor, courtesy of Rob Pollak. —— Earlier… Flowchart: Now What Should You Wear to Yoga? Yoga Bag: Cute Short Film, Like the Smack in the Face You Needed College Yoga Poses [...]

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