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Firstly, this is funny. We've been swarmed by hives of  yoga videos of the comedic sort over recent years and one might think the internet has been tapped out of honey. This almost 9 minute and change video is certainly worthy of a few smirks and giggles and rolls of your eyes. Meet Gurunista Gayle, [...]

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Inaugural Ball 2009 image via Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images It's mid-late January, so you know what that means. Inauguration Ball Bashes! Er, that came out wrong. Wait, you mean you're not donning your white tie finest to ring in another presidential term at some private shindig? Tsk tsk. Says the New York Times: Everyone knows that the [...]

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by Jillian Pransky I was originally drawn to yoga in the early 90s as an athlete and a typical over achiever.  I played sports all my life, was a collegiate soccer player, a marathon runner, and an avid 7-day a week aerobics junkie.  In my business career I held a fast paced position as a [...]

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"That man in a speedo has literally made millions off the sweat of others." Last night ABC Nightline featured a story on the great and controversied, sweat-soaked loose cannon yoga guru named Bikram Choudhury (video below). We know him for his hardass personality, outrageous quotes, lawsuits over copyright and oh yes, the yoga. Nightline took a [...]

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YD Deals, where Jenn, the yogadealer, helps you save your yoga dough one penny at a time. In the age of the infographic, what better a way to understand the coming together (aka union) of Yoga than one poster that tells all?!  So whether you're hitting the books for teacher training or are simply a YogaDork [...]

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Oops! The other day John Friend announced his new style and brand, Shri Daiva Yoga. Someone should have told him to secure the URL www.shridaivayoga.com.* Yikes. (possibly NSFW) *for the record, we had nothing to do with this and don't know who did it. ------ Earlier... Hyatt Boycott Doesn’t Stop Yoga Journal SF Conference, Should Yogis [...]

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image: IAYB An uprising is afoot over Yoga Journal holding their San Francisco conference at the Hyatt Regency despite a years-long union activists' boycott "demanding fair treatment of hotel workers, higher wages, better benefits, safer workloads, and the right to unionize freely." The boycott launched in June 2010 has made little progress with Yoga Journal who holds their [...]

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"I recommend hot yoga. When you're mounting an armed insurrection you want your chakras to be open and your butt high and tight." Stephen Colbert took on the extremely divisive topic of gun control last night. This is Colbert in response to Tennessee CEO James Yeager who ranted online about gun restrictions sparking a civil [...]

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This email plopped in our inbox last night and honestly our eyes glazed over, crossed and then contorted into some new fancy acro yoga move. We've been keeping those interested informed about John Friend, the yoga guru ensconced in his own divine light post scandal, and his latest news of reinvention, with a tap dancing tip toe [...]

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