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Let's Move

When Michelle Obama isn't mom-dancing with Jimmy Fallon to promote the third phase of her "Let's Move" initiative to fight childhood obesity, she's touring the country, motivating kids to get moving and doling out praise to schools that have already committed to providing students with more physical activity during the school day. And, more yoga? [...]

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It is confirmed, cats own the internet! And according to this feline expert, cats probably own yoga, too. Jeffrey Boussolini is a sociologist, philosopher and a feline expert who runs his (own self-funded?) Center for Feline Studies, something that captures his interest and fascination when he's not studying his other subject, nuclear weapons. One of [...]

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Ethiopian Refugee Women Practicing Yoga

Above: A group of about a dozen women practice yoga together Gorom Refugee Camp, near the South Sudan capital, Juba. The free daily yoga classes began when Sara Gottfredsen, an associate protection officer with the UN Refugee Agency, and other UNHCR staff took yoga classes from teacher Naomi Swain in Juba. Using a curriculum from Mandala [...]

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All the hemming and hawing over what songs to play in yoga class. Who needs it? Here it is, the only playlist you'll ever really need (sorry kirtan and Krishna Das-ers). The hypnotic groove of The XX "Intro" on a 10-hour loop. The new MTV.  You're welcome. Aw the 10-hour version is gone, but here's [...]

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Take me out to the ball game. But first! Yoga practice, boys. Line 'em up. Before all the swing batta battas and peanuts and crackerjacks, the Oakland A's do their pre-season yoga practice. Even manager Bob Melvin joins in as evidenced by this short video clip (Bob is somewhere in the second row). Yoga in [...]

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Bikram Yoga Harlem Shake

Are you Harlem Shake'n to the point of breaking? Not so fast, yoga wants in on the inoculable internet meme. What started as a catchy tune by a DJ named Baauer with a hook tied to an old NY dance move and a funny idea by a bunch of teenagers from Australia with some kooky [...]

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Ang Lee accepts Oscar for best director, 2013.

It was a big night for Hollywood last night! And the biggest night it seemed for long-blonde/gray/white-haired hippie dudes. But NOT, as we had bet, for yoga pants. Come on, Jane Fonda. Of course, we're kidding. Though we'd be willing to guess Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence was hiding some kind of yoga pants under that [...]

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YD Deals, where Jenn, the yogadealer, helps you save your yoga dough one penny at a time. Some like it hot and some get sweaty, but none like it slippery. While most of us are still daydreaming about warmer temps and sun saluting oceanside, others are opting for hot yoga rooms to keep up their spirits. [...]

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Happy Friday! It's the last Friday in February 2013. Holy whole wheat hoagies! March is just around the corner. We hope you're having a sweet year so far. With the launch of our new site (we hope you like it!) and more fun stuff on the horizon for Spring, we can say we're having a [...]

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