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by Nancy Alder Courtesy Random House and Suzanne Morrison Every time a new yoga book comes out that involves travel to a foreign land, it is hard not to say "been there done that" and instantly jump back to the pages of Eat, Pray, Love.  A first glance at the new yoga memoir, Yoga Bitch: One Woman's [...]

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By Jill Miller, Creator of Yoga Tune Up Pain, numbness, tingling? Do any of these describe the feelings you have when you come out of an asana? Please heed these warnings! Not all yoga poses are safe for all people. Just follow expert yoga teacher Patricia Sullivan’s story in the October 2010 issue of Yoga [...]

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Mick Jagger starts singing in sanskrit, down dogging on stage and leading Rolling Stones fans in the Guyatri Mantra. Then Roseanne Barr takes up veganism, meditation and launches a children's cooking/yoga DVD series. This isn't some hippy fantasyland, this could soon be our reality! Maybe. Roseanne Barr is the latest boomer celeb to hit the [...]

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by J. Brown Exploitation of yoga in advertising is nothing new. When a product wants to associate with a low-stress or healthy lifestyle, invariably, the commercial features people doing yoga poses. Increasing popularity of yoga makes the marketing demographic undeniable. A recent Advil campaign has taken this phenomenon to another level. Instead of merely showing [...]

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Oh, hi. It's YD here, the ramblin' soulgi's freshly back from a whirlwind trip around the Pacific Northwest in thirteen days. What's to discuss? Oh so much! Firstly, for some reason every time we go to the West Coast (and it's not often) the stock market does a double back, quadruple flip nose dive. No, [...]

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‘It’s too debilitating to drink a lot, so I use other relaxation techniques. I sit on my own, calm down, take stock." Rolling Stone and recent Sanskrit singer Mick Jagger isn't just all fickle rockstar about Indian traditions. It turns out the freshly turned 68-year-old British wonder of rock 'n science prefers meditation and yoga [...]

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There's no better way to get to know someone in the realest sense than sleeping with them. Erm, not conjugally, you understand, but a la slumber partying. At Wanderlust California. And everybody knows that a stellar sleepover includes yoga (check), pillow fights (YD packs a mean whallop), and spying (check). Boys are usually the subject [...]

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Oh California, only you would provide the surreal setting for the above photo: yogis sprawled and lounging at a pool on the top of a mountain capped with snow in July. And this one: Some sort of antigravity contraption. Such was the scene at Wanderlust in Squaw Valley July 28-31st, 2011. We attended the overcast [...]

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Manhattan's Upper West Side welcomed it's very first Athleta store this week (just a few blocks up from Lululemon), and the Upper East Side gets its very own as well. Fancy! If you didn't know, Athleta a San Francisco based company was snapped up by Gap, Inc. just about 3 years ago and has been [...]

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Not to be outdone in the ever ongoing Beatles vs Rolling Stones debate, Mick Jagger has gone ahead and matched his brit brother, John Lennon's "Jai guru deva om" with a bit of his own Sanskrit singing.  In fact, he's formed a super group! SuperHeavy members include Dave Stewart, Joss Stone, Damian Marley and Indian [...]

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