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Chairs? Who needs them? Especially not elementary kids who dance an ode to the fidget fairy in their seat all day at school. No problem, say teachers at Westtown-Thornbury Elementary School in Pennsylvania who found that students sitting on yoga balls instead of the traditional butt-numbing contraptions they call desk chairs were "better able to focus [...]

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Boston Celtics power forward Kevin Garnett is known for his passion and maybe even being "pathologically intense" on the court. And now, yoga. The almost 7 foot, 15-time NBA All-Star says he's always been pretty flexible and certainly energetic, but yoga helped him harness it all and focus. "I was pretty decent when it came [...]

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2012 New York Philharmonic Spring Gala

Is the student suing yoga teacher Hilaria Baldwin, Alec Baldwin's wife, one of those obnoxious and dogged handstand guys who just have to kick up even when the teacher tells him not to? Possibly, and yes it sounds like it, according to a witness. As an update to the well-debated 'student claims yoga teacher's negligence [...]

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Tiny skeletons come to life with yoga. YogArt finds are always fun, especially when they're so darn cute, and a bit creepy. These may be the cutest little metal yoga skeletons we've ever seen. These hand-sculpted tiny bony yogis stand just 2" high, but the Skeletonians, as they are officially called, are molded from pewter in [...]

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What if Uncle Sam were a yogi? Or George Washington? Or Lincoln? Inspired by this HuffPo celebrity presidential vote, just for fun we put together a fantasy poll on this President's Day to choose the YPOTUS and VP for our yoga nation. Vote below or add your write-in ballot in the comments! Rodney Yee + [...]

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YD Deals, where Jenn, the yogadealer, helps you save your yoga dough one penny at a time.   Do you double down in yoga class?  As in do you use two mats?  No judgements here, just asking. Rest assured, there are many yogis out there who prefer some extra cushion during their practice.  To help find [...]

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Oprah and Deepak meditation besties

Meditation party with Oprah and Deepak. BYO_. Oprah Winfrey, fairy godmother of all things favorite and downward facing puppy lover, wants you to join her and new age bestie Deepak Chopra on a 3-week long meditation challenge. But don't get too excited, there are no prizes given away here, you see, because the journey IS the [...]

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Uh oh. Is suing yoga teachers the new suing fast food chains? Who's to blame? Yoga teacher Hilaria Baldwin, who also happens to be the newly pregnant wife of actor Alec, is being sued for 'negligence' among other things, the NY Daily News reports. According to the papers filed in Manhattan Supreme Court, the accusing [...]

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Heart Yoga

Yoga, yoga good for your heart, the more you practice the more you...get smart about your health, of course! The first ever yoga study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology found yoga to be a safe, effective and relatively cheap therapy for improving the lives of heart patients. The study conducted [...]

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