Failure is a universal human experience—it’s just part of life that things will happen that you don’t want to happen.
When her granddaughter was accepted to Naropa University, the celebrated author Pema Chödrön promised that she’d speak at the commencement ceremony.
Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul is upset about the government practicing yoga. According to the Kentucky Senator's Waste Report, which is intended to highlight examples of wasteful spending by the U.S. government, yoga has been a egregious leach of taxpayers' money with the Department of State, Department of Energy, Department of Agriculture, Environmental Protection Agency, and [...]
September 18, 2015: It’s YD LOTW! Our semi-regular weekly post sharing all the linkies we might have missed or didn’t post about but are worth a mention. Check in on Fridays for your weekly catch up. Sign up here for our weekly newsletter bringing you all the yogadorkiness straight to your inbox. This is a fascinating. How long does [...]
"Welcome to the underbelly of the yoga world." In a world...where yoga teachers are valued based on the number of their Instagram followers...praised for their savvy marketing skills...one freedom fighter exposes the false reality of it all, revealing the yoga lifestyle is not all its cracked up to be. Some people may wonder why we [...]
Strutting down the runway at this fall's New York Fashion Week? Yoga pants! So many fashion designers are hating this right now. Yoga pants on the runway? Blasphemy. But it's become a reality and a dream come true - or nightmare depending on who you ask. It's a new dawn for "athleisure" the inevitable hybrid of [...]
Here's one for our hometown yogis! We know New York City living isn't all glitz and glamour, despite Broadway's best efforts. For all the people who live or have lived in NYC and know what it's like to commute with crying babies, get gridlocked in midtown traffic, all while lamenting the pain of a breakup [...]
September 11, 2015: It’s YD LOTW! Our semi-regular weekly post sharing all the linkies we might have missed or didn’t post about but are worth a mention. Check in on Fridays for your weekly catch up. Sign up here for our weekly newsletter bringing you all the yogadorkiness straight to your inbox. What happens when you decide to [...]
Can you believe it's been 9 years since that infamous book came out and your life changed forever? We're being facetious, but honestly, for a lot of people the phenomenon that was "Eat, Pray, Love" the book, and the subsequent box office hit starring Julia Roberts and latin dreamboat Javier Bardem, changed the game for what [...]
by Karin L. Burke Yoga was, in fact, discovered. I assert that Yoga could no more be invented or owned than electricity, gravity or respiration. – Leslie Kaminoff I sell mirrors to the blind. – Kabir When Iyengar died, I felt an absence in the world. Absence came, as blood clusters to bruise or rain [...]
We took a critical side eye to the ginormous yoga clothing commercial that happened last week in Central Park. We took issue with the unabashed marketing saturated in white (or white light, depending on which side of the yellow branded mat you're standing on) with no clear message besides that of the sponsors. But, indeed, [...]
This image is positively mesmerizing. A self-rolling yoga mat? It's one of those age old things: you didn't know you had a problem until someone suggested a solution. Like you didn't know there was so much trouble in rolling up your mat until you find out there's one that does it automatically. This is what [...]
by J Brown The unforgiving trajectory of real estate markets poses the greatest challenge for independent yoga centers. In order to survive, smaller centers need to locate in popular areas where residents can afford the service they provide. But there seems to be an unmistakable time limit on how long the profitability of a yoga [...]
And the Gods of YogaPop said, ye shall commence in a contest of yoga boo-tays. We don't know what Janelle Monae had in mind when she penned her "Yoga" song - though we did have a few guesses - but could she have even predicted a #yogabootycontest? Who knows. All we know is that this [...]
In case you weren't satisfied with the adorableness of yoga with adoptable kitties, a non-profit group in Vancouver has organized a special yoga event where you can practice your rabbit pose with the best of them. Small Animal Rescue Society of British Columbia created the bunny yoga event to help raise money and awareness for the rabbits [...]