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It is 7:30pm on Sunday night. The sun has set and my eight-year-old self begins to feel stomach knots because tomorrow means I have to go back to school. My mother affectionately coined this feeling the “Sunday night blahs.”

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Yoga Journal has a major body image issue, and I'm not talking about the latest one with Hilaria Baldwin on the cover. Actually, I kind of am, but it goes a lot deeper than that. YD recently posted a peek at the suspected new Yoga Journal website, complete with diet tips and lots of Lululemon [...]

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gatorade-yoga

When he's not busy as the quarterback for the Denver Broncos, Peyton Manning is apparently managing a gas station and making customers do yoga for Gatorade. In this ad, a woman is trying to buy herself some hangover juice when the store clerk tells her she's not sweating enough and doesn't having a "winning attitude," earning [...]

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We came across this video about yoga classes benefitting people living with HIV/AIDS and had to share. The short video from the Iyengar Institute of New York documents several students who take part in the free classes offered at the studio every week. It's an inspiring message about the power of yoga, the positive effect it can [...]

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According to students BKS Iyengar is doing fine. Earlier this week, the Guru was admitted to the hospital and was treated for breathlessness and low blood pressure but was released to his family soon after. According to a student, Amit Pawar, who works at Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute (RIMYI), Guruji is doing well and there is nothing to [...]

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Have you ever been to yoga and suddenly it turns into a blanket origami class? Not only is folding blankets in yoga an art, it's a science. You can't just fold the blankets any old way, not for use as props and not for putting back on the shelves, heaven forbid the fringe is facing the WRONG WAY.

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We've just been made aware that BKS Iyengar was admitted to the hospital Tuesday afternoon and has been treated for breathlessness and low blood pressure, The Indian Express reports. Yogacharya B K S Iyengar, 96, was admitted to the critical care unit of a private hospital on Tuesday afternoon after he complained of breathlessness. Doctors [...]

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In case the marathon playlist of XX's "Intro" is no longer cutting it, you can now listen to yoga-fied versions of your favorite Metallica, Nine Inch Nails and Slipknot songs. System of a Down? A Perfect Circle? Madonna? Yoga Pop Ups has them all. And when we say them all, we mean everything from your [...]

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period-yoga

So is period yoga safe or what? And, more specifically, are inversions cool to do when you're menstruating? We're all adults here. We know how periods work, but in case you need a refresher, every month(ish) the uterus sheds its lining and women deal with bleeding, possible cramping, mood changes and cumbersome hygiene products because [...]

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star-wars-r2d2-yoga-pants

We've seen some wild yoga pants styles out there lately so this Star Wars-inspired R2D2 pair is hardly a surprise. Available on ThinkGeek for $40 you, too, can be the bleepity bloopy-iest nerd in the whole studio! Maybe you can finally convince them they need to add Star Wars Yoga to the regular schedule. These [...]

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