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I am a person with small feet. Lots of people notice this and comment on it—how cute they are or how lucky I am to have such dainty feet. I occasionally get great buys at discount stores on high-end brand names that make people notice my feet.

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Ikea announced their very first yoga products and—rejoice!—you won’t even need an Allen wrench. The Swedish home simplifier cum home assembly rage-inducer has an interesting new collection featuring items designed to soothe your inner beast. The HJÄRTELIG collection, which will be on sale April 2018, features Ikea’s very first yoga mat, plus props like blocks and [...]

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The yoga style may be simplified with its scripted 26 poses, but the story of Bikram is anything but. We told you we were waiting for the Lifetime movie, but before that (inevitably) arrives, we’re entering yoga true crime podcast territory. ESPN just announced they will be launching a five-part series on the Bikram yoga [...]

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The unfortunate incident that occurred at the Northwest Yoga Conference last week has left a lot of people distraught and a lot of questions unanswered. For instance, WTH happened? A statement was issued by Northwest Yoga Conference Founder Melissa Hagedorn (the woman you see taking the microphone from Savriti in the video) but its vague [...]

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What’s going on? No, really, what is going on? Our email inbox and social media feed have been blowing up over the past 24 hours regarding a bizarre event that happened at the Northwest Yoga Conference going on this weekend. A video of Savitri Palkhivala, co-founder of Purna Yoga and the Alive and Shine Center operating in [...]

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A war is being waged on our blessed yoga pants. Once again, our stretchy bottoms are being attacked, but we must never surrender!* In case you missed it, an ill-fated op-ed was unleashed upon the yoga-practicing public Sunday daring to explain Why Yoga Pants Are Bad For Women. Excuse us? These yoga pants? *looks down [...]

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Taking these observations on how a child moves isn’t just a motherly pastime, but a key ingredient to understanding your own body. Let’s apply this information to help with fundamental physical exploration on your mat and find your inner child.

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Remember Barack Obama? He used to be president like four score and seven light years ago. What’s the thing for former presidents to do, besides actually get sleep and cease aging at an exponential rate? Why, build a monument to preserve your own legacy, of course! Presidential libraries have been en vogue since the 1930s [...]

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As far as we know, flights have not been grounded due to yoga-practicing passengers…yet. (Maybe yoga practicing peacocks.) While plenty of airports welcome yoga now, it’s not so common on airplanes, mostly because you have barely enough room to breathe let alone bend your body into various shapes. Also, no passenger wants to be the [...]

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