This may have to be our favorite cheeky, passive aggressive, dog-poo-yoga-heard-round-the-internets sign ever. If you’ve already caught wind but didn’t know the back story, we’ll happily fill you in. The sign was plastered to a pole along a footpath in Dullingham, a small English town near Cambridge. According to SWNS.com, while we don’t know the [...]
We sometimes believe presenting without comment is a bit irresponsible since there’s so much fabricated bs out there (“fake news!”…ugh) and it’s hard to know if anyone knows their asana from their elbow. In sharing this, well, we could add our own witty footnotes but really it just speaks for itself. All we’ll say is [...]
It’s winter, it’s snowy, it’s cold. Maybe even too cold for the goats to do yoga. So what animal are you going to do yoga with then?! Never fear, the penguins are here. It’s no bird of paradise, but Penguin Yoga is now a thing, thanks to the Maryland Zoo who launched the 2018 Yoga at the [...]
I recently asked my students to lift their big toes without moving the rest of their foot. With much consternation, they discovered this to be a more difficult than they had anticipated. Intrigued? Try it yourself!
I’ve been teaching yoga service classes for about three years, but have been passionate about this field for many more – starting with the administrative work I did for Yoga Activist in Washington, DC, prior to training as a yoga instructor. I’ve been teaching yoga to women at the country’s largest jail for […]
Ah yes, we’ve said it before—Goat Yoga is taking over the world. Following the lead of several cities before them, Denver recently launched their own special brand of airport yoga. Since November, passengers are able to pre-book a private room for a virtual mini-session of yoga or meditation before they hit the friendly skies, through [...]
The #metoo movement has roiled social media and the news cycles for months. Industry after industry has shuddered through a series of allegations that prove sexual abuse goes hand in hand with our current structures of power.
I’ve been quiet.
I’ve been angry. I’ve been upset. As a yoga teacher I’ve felt a need to set my agenda aside when it comes to wider social issues. As a woman I’ve felt a need to take care of my own boundaries.
In these modern, technologically-advanced times, virtually everything is at our fingertips, which may sound like a good thing, but ask biomechanist Katy Bowman and you might get a different opinion. In fact, we’re hearing that as a society we are becoming much too stationary and just don’t move as much as we should in order [...]
Go to any major city in the United States, and you’ll see the signs: gleaming studios in trendy neighborhoods, mats peeking out of $200 leather tote bags on the metro, and Lululemon stores with motivational phrases splashed on their window displays. Yoga has been thoroughly commodified, and it’s everywhere.