Based on your suggestions and responses... Introducing the official limited-edition YD "dorkasana" tee! This design by the talented Emily Laflin received so much feedback when we posted it last month that we decided to do another print - this time including a gal and a guy design because everyone is welcome to do this pose. [...]
Those of you who are regular YD readers will know J. Brown has been bringing his insightful, honest and thought-provoking yogopinions for years. Whether it's on the merits of sustainability or how gentle is the new advanced, we've enjoyed reading what J. has to offer. Besides being a skillful writer and thinker, J. is also a [...]
Right, so maybe we've already figured out our yogi names, but what about your trusty mat? It' been with you through thick and thin, the ups and downs, the sweat and the tears, doesn't it deserve the respect and consideration of a real name? Of course it does! If you're not sure what your yoga [...]
A Harvard psychiatrist is working on getting to the bottom of this meditation thing with a new study on the effects it, and yoga, have on our actual genes, brain activity and overall health. So, we don't need a scientist to tell us how good we feel after practicing yoga or taking time out to meditate, [...]
By Alexa Kim During a recent Level 1 Yoga Tune Up Teacher Training in L.A., an excellent question was posed by one of the trainees: “I have fabulously tight psoas. Wouldn’t warming up by marching make my [bad] psoas worse, given the additional hip flexion?” This got me thinking as this same question bothered me [...]
Tie dye on yoga pants is like white on rice – synergistically perfect. It’s refreshing to know that despite the recent scandalous times in yoga apparel world that Wildflower Tie Dye exists for the sole purpose of making hand-dyed yoga-worthy garments. Their pants are as unique as the legging-lovers who wear them. For proof, check out their facebook [...]
Many of us have moved on from the sheer madness that is the Lululemon Pantscapade, which, much to everyone's chagrin (especially Chip Wilson et al), is still carrying on and just seems to be getting worse. It's safe to say this has been the biggest thing to happen to yoga pants since neon spandex. But [...]
Not all yoga flash mobs are created equal. When the Vancouver Aquarium announced monthly yoga classes with the whales, local yogactivists mobilized to put a stop to it. About 20 people showed up last Thursday to protest the event holding signs reading "Yoga does not make whale jails okay!" and advocating ahimsa an compassion. “We’re protesting [...]
You know we can't resist a good Yoga Pop moment. Last night's "The Voice" had pop diva Christina Aguilera imparting some expert wisdom on her singing team, bringing them along to yoga class to open them up and release "stagnant energy."
While a certain yoga pants company still seeks a new CEO well-versed in crisis management, Yoga Journal has gone ahead and appointed their new Editor-in-Chief, Kaitlin Quistgaard's successor. Her name is Carin Gorrell and she hails from Brooklyn and SELF Magazine.
We hope you had a happy full moon! And we don't mean through your sheer yoga pants. Ohhhhh. OK, bad joke. But...seriously, is nothing sacred anymore? Do we have to go all Olivia Newton John "Physical" with our neon spandex now? Because we will. And you better believe we'll enjoy it. But enough about yoga [...]
Everyone's favorite British pop star and Taylor Swift Ex , Harry Styles, has started practicing yoga despite his doctor's advice to take up ballet. That rebellious rapscallion! We're not sure why ballet would be an option for a back problem, but we're glad the 19-year-old One Direction star took upon himself to write his own [...]
Free subway rides for 30 squats? We're fit New Yorkers, sign us up! Apparently it's one of those things, only in Moscow? It's true, a vending machine at the Vystavochnaya station will give you a single-ride ticket if you stand in front of it and perform 30 squats. It's part of a promotion by Russia's Olympic Committee [...]
On the heels of our super fun launch event last night and with time winding down to the final hours of our indiegogo campaign, I wanted to formally introduce you to our lady-lovin' sister site, Salted Scarletry. She's a beaut and I couldn't be prouder. As we've broached issues about body image and female empowerment [...]
If your vrittis are often overflowing with colors and images during yoga or if your idea of a perfect daily meditation consists of drawing, designing, creating or any combination of the three...and you consider yourself a yogadork with a sense of humor, you may be the one to design the next YogaDork T-shirt! We're currently [...]