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She's blonde, she's cute and she's your 80-lb yoga teacher. No, she's not another yoga cover model, she's Jaysea DeVoe, a 13-year-old eighth grader and one of the country's youngest official yoga teachers. She is, in fact, a legit and Yoga Alliance approved yoga teacher, if that still indeed means anything to anyone anymore, with [...]

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the-path-meditation

Secret swanky meditation sessions are sweeping New York. Just when you thought Brooklyn's early morning sober yoga rave dance party was the next big thing, secret underground meditation classes have come in to silently (and consciously!) yank the rug right out from under their prancing feet. The first rule of Secret Meditation Club? You do [...]

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Ashtanga-Primary-Series-chart

This article is an open letter response to Why I Stopped Practicing Ashtanga Yoga. by Jessie Horness I’m an Ashtanga practitioner. Every morning, I wake up before the sun, make my way to the shala, and dive into two hours of asana practice. Sometimes it’s blissfully easy, my body oscillating naturally with the breath like dance. [...]

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yoga-pants-grocery-shopping

Now for the crucial and important news...are your yoga pants giving you butt breakouts? More at 6. If you wear your stretchy yoga pants all day long and don't give your undercarriage a breather, all that sweat-wicking technology goes right down the proverbial buttne drain. Buttne: butt acne. It happens to the best of us, [...]

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willow-jaden-smith-yoga

In their first-ever joint interview, Jaden and Willow, the adorable spawn of Will and Jada Pinkett Smith, take us down the rabbit hole of human consciousness maybe only a handful of us earthlings will ever have the pleasure of fully understanding. Meditation, prana and duality are just a few of the subjects tackled by these Hollywood [...]

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kitty-relax-comic

I have been out of the Yoga loop for a good six months now. Before I left my studio and mat, I was an avid and dedicated practitioner of Ashtanga Yoga: I had a regular, six day a week practice, had completed 150 hours of Yoga teacher training as well as a massage and injury prevention certificate, was an assistant teacher and wrote a popular enough Yoga blog. I was a vegetarian at first, then a vegan, and in the middle of developing an interest in macrobiotic cuisine. I was part of a dedicated community and a student of a well-known teacher. I even found myself a Yoga teaching husband. I thought that whatever would happen, I would do Yoga.

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Here we are. 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 every Friday for your weekly catch up. Sign up here for our weekly newsletter bringing you all the yogadorkiness straight to your inbox. Lululemon is opening [...]

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narendra-modi-yoga

 Things are looking good for International Yoga Day becoming a real global holiday pretty soon. India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi is seeing a swarm of support from the European Union (EU) as well as over 130 countries, including the US, Canada and China, who have signed up for a co-sponsorship of the global holiday. "EU supports [...]

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michael-owen-lululemon

Hot off the Buffalo bungle and Dalai Lama fiasco, Lululemon is now making waves in Baltimore. As the City Paper reports, some people in B-more are not happy with the new collaboration between one Lulu location and local artist Michael Owen, though they claim it is a "match made in heaven" because both "deserve each [...]

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downward facing dog

Not an actual photo from the show, but we imagine it to be an accurate depiction. We may get our yoga TV show after all. While we wait on pins and needles for the yoga reality show we'll have to just be satisfied with an Amazon-produced yoga-based comedy web series coming to a small screen [...]

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thich-Nhat-Hanh-flower

Reports have indicated that Thich Nhat Hanh, beloved Zen Buddhist monk and teacher, at 88 may be nearing the end of his earthly time. The renowned Zen master known for his peace activism, Buddhist teachings, and many books inspiring many people's lives, as well as immeasurable inspirational quotes posted on social media, is ailing in [...]

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Shripad Naik, new minister in charge of the department of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy (AYUSH), sits inside his office in New Delhi November 11, 2014.  REUTERS/Anindito

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi, staying true to his mission to bring India's traditions of yoga and ayurveda officially to the global forefront, or, some may say, capitalize on the growing popularity of these systems worldwide, has already created its very first department of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy (AYUSH), with Shripad Naik freshly [...]

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yogi-surprise-box-oct14

Subscription boxes are all the rage lately, so when we heard about one that was yoga-specific we couldn't resist our curiosity. If you're not familiar with what we're talking about, a subscription box is basically a box of goodies delivered to your door every month like a little package of Christmas cheer, except you pay [...]

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guys-try-yoga

This video is called "Guys Try Yoga for the First Time," but, guys, we really want to know, is this what yoga is like for you? From the folks at Buzzfeed, the video shows a few dudes stepping onto the mat for the first time resulting in a dubious combo of confused faces, super tight [...]

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