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Bikram and Rajashree Choudhury | image via rajashree.com

Big news. The Bikram Yoga power couple may soon be no more. Could we have predicted this? Rajashree, wife of Bikram Choudhury and a partner in his Bikram Yoga empire, has filed for divorce citing irreconcilable differences according to the court documents obtained by TMZ (no less). Bikram Choudhury has been facing six lawsuits made against him [...]

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Alas, while the holiday season is filled with fun, family, and celebration, let’s face it, it’s only a matter of time before the hustle and bustle of the season leaves us feeling jittery and frazzled. This year, avoid overdoing the vata dosha. Get a little help from your fellow yogadorks and take time to chillax with [...]

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by Jillian Pransky “Tension is who you think you should be. Relaxation is who you are.” — Chinese Proverb Admittedly, I was once a master goal driver. One May, I ran my first five-mile course ever, and just a few months later, I ran a full marathon. I've always enjoyed proving myself. But soon after [...]

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Not all yoga props are created equal. You have blocks (or bricks) and now you have eggs. No it's not Easter, or breakfast. That's egg-shaped yoga blocks from Three Minute Egg and they're the ergonomic alternative to your common rectangle, aka the One-Stop Yoga Prop. Made out of a patented 100% biodegradable foam and 100% Made in [...]

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What says mother-daughter bonding like a little acro yoga? Fans of Lena Dunham's hit show Girls will get a chance to see Hannah Horvath and her mom Loreen, played by Becky Ann Baker, pair up for some high-flying feats of acrobatic yoga partnering in order to work through some issues. Balancing on each other's limbs is one [...]

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Next up in our YD Holiday Giveaway series... This one here is an annual tradition! We're thrilled to be giving away this wonderful book, A Year of Living Your Yoga: Daily Practices to Shape Your Life by Judith Hanson Lasater. About A Year of Living Your Yoga: Featuring one thought for each day of the year, along with [...]

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Lululemon is in hot water again. This time it's for alleged animal cruelty in relation to their use of down - aka goose feathers. Hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons has joined PETA in a plea to get lulu to stop using the bird feathers in their jackets and vests, and to use synthetics instead. Simmons penned [...]

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Bottoms up: a yoga instruction or drinking term? Or both? In the case of Smart Beer, New York State's very first certified organic, non-GMO beer, it may very well be the latter, because...wait, what? It's taken THIS long for NY to have an organic beer? For shame. Anyway, now we have one. This is sort [...]

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Continuing our YD Holiday Giveaway series! What's in your gut? Wouldn't you like to know! Now you can and it may even change your life. The science is in - what's happening in our microbiome, basically the tiny ecosystem of trillions of microbes living in our gut, has a major affect on our every day [...]

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Awkward! Yoga IRL is not always peace, love, and birds of paradise. For instance, sometimes chakras are aligned a little too well between teacher and student, if you know what we mean, and lines are crossed. This new digital series takes a Girls-esque approach to the adventures of yoga teaching, yoga practicing and the yoga [...]

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Today's Google Doodle marks the birthday of renowned Indian yoga guru, B.K.S. Iyengar, and we have to say it's mighty sweet. Guruji, as he is known by his students, passed away in August of last year. He would have turned 97 today. Though many still miss his earthly presence, Iyengar lives on through his teachings and [...]

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By Amanda Winkler Have you heard the old adage, “no pain, no gain”? This culturally pervasive idea has made its mark on virtually everything - our jobs, our personal lives and very prominently in the way we treat and move our bodies. If you don’t wake up the morning after an intense workout or practice [...]

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The Beatles and their wives with the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, March 1968. | photo credit: Getty

Trying to write your own White Album? Looks like you may have your Beatlesesque Transcendental Meditation experience yet. The ashram where the Fab Four studied TM with Maharishi Mahesh Yogi in the 60s is finally opening back up. Having been shut down and overrun by nature's decay since 1981, the ashram is set to get [...]

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Welcome to the second giveaway in our YD Holiday Giveaway Series! (Missed the first? It was an exclusive through our newsletter. Sign up here so you don't miss the next one.) It's likely you already know yoga is the gift that keeps on giving. Well, we're super pleased to be giving you even more of [...]

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