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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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!