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yogis-for-bernie

Yogis getting political. It's a little uncomfortable. Like the first time you wear a thong. It's awkward but you know it's meant to be there for good. It's only trying to help. Needless to say, this election season has stirred up quite a frenzy, and we mean that as good and bad. But the overall [...]

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moby-yoga-music

Everybody's favorite bald vegan just released a whole bunch of music for meditation and yoga—for free! Moby's new 4-hour ambient album is aptly called Long Ambients1: Calm. Sleep. and features 11 instrumental tracks he originally recorded for himself over the past few years. "I’ve been making really really really quiet music to listen to when [...]

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new-way

by Kayleigh Miller Yoga offers a multitude of benefits to practitioners, from improvements in stress related health issues* to improved joint movement and strength, and potential changes in behaviors**. Both yoga and other movement styles can have a profound positive effect on the relationship between the brain, the body, and the somatosensory experience. To start [...]

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time-square-yoga-solstice-bikram-062111

Ready or not, summer's here! OK, almost here. And it's time for massive outdoor yoga events. Marking the season's grand commencement, of course, is the annual Solstice Yoga in Times Square which just opened for registration today. For over 10 years, yogis have taken to the center of sweaty NYC (the world?) to salute the [...]

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prince-william-yoga

Yoga and polo...yolo? Add Prince William and you've got some royal yolo. The heir to Britain's throne fancied himself some impromptu yoga at the Audi Polo Challenge, a charity polo match in Ascot, England this past Saturday, May 28. A grand public display of yoga if ever we've seen one, Prince William was glimpsed getting in a [...]

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Bikram-Choudhury

Could this be? A news report out of India says hot yogapreneur Bikram Choudhury is closing up shop in the U.S. and is heading back to India. A series of lawsuits and allegations of sexual assault, rape, and abuse of power along with the subsequent major public fallout could be to blame. Or maybe it's [...]

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kids-try-yoga-buzzfeed

"OOHHH YEAHH! Booyah! Bing bing bing!" might be our favorite answer ever to the question, "Are you ready to try yoga?" These kids trying yoga for the first time is probably a lot like your first time trying yoga: hilarious, awkward, and at times downright outrageous. You want me to put what where? AND breathe? Except [...]

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diaphragm

Most any yoga practitioner knows the importance of full, deep diaphragmatic breathing to enhance wellbeing and reduce stress. However, while the diaphragm plays a significant role in respiration, it has many other important functions that are often overlooked. As Tom Myers, author of Anatomy Trains explains in the video below, the movement of the diaphragm causes all of the organs around [...]

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sloth-yoga

Sloth Yoga...now THAT sounds like a hot new style. While becoming increasingly stiff competition for the current reigning champs of the internet (that'd be cats, of course) sloths still lag far behind when it comes to anything related to physical activity. And yet, here we have a sloth, finding time between his two favorite things, napping [...]

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