Here's Johnny Depp all dressed up and in practically unrecognizable makeup for his role in Kevin Smith's highly yogadorkably anticipated, "Yoga Hosers." The movie, which just finished wrapping up filming, stars Depp as Guy Lapointe, a reprisal of his Montreal man-hunter character in Smith's "Tusk." In the film, Lapointe steps in to help the Colleens (also [...]
It's a well-known fact, women have a gazillion more options when it comes to comfortable, breathable, functional yogawear, areweright? Pro-skateboarder Chris Miller and Joe Kudla had had it up to here with the lack of quality men's yoga clothing so they went ahead and created their own solution with the freshly launched Vuori Clothing line. Inspired [...]
The “Worldwide Survey of Fitness Trends for 2015” just released by the American College of Sports Medicine once again placed yoga on their Top 10 list. Fitness industry experts noted that the staying power of yoga is remarkable. "The yoga folks surprise me every year," study author Walter Thompson confessed to NPR:
Arabesque Yoga, a program bringing free yoga to inner city youth in Denver and Boulder, CO, needs our help. We first heard about Arabesque Yoga through a recent giveaway where entrants were asked to share an organization or charity they donate to, or would like to donate to, whether financially or through their time and [...]
When yoga is reduced to a self-obsessed, bourgeois lifestyle distraction, people who are so poor they would never have time to take a yoga class actually die in collapsing Bangladesh sweatshops. So a bare-minimum goal in yoga work should be to keep things real.
If you’ve been immersed in the yoga world for a while (or say, at least a year), then it’s likely you’ve run across the term “Uddiyana Bandha.” But maybe you haven’t. (Ooodee yoodee what?) Relax.
Sound the trumpets and ring the bells, yoga has won! Tell 'em what they've won, Johnny. As it turns out, in the superlatives of the grand yearbook of modern exercise, yoga is the least likely to become a fizzle away fad when it comes to fitness trends. As in, plenty of exercise methods come and go [...]
It's a tragic end to the search for a missing American yoga teacher in Mexico. Hari Simran Singh Khalsa was on a yoga retreat with his wife in Tepotzlan, Mexico when Tuesday morning, December 30, he decided to take a solo hike up in to the mountains and went missing. After an extensive search, his body was [...]
There's some terrible news out of the yoga festival files this week. A yoga teacher has gone missing from the four-day "Sat Nam Fest" yoga retreat he and his wife were on in Mexico. The last time he was heard from, Hari Simran was texting a selfie to his wife, Emily Smith, from the top of a [...]
Crikey chakrasana, what a year! Before we officially say goodbye to 2014 and set it adrift in its watery savasana into the sunset, we wanted to take the time to reflect on what a wild and transformative year it's been. While yoga's popularity continues to grow, in populations young and old, in celebriyogis, school children [...]
It’s hard times for yoga teachers. That may be hard to believe to outsiders who see more money being made off yoga than ever before. But, for anyone attempting to make a living at it, the aftershocks of economic mores have certainly narrowed the field of opportunity. And industry aside, it seems the shiny new romance between yoga and modern culture is fading and the nitty gritty of a long term relationship is being hashed out, not without difficulty.
Living your yoga can often be harder than it seems, no? It's sometimes easy to forget that the items we choose to practice on also play a role in our yogadork lives. Luckily for us, Kharma Khare makes the yoga mat decision super simple. Made from 100% reincarnated, recycled car tires and sustainable rubber, Kharma [...]
A new study found that yoga can be just as beneficial to your heart as your jazzerfitcyclezumbathon or any other aerobic activity you put yourself through. The study found that practicing yoga "lowered blood pressure, cholesterol, heart rate and other cardiovascular risk factors in increments comparable to those seen with aerobic exercise." And our hearts grew three [...]
It’s our holiday giveaway series! For the past week we’ve been posting new giveaways for awesome and yogadorky goodies. We have a few more up our sleeves. Be sure to check back each day! It may feel cold and frigid now, but we're hoping this next giveaway will warm you right up, like a steamy [...]