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Oh, we love news like this. It’s offseason for football, but that means it’s the perfect season for yoga! While the Tampa Bay Buccaneers wait for training camp to start, many of the players are getting in some regular yoga practice to stay quick and nimble, or solid and balanced, depending on their position, of [...]

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Speaking of yoga and football. Keith Mitchell, NFL linebacker-turned-yoga teacher is a prime example of an inspiring transition, and transformation, like whoa. In the late 90s, Keith Mitchell became a promising NFL defensive linebacker playing for the New Orleans Saints, the Houston Texans, and finally the Jacksonville Jaguars, where his career ended abruptly at age 31. [...]

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Last time we checked in with the Seattle Seahawks they were making history winning Super Bowl XLVII. Before that they were talking about changing the future of football with yoga and meditation, again, making history, albeit of a different kind. Could it be true? Can Seattle pull off another victory for the second year in [...]

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Clemson University’s football coach shows us his unique style of yoga in this cute promotional video from the school’s sports department. The usually intense Coach Brent Venebles’ leads a somewhat intense, yet relaxed-ish yoga class with a bunch of willing, and maybe a tad confused, students. The YouTube description reads:  “Coach Venables isn’t always the [...]

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It’s not football season, but Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers isn’t taking much time off. In fact, he’s making sure he gets sufficient time in for yoga. At the ripe age of 30, which is (ridiculously) over the hill in professional sports land, Rodgers is feeling “comfortable now in my own skin.” He sees it as an opportunity [...]

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The Seattle Seahawks won the Super Bowl and now everyone’s going crazy for yoga! An odd statement(!) to make unless you’ve been keeping up with how the Seahawks have taken on yoga and meditation practices to improve their overall game and potentially the future of football. Has interest in yoga increased for the football-loving sports [...]

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When opera singer Renee Fleming opens her Vishuddha chakra to pour forth the melodious sounds of our nation’s anthem, we suspect all of you will be sitting in a comfortable seat with your mats, props and yoga faces on. It’s Super Bowl Sunday! And you know what that means…ok, besides lots of yummy food, beer, crazy [...]

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Not every Super Bowl is a Super Yoga Bowl! [said with thunderous vibrato] Though last year’s was a Ravenasana good time, and the year before gave it a Giant try, and actually more and more football teams are adding yoga to their practice routines. Because yoga isn’t “girly,” it’s just smart. And while we doubt [...]

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The Denver Broncos Head Coach may have nixed the yoga program a few years ago, but that hasn’t stopped some of the players from getting their weekly practice in on the mat. It’s an interesting story, really. It was 2009 when Josh McDaniels was hired as the Broncos Head Coach and poo-pooed the regular yoga [...]

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