There's been such a barrage of responses from the yoga community over that article, that the New York Times took it upon themselves to host their own debate. (perhaps to quell the flood of letters to the editor?) Is it tiresome? Yes. Should we still participate? We're still here, aren't we? The annoying part is that they headlined the debate: Me, Myself and Yoga - Is Yoga For Narcissists? Really NYT?
Hey it's a new yogamentary! On women! Shocker, right? Women practice yoga? Really though, Yogawoman is a film on how yoga, and the subculture surrounding it, has been embraced, bolstered and transformed by women the world over. It's as much about female empowerment as it is about yoga practice. Some critics are already disagreeing over [...]
Via Well+Good NYC Naked bums for our animal chums! NYC yoga teachers go au naturale in support of PETA. Sadly, all we're missing are Jivamukti founders Sharon Gannon and David Life. ----- Earlier... Tara Stiles Launches ‘Slim, Calm, Sexy’ Yoga to Acclaim, Insult, Revolt (see marketing) Caption This: BKS Iyengar Blesses Bikram Choudhury in India? [...]
Are you one of those mat-toting martini-soaking epicurean yogi infidels? Cheers! You came to the right blog post.“Yoga for Foodies” has hit the NY Times (When Chocolate and Chakras Collide) - it's officially a trend! Even Gawker had to chime in. And really, what's better than sweating it up on the yoga mat detoxifying your [...]
Do you prefer your yoga with a side of bacon? or is it tempeh bacon? Yes we are opening that can of curry! (should curry come in a can it is so open right now) elephant journal posted a very interesting article a few months ago extolling the virtues of a veggie-yoga lifestyle, finding the [...]
Sharon Gannon of Jivamukti has a new book (sorta, it dropped Nov 1, 2008). It's called Yoga and Vegetarianism: The Diet of Enlightenment, and Ecorazzi has an exclusive interview on the mesmerizing capacity of words, why she chose the subject, and everyone's favorite Celebriyogi pal Russell Simmons. Oh and the pending Apocalypse. Our favorite bits... [...]