Here’s Danny Donachie, head of medical services at Everton Football Club, an English premier league soccer team, performing his ALS ice bucket challenge…in headstand! Which is some super impressive balancing, by the way, because that’s A LOT of ice water. “I dedicated the challenge to BKS Iyengar who was an inspiration to me. I never [...]
Last year, yoga-loving Manchester United midfielder Ryan Giggs told everyone, “The yoga has definitely helped me. It helps me train every day because it gives me the flexibility and the strength not only to play the game but to train as well.” We know, of course, that the 39-year-old Welsh footballer just can’t stop talking [...]
Remember that cah-razy 2012 Summer Olympics Womens Soccer semi-final match when Alex Morgan scored that ah-mazing goal in the final moments to secure the win? Yep, she’s a yogi, and she’s been named U.S. Soccer 2012 Female Athlete of the Year. Woohoo. For the record, the entire Womens U.S. Soccer Team have yoga on their side. Ohh, we’re proud yoga soccer moms.
A possible gang-related fatal shooting at a hotel in Vancouver on Tuesday evening could have spelled tragic for the U.S. Womens soccer team. World Cup Superstar and yogi Hope Solo tweeted from the hotel where the team was staying for the CONCACAF Olympic qualifying tournament, thankful the crew was getting their yoga on “when all hell broke loose.”
Go USA! Attention Soccer Fans and Americans! You may already know the USA has made it into the FIFA Womens World Cup! Yay! The first time since 1999 – woohooo! However, you may be unaware of the fact that Hope Solo, only the best goalkeeper in women’s soccer, is a total yogadork! (exclamation=excitement) YD has [...]
This Week In Yogi Quotes: “Giggs? He must stop talking about his yoga! He says it makes him run faster. I will have to sign up immediately! “He is 37 years old and he runs more than almost everyone else on the pitch, and he is decisive. What can I say!” says Manchester United teammate [...]
What’s better than the World Cup? The World Cup with cats! Admittedly, we haven’t been keeping up with the “football” hoopla, what with all the sun celebrations and rain salutations, but one thing’s for sure, we could watch these kitties play footie for hours! Somebody get us a pint! Where’s our vuvuzela? In related yoganess: [...]