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Summer Solstice

“This pose is the timeline of your life.” “Feel the stranger’s bum in your face right now.” “Turn to face Bubba Gump Shrimp.” – Overheard at Mind Over Madness Yoga in Times, Square NYC. It’s here, the Solstice has arrived. Happy Summer! Did you make it to Times Square for the annual event? If not, [...]

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Little ants on pink mats! Traffic and people speed past on either side as a group of yogis pause for poses. This time-lapse video of Solstice Yoga in Time Square might give you the best perspective of “mind over madness” — the event’s permanent slogan. The visuals come from one of the Times Square EarthCams, of [...]

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Oh, Solstice Yoga in Times Square! You came, you saw, you yoga’d. You soaked your feet into your bright pink branded yoga mats and quenched your thirst with sponsored berry smoothies. You saluted the sun, snapped your selfies and had an all around grand old time welcoming in the summer season. It was a perfect summer day [...]

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They call it “a counterpoint to New Year’s Eve” — the Summer Solstice Yoga in Times Square is already underway, ringing in the longest day of the year with sun salutations and down dogs in NYC’s busiest intersection. By comparison, the yoga area seems like a such a small portion of the “Crossroads of the [...]

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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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Meanwhile, at the United Nations… International Yoga Day is here and it’s brought with it many dignitaries and officials to celebrate and commemorate. The United Nations is broadcasting a live feed featuring speeches from UN spokesperson Ban Ki-Moon, U.S. Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard, Times Square Alliance President Tim Tompkins and a special meditation and yoga practice led by [...]

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Happy Solstice, yogsters! As is tradition, thousands of yogis have taken their co-sponsored mats to the mecca of creative chaos, New York City’s Time Square to beckon the sun on the summer solstice. It’s cloudy skies in NYC today, but we have hope there will be enough sun salutations to bring about a glimpse or [...]

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It’s finally May, the days are long and the sun is shining, which means it’s very, very close to the annual Summer Solstice Yoga in Times Square event. We’re here to report registration is now open, so grab your sunscreen, your tough outer kosha, and your camera-ready smile, it’s time to put your “mind over madness,” [...]

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On Saturday, June 21, 11,000 yogis descended on New York City’s Times Square to salute the sun and sweat it out between the skyscrapers and ESPN Zone. It was a spectacle for the senses. They say participants came from far and wide and no one even cared about their neighbor’s stinky armpits. It was a very [...]

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