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If you’re not from Canada, or specifically Vancouver, you might not be aware of the huge kerfuffle over an International Yoga Day event that threatened to divide the city and the local yoga community. In short, the event, titled “Om the Bridge,” was a massive yoga class planned by British Columbia Premier Christy Clark, sponsored by [...]

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This New York Times profile on Chip Wilson may be more character-revealing of the man, the myth, the Lululemon, than the sheer yoga pants his company sold to thousands of women that set off a cascade of company missteps and public uproar. But were they missteps or did it just take see-through pants to open [...]

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You’re not hallucinating, people have willingly chosen to do yoga on a thick sheet of freezing cold ice. It may have had something to do with the presence of strapping Vancouver Canuck Shawn Matthias, along with fellow handsome teammates Alex Burrows, Bo Horvat, and Zack Kassian, yogaing, getting twisted, and breathing hot air steam clouds [...]

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Not all yoga flash mobs are created equal. When the Vancouver Aquarium  announced monthly yoga classes with the whales, local yogactivists mobilized to put a stop to it. About 20 people showed up last Thursday to protest the event holding signs reading “Yoga does not make whale jails okay!” and advocating ahimsa an compassion. “We’re protesting [...]

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According to MSN Travel writer Vivian Song making the call with the help of GQ editors and a subjective rating sloppiness and tastelessness. Vancouver, you’ve made the list! Coming in at Number 3: There is one reason, and one reason only, why we’ve decided to include Vancouver on this list of the sartorially damned: yoga [...]

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There are lots of great ‘-athons’ out there, and sure you do yoga, but do you yogathon? Vancouver knows what we’re talking ’bout. This past weekend, 2,000 yogis turned out for the 8th annual Camp Moomba Yogathon & Blissfest to help raise funds for children living with HIV/AIDS. That’s two thousand people! Including the ‘couv’s [...]

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