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Power and Privilege in Yoga (Part 2) – Sexing the Yoga Body

5 hours agoFitness / Yoga : YogaDork

This is Part 2 of a 3-part series on Power, Privilege and Responsibility in Yoga. Read Part 1 here. by Kerri Kauer  Privilege is complex. Because while I have white privilege, I do not have heterosexual privilege. Many images of yogis...Show More Summary

The Busy Addict

"At some point, all the horizontal trips in the world stop compensating for the need to go deep, into somewhere challenging and unexpected; movement makes most sense when grounded in stillness. In an age of speed, I began to think,....

YD Giveaway: ‘Yoga for Breast Care: What Every Woman Needs to Know’ by Bobby Clennell

18 hours agoFitness / Yoga : YogaDork

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but we’d like to extend that this year to include Breast Care Awareness as well. Yoga for Breast Care is Bobby Clennell’s latest book, a wonderful and well-researched guide to overall breast health, and part of the Yoga Shorts series by Rodmell Press. Show More Summary

Jam of the Week! James Blake | “Retrograde”

18 hours agoFitness / Yoga : Yoganonymous

The YOGANONYMOUS Jam of the Week is a chance to discover new (or old) music that you can incorporate into your practice, or just rock out with anytime of the day. The Jam of the Week is James Blake’s “Retrograde,” in … The post Jam of the Week! James Blake | “Retrograde” appeared first on YOGANONYMOUS.

Dalai Lama and Lululemon Join in Surprise, ‘Bizarre’ Partnership Causing Yet Another Controversy

18 hours agoFitness / Yoga : YogaDork

The Dalai Lama aligning with yoga might not be too shocking, but teaming up with Lululemon? We’re not making this up and it’s not April. Lululemon and the Dalai Lama Center for Peace and Education are partnering to “promote mindfulness…to...Show More Summary

Interview | Tara Stiles’s “Make Your Own Rules Diet”

18 hours agoFitness / Yoga : Yoganonymous

Tara Stiles erupted into laughter while she bounced around barefoot to exchange goodbyes at the end of her yoga class. With long and muscular limbs, she is the human equivalent of a tree – at once grounded and exploding with … The post Interview | Tara Stiles’s “Make Your Own Rules Diet” appeared first on YOGANONYMOUS.

Power and Privilege in Yoga – Discussion Recap (Part 1)

18 hours agoFitness / Yoga : YogaDork

This is Part 1 of a 3-part series on Power, Privilege and Responsibility in Yoga. by Kerrie Kauer A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to be part of a panel with some amazing scholars, activists, yoga teachers, and educators discussing issues of power and privilege in yoga. Show More Summary

Happy Diwali | Learn About India’s Festival of Lights

18 hours agoFitness / Yoga : Yoganonymous

Happy Diwali! Today begins India’s biggest and possibly its most fun holiday, its festival of lights. We gathered some fast facts about the holiday. What is Diwali? Diwali translates to row of lights and is a 5 day festival of … The post Happy Diwali | Learn About India’s Festival of Lights appeared first on YOGANONYMOUS.

Yoga Has Become a Carnival

18 hours agoFitness / Yoga : YogaDork

At least we didn’t say circus, right? Right. An article from today’s Washington Post sheds light on the increasingly gimmicky and bells and tassles and whistles and feathers-laden the yoga world has become – essentially a carnival. Without...Show More Summary

Watch | Jimmy Kimmel “Are You a Vegetarian?

18 hours agoFitness / Yoga : Yoganonymous

New studies show that vegetarian and vegan men have much lower sperm count than men who eat meat. Jimmy Kimmel wanted to know if his audience could tell if a guy was a vegetarian just by looking at him, so naturally his … The post Watch | Jimmy Kimmel “Are You a Vegetarian? appeared first on YOGANONYMOUS.

Ganja Yoga: Is Marijuana-Enhanced Yoga the Extreme Yoga Antidote?

18 hours agoFitness / Yoga : YogaDork

Marijuana is getting more legal, but is smoking pot and yoga kosher? Formalities and legalities aside, the once stoner-scented trend of getting high before yoga class is now turning into a legit phenomenon. No longer a punch line, yogis are lining up for "enhanced" yoga classes. Show More Summary

Watch | Meditation Remix (Hip-Hop Music Video)

18 hours agoFitness / Yoga : Yoganonymous

Bradley T Morris is rappin’ about all the benefits of meditation, joined by Blair Francis Armstrong, for Morris’s 21 Day Meditation Experience. Check it out. “Meditation is the medication for me to find peace.” “No longer am I run by … The post Watch | Meditation Remix (Hip-Hop Music Video) appeared first on YOGANONYMOUS.

Ichabod Crane Discovers Yoga on ‘Sleepy Hollow’

18 hours agoFitness / Yoga : YogaDork

Seasonally appropriate, here’s Ichibod Crane from Fox’s “Sleepy Hollow” learning about yoga. The image is from the October 27th episode “And the Abyss Gazes Back,” where our Revolutionary protagonist explores tree pose and headless horseman pose, presumably. Show More Summary

Sanskrit, Say What? | Kundalini

18 hours agoFitness / Yoga : Yoganonymous

Word of the Week: Kundalini What it Means: Wikipedia: Ku??alin?, (Sanskrit ?????????) stems from yogic philosophy as a form of shakti or “corporeal energy”. Kundalini is described within Eastern religious, or spiritual tradition as an indwelling spiritual energy that can … The post Sanskrit, Say What? | Kundalini appeared first on YOGANONYMOUS.

Are Yoga Teachers Employees? Battle Brews Over Employee vs Independent Contractor in NY State

18 hours agoFitness / Yoga : YogaDork

New York yoga studios are facing a crucial question that could make or break their business: are yoga teachers employees or independent contractors? This has been a hot topic not only recently, but drawn out over the past few years, stemming back to the tax audits which took place in 2011 and 2012. Show More Summary

7 Signs You Might Be An Alchemist

18 hours agoFitness / Yoga : Yoganonymous

What is Alchemy? Alchemy = Transformation In antiquity alchemy was the process of transforming base metals (iron, lead) into noble metals (silver and gold). We believe that the concept of alchemy as transformation, in its broader sense, illustrates the magical, … The post 7 Signs You Might Be An Alchemist appeared first on YOGANONYMOUS.

Kali Barbie Gets an Early Death – Controversial Art Exhibit Cancelled Due to Threats

18 hours agoFitness / Yoga : YogaDork

Sadly, Kali Barbie will not be seeing the light of day, or exhibit hall. Remember? The blue plastic doll fashioned as Kali, the Hindu goddess of death and destruction, including a severed head, which we were all a little unsure about?...Show More Summary

Latest Lululemon Boycott After Huge Marketing Fail in Buffalo

18 hours agoFitness / Yoga : YogaDork

Lululemonville has been relatively quiet lately, after surviving a whole mess of troubles over see-through pants, questionable marketing tactics and Chip Wilson-isms. But lest we forget how individual stores themselves seem to get into their own embarrassing jams, this Buffalo faux pas is here to remind us. Show More Summary

Reprogramming: Rewild Yourself

Years ago, I found out about Scott Sonnon and tried his FlowFit program (loved it). I discovered Prasara "Yoga," and became fascinated by the idea of moving my body beyond the static yoga postures I was used to. Sonnon says...

Win a Kids Yoga Teacher Training Scholarship at Yogi Beans in NYC – Hurry! It’s Oct 24-26th

18 hours agoFitness / Yoga : YogaDork

Literally right around the corner could be your opportunity to become a kids yoga teacher. If you’ve had the itch to let out your inner child and share your yoga with little kidlets, you probably don’t want to miss out on this training at Yogi Beans, a super cool kids yoga studio in NYC. Show More Summary

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