In light of multiple lawsuits against Bikram Choudhury alleging sexual assault and rape – there are six, presently – the Bikram Yoga community is now left to figure out what next. This post is intended to open a discussion forum,...Show More Summary
File under: Yogaphobia. Oh, Pat. Most of us know Pat Robertson is bat turd crazy, right? (Sorry. No judgement.) The 84-year-old conservative Christian evangelist still speaks on TV, dispensing his advice on the American public through...Show More Summary
Yesterday morning I woke up with a sensation that’s all too familiar, a little scratchiness at the back of my throat. That’s how a cold/flu/sinus infection always starts for me. I’ve been throwing some herbal defenses its way and it doesn’t seem to be getting worse, but it’s not getting better either—yet. Show More Summary
Once again, Bikram Choudhury is in the news...and not in a good way (cue up Britney Spears' Oops I Did it Again). In the interest of full disclosure, I am not a Bikram fan and never have been. There's a...
In yoga, we tend to place a lot of emphasis on stretching as a means toward more flexibility. But what actually happens in our body when we stretch? Most of us envision our bodies as consisting of play-doh like tissues that we pull on...Show More Summary
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If you’re feeling down, this video will make your day. Kelli Love is a full-time staff member at Girls Prep Bronx Elementary in NYC where she is the in-house yoga and mindfulness teacher. Every student at Girls Prep takes part in the yoga and mindfulness curriculum which is a school-wide offering. Show More Summary
A new lawsuit claims Bikram Choudhury repeatedly sexually assaulted, raped, and harassed a female yoga teacher over the course of several years. The suit, filed Friday, February 13, 2015, makes it the sixth formal complaint against Choudhury involving sexual abuse and/or rape. Show More Summary
An update on the rape allegations. Bikram Choudhury will face almost all of the rape and sexual violence claims brought against him by a former teacher trainee, a Los Angeles judge ruled earlier this month. The lawsuit, one of five Bikram...Show More Summary
We don’t usually post a lot of videos like this but we’re sharing this one for two reasons: 1) While the yoga and yogi appear to be the focus at first, it’s the people walking by that quickly become the real main subject. 2) Time-lapse video is pretty fantastic in its juxtapositions of time. Show More Summary
So, about that yoga pants ban. People of Montana, give your yoga pants a big hug tonight, you are still free to wear them without fear of reprimand, at least by the police. David Moore, the Republican representative who said yoga pants...Show More Summary
Yoga marathon: oxymoron or samadhi-in-training? Some of us only wish we could practice yoga ALL the time. Of course, that doesn’t necessarily involve the physical practice of posing on our mats for 24 hours straight. Or for 40 hours,...Show More Summary
Social Media is a way of connecting, branding and sharing information online. If you haven't already taken the plunge into social media here are 6 benefits of social media for kids yoga instructors. ...
Baby, it’s cold outside. But we think we have something that will warm you up. How about an awesome 75 minutes of yoga, meditation and relaxation wherever and whenever you like? You may want to put your Valentine’s plans on hold. This is heart restoration at its finest. Show More Summary
5 kids yoga teacher training webinars, Yoga for Children with Special Needs Manual plus access to YIMS Teacher's Lounge, kids yoga online training ...
If you practice yoga, you’ve probably heard the entreaty, “Listen to your body.” It’s good, sound advice. When you embark on any physical practice, it’s important to know and respect your body’s limits. Those limits can change over time,...Show More Summary
After getting into yoga I became a geek for all things body-related. I suddenly started using the term psoas regularly. I would sit in crowded places just watching people's gait (I still do this all the time). I tried all...
Dear Montana, hide your yoga pants, they could soon be outlawed. Wear them in public and you could be arrested. This is true. We would joke about something so serious? Montana Rep. David Moore, R-Missoula, a crotchety crusader of decency, wants to expand the state’s indecent exposure law and take away your right to wear yoga pants in public. Show More Summary
Incorporating holiday themes into kids’ yoga classes is a fantastic way to expand on the meaning of any holiday, and may present the opportunity to incorporate some basic yoga philosophy into your classes. With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, try integrating the theme of Loving-Kindness into your kids’ yoga classes. Show More Summary
If you think yoga teacher is a dream job, you might want to keep your day job. CNNMoney/PayScale’s top 100 careers “with big growth, great pay and satisfying work” is out and you’ll never guess what made the list. OK, you can probably...Show More Summary