Posts tagged "yoga"

University Of Ottawa Shuts Down Yoga For Disabled Students Because Of “Colonialism”

Despite her attempts at compromise, yoga instructor Jennifer Scharf’s class was still canceled in order to make classes “more interesting, accessible, inclusive and responsive to the needs of students.”…

Bronwyn Isaac | November 23, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Yoga Studio Offers Class for People Of Color, White People Sulk

A Seattle yoga studio’s class advertised as exclusively for people of color was cancelled due to accusations of racism. In an apology posted on the website, owner Laura Humpf writes:…

Megan Reynolds | October 14, 2015 - 3:21 pm

Finally: You Can Do “Breakdance Yoga,” Eat Vegan & Get A Colonic All Under The Same Roof

At long last, Los Angeles has outdone itself in ways none of us could ever have imagined, except that we could, because this sounds like a satire. Behold the popular…

Katrin Higher | April 27, 2015 - 1:30 pm

Janelle Monae’s “Yoga” Is The Mind/Body/Club Anthem We Needed

“You cannot police me / So get off my aereola.” …

Megan Reynolds | April 13, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Coco & A Pal Do Poolside Partner Yoga

Coco is a national treasure for a lot of reasons, like, for example her inventiveness when it comes to doing partner yoga. Who knew an ass like that could be so…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 8, 2015 - 11:15 am

Down With Being “Chill,” Up With Being In Love

The imperative to be “chill” in relationships is killing the actual process of falling in love with someone, which is a decidedly un-chill thing to do.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | April 3, 2015 - 6:15 pm

Compassionate Fashion: Cute, Functional Pieces From Tiffany Cruikshank’s Fitness Wear Line!

Yoga teacher and wellness expert Tiffany Cruickshank teamed up with her friend Renata Facchini of Liquido to put together a limited-edition fitness wear line with a focus on styles that…

Claire Hannum | January 17, 2015 - 1:30 pm

“Bros Being Basic” On Instagram Will Make You Feel So #Blessed

Bros Being Basic features a slew of dudes partaking in trademark basic bitch behavior on Instagram, complete with perfectly predictable (and sarcastic) hashtags. They are totally spot on, which makes…

Claire Hannum | December 5, 2014 - 5:20 pm

Broga Mats Put A Dude-Friendly Twist On Yoga Gear

When Yogi Dan Abramson started doing yoga to help recover from a back injury and realized it was total game changer, he embarked on a mission to inspire more dudes…

Claire Hannum | October 17, 2014 - 9:30 am

This Smart Yoga Mat Can Talk To You And Adjust Your Poses

An Indiegogo campaign has launched to finance SmartMat, a yoga mat that talks to you and corrects your posture. It looks like your average yoga mat, but it’s equipped with…

Claire Hannum | October 2, 2014 - 4:30 pm

New Study Says Yoga Sharpens Your Mind

Yoga already has lots of known benefits, like better posture, flexibility and physical health, but now we can add something new to the list: increased brain function. According to new…

Claire Hannum | August 22, 2014 - 9:30 am

This App Will Send Beauty And Fitness Pros Right To Your Door

If you live in Manhattan, a new app called PRIV will send beauty, fitness, or wellness pros right to your apartment within an hour. Through PRIV, you can request a personal…

Claire Hannum | July 29, 2014 - 4:00 pm

Watch These Pets Interfering With Yoga

You know that moment when you’re trying to get into downward dog, only to be interrupted by your actual dog? Apparently, it’s pretty much an epidemic among yogi pet owners. Whether…

Claire Hannum | July 18, 2014 - 3:30 pm

Half-Naked Woman Busted For Drugs, Doing Yoga In The Middle Of The Street

From what I understand, one of the things that many yoga practitioners like about the practice is that it can be done by anyone at anytime. But I think we…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 11, 2014 - 3:30 pm

Hilaria Baldwin Is Running Out Of Places To Do Yoga

Hilaria Baldwin — Alec Baldwin’s yoga instructor wife and mother of his baby daughter — is doing some Instagram challenge, posting a daily photo of herself doing yoga with the…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 17, 2014 - 6:00 pm

Only Horse Yoga Could Look This Peacefully Strange

Yoga is an ancient Indian practice that originated thousands of years ago to involve your mind, body, spirit soul and … horse?
That’s right, we said, horse. Watch this

Huffington Post Weird News | April 12, 2014 - 10:30 am

The Daily Squee: Milo The Cat Photobombs His Owner’s Yoga

YouTube yogi jahzyoga was trying to get her namaste on, but her cat Milo had other ideas in mind. The curious kitty couldn’t help photobombing her video because, as we all…

Claire Hannum | March 28, 2014 - 1:30 pm

Dear Fat-Shaming Yoga Teacher, Here’s What Yoga Is Really About

You might be sick to death of me writing about yoga. If you are, my apologies. But there’s one last thing I have to cover before I go back to…

Ami Angelowicz | March 27, 2014 - 12:30 pm

Yoga Guru Bikram Choudhury’s Rape Accusers Speak On “Nightline”

Trigger warning: this video and the text below contain accounts of rape and sexual assault.  

On last night’s “Nightline,” three of Bikram Choudhury’s five sexual assault accusers…

Ami Angelowicz | February 27, 2014 - 1:30 pm

Frisky Rant: On That White Woman Who Saw A Black Woman At Yoga And Wrote An Embarrassingly Tone Deaf Essay About It For xoJane

Oh for fuck’s sake, fine, I’ll respond to the click-baiting article about yoga on xoJane. A writer going by the name of Jen Caron (her real name, Jen Polachek, was…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 29, 2014 - 9:00 am
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