Posts tagged "yoga"

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

Even “Laughter Yoga” Won’t Make Disgruntled Travelers Joyful About Major Delays

It’s like something straight out of a David Lynch movie. Last week, during a four-hour flight delay at JFK airport, Laughter Yoga “Stylist and Coach” Francine Shore led the group of…

Ami Angelowicz | January 26, 2014 - 9:00 am

8 Tips On How To Beat The Winter Blues

This time of year is tough. These cold months between the holidays and the first day of spring are like one giant, perpetual Monday staring you in the face. I’m generally…

Claire Hannum | January 20, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Naked Yoga Model Demonstrates Poses In Her Birthday Suit (NSFW)

I have mixed feelings about the series photographer Peter Hegre posted on Reddit of his wife, Luba Shumeyko, doing super-advanced yoga poses in the buff. One the one hand, the…

Ami Angelowicz | January 15, 2014 - 1:20 pm

Ask A Yoga Teacher: 6 “What If” Questions From A Yoga Newbie

The last time I did yoga was more than a decade ago, when a couple friends and I took a weekly class at the gym for a few months. Even…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | January 14, 2014 - 11:00 am

There’s A Lot More Than See-Through Yoga Pants To Fear At Lululemon,Like Murder

With all the unflattering Lululemon headlines this past year, and CEO Chip Wilson’s recent resignation, it was only matter of time before one of the overly friendly, insanely in shape…

Ami Angelowicz | January 2, 2014 - 12:40 pm

Face Yoga Is As Terrifying As It Sounds

It’s not enough to practice yoga for the health and well-being of your mind and body. What to do about your sagging face? No problem. Annelise Hagen wrote a book…

Ami Angelowicz | December 30, 2013 - 12:30 pm

No Thanks: Co-Ed, Naked Yoga

I know that naked yoga exists (if only in the deep recess of my consciousness, right near the part of my brain that remembers to do taxes each year). So…

Ami Angelowicz | December 13, 2013 - 10:20 am

Chicago’s O’Hare Airport Now Has A Yoga Room!

Yogis, rejoice! O’Hare International Airport in Chicago now has a yoga room! The room is open from 6 am – 10 pm, and according to aviation commissioner Rosemarie Andolino, it…

Claire Hannum | December 12, 2013 - 9:30 am

Gisele Bundchen Teaches Daughter Vivian Pigeon Pose

Babies are already pretty flexible (it’s not easy getting a foot in your mouth, just try it), but Gisele Bundchen and Tom Brady’s daughter Vivian is hoping to…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 2, 2013 - 1:20 pm

Nerd Girl Porn: 12 Fine, Flexible Dudes Doing Yoga

Dear dudes, let this be your subtle hint. Yoga is a good look on you. Should you need motivation to get going with your own asana practice, let these guys…

Ami Angelowicz | November 15, 2013 - 10:00 am

The Soapbox: What Lululemon Can Learn From The Queer Yoga Community

Earlier this week, Lululemon’s founder, Chip Wilson, made a boneheaded comment in response to the sheer batch of yoga pants that the company had to recall earlier this year.

Ami Angelowicz | November 8, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Girl Talk: Being Content Is So Much Harder Than It Sounds

I’ve completed my gossip cleanse and I must say, my mind feels like a once dirty carpet that’s just been steam-cleaned. On to the next quest on my journey to…

Ami Angelowicz | October 10, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Watch A “Fat Jew” Teach Yoga In A NYC Subway Station

Watch what happened when comedian Fabrizio Goldstein, who goes by the stage name “Fat Jew,” taught free yoga in a New York City subway station, which, in hot weather, mimics…

Ami Angelowicz | October 2, 2013 - 5:30 pm

You Know You Want To Watch Alec Baldwin Doing Pre-Natal Yoga

File this one under “Things We Never Thought We’d See Except In Our Dreams”: Alec Baldwin doing pre-natal yoga with his wife and baby momma Hilaria, in a “Fit Mommy-to-Be…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 30, 2013 - 5:30 pm

Yoga Teacher, Cameron Shayne, Feels Just Fine About Banging His Students

In the light of recent sex scandals involving yoga “gurus” Bikram Choudhury and John Friend, Miami-based Budokon teacher, Cameron Shayne (pictured above), who’s known as the “world authority on yogic…

Ami Angelowicz | September 27, 2013 - 3:00 pm

17 Life Lessons I Learned From Yoga Practice

Life is stressful and chaotic and scary and it doesn’t come with a handbook. Day-to-day life can get so crazy that it’s hard to remember how beautiful life is. When…

Claire Hannum | September 24, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Yoga Mom Takes Breastfeeding To A Whole New Level

Amy Woodruff, the hand-standing, breastfeeding mom pictured above is a blogger and a yogi who sells handmade goods on Etsy.  On her blog, Daughter of the Sun, she explains the circumstances of…

Ami Angelowicz | August 15, 2013 - 11:15 am

Does Lululemon Favor Its Skinny Customers?

Although Abercrombie & Fitch has been hit hard with criticism for not carrying larger sizes in stores, they’re far from the only company ignoring the plus-size customer base. We already…

Mary Odell | July 31, 2013 - 3:00 pm