Monthly Archives: April 2012

Yoga Anatomy Teacher Considers Right Wing Prop Piece To Be “Brilliant, Succinct, and Moving” /// How Would You Describe It?

On Thursday, April 26th, author of Yoga Anatomy, Leslie Kaminoff, posted the video below, which he called “[b]rilliant, succinct, and moving.” Tell us what you think: The video you just watched is a product of the website FreeMarketAmerica.org, an off-shoot

Yoga Anatomy Teacher Considers Right Wing Prop Piece To Be “Brilliant, Succinct, and Moving” /// How Would You Describe It?

On Thursday, April 26th, author of Yoga Anatomy, Leslie Kaminoff, posted the video below, which he called “[b]rilliant, succinct, and moving.” Tell us what you think: The video you just watched is a product of the website FreeMarketAmerica.org, an off-shoot

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[The Friday Good] Maty Ezraty Giving an Assist

Maty Ezraty…. The woman oozes equal parts strength, humility, authenticity, tradition, and general all around bad-ass-ness. The look on her face alone, is enough to make her our first “Friday Good.” Mazeltov! Have a grand weekend. ____________________ [Ed.: Every Friday

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[The Friday Good] Maty Ezraty Giving an Assist

Maty Ezraty…. The woman oozes equal parts strength, humility, authenticity, tradition, and general all around bad-ass-ness. The look on her face alone, is enough to make her our first “Friday Good.” Mazeltov! Have a grand weekend. ____________________ [Ed.: Every Friday

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[COMMUNIQUE] 10 Suggestions for Anti-Yogilebrity Graffiti

Whether it be Martin Luther nailing his ninety-five theses on the doors of the Castle Church of Wittenberg…. …or the Situationsists slinging graffiti in May ’68 France…. …or some kid marking her turf with the sickest hopscotch throw-down you ever

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[COMMUNIQUE] 10 Suggestions for Anti-Yogilebrity Graffiti

Whether it be Martin Luther nailing his ninety-five theses on the doors of the Castle Church of Wittenberg…. …or the Situationsists slinging graffiti in May ’68 France…. …or some kid marking her turf with the sickest hopscotch throw-down you ever

What is “Yoga Bleaching?”

yoga bleaching: 1. a form of marketing in which yoga or an image of yogic lifestyle is used to make an otherwise unrelated product appear to be in line with yogic principles. 2. the act of using yoga or an

What is “Yoga Bleaching?”

yoga bleaching: 1. a form of marketing in which yoga or an image of yogic lifestyle is used to make an otherwise unrelated product appear to be in line with yogic principles. 2. the act of using yoga or an

An Interview with The Babarazzi

Last week The Babarazzi were contacted by YogaCityNYC and asked if we could be interviewed. We’ve had a number of requests offered for such meetings, however, YCNYC was the first to respect our “conditions” in regards to personal interviews. We

An Interview with The Babarazzi

Last week The Babarazzi were contacted by YogaCityNYC and asked if we could be interviewed. We’ve had a number of requests offered for such meetings, however, YCNYC was the first to respect our “conditions” in regards to personal interviews. We

Ava Taylor (YAMA Talent) Gives Her Play-By-Play of NY Yoga Journal Conference /// OMG, Like, LOL

YAMA Talent‘s Ava Taylor has got her NY Yoga Journal Conference highlights up on WellAndGoodNYC. Be sure to check it out and find the answers to these amazing yogic inquiries: Did Ava ever get her mani/pedi??? Did Ava find a

Ava Taylor (YAMA Talent) Gives Her Play-By-Play of NY Yoga Journal Conference /// OMG, Like, LOL

YAMA Talent‘s Ava Taylor has got her NY Yoga Journal Conference highlights up on WellAndGoodNYC. Be sure to check it out and find the answers to these amazing yogic inquiries: Did Ava ever get her mani/pedi??? Did Ava find a

[VIDEO] How To Honor The Music Of Other Cultures Without Being A Total Tool

As an addendum to #8 on our “10 Things You Will Never Need In Order To Practice Yoga” post, we offer another perspective on how to honor the music of other cultures from a so-called “Western” perspective. In many ways,

[VIDEO] How To Honor The Music Of Other Cultures Without Being A Total Tool

As an addendum to #8 on our “10 Things You Will Never Need In Order To Practice Yoga” post, we offer another perspective on how to honor the music of other cultures from a so-called “Western” perspective. In many ways,

[AD WATCH] If You Could Take Your Yoga Mat Everywhere, Perhaps Life Wouldn’t Be A Tremendous F-U To The Soul

For some people, yoga is simply a practice that facilitates a reestablishment of one’s own innate nature. For others, yoga is the thing(s) they do in the wee hours of the morning to help unbind the nadi knots of the

[AD WATCH] If You Could Take Your Yoga Mat Everywhere, Perhaps Life Wouldn’t Be A Tremendous F-U To The Soul

For some people, yoga is simply a practice that facilitates a reestablishment of one’s own innate nature. For others, yoga is the thing(s) they do in the wee hours of the morning to help unbind the nadi knots of the

10 Things You Will Never Need In Order To Practice Yoga

10. Zen Alarm Clocks Have you ever woken up to the piercing shrill that is the Zen alarm clock? It’s insane. I don’t care what mathematical equation they use to assassinate your slumber. Just get that internal clock going and

10 Things You Will Never Need In Order To Practice Yoga

10. Zen Alarm Clocks Have you ever woken up to the piercing shrill that is the Zen alarm clock? It’s insane. I don’t care what mathematical equation they use to assassinate your slumber. Just get that internal clock going and

New “Jois Yoga” Studios Are Popping Up /// Move Over, Small Ashtanga Shala Filled With Integrity

Watch out, humble little Ashtanga Yoga shalas. There’s a new cookie (cutter) come to town backed with all those little slips of greenish paper! Coming up…. Is Jois Yoga the best thing to ever happen to Ashtanga Yoga? You might

New “Jois Yoga” Studios Are Popping Up /// Move Over, Small Ashtanga Shala Filled With Integrity

Watch out, humble little Ashtanga Yoga shalas. There’s a new cookie (cutter) come to town backed with all those little slips of greenish paper! Coming up…. Is Jois Yoga the best thing to ever happen to Ashtanga Yoga? You might

[AD WATCH] Excuse Me. Can I Snort This Line Of Coke In Your Studio?

Anyone who’s been there knows that opening up a yoga studio is hard work. Even before you’re forced to deal with hundreds of entitled yoga practitioners grilling you on whether or not the toilet paper in the bathroom is fair

[AD WATCH] Excuse Me. Can I Snort This Line Of Coke In Your Studio?

Anyone who’s been there knows that opening up a yoga studio is hard work. Even before you’re forced to deal with hundreds of entitled yoga practitioners grilling you on whether or not the toilet paper in the bathroom is fair

Open Response To Leslie Kaminoff’s Non-Response To Anonymous Bloggers

A few days ago, Leslie Kaminoff, author of the justifiably ubiquitous Yoga Anatomy, and founder of YAMA Talent, Ava Taylor, posted a video responding to an article of ours, which begged the question: Is the celebrification of the yogic tradition

Open Response To Leslie Kaminoff’s Non-Response To Anonymous Bloggers

A few days ago, Leslie Kaminoff, author of the justifiably ubiquitous Yoga Anatomy, and founder of YAMA Talent, Ava Taylor, posted a video responding to an article of ours, which begged the question: Is the celebrification of the yogic tradition