Monthly Archives: May 2012

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Another “Wanna Make More Money and Be a Big Shot Yoga Teacher?” Video /// These Will Probably Not Age Very Well

This video from Anusara resignee, Amy Ippoliti, discusses how to become a big time, hot shot, everyone wants to yank your jock, yoga instructor. It’s also designed to get the part of your brain that constantly says, “I wish everyone

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Another “Wanna Make More Money and Be a Big Shot Yoga Teacher?” Video /// These Will Probably Not Age Very Well

This video from Anusara resignee, Amy Ippoliti, discusses how to become a big time, hot shot, everyone wants to yank your jock, yoga instructor. It’s also designed to get the part of your brain that constantly says, “I wish everyone

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16 Gurus as Guilty Pleasures /// Deelish

Yes, yes. Obviously your guru is the axis upon which the cosmos turns. We get that. But the cosmos is BIG, and includes a lot more than stars, right? Like, pillows, and rainbows, and donkeys, right? So, if Guru is

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16 Gurus as Guilty Pleasures /// Deelish

Yes, yes. Obviously your guru is the axis upon which the cosmos turns. We get that. But the cosmos is BIG, and includes a lot more than stars, right? Like, pillows, and rainbows, and donkeys, right? So, if Guru is

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[INTERVIEW] Ex-Certified Anusara Teacher Opens Up /// What’s Behind the Hurt?

Last week a video of John Friend was released that, judging on who you speak to, either showed a bro riffing high and exuberantly on the imminence of his future success, or a deviant scoundrel further enclosing himself within a

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[INTERVIEW] Ex-Certified Anusara Teacher Opens Up /// What’s Behind the Hurt?

Last week a video of John Friend was released that, judging on who you speak to, either showed a bro riffing high and exuberantly on the imminence of his future success, or a deviant scoundrel further enclosing himself within a

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Back in it Tomorrow

Enjoy your last day of workless freedom. Unless you’re a yoga instructor, in which case you’re probably subbing for that new teacher at the studio who was “already intending to be out of town this weekend” before she was hired,

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Back in it Tomorrow

Enjoy your last day of workless freedom. Unless you’re a yoga instructor, in which case you’re probably subbing for that new teacher at the studio who was “already intending to be out of town this weekend” before she was hired,

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[THE FRIDAY GOOD] Unicorns (and Giant Scary Water Dinosaurs)

QUESTION: If Kronosaurus was so super tough… And, Helicoprion looked insane even while slightly over-stepping the boundaries of sensible ergonomics… And, Sarcosuchus was literally a super crocodile, and those little dudes were so super freaked out… And, Megalodon ate whales.

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[THE FRIDAY GOOD] Unicorns (and Giant Scary Water Dinosaurs)

QUESTION: If Kronosaurus was so super tough… And, Helicoprion looked insane even while slightly over-stepping the boundaries of sensible ergonomics… And, Sarcosuchus was literally a super crocodile, and those little dudes were so super freaked out… And, Megalodon ate whales.

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Janet Stone Yoga iPhone App /// Looks Classy /// Also Looks Like It Was Shot in a Sex Party Loft

Thanks to one of our readers for sending this our way. Advocate of the foam yoga block egg, Janet Stone has just released (May 5) a brand spankin’ new iPhone app called “Yoga with Janet Stone.” Janet hooked up with

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Janet Stone Yoga iPhone App /// Looks Classy /// Also Looks Like It Was Shot in a Sex Party Loft

Thanks to one of our readers for sending this our way. Advocate of the foam yoga block egg, Janet Stone has just released (May 5) a brand spankin’ new iPhone app called “Yoga with Janet Stone.” Janet hooked up with

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[YOGA BLEACHING?] Apparently These Juil Sandals Will Reconnect You to the Earth /// Shiva Rea Thinks So

Speaking of feet: So let’s see. What is this video telling us? For hundreds of thousands of years our bodies were in tune with the rhythms of the Earth. Yoga is a practice that is done barefoot, and thus reconnects

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[YOGA BLEACHING?] Apparently These Juil Sandals Will Reconnect You to the Earth /// Shiva Rea Thinks So

Speaking of feet: So let’s see. What is this video telling us? For hundreds of thousands of years our bodies were in tune with the rhythms of the Earth. Yoga is a practice that is done barefoot, and thus reconnects

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Two NYC Yoga Instructors Step on Hindu Murti /// WTF Do Major Yoga Studios Teach?

“[F]eet hold a powerful symbolism with Hindu culture. You take off your shoes when you enter a temple. When sitting you never point your feet towards people, especially seniors, and you never spread your feet before an altar or towards

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Two NYC Yoga Instructors Step on Hindu Murti /// WTF Do Major Yoga Studios Teach?

“[F]eet hold a powerful symbolism with Hindu culture. You take off your shoes when you enter a temple. When sitting you never point your feet towards people, especially seniors, and you never spread your feet before an altar or towards

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[THE FRIDAY GOOD] You

This week’s Friday Good is about you… You who wonders if what you’re doing is right… You who’s strong enough to admit when you’re not… You who knows when you’ve been caught… You who cares about things you’re afraid to

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[THE FRIDAY GOOD] You

This week’s Friday Good is about you… You who wonders if what you’re doing is right… You who’s strong enough to admit when you’re not… You who knows when you’ve been caught… You who cares about things you’re afraid to

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[YOGA BLEACHING] Albion: Human Nutrition /// What the Hell is a “Chelate”

As the website states, “ALBION: Minerals. Science. Chelates.” But, what the hell is a “chelate?” Sounds like something delicious on a Mexican menu. Something I’d like to order and eat right now. Anyway, I’m getting a real Venus Project vibe

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[YOGA BLEACHING] Albion: Human Nutrition /// What the Hell is a “Chelate”

As the website states, “ALBION: Minerals. Science. Chelates.” But, what the hell is a “chelate?” Sounds like something delicious on a Mexican menu. Something I’d like to order and eat right now. Anyway, I’m getting a real Venus Project vibe

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Want Friends? Do Fantastic Asana /// Posture as Poseuring

Picking up on yesterday’s post, (and YD and BB‘s previous bits), we come to the phenomenon known as “yoga posing.” We’ve all seen it: that photo gallery on some yoga practitioner’s website demonstrating asanas that supposedly represent dedicated practice (when

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Want Friends? Do Fantastic Asana /// Posture as Poseuring

Picking up on yesterday’s post, (and YD and BB‘s previous bits), we come to the phenomenon known as “yoga posing.” We’ve all seen it: that photo gallery on some yoga practitioner’s website demonstrating asanas that supposedly represent dedicated practice (when

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Doesn’t “Rockstar Yogi” Just Mean “Douchebag Yogi?” /// Punk Wins Again!

[WARNING: This post contains video footage of punk awesomeness. We recommend you watch each clip in the order presented, and not just skip it all. For many of you this will be completely new territory. Get some headphones, take a

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Doesn’t “Rockstar Yogi” Just Mean “Douchebag Yogi?” /// Punk Wins Again!

[WARNING: This post contains video footage of punk awesomeness. We recommend you watch each clip in the order presented, and not just skip it all. For many of you this will be completely new territory. Get some headphones, take a