Monthly Archives: September 2012

TODAY!!! Interview With the Very “Sexy” Aghori Babarazzi @ 11am EST /// Plus: Babarazzi Readers are Actually Smart!

First: Tune in to Where is My Guru? today at 11am EST to hear a prerecorded interview with The Babarazzi’s own diabolical deliverer of dainty discriminations, Aghori Babarazzi. In truth, none of us can remember what he said, and are

TODAY!!! Interview With the Very “Sexy” Aghori Babarazzi @ 11am EST /// Plus: Babarazzi Readers are Actually Smart!

First: Tune in to Where is My Guru? today at 11am EST to hear a prerecorded interview with The Babarazzi’s own diabolical deliverer of dainty discriminations, Aghori Babarazzi. In truth, none of us can remember what he said, and are

Two Yoga Events This Weekend in NYC /// One is Worth Your Time /// The Other is Probably a Publicity Stunt

This weekend there will be two yoga events of note, both of which are happening on the same day (Saturday, September 29th), which, as you’ll see, amounts to a great double rainbow of cosmic irony. The first event will be

Two Yoga Events This Weekend in NYC /// One is Worth Your Time /// The Other is Probably a Publicity Stunt

This weekend there will be two yoga events of note, both of which are happening on the same day (Saturday, September 29th), which, as you’ll see, amounts to a great double rainbow of cosmic irony. The first event will be

Rainbeau Mars is “Moving On” from Yoga? /// She Will Be “Make Movies and Television”?

That’s right, kiddies. According to comments made by Rainbeau Mars in response to a recent post over at It’s All Yoga Baby, the purveyor of something called “Yoga for Beauty” has decided to “move on” from being a yoga teacher,

Rainbeau Mars is “Moving On” from Yoga? /// She Will Be “Make Movies and Television”?

That’s right, kiddies. According to comments made by Rainbeau Mars in response to a recent post over at It’s All Yoga Baby, the purveyor of something called “Yoga for Beauty” has decided to “move on” from being a yoga teacher,

Monday Morning Smile with Wai Lana

We here at BabaHQ are feeling all sorts of dopey squishy from this wonderful shift into Fall, and digging through the slums of commercial yoga culture just wasn’t in the cards this weekend. Whenever that happens, there’s only one thing

Monday Morning Smile with Wai Lana

We here at BabaHQ are feeling all sorts of dopey squishy from this wonderful shift into Fall, and digging through the slums of commercial yoga culture just wasn’t in the cards this weekend. Whenever that happens, there’s only one thing

“Important,” “Significant,” “Popular,” or “Celebrity”? /// Who’s Yr Teacher?

Recently, a discussion arose between some Babarazzini regarding the differences between what constitutes being a very “popular” yoga instructor and being a “celebrity” yoga instructor. While unpacking the terms we realized that the two were, in most cases, very different

“Important,” “Significant,” “Popular,” or “Celebrity”? /// Who’s Yr Teacher?

Recently, a discussion arose between some Babarazzini regarding the differences between what constitutes being a very “popular” yoga instructor and being a “celebrity” yoga instructor. While unpacking the terms we realized that the two were, in most cases, very different

You Can’t Take it With You /// What 18 Faces of Yoga Culture Won’t Be Taking to the Afterlife

It’s a commonly held belief (unless you’re an Ancient Egyptian) that what you accumulate on this plane will not be going with you to the next. Traditional yoga philosophy (in general) tends to agree with this assessment. Even those things

You Can’t Take it With You /// What 18 Faces of Yoga Culture Won’t Be Taking to the Afterlife

It’s a commonly held belief (unless you’re an Ancient Egyptian) that what you accumulate on this plane will not be going with you to the next. Traditional yoga philosophy (in general) tends to agree with this assessment. Even those things

[QUIZ] What’s the One Thing That Seperates “Gaiam Living” from “LL Bean”?

I’m sure you all know the seemingly everywhere brand of yoga lifestyle commodities, Gaiam, and its many yoga mats, yoga videos, and, yoga wears. But, were you also aware that Gaiam had an alter-ego known as “Gaiam Living?” Yup. “Gaiam

[QUIZ] What’s the One Thing That Seperates “Gaiam Living” from “LL Bean”?

I’m sure you all know the seemingly everywhere brand of yoga lifestyle commodities, Gaiam, and its many yoga mats, yoga videos, and, yoga wears. But, were you also aware that Gaiam had an alter-ego known as “Gaiam Living?” Yup. “Gaiam

There’s a New Burgeoning “Squat” Movement /// Also, “Dog Shaming” Sounds Bad, But is Funny

Here’s the video: This seems to have something to do with yoga, or at least yoga people are probably gonna be into this. Makes sense. Malasana, or “garland pose,” is one of those “juicy asanas” all the vinyasa ladies talk

There’s a New Burgeoning “Squat” Movement /// Also, “Dog Shaming” Sounds Bad, But is Funny

Here’s the video: This seems to have something to do with yoga, or at least yoga people are probably gonna be into this. Makes sense. Malasana, or “garland pose,” is one of those “juicy asanas” all the vinyasa ladies talk

Dude’s Banana Hammock is Actually Doing Ashtanga Yoga

I don’t know what to say. As someone who prefers to practice in as little as possible, I get it. A thong is about as naked as one can get without actually being technically naked. Although, I’m of the belief

Dude’s Banana Hammock is Actually Doing Ashtanga Yoga

I don’t know what to say. As someone who prefers to practice in as little as possible, I get it. A thong is about as naked as one can get without actually being technically naked. Although, I’m of the belief

This Sadie/Leslie Video About “The Breath” Doesn’t Make Me Want to Slit My Throat /// What’s Happening To Me???

Holy, WTF Blanket! Has, The Babarazzi gone soft? Why am I not reaching for the nearest shiv in order to better puncture my solar plexus? I actually “feel” good watching this. Not, like, I think it’s a good important necessary

This Sadie/Leslie Video About “The Breath” Doesn’t Make Me Want to Slit My Throat /// What’s Happening To Me???

Holy, WTF Blanket! Has, The Babarazzi gone soft? Why am I not reaching for the nearest shiv in order to better puncture my solar plexus? I actually “feel” good watching this. Not, like, I think it’s a good important necessary

“Yoga Student’s Bill o’ Rights” Take Two! /// A Note About Being Specific /// The Post Where We Make a Very Un-Snarky (Yr Words) Suggestion

[NOTE: This piece is in no way attempting to be a joke]. The Babarazzi get itchy around grand plans that attempt to speak for large swaths of people. Nine times out of ten these “initiatives” well overstep their own author’s

“Yoga Student’s Bill o’ Rights” Take Two! /// A Note About Being Specific /// The Post Where We Make a Very Un-Snarky (Yr Words) Suggestion

[NOTE: This piece is in no way attempting to be a joke]. The Babarazzi get itchy around grand plans that attempt to speak for large swaths of people. Nine times out of ten these “initiatives” well overstep their own author’s

Our Resonse to J Brown’s “Yoga Student’s Bill o’ Rights” /// Consumers are Manufactured /// Bills of Rights are Often Presumptuous

Recently, yoga commenter, J Brown, posted an article on ye olde YogaDork discussing yoga blogs responding to commercial yoga culture, as well as outlining a list of “rights” that (potential) yoga students have. While there be things that Brown and

Our Resonse to J Brown’s “Yoga Student’s Bill o’ Rights” /// Consumers are Manufactured /// Bills of Rights are Often Presumptuous

Recently, yoga commenter, J Brown, posted an article on ye olde YogaDork discussing yoga blogs responding to commercial yoga culture, as well as outlining a list of “rights” that (potential) yoga students have. While there be things that Brown and