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Whats More Boring than Athletic Wannabe Yoga Companies Suing One Another?

Apparently, Yogitoes, a company that helps make the practice of yoga slightly less slippery for people practicing on iceskating rinks, is suing both Under Armour and Lululemon¬†for infringing on their sticky mat thingy. In other news, someone farted. It’s actually

Whats More Boring than Athletic Wannabe Yoga Companies Suing One Another?

Apparently, Yogitoes, a company that helps make the practice of yoga slightly less slippery for people practicing on iceskating rinks, is suing both Under Armour and Lululemon¬†for infringing on their sticky mat thingy. In other news, someone farted. It’s actually

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

Sadie Nardini Damage Control “Punk Rock” (TM) Style /// PLUS: 10 Things You Never Knew About My Right Hand

Way back in February we put up an article making fun of a year-old NYT profile on YAMA Talent and yogilebrity agents, asking whether or not such commercial entities were more dangerous to yoga in America than John Friend’s penis.

Sadie Nardini Damage Control “Punk Rock” (TM) Style /// PLUS: 10 Things You Never Knew About My Right Hand

Way back in February we put up an article making fun of a year-old NYT profile on YAMA Talent and yogilebrity agents, asking whether or not such commercial entities were more dangerous to yoga in America than John Friend’s penis.

According to Elena Brower, Some People Critique GLBL YOGA to “literally gain eyeballs” /// GLBL YOGA Apologists Get Weird

Last week marked Yoganonymous’ turn to post a GLBL YOGA apologist piece. This time it came complete with a streamed interview with celebriyoga’s most ubiquitous self-help matriarch, Elena Brower. Before the interview was a very strange pseudo-defense of GLBL YOGA

According to Elena Brower, Some People Critique GLBL YOGA to “literally gain eyeballs” /// GLBL YOGA Apologists Get Weird

Last week marked Yoganonymous’ turn to post a GLBL YOGA apologist piece. This time it came complete with a streamed interview with celebriyoga’s most ubiquitous self-help matriarch, Elena Brower. Before the interview was a very strange pseudo-defense of GLBL YOGA

[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

[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

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

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

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

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

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

[VIDEO] Do You Call Yourself A “Yogi”? /// Baba Rampuri Drops The Knowledge

YogaDork has a got a question up on their facebook page that reads: are you offended by the casual use of the words “yogi” or “yogini”? The comments on the page are largely (and to be expected) to the tone

[VIDEO] Do You Call Yourself A “Yogi”? /// Baba Rampuri Drops The Knowledge

YogaDork has a got a question up on their facebook page that reads: are you offended by the casual use of the words “yogi” or “yogini”? The comments on the page are largely (and to be expected) to the tone

Open Letter To Douglas Brooks /// Please Calm Down

[Ed. This letter was considerably longer, but, in the end, it didn’t make sense to yammer on. So we chopped it down to its most essential bits. Below is what we left in.] Let’s get right to it. Douglas, you

Open Letter To Douglas Brooks /// Please Calm Down

[Ed. This letter was considerably longer, but, in the end, it didn’t make sense to yammer on. So we chopped it down to its most essential bits. Below is what we left in.] Let’s get right to it. Douglas, you

Friendgate 2012 /// Advice For The Celebrity Yoga Instructor In Training

When cows touch electric fences they get shocked. Then they never touch them again. Seems simple, right? The late great God-Man known as Barry Long said it best when he reminded us that humans just love to test that fence.

Friendgate 2012 /// Advice For The Celebrity Yoga Instructor In Training

When cows touch electric fences they get shocked. Then they never touch them again. Seems simple, right? The late great God-Man known as Barry Long said it best when he reminded us that humans just love to test that fence.

Yoga Mat Lover, John Friend, Accused Of Naughtiness

Here we were debating whether or not yoga instructor motivational speaker, Elena Brower, (and more recently Amy Ippoliti) had left Anusara Yoga due to John Friend’s ridiculously cheap attempts to make way too big a deal over his new Manduka

Yoga Mat Lover, John Friend, Accused Of Naughtiness

Here we were debating whether or not yoga instructor motivational speaker, Elena Brower, (and more recently Amy Ippoliti) had left Anusara Yoga due to John Friend’s ridiculously cheap attempts to make way too big a deal over his new Manduka