Category Archives: Teachers

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

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

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

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.

Is This the Greatest Yoga Video of All Time?

The truth is, we’ve had these Travis Elliot “Ultimate Yogi” videos in our sights for over a month, thanks to Babs reader,┬áDyspeptic Skeptic, but were never quite sure how to present them. At first it seemed like a no-brainer to

Is This the Greatest Yoga Video of All Time?

The truth is, we’ve had these Travis Elliot “Ultimate Yogi” videos in our sights for over a month, thanks to Babs reader,┬áDyspeptic Skeptic, but were never quite sure how to present them. At first it seemed like a no-brainer to

Elena Brower and Co. Need $60K for Yoga Book /// Wanna Pay For It? /// GLBL YOGA Take Deux

Most things that become “cool” in the mainstream world… …are first crafted and made awesome in the underground subculture world. Skinny jeans, pointy-toed shoes, surfing, trucker caps, tattoos, yoga, dreadlocks, vegan/vegetarianism, recycling, fixed-gear bicycles, beards, Andrew Weil (‘s beard), “health

Elena Brower and Co. Need $60K for Yoga Book /// Wanna Pay For It? /// GLBL YOGA Take Deux

Most things that become “cool” in the mainstream world… …are first crafted and made awesome in the underground subculture world. Skinny jeans, pointy-toed shoes, surfing, trucker caps, tattoos, yoga, dreadlocks, vegan/vegetarianism, recycling, fixed-gear bicycles, beards, Andrew Weil (‘s beard), “health

Sadie Nardini Weight Loss??? /// We Agree

Blog-time is not the same as real-world-time. For example, a debate that happened in the blogoshpere three months ago (i.e. the debate over Sadie Nardini’s online “weight loss” ads) feels as far away now as a debate that happened in

Sadie Nardini Weight Loss??? /// We Agree

Blog-time is not the same as real-world-time. For example, a debate that happened in the blogoshpere three months ago (i.e. the debate over Sadie Nardini’s online “weight loss” ads) feels as far away now as a debate that happened in

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

GLBL YOGA Response /// The New Tribe Requires Celebrities, Corporate Sponsorship, and a Butt Load of Dollars /// Or, Does It?

Last week, the organizers of GLBL YOGA decided to do a little damage control in the form of an article on Elephant Journal after it turned out so many people were not “buying” the GLBL YOGA pitch for huge funds

GLBL YOGA Response /// The New Tribe Requires Celebrities, Corporate Sponsorship, and a Butt Load of Dollars /// Or, Does It?

Last week, the organizers of GLBL YOGA decided to do a little damage control in the form of an article on Elephant Journal after it turned out so many people were not “buying” the GLBL YOGA pitch for huge funds