Posts Tagged: commercial yoga culture

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Keep Yoga Vodou

It’s Wednesday. This is our first post of the week. Why, you ask? Because we’re so damn punk we actually forgot to post. Can you believe that? It’s been so long, we just went about our days like a bunch

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Keep Yoga Vodou

It’s Wednesday. This is our first post of the week. Why, you ask? Because we’re so damn punk we actually forgot to post. Can you believe that? It’s been so long, we just went about our days like a bunch

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Commercial Yoga Culture Has No Interest in Dialogue /// Here’s One Way to Tell

While writing our response last week to Ava Taylor’s response to criticisms lobbed against her, her talent agency, and the celebrity yoga instructors under her umbrella, I noticed something I’ve notice time and time again: Ava, like many others working

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Commercial Yoga Culture Has No Interest in Dialogue /// Here’s One Way to Tell

While writing our response last week to Ava Taylor’s response to criticisms lobbed against her, her talent agency, and the celebrity yoga instructors under her umbrella, I noticed something I’ve notice time and time again: Ava, like many others working

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Real Reasons to Attend a Yoga Festival /// This Yoganonymous Article Tells It Straight

I’ve never attended a yoga festival, and still do not have much of an urge to go. Contrary to what many readers might assume, my aversion doesn’t have much to do with anti-commercialism, or some well-thought-out thesis on the commodification

Community building through assisted one-leg standing

Real Reasons to Attend a Yoga Festival /// This Yoganonymous Article Tells It Straight

I’ve never attended a yoga festival, and still do not have much of an urge to go. Contrary to what many readers might assume, my aversion doesn’t have much to do with anti-commercialism, or some well-thought-out thesis on the commodification

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YOGILEBRITIES DESERVE THE SPOTLIGHT. LET’S GIVE IT TO THEM: YAMA Talent’s Ava Taylor Responds to the Criticism /// Obvies We Respond Back

The other day, YAMA Talent founder, Ava Taylor, posted a response to “elitist yogi’s” [sic] who have allegedly criticized her, her yoga talent agency, and the yoga teachers she represents. The post can be read in full here. In the

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YOGILEBRITIES DESERVE THE SPOTLIGHT. LET’S GIVE IT TO THEM: YAMA Talent’s Ava Taylor Responds to the Criticism /// Obvies We Respond Back

The other day, YAMA Talent founder, Ava Taylor, posted a response to “elitist yogi’s” [sic] who have allegedly criticized her, her yoga talent agency, and the yoga teachers she represents. The post can be read in full here. In the

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[PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED] Interview With Juil Sandals

Some of you die-hard Babarazzi fans may remember an article we did back in May 2012 on Shiva Rea and her endorsement of those copper-toed slip-ons known as Juil Sandals. Really, we were most excited by this video: Despite what

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[PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED] Interview With Juil Sandals

Some of you die-hard Babarazzi fans may remember an article we did back in May 2012 on Shiva Rea and her endorsement of those copper-toed slip-ons known as Juil Sandals. Really, we were most excited by this video: Despite what

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Yoga as “Self Expression” is About Getting You to Buy Stuff

It’s pretty hard to find moments when we aren’t expressing ourselves. For instance, when we help a homeless man covered in a million bags hop a turnstile, we’re expressing our love of a thrifty deal. When we pass out drunk

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Yoga as “Self Expression” is About Getting You to Buy Stuff

It’s pretty hard to find moments when we aren’t expressing ourselves. For instance, when we help a homeless man covered in a million bags hop a turnstile, we’re expressing our love of a thrifty deal. When we pass out drunk

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This Sprint Commercial Captures the True Spirit of Commercial Yoga Culture /// Sadie Nardini Makes Yoga Sound Like a Daytime Commercial

Commercial yoga culture relies on the belief that whatever you want can, and should, be had at this very moment. And, not only that, but yoga is the means by which to get it. Yoga presented as “data dressed as

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This Sprint Commercial Captures the True Spirit of Commercial Yoga Culture /// Sadie Nardini Makes Yoga Sound Like a Daytime Commercial

Commercial yoga culture relies on the belief that whatever you want can, and should, be had at this very moment. And, not only that, but yoga is the means by which to get it. Yoga presented as “data dressed as