We've heard of canned laughter, but canned air? It's a gas! Har. It may sound hilarious at first, but apparently it's not a joke. A new product is being marketed to the yoga lot and it's literally canned oxygen. When we first heard about it we couldn't help imagining a world where we go around [...]
Cats are fascinating and fickle creatures. They're also adorable and hilarious. Are they yogis? You decide! Along with cat cafes, kitty yoga has become a recent popular trend as a way for shelter cats to interact with humans and potentially find their forever homes from Vancouver to NYC. But much like cats in general, there's [...]
We hear a great deal about the various forms of self-care lately and, in many ways, it covers a huge gap in healthcare for maintenance issues of stress relief, chronic pain and injury recovery. The old “apple a day keeps the doctor away” adage can be applied to consistent upkeep of our human bodies, yet the relationship between caring for oneself and being under the care of a doctor are two very different, and often contrasting, experiences.
This kind of news never gets old. (Pun intended.) At almost 87-years-young Anna Pesce is inspiring people of all ages with her incredible transformation thanks to her new dedication to yoga practice. For decades, Pesce suffered from severe kyphosis — a hunchback-like posture that left her in a lot of pain. The condition was a [...]
We lose yet another yoga master. We're sad to report that influential yoga teacher TKV Desikachar passed on at age 78 at 2:45am local time, August 8th. News of his death is just starting to reach our side of the world. Though details are not yet known, news of TKV Desikachar's declining physical health surfaced [...]
Coming of age in the yoga profession means facing changing realities and shifting priorities. The majority of yoga teachers start out in the profession at an early time in their lives. But as the viability of old models wanes and independent players have less impact in the face of up-scaled operations, long-term prospects for careers in yoga are less apparent. For those whose passion cannot be deterred by the odds, their faith and trust in practice will likely be tested.
Did you guess? We know, tough one, but if you said Santiago, Chile you win! What do you win? A free yoga class any time you're traveling through the Nuevo Pudahuel airport in the South American country. You and the 18 million travelers estimated to be flying through their gates this year. (By the way, [...]
Oh, we love news like this. It's offseason for football, but that means it's the perfect season for yoga! While the Tampa Bay Buccaneers wait for training camp to start, many of the players are getting in some regular yoga practice to stay quick and nimble, or solid and balanced, depending on their position, of [...]
How do we deal with physical limitations holding us back in our yoga practice? One approach is to push through them - keep training until you've overcome the limitation. However, this is not the best approach to safely making progress in our practice, says Clinical Kinesiologist and yoga therapist Dr. Gill Solberg. Training is not [...]