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    Somatics: The Yogas of the West

    These practices can complement and strengthen your yoga, giving you new tools to integrate mind and body.

  • Namaste, Sting

    Yogis attending class at Downward Dog studio in Toronto got a surprise visit from Sting earlier this week. The musician, […]

  • PVC-free mats: making the switch

    By now you may know that traditional yoga mats, made from polyvinyl chloride (PVC), can be hazardous to your health and the environment. The manufacturing of PVC products releases harmful dioxins into the atmosphere, and even more dioxins can leech…

  • First Period: Math. Second Period: History. Third Period: Yoga

    Yoga will now be mandatory for students in Kerala, India. “Taking into consideration the widely accepted advantages of yoga and its effect on individuals, the education department would soon see that this is made part of the school curriculum in…

  • 108 Sun Salutations—For a Cause

    If you missed celebrating last week’s summer solstice with a 108 sun salutations, here’s a second chance. On June 30, Project 108 will bring together participating studios, yogis, and online donors to help raise money for Iraqi children who have…

  • Summer Solstice in the Big Apple

    Today there will be a free yoga fest in New York’s Times Square to celebrate the summer solstice. Sessions started at 7:30 a.m. and continue until 8:30 p.m. For more information, visit www.timessquarenyc.org/about_us/events_solstice.html. Here’s a glimpse: Photo Credit: Alan Zucker…

  • Serving a sentence of . . . Yoga

    A juvenile court is Colorado is sentencing juvenile drug offenders to mandatory weekly yoga classes. Mary Jo Berenato, juvenile magistrate for the 8th Judicial District, believes over time these troubled teens will turn to yoga instead of drugs when faced…