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Yoga with cats is a yoga trend we can get behind

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Like most people, we can’t resist cute internet cats and dogs, so we’re completely on board for internet trends like Caturday and now this, yoga with cats.

MSN says it's “paws down the cutest way to exercise” and we couldn't agree more. Well, maybe the second cutest way to exercise--we still love a good doga session. Watch the video below.

Britney Spears gets in shape by doing yoga in Los Angeles

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Pop princess, Britney Spears, is doing yoga to help get her back into shape for a planned Las Vegas residency starting this fall. The 31-year-old singer rocks a bikini for the June issue of Shape magazine (on newsstands May 20) where she displays her favorite yoga postures. The mother-of-two confesses that her body is not what it once was, so decided to take up yoga: "I'm doing 90 minutes of yoga twice a week in addition to a lot of cardio – hour-long  sessions three times a week with my trainer ..." Spears told Shape magazine.

Free yoga classes from My Yoga Online

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From May 12-31, My Yoga Online is unlocking its entire library of yoga classes for free.

My Yoga Online founder Jason Jacobsen released this statement about the Mother’s Day gift to yogis all over the world. “My Yoga Online is throwing open the doors to our site for 20 days this May to help people everywhere re-balance and de-stress with our 1,000 online yoga, Pilates and wellness classes from more than 100 of the world's best instructors.” 

Bikram Choudhury accused of rape

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Months after student Sarah Baughn filed a suit against Bikram Choudhury for sexual harassment, two female former students are accusing the Bikram yoga founder of rape in separate lawsuits.

Courthouse News Service has details of both cases.

Rumor has it Demi Moore and her daughter reunite in Los Angeles yoga class

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After months of estrangement, Demi Moore and her daughter Rumer Willis reunited on a yoga mat at Golden Bridge Yoga in Los Angeles at the end of last month. Apparently, her relationships with her daughters have been strained since her split from Ashton Kutcher in November 2011 and subsequent rehab stint in February 2012.

12 motivating mantras for May

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What are your goals for summer? Whether you’re saving up for a road trip with your best friend, determined to do more yoga, trying to eat healthier or look better in your bathing suit, a little inspiration can go a long way to keep you motivated. Check out these 12 joyful mantras for May from Blisstree to help you stay inspired.

Watch this funny yoga commercial from Kimpton Hotels

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First it was goldfish and now Kimpton Hotels are enticing guests to stay with them by offering a yoga mat in every room. 

“We know your individual routine keeps you grounded. So, among other perks, we provide a yoga mat and free on-demand fitness TV programs in every room to help you maintain your in-room peace.”

What a great idea, right? Just be sure to bring the mat cleaner.

5 tips for creating a sacred space

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You know about the amazing mental and physical benefits of a regular meditation practice, but still find it hard to sit and do nothing? While it does get easier for many people to sit and clear their minds the more they practice meditation, creating a sacred space at your home can also be very helpful. HuffPo blogger Debbie Woodbury shares 5 tips on creating a sacred space.

20 creative ways to recycle a yoga mat

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Let's face it: yoga mats have an expiration date. After too many downward facing dogs, they wear out, tear, or acquire a funky odor (or all three). When you decide it's time to purchase a new yoga mat, don't rush to toss the old one out. Recycle it instead! 

The healthy benefits of volunteering

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Here’s more proof that doing good is good for you. This article from Greatist points to new research that suggests volunteering for selfless reasons can decrease your mortality rate and increase happiness.