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Yoga teachers dish on their pet peeves

What’s Hot by Molly Nourmand

Ever wondered what's behind your yoga teacher's enigmatic smile? We came across this HuffPost article called Yoga-Teacher Secrets: What They Wish They Could Tell You and just had to share it with you.

Quickie documentary about one of our favorite Los Angeles yoga studios

What’s Hot by Molly Nourmand

Check out this quickie – literally like two minutes long – documentary, featuring Christine Burke, co-owner of Liberation Yoga (voted one of the top 10 yoga studios in Los Angeles, BTW), to get a glimpse into what this gem-of-a studio is all about.

Students defend Hilaria Thomas Baldwin in lawsuit

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When news of a student suing yoga teacher Hilaria Thomas Baldwin rocked the yoga world, we thought the student, Spencer Wolff, might be trying to take advantage of Hilaria’s new found celebrity as the wife of Alec Baldwin and that there might be more to the story than originally reported. 

Turns out we were right. Other students in the January 15, 2013 class at Yoga Vida are coming to Hilaria’s aid, claiming Wolff’s accusations are false.

Win tickets to the 2013 USA Yoga Asana Championships

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Now, that’s a backbend. Love looking at photos of passionate yogis twist, stretch and bend into yoga poses? Then enter now for a chance to win two tickets to the National Yoga Asana Championships March 1-3 in NYC. All you need to do is send us an email here.

YogaJack yoga gear for men

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The first men’s yoga gear company, YogaJack, is here. While yoga mats and products for men aren’t new, the folks behind YogaJack think yoga products for men products have been mis-marketed and overpriced. “We want to give guys confidence in the studio by providing them with yoga gear and products that are designed just for them,” says YogaJack marketing officer Mike Foster.

The Vampire Diaries actress does yoga in Los Angeles

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The Vampire Diaries actress, Grace Phipps, was spotted in the light of day leaving a yoga class in West Hollywood last week. As you can see, the 20-year-old starlet was sucking on a green smoothing. We wonder where she was taking class – City Yoga maybe?

Betsey Johnson brings yoga to New York Fashion Week

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It’s true, you don’t need designer anything to do yoga. Heck, sometimes you don’t even need a mat, but we just loved these pics from designer Betsey Johnson’s New York Fashion Week show. Betsey brought yoga to the runway to debut her new activewear collection, BJ Kicks A. Models strutted their stuff on hot pink yoga mats while donning Technicolor leggings and accessories that capture Betsey Johnson’s signature bold, playful look.

The Smithsonian's Yoga Exhibit

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Mark your calendars. The Smithsonian museum will unveil the first visual history of yoga exhibit on October 19, 2013. The exhibit, titled Yoga: The Art of Transformation is an in-depth visual look at how yoga has changed over time as its become a global phenomenon.

Yoga for better sex

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Yoga can make everything better—including your sex life. My Yoga Online launched a special Yoga for Better Sex program this month, the video series takes the techniques of yoga (pranayama, asana, bandhas and more) and applies them to enhance the sensual aspects of your physical and metaphysical self. You’ll learn about Tantra, Kundalini and the second chakra while also enhancing intimacy, creativity and your health.

Tara Stiles makes fun of yoga stereotypes in her new video

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We couldn’t stop laughing at Tara Stiles poking fun at yoga in her new video for Livestrong Women, Totally Enlightened. Tara, along with Heidi Kristoffer, takes on yoga industry stereotypes and proves she is one yogini who isn’t afraid to laugh at herself. In Tara’s words: