Category Archives: pop culture

why i ditched yoga for a dance fitness class called partyfit

why i ditched yoga for a dance fitness class called partyfit

Okay, I haven’t ditched yoga entirely, but I have stopped attending asana classes in favour of a high-intensity dance fitness workout. At Partyfit, there are club lights and a disco ball and hot-bodied instructors in sports bras yelling “Wooo!” at random intervals while we follow their choreographed moves to top 40 songs.… Read more

jennifer aniston’s yoga teacher wants you to have the perfect body

jennifer aniston’s yoga teacher wants you to have the perfect body

One of the joys of being a yoga blogger is getting emails from yoga publicists. The latest yogalebrity hype landed in my inbox with the subject line, “Get the perfect body with Yogalosophy.”

It was from Jennifer Aniston’s yoga teacher’s publicist, repping Mandy Ingber and telling me about her new “Yogalosophy” app.… Read more

yoga journal’s body image issues: the kathryn budig cover

yoga journal’s body image issues: the kathryn budig cover

After a couple of big body image faux pas (including a disastrous Hilaria Baldwin cover and a “love your curves” article with fashion tips for covering up butt dimples), Yoga Journal is bouncing back with a “body issue” featuring Kathryn Budig on the cover.… Read more

the story of yoga selfies: the ultimate infographic

the story of yoga selfies: the ultimate infographic

Have you been wondering about the history of the yoga selfie? I know I have. Fortunately, somebody created an infographic with everything we need to know about the pop culture phenomenon!

Apparently, the first yoga selfie happened in April 2013, when actress Lea Michele (of Glee fame) posted a photo of herself.… Read more