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Competitive Yoga

My Downward Dog Is So Much Better Than Yours

Toni Nagy | Posted 09.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Toni Nagy

I made an assumption that being competitive with other people drove me to be better, but in actuality it distracted me from focusing on my own process. When I compared myself to others I wasn't honoring my own path.

Is Yoga Ready for the Olympics?

Valerie Reiss | Posted 05.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Valerie Reiss

Though we in the competition-squeamish yoga community have been repeatedly assured that yoga competitions are historically common in India, your first time can be shocking. That was my experience at least, at the Hudson Theater in Midtown Manhattan, watching the 2012 United States Yoga Asana Championship, New York Regional edition.

A Yoga Competition: My Rabbit Pose Is Better Than Your Downward-Facing Dog

AP | DEEPTI HAJELA | Posted 04.29.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — The judges will be watching – were the competitor's knees locked? Were the wrists straight? Did the forehead and the knee conne...