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Yoga Competition

It's Yoga Competition Time

Marina Chetner | Posted 05.05.2014 | Sports
Marina Chetner

On May 31, 2014, the best of the best will compete onstage when London hosts the World Yoga Sports Championship. Yoga competitors from over 25 countries will gather and cheer one another on. Here are some words from the champs to get us into the spirit.

Mastering the Moment: Insights Into Yoga Asana Competition

Marina Chetner | Posted 08.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Marina Chetner

To find out more about the competitors' motivations, I went to the source: four yoga asana champions. After my experience at the internationals, I wasn't surprised that their words spoke to personal growth and camaraderie, and not oneupmanship. You be the judge.

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.