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A Speck in a Sea of Ponytails: Expanding the Cultural Landscape of Yoga Practitioners

Dr. Lisa Fitzpatrick | Posted 02.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Lisa Fitzpatrick

Yesterday I was the only black person in my yoga class. As I scanned the room, I also noticed I was also the largest, and I wear size 10. But I am accustomed to this scene. My uniqueness in this crowd is not an exception. It's the norm.

Modern Yoga Will Not Form a Real Culture Until Every Studio Can Also Double as a Soup Kitchen

Intent | Posted 04.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Intent

You can't ask a teenager to suddenly manifest a social service network that the churches have been mothering for generations. The churches have paid their mortgages through centuries of focused intention and tithing.

How Yoga Taught Me to Survive... and Thrive

Intent | Posted 10.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Intent

"My intent in practicing yoga is to help people live either truth so they can love their lives -- whatever phase they are in."

Why Yoga Is So Misunderstood: How It Has Gone From The Sane To The Bizarre

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 04.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Ed and Deb Shapiro

Anyone can be a teacher as long as we chose that person to guide us, which doesn't mean that person has practiced all of the teachings or is living a yogic life.

Obama Inspires Yoga Community With Mindset

Politico.com | PATRICK GAVIN | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons spends a lot of his day doing yoga, and he thinks that the president of the United States has mastered the yogi mind-set...