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Carolyn Gregoire

How The Yoga Industry Lost (And Found) Its Soul Along The Way To Reinventing Spirituality In America

HuffingtonPost.com | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

In 1971, Sat Jivan Singh Khalsa moved to New York to open a yoga studio. A lawyer moonlighting as a Kundalini yoga teacher, he set up shop in Boerum H...

Why Men Should Do Yoga

Quentin Vennie | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Quentin Vennie

For all men out here, let's be clear -- yoga does not make you dainty or feminine. It makes you strong and durable. It provides you with a constant challenge to become a better form of yourself, day in and day out. It teaches you how to find comfort and contentment in some of the most uncomfortable situations.

The Real Reason Yoga Is Still Dominated By Women

Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 12.28.2013 | Women
Carolyn Gregoire

But given the current marketing tactics employed by the yoga industry (yes, there is actually a "Yoga Teacher Barbie"), it's unsurprising that women, and particularly those of a certain body type, are the ones who seem to be most at home in yoga studios.

Carolyn Gregoire

LOOK: How Yoga Changes Your Body, Starting The Day You Begin

HuffingtonPost.com | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 03.05.2014 | Healthy Living

The Eastern practice of yoga has become a modern-day symbol of peace, serenity and well-being in the West. More than 20 million Americans practice yog...

Why I'm Mad at Yoga -- Confessions of a Yoga Instructor

Lilly Barels | Posted 01.23.2014 | Hawaii
Lilly Barels

Yoga is like everything else that goes mainstream. It changed from its humble beginnings and evolved into marketing propaganda. You can only do yoga correctly if you wear these black pants.

The Science of Pet Peeves: Yoga's Latest War of Words

Stewart J. Lawrence | Posted 03.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Stewart J. Lawrence

The yoga world's in a minor uproar -- again. And once more, it's training its fire on New York Times Pulitzer Prize-winning science journalist William Broad.