A yoga studio in Bali has sparked outrage for packing over 100 people for a “celebration of bliss” and then lying about the event taking place when criticized by the public.
What happened: House of Om, a popular Balinese yoga business, organized an event to raise money for its local employees currently out of work due to pandemic.
Trigger warning: This article discusses rape and sexual assault.
Netflix recently released “Bikram: Yogi, Guru, Predator,” a documentary that explores the true story of the founder of Bikram Yoga, who was ordered to pay over $6.8 million in a sexual assault lawsuit and has since then fled the country.
Customers at a McDonald’s store in Thailand were bewildered when a female foreigner who suddenly decided to have an impromptu yoga session inside the restaurant.
Images of the mysterious woman practicing yoga at the fast food outlet in Chiang Mai, Bangkok Thursday afternoon soon emerged on a closed Bangkok expat Facebook group, “Everything Bangkok.”
Meet Sun Chuyang, the youngest yoga instructor in all of China — perhaps even the youngest in the world.
At the very young age of seven, Sun, who comes from Taizhou in eastern China’s Zhejiang province, is already making tons of money. According to China Daily, he’s earned more than 100,000 yuan ($15,930) from teaching yoga, the group physical, mental, and spiritual practice or discipline that originated in ancient India.
White Americans who practice yoga are preserving the “continuation of white supremacy and colonialism,” according to a professor Michigan State University.
Shreena Gandhi, a professor of religious studies, published her stance in “Yoga and the Roots of Cultural Appropriation,” a report co-written with Lillie Wolff who claims to be an “antiracist White Jewish organizer, facilitator and healer.”
Twitter user, Chisa, who identifies as Japanese, went viral after an epic fail video of her doing yoga on a rather dangerous spot recently resurfaced online.
The 45-second clip made the rounds on the internet after it was posted on Reddit on Sunday.
Hindus are criticizing Gwyneth Paltrow’s expensive yoga and meditation goods/services promoted through her lifestyle brand GOOP.
The products in question are part of GOOP’s “2017 Holiday Gift Guide.” One of them is a “Meditation Band,” which uses “soothing sounds from the great outdoors to gently guide you back to a meditative state.” It sells for a whopping $350.
Sometimes when you’re angry, you might feel like getting belligerently drunk and smashing glass bottles against a wall — or you could go to rage yoga.
One woman is bringing the dark side to yoga by allowing participants to swear, scream, listen to heavy metal and drink beer during their vinyasa class. Lindsay Istace, 24, is the founder of this style of yoga that she dubs “Rage Yoga.”
Animal and yoga lovers looking to get in touch with their wild side will appreciate this epic yoga party that showcases insane acrobatic skills and includes special animal appearances.
There’s bad news for people who opt to wear workout clothes all day, everyday.
Apparently, athleisure, the term for this lifestyle of activewear, may have some nasty side effects that include yeast infections, skin rashes and acne. One New York dermatologist, Dr. Michael Eidelman, spoke with Mic about the many types of skin conditions that can occur as a consequence of wearing clothing that doesn’t allow the skin to breathe.