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The ‘No More Tears’ Formula for Yoga Wear

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 05:00
The workout clothes from Phat Buddha aim to reduce sobbing in the dressing room.

Yoga Classes, Even With a Fused Spine

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 05:00
The Yoga Union Center for Backcare and Scoliosis in Manhattan was founded in 2007, based on an obvious need: “Everyone seemed to have a back problem,” Deborah Wolk said.

Yoga Poses in Israel

Sun, 03/09/2014 - 05:00
Photographs from a studio for Orthodox Jews.

Title for the Seahawks Is a Triumph for the Profile of Yoga

Wed, 02/05/2014 - 05:00
After the Super Bowl, the yoga community did the Internet equivalent of back flips when Seattle won.

Times Minute | Scenes From the Snowstorm

Fri, 01/03/2014 - 05:00
Also on the Minute, deadly clashes in Cambodia and yoga before it was trendy.

Eons Before the Yoga Mat Became Trendy

Fri, 01/03/2014 - 05:00
Yoga is the subject of an immensely pleasurable exhibition at the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery in Washington.

If the Sun Salutation Has to Fit Into a Cell

Fri, 12/13/2013 - 05:00
Jim Freeman, the founder of Conviction Yoga, now leads yoga classes at four rural prisons in Texas and hopes to expand the program to all 109 prison units in the state.

Even Superwoman Can Have Back Problems

Tue, 12/10/2013 - 05:00
Watch your back! If it’s not a Yorkiepoo, don’t even try to lift it.

Modo, a New Version of Bikram Hot Yoga, Is Growing Popular

Sun, 12/08/2013 - 05:00
Among other differences, the temperature for class is set at just below 100 degrees rather than Bikram’s 105.

Women’s Flexibility Is a Liability (in Yoga)

Sun, 11/03/2013 - 05:00
Those extreme yoga poses that feel like they’re pulling your hips out of the sockets? They might.

Hotel Yoga? Everyone’s Invited.

Wed, 10/30/2013 - 05:00
Yoga classes at hotels have long been a popular guest amenity, but now some properties are opening them up to the public as well.

At Gurney's, Spa and Yoga Packages

Fri, 10/18/2013 - 05:00
With summer over, Gurney’s Inn in Montauk, N.Y., is offering spa and yoga packages.

Kumar Pallana, 94, Dies; Went From Yoga to Film

Wed, 10/16/2013 - 05:00
Mr. Pallana, who spent decades on the vaudeville circuit as a plate spinner and was a Texas yoga instructor, became a sought-after character actor in his late 70s in films by Wes Anderson, Steven Spielberg and others.

Yoga Found to Have Limited Effect on Menopause

Fri, 10/04/2013 - 05:00
Menopausal women who did yoga had improvements in insomnia symptoms, but no significant improvements in hot flashes, night sweats, depression or anxiety.

Satisfying the Body and the Mind

Wed, 08/28/2013 - 05:00
By day, Take Root in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, is a yoga studio. Three nights a week, it turns into a restaurant.

Ask Well: Pilates vs. Yoga

Fri, 08/09/2013 - 05:00
The answer, Gretchen Reynolds notes, depends to a large degree on what muscles you are trying to strengthen.

Living With Cancer: Patient Yoga

Thu, 08/08/2013 - 05:00
As we became warriors, children, cats, cows and pigeons, I realized that concentrating on position and breath takes even the most cerebral of us out of our nattering, hectoring brains.

Yoga Practitioners Gaze at Their Inner Selfies

Thu, 07/04/2013 - 05:00
Yoga aficionados gain followers on Instagram.

California: Judge Allows Yoga in Schools

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 05:00
A judge ruled Monday that the Encinitas Union School District can teach yoga, rejecting pleas of parents who said the classes were inherently religious.

The Gospel According to 'Me'

Sat, 06/29/2013 - 05:00
In the New Age worship of the “authentic” self, personal well-being has become the primary goal of human life.