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Awesome Plus-Sized Yogi Fights to Change The “Typical Yoga Body”

Awesome Plus-Sized Yogi Fights to Change The “Typical Yoga Body”

AUM Magazine June 9, 2015 0

Say the word “yoga” and you might think: skinny arms, tragic juice cleanses, Gwyneth Paltrow. But Jessamyn Stanley, who identifies as a queer fat femme and yoga instructor, believes the practice should belong to

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Things That You Only Know If You Do Yoga

Things That You Only Know If You Do Yoga

AUM Magazine March 18, 2015 0

Yoga. You successfully avoid it for years: it’s not a real workout, yogis act morally superior in their lack-of-judgment-on-all-things (just say something bitchy already!) and you’re not skinny enough anyway. Green juice is for

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Modern Yoga in the Place of Yogis

Modern Yoga in the Place of Yogis

AUM Magazine March 4, 2015 0

This paradox emerges, in part, because the practice known as ‘yoga’ around the world is a modern invention of the globalised and capitalist 20th century. A brief look at the history of yoga may

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THE 5 BEST YOGA MATS FOR MEN

THE 5 BEST YOGA MATS FOR MEN

AUM Magazine January 29, 2015 0

As men, we’ve all had a moment when we thought that yoga didn’t look like exercise. It doesn’t even really look like warming up. Then, we tried it and discovered to our horror how

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Daredevil nails expert yoga poses on speeding motorcycle

Daredevil nails expert yoga poses on speeding motorcycle

AUM Magazine December 4, 2014 0

Gracefully balanced on his Honda motorcycle, the Indian yogi is on the highway to the danger zone! Gugulotu Lachiram, a 40-year-old daredevil, was caught on camera revvin’ up his engine and listening to her

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Yoga instructor combines yoga and black metal music

Yoga instructor combines yoga and black metal music

AUM Magazine November 17, 2014 0

Traditional yoga class soundtracks don’t include artists such as Cradle of Filth or Pallbearer in their playlists, but Amy Patton uses them in hers. Patton started teaching black yoga at Eastside Yoga after getting

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Paddleboard yoga stands venerable practice on its head, on water

Paddleboard yoga stands venerable practice on its head, on water

AUM Magazine October 28, 2014 0

Move over hot, flying and spinning yoga. Paddleboard yoga is the latest trend to stand the ancient practice of breath control, body postures and movement on its head – this time on a surfboard

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Broga Mats, Yoga Mats Specifically Made for Men’s Bodies and a Line of Whimsical Carrying Bags

Broga Mats, Yoga Mats Specifically Made for Men’s Bodies and a Line of Whimsical Carrying Bags

AUM Magazine October 14, 2014 0

Yoga enthusiast Dan Abramson has created BrogMats, a line of yoga mats that are specifically made to accommodate the larger size of men’s bodies along with a line of whimsical bags in which to

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A Pro Bowl linebacker is now a nationally-known yoga teacher

A Pro Bowl linebacker is now a nationally-known yoga teacher

AUM Magazine September 20, 2014 0

It had been 15 years Keith Mitchell performed in front of thousands of fans in the greater New York City area. In his past life however, the crowd wasn’t widely splayed in front of

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Yoga teachers: Overstretched and underpaid

Yoga teachers: Overstretched and underpaid

AUM Magazine July 8, 2014 0

For some, it’s a spiritual calling, an exercise regimen, or a lifestyle choice. But for a growing number of people in the United States, yoga is a job. It’s just not a job that

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