yogini »

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

Read More »
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

Read More »
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

Read More »
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

Read More »
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

Read More »
This Inspiring Former Inmate Teaches Yoga in an Unlikely Spot

This Inspiring Former Inmate Teaches Yoga in an Unlikely Spot

AUM Magazine May 14, 2014 0

We often think of yoga as a hobby for young women clad in trendy, overpriced Lululemon spandex. But an unlikely teacher is showing his community that the ancient art is actually a healthy practice

Read More »
Why This Woman Left A Career In Finance To Pursue Her Passion For Yoga

Why This Woman Left A Career In Finance To Pursue Her Passion For Yoga

AUM Magazine May 12, 2014 0

On Friday, May 2, Elizabeth Nurse took a leave of absence from her job in the world of financial accounting to pursue something very different: A career in nonprofit yoga. Nurse, a 26-year-old Boston

Read More »
When A Yoga Teacher Ticks You Off, Is It Rude To Walk Out?

When A Yoga Teacher Ticks You Off, Is It Rude To Walk Out?

AUM Magazine May 3, 2014 0

You’ve made a commitment to yoga to improve your health. So there you are in class, with a teacher you’ve never had before. And while you’re flipping your down dog, you realize you’re not

Read More »
Yoga may be the answer to infertility

Yoga may be the answer to infertility

AUM Magazine April 17, 2014 0

Too much stress may cause infertility among women, says a new research. An expert suggests that yoga and meditation could help in battling with the problem. Former science teacher and yoga therapist, Aliona Salaru

Read More »
Ski-yoga in Switzerland: salute the slopes

Ski-yoga in Switzerland: salute the slopes

AUM Magazine March 1, 2014 0

Turn your expectations on their head with a ski yoga session on the slopes. When a skier is stock-still halfway down a piste, it usually means they are frozen with fear. They are unlikely

Read More »