Yogavibes Forms Partnership with Universal Yoga Founder Andrey Lappa

YogaVibes is honored to announce its partnership with Andrey Lappa, a highly accomplished and influential yoga teacher. Andrey is the founder of the system called Universal Yoga – a system which draws from the essential rules and principles of authentic, ancient yogic science and skillfully weaves them together with internal techniques, complemented by unusual asanas […]

Yoga Icon Wai Lana Releases New Fun Songs Cartoons DVD for Kids

Known around the world for her vibrant, inspiring and fun yoga DVDs and CDs, Wai Lana has just released a brand new musical cartoon DVD for kids. Wai Lana’s Fun Songs Cartoons takes children on an animated adventure that features colourful cartoons, catchy songs and trips around the world — from the top of the Himalayas to […]

Lululemon shares fall after chief executive Christine Day steps down

When Lululemon Athletica Inc. announced yesterday that Chief Executive Officer Christine Day was leaving the company, investors bolted. Day, 51, had been a Wall Street darling. Sales have tripled in the past three years and the shares had risen more than fivefold since June 27, 2008, the day before she became CEO of the Canadian […]

Investing the Downward Dog Way? Adviser Suggests Deep Breaths

When the Dow Jones Industrial Average hit a new record this past March, Brent Kessel awoke at 3:30 a.m. But the financial adviser, who co-founded a firm that manages more than $800 million, wasn’t up early because he was giddy about the market. He was hopping on a motor scooter in Mysore, India, to stand […]

Studies prove that being vegan is healthiest

This week’s issue of Time Magazine brings more documentation that vegetarians live longer than their meat-chomping friends. A six-year study of 70,000 Seventh-Day Adventists, published in the current issue of American Medical Association’s prestigious Journal of Internal Medicine, found that, vegetarians and vegans have a 12 percent lower risk of death. This is but the […]

Top 10 Ways to Deal with Sweat During Yoga

Girls don’t sweat, we glisten!” It was the last thing I wanted to hear after a particularly humid class. Carefully grasping my friend’s slightly dewy hand with my immaculately pruned fingers, I peered deeply into her eyes through the slowly evaporating fog of my glasses. Men don’t sweat, I gently replied. We marinate. I then […]

Meditation Beats Anxiety By Activating Certain Brain Regions, Study Finds

Mindfulness meditation — nonjudgmental awareness of thoughts and emotions — is known for its anxiety-busting powers, and now scientists are getting a better understanding of why it has this impact in the brain. Researchers from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center found that meditation has effects on activity of particular brain regions, namely the anterior cingulate cortex — […]

Stand-up paddleboard yoga in the Cook Islands

RELAX with a week-long retreat to the Cook Islands with prices starting at $1999, inclusive of flights, resort accommodation and a chance to do yoga on the water. 1 Retreat to Rarotonga LOOKING for a holiday with a difference this winter? Stand-up paddle-board yoga instructor Charlotte Piho is hosting three retreats in the Cook Islands […]

Yoga Sharpens Your Brain

You know that yoga is good for your body—it increases flexibility, tones your muscles, massages your internal organs, and even helps your body detox—but now new research is showing it may be seriously good for your brain, too! In fact, it might sharpen your brain even more than other exercises. According to research by the Exercise Psychology […]

Help Promote The Smithsonian’s Yoga Art Exhibit

Yoga lovers – Yoga: the Art of Transformation is coming this Fall to the Smithsonian! Read on to learn how you can help promote this unique event …. From a Smithsonian Press Release:“The Art of Transformation,” on view through Jan. 26, 2014, explores yoga’s philosophies and its goals of transforming body and consciousness, its importance within multiple […]