Tag: secret or not so secret yogis

Everyone’s Becoming a Yoga Teacher…but not to teach yoga

Everyone’s Becoming a Yoga Teacher…but not to teach yoga

The Wall Street Journal is reporting on the increase in yoga teacher training participants (up 18% a year on avg. 2008-2014).  Most of these people are never planning to lead others in the practice of yoga, in fact they’re just longtime students wanting to deepen their practice. […]

BONNIE RAITT

BONNIE RAITT

“I have found so many benefits from my yoga practice… I love the calming effect it has on my mind and nervous system.  I was raised in the Quaker tradition, and yoga provides a similar path to achieving quiet, centering on your true spirit, and […]

ASHLEY OLSEN

ASHLEY OLSEN

 In a recent interview with Dave Lackie, Ashley and her sister Mary-Kate both mentioned Yoga first on their list of things they do to decompress.  Not surprisingly, a google search of “Ashley Olsen yoga” reveals countless paparazzi pictures of the young woman on her way […]

LADY GAGA

LADY GAGA

No surprise that Lady Gaga is into the intense power yoga and bikram “yoga” scene.  This lovely talented performer is showing off her asanas all over instagram! especially when folks in the media were calling her fat.  Get. It. Lady Gaga believes in positive affirmations, […]

Yoga and Body Image with Jessamyn Stanley

Yoga and Body Image with Jessamyn Stanley

Yoga for Every Body that’s the basic principle Jessamyn Stanley shares via her prolific instagram account.  In this interview with the Chapel Hill News, Stanley gets into how yoga transformed her body image and her wavering emotional state while in graduate school, of yoga she […]

GISELE BUNDCHEN

GISELE BUNDCHEN

World famous supermodel Gisele Bundchen got into yoga while pregnant with her first child. A lot of women get into yoga during pregnancy since body awareness tends to increase as the whole body becomes a bit more flexible.  Also, learning yogic breathing techniques is known […]

RUSSELL SIMMONS

RUSSELL SIMMONS

One of my all-time favorite celebrity Yogis, Russell Simmons inspires millions to experience the mental and physical benefits of a regular yoga and meditation practice.  This native New Yorker co-wrote a book on meditation and his prolific tweets @UncleRUSH are incredibly uplifting and real. “Once […]

ROBERT DOWNEY JR.

ROBERT DOWNEY JR.

Inspired by his teacher, former addict current famed yoga teacher Vinnie Marino, Robert Downey Jr. uses yoga in combination with massage therapy, martial arts, and herbs.  Overcoming drug addiction is a life-long battle, and acknowledging exactly where you are in the process with compassion for yourself is vital. […]

JENNIFER ANISTON

JENNIFER ANISTON

“Yoga calms me down. It gives me energy and focus.” pass it on