Tag: yogis of color

Cleanthony Early turns to Yoga in Preparation for the NBA season!!

Cleanthony Early turns to Yoga in Preparation for the NBA season!!

According to the ESPN blog New York Knicks forward Cleanthony Early is “surprisingly” (I’m not surprised) adding yoga into his work-out regime.  He’s noticed a difference in his defensive positioning, dribble positioning, ankle and hip mobility, and overall flexibility. “I think all of those [factors] […]

JESSAMYN STANLEY is BACK IN THE NEWS!!!!

JESSAMYN STANLEY is BACK IN THE NEWS!!!!

She’s been featured before on Baby Cobra Medicine, this Instagram Sensation is redefining the yoga body!  True to herself, Jessamyn discovered what I too discovered: as soon as you stop worrying about losing weight, the body changes.  Watch her tell her story on Good Morning America and […]

via NYTimes: Yoga as a way for Players to Stay in Shape

via NYTimes: Yoga as a way for Players to Stay in Shape

Titan’s veteran Wesley Woodyard said he believed every linebacker could benefit from yoga.  More and more yoga based practices have been serving professional athletes, especially in the N.F.L. where impact and injury can deform the vessel which these players count of for making a living: […]

Arizona “Cats” add yoga to their workout hoping to improve endurance

Arizona “Cats” add yoga to their workout hoping to improve endurance

“Regular yoga can increase flexibility, help prevent injuries and relieve bone, joint, and muscle pain.  The Wildcats cleared the classes with the NCAA on the grounds that it was a medical exercise, not part of the regulated strength and conditioning program” “…yoga also allows the […]

Kelly Rowland

Kelly Rowland

“Forward Facing Baby Bump” This Destiny’s Child wonder woman likes to stay in shape, no doubt! Yoga is a regular part of her work-out routine and this is the picture she posted to Instagram to announce her pregnancy.  Prenatal yoga is amazing for mom and […]

LEBRON JAMES

LEBRON JAMES

Many professional athletes swear by yoga, and two-time MVP Lebron James is definitely enthusiastic about the benefits of his practice– he has even led yoga sessions!  Yoga balances out and restores his body after work on the court and it also helps to prevent serious […]

ERYKAH BADU

ERYKAH BADU

  “I started taking yoga at the gym and I met the most wonderful instructor who teaches you in Sanskrit as well as in English.  She repeats everything in Sanskrit.  There’s something about the vibration of this language that really resonates with me and helps […]

RUSSELL WILSON

RUSSELL WILSON

For the past few years the Seattle Seahawks have made weekly yoga classes available to their players, and star QB Russell Wilson immediately recognized the many ways yoga benefits him come game time.  He even meets with his Yoga Teacher for one-on-one sessions where: “We do […]

ZIGGY MARLEY

ZIGGY MARLEY

“I think that music, beats, melody, sound are a natural part of our DNA, our vibe.  It’s just a part of the cycle of our lives, we’re born, we have eyes, we have music.” pass it on

Tyrone Beverly teaches the most diverse yoga class in Colorado on purpose!

Tyrone Beverly teaches the most diverse yoga class in Colorado on purpose!

The Denver Post has all the details on yoga guru Tyrone Beverly’s Im’Unique yoga program which specifically brings all kinds of different people together to practice yoga and then participate in  a post-practice conversation called Breaking Bread, Breaking Barriers.  It’s a common theme that Americans think of yoga […]