This week, Lauren talks about wanting to "quit the internet" again. Should we all quit social media? What about the "bots"? Is getting Insta-famous the only way to make any money at this gig? She gives her hot take on all that internet drama and includes a little about the latest lawsuits Alo Yoga/Cody app … Continue reading Episode 3 – Internet Overlords
Episode 2 is all about the Yoga Police...I mean, the Yoga Alliance. Mostly I talked about how I rage quit the new Yoga Alliance standards review survey, but after some settling down, I get into my thoughts about conflicts of interest, horrible member perks, and their delivery (or lack thereof) on their promises. Should we … Continue reading Yoga People Problems Podcast – Episode 2: Danged Ol’ Yoga Police
If you follow me on Instagram, you know I've been participating in a challenge called #feelbetterinyourbody. I don't do many of these challenges anymore, but I made the exception for this one because it wasn't solely about asana. Sometimes we take selfies or pictures of food that nourish us. I even got a repost from the Yoga … Continue reading The Most Loving Line in the Sand
"To be a miner of diamonds, take care of your picks and shovels. To be a miner of your spiritual Self, take care of your body, breath, and mind. But don't confuse the tools and the goals." -Swami Jnaneshvara This is the second part of my yoga social media experiment that I talked about last … Continue reading What a Yoga Practice Looks Like
Two years ago, I finished my yoga teacher training, and I embarked on my first Instagram challenge and even blogged about it here. I noticed that not every yogi on the internet looked like me, and I wanted to add to some diversity of images. And by diversity, I mean diversity of ability. I felt at the … Continue reading What Does a Yoga Practice Look Like?
The Real Reason Behind the Yoga Selfie Debate Recently, I was seething at a popular blog article that referred to selfies as “yoga porn.” After a fuming tirade to about five hundred of my closest internet acquaintances, I began to ask myself some questions. What is it about this topic that gets under my skin? … Continue reading The Real Reason Behind the Yoga Selfie Debate