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Indian PM Leads 50,000 Yogis on International Yoga Day

The world’s third International Yoga Day is TODAY! This morning India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi led more than 50,000 yogis in an outdoor yoga practice in Lucknow. Inaugurated by Modi in 2014, International Yoga Day is celebrating its third birthday with yoga sessions being held in its honour worldwide, from Macchu Pichu to an Indian Navy submarine. Rain did not stand in the way...

Charity Class with Maria!

We love our Charity Class – a chance for yoga (and you!) to give back. You’ll experience a dynamic Vinyasa Flow class with one of our graduates, and your £4 donation (or more if you’d like!) goes straight to Médecins Sans Frontierès. WIN + WIN = DOUBLE WIN!   Our Graduate Maria Carolina gives us some insight into who she is and where she comes from: YogaLondon: How long...

The Best of Online Yoga

Who’s Who and What’s What at 5 of the Internet’s hottest studios Whilst it’s true that London – like many of the world’s capital cities – has more yoga studios than ever before, it can still be difficult to get to class. With long days in the office, kids’ after-school rotas, socialising and the need for sleep/Netflix all vying for our time, the pace of modern life can get in the way...

Get your Asana out of here…The Lululemon Ad campaign for Yoga

Lululemon has long been a lifestyle brand, famous for its athleisure and athletic gear. From their visual branding to the classes they hold in store, Lululemon has been synonymous with sweating your way to health and happiness in high performance, fashionable kit. The brand’s latest campaign takes a step beyond offering a lifestyle, however: now, it is selling a philosophy.  Take a look.  This is...

International Arrest Warrant Issued for Bikram Choudhury

Hot Yoga ‘Guru’ Accused of Sexual Harassment Bikram Choudhury’s signature ‘hot yoga’ practice is famed for its cultivation of the euphoric, spiritually energised state that earned him a cult following. But these days, Choudhury is arguably more famous for the scandal associated with allegations of his sexual misconduct. On the run In the wake of multiple sexual harassment claims brought against...

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