November 21, 2014

Part 1: Ashley Cebulka, Chief Inspirer A WHIMSICAL NIGHT OF YOGA, MUSIC, COMMUNITY AND FUN! Here’s the schedule for the night: 6:30pm – Doors Open 7:00pm – Yoga Class 8:00pm – Yoga Village Opens! (Eat, Drink, Shop) 8:30pm – Brendan James Live Music 9:15pm – Holy City Cirque Acro Yoga Performance 10:00pm – That’s a wrap! Today is the Day! We can’t wait to celebrate with you tonight at YOGAPOP 3: GRATITUDE. Elli, Ashley, Brendan, and Holy City Cirque have an incredible night of yoga, music, inspiration, and acro yoga fun planned for y’all. Tickets are still available online until [...]
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Gather pick: Who Owns Yoga?

November 20, 2014

Yoga has become a 21st century global phenomenon. But with branches including ‘broga’ and ‘rave’, have we lost its meaning and turned it into a capitalist gimmick? Bhanu Bhatnagar’s new documentary Who Owns Yoga? examines these issues in detail. From Bhatnagar: Yoga is so utterly vast as a discipline and so old as a practice, that it was a tall order to make a film about it in all its diversity and complexity. And there is one important element that was left unexplored in our film which deserves mention: the science behind yoga and meditation. The last decade has seen [...]
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Why you should give a sh*t about World Toilet Day

November 19, 2014

Today is World Toilet Day. Why do we need this day? Consider these staggering facts, from More people have a mobile phone than a toilet. For every $1 spent on water and sanitation, there is a $4 economic return. Every minute, a child dies of a water-related disease. An American taking a five-minute shower uses more water than the average person in a developing country slum uses for an entire day. Of the world’s seven billion people, 2.5 billion people do not have improved sanitation. 1 billion people still defecate in the open. Women and girls risk rape and [...]
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