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Gather pick — Gawker’s Hamilton Nolan, on “athleisure apparel”

August 22, 2014

What in the what is “athleisure apparel”? Hamilton Nolan talks fitness and fictions over at Gawker today…and it’s illuminating, depressing, and hilarious. All at once. I think… Traditionally, Americans only see the inside of a gym from January 2 to January 15, before giving up on their New Year’s resolutions. Their actual need for athletic apparel is minimal. This does not stop Americans from buying athletic apparel as fast as they can. The Wall Street Journal reports that the U.S. athletic apparel market will grow by 50% in the next six years, due to the fact that—whether or not you [...]
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Behind the scenes at yogapop 2: RADIATE, with Hilary Johnson

August 21, 2014

We are just seven days away from yogapop 2: RADIATE, a whimsical night of yoga, music, fashion, and fun in Charleston, South Carolina. GatherYoga is incredibly proud to be a presenting partner of the event, and we’ve loved giving you the inside scoop on the teachers, performers, and vendors who will inspire you to connect, grow, and share. Now we want to give you a behind-the-scenes look at the people bringing all this amazingness together… Enter Hilary Johnson, who quite possibly has the coolest job title ever: Chief Experience Orchestrator, at Gusto Group. Yup, this yogini is a professional fun-maker. [...]
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Roots of the tree: remembering B.K.S. Iyengar

August 20, 2014

B.K.S. Iyengar, who brought yoga to millions of people around the world, has died, in Pune, India. Here, Natalie reflects on her personal journey to yoga, and her connection to Iyengar: “The first text of yoga that I ever encountered was The Tree of Yoga at my Prague Yoga Teacher Training with Monica Angelucci. This was a decade ago, and experiencing the depth of a teacher training against the backdrop of the Czech Republic is something that sits sweetly in my heart, and always will. Never had I ever read such mystery, such revelation, such incredible insight to what a [...]
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