A collection of quick highlights of yoga happening around the globe. Teasers with links out to full articles, yoga business news of interest, where yoga is showing up in schools, prisons, corporations, resorts, ads, films and tv shows, etc.

Airport Yoga: A New Era

On Thursday, January 26, in true San Franciscan revolutionary nature, the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) opened the airport's own "Yoga Room." This is the first of its kind in the country. This Zen den is located in Terminal 2, adjacent to the Terminal's Recompose area. It's a miniature version of a bona fide studio, [...]

By |2012-02-07T20:33:10-08:00January 26th, 2012|Yoga in the World|11 Comments

We Are The Champions

Joseph Encinia   Yoga On The Road To The Olympics...   For some people, it’s puzzling: “Yoga is not a competitive sport,” they say. For others, the road to the Olympics is paved with determination and the desire to see the practice become a fully integrated part of one of the world’s largest [...]

By |2016-11-23T14:22:59-08:00April 12th, 2011|Yoga in the World|0 Comments

Yogis Are The Champions!

En Route To The Olympics By Editor   The USA Yoga Federation hosted the Annual International Yoga Championships, February, 2010, in Los Angeles. While Yoga Championships, demonstrations of the art of asana, are a feature of Yoga in India, the first championship was held on U.S. soil in 2003, in Los Angeles, where each of [...]

By |2015-04-11T09:18:13-07:00March 31st, 2010|Yoga in the World|0 Comments

Who Owns Yoga?

Thoughts On An Endless Question “No one owns Yoga,” said Sharath Rangaswamy, the grandson of the late Ashtanga Yoga guru, Sri K. Pattabhi Jois. Sharath paused comfortably, sanguinely sitting in lotus. He looked around the room, and then continued, “You don’t own it. I don’t own it. No one owns it.” We had gathered at [...]

By |2019-07-08T10:23:59-07:00March 31st, 2010|Yoga in the World|0 Comments

Spotlight On Tibet: A Tale Of Two Meetings

After snubbing him during his Washington DC visit last October, President Obama finally met with the Dalai Lama on February 18th this year. Predictably, China’s leaders had warned of damage to Sino-US relations if the administration went ahead with the meeting (while making the rather bizarre claim that by doing so the U.S. [...]

By |2015-04-11T09:22:22-07:00March 26th, 2010|Yoga in the World|0 Comments

The Dalai Lama: Tibet’s Axis Mundi

Attending the Dalai Lama’s teachings in Dharamsala, India, is quite a different experience from doing so in the West. Trade comfortable cushioned seats in a temperature-controlled environment for seats on a concrete floor under a covered rooftop exposed to the wild fluctuations of the Himalayan weather. Trade state-of-the-art bathrooms with the most basic plumbing alternative [...]

By |2015-04-11T11:31:11-07:00October 27th, 2009|Yoga in the World|0 Comments

Spotlight On Tibet: The Will To Survive

One Man’s Amazing Escape From Tibet As a child growing up in a remote village in the mountainous region of Kham, Tibet, Tsewang Dhondup loved to listen to the heroic fables recounted by the local elders. Now Tsewang’s own story is the stuff of legend and may end up marveled at by generations [...]

By |2015-04-11T11:41:16-07:00September 28th, 2009|Yoga in the World|0 Comments

When East Met West in Woodstock

Truth Is One; The Wise Call It By Many Names: A Collective Search For Meaning OF ALL THE ICONIC IMAGES THE MEDIA trotted out to remind us of Woodstock on the fortieth anniversary of that seminal event (August 15 - 18, 1969), the one that best captures what endured from the Sixties was [...]

By |2015-04-11T11:45:46-07:00August 28th, 2009|Yoga in the World|0 Comments

Spotlight On Tibet: The Bright Side

Timeless Wisdom From The Dalai Lama For Challenging Times It was a drizzly morning as I walked up to Thunderdome, the basketball stadium at University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB) to attend a day of teachings with the His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Once inside, I looked around to see that not all 3,000 [...]

By |2015-04-11T12:03:26-07:00June 25th, 2009|Yoga in the World|0 Comments
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