So, You Say You Want to Do the Splits?

February 23, 2018 by  
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Advertisement If you’ve ever harbored the desire to do the splits, this desire probably left you around age 13, eclipsed by equally brutal preoccupations like romance or acne. But the breakout success in Japan of “Even the Stiffest People Can Do the Splits: A Four-Week Stretching Plan to Achieve Amazing Health,” a book published last […]

Why Yoga Pants Are Bad for Women

February 17, 2018 by  
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Advertisement It’s a new year and I’ve got a new gym membership. I went the other morning. It was 8 degrees outside. And every woman in there was wearing skintight, Saran-wrap-thin yoga pants. Many were dressed in the latest fashion — leggings with patterns of translucent mesh cut out of them, like sporty doilies. “Finally,” […]

At a Yoga Retreat in India: Beach Walks, Body Treatments and Healing

February 16, 2018 by  
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Advertisement Motoring along the mouth of the Aghanashini River, our torsos stuffed inside bulky, bright-orange life jackets, we passed a fishing village and a patch of sandy shoreline called Paradise beach. “There! There!” shouted a woman from the back of the skiff, pointing to a dolphin she spotted in the distance. Our young local captain […]

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