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Recovering Yogi

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Far from the land of meaningless manifestation, vacuous positivity, and boring yogaspeak lives Recovering Yogi, the voice of the pop spirituality counterculture and an irreverent forum where yogis, ex-yogis, never-yogis, writers, and readers converge to burst the bubble of sanctimonious rhetoric. We are critical thinkers and people who just love to laugh. Visit us on our web site at http://recoveringyogi.com to join the discussion or buy a t-shirt.

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Watch | How to be a Yoga Instagram Star

Can’t do handstand yet? What kind of yogi are you, anyway? About the Author: Lys Riley has been trying to make people laugh since she’s been able to talk. Her YouTube channel, LysMonkey, was created to share her stories with …

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The Fat Yoga Teacher

Do you think I am fat? If I were in front of you in typical yoga spandex, would you judge me? I wanted to use my own body as my art piece to start a conversation about identity, self-image and …

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My Meditation Sucks

This post was written by Stephanie Carter. I believe in meditation. I teach it, I recommend it, and I practice it—just not as much as I used to. And when I do practice, my mind is so busy you’d think …

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I Did Enough Yoga to Hate Myself

I thought yoga was going to be all fun and games. I followed a cute chick into a classroom one day because she smiled at me. I know I had other plans for the day, but I’ve always reserved the …

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