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“Surely if God had meant us to do yoga, he would have put our heads behind our knees”*…

 

Wish your vinyasa flow practice came with beer, cursing, and heavy metal music? Rage Yoga might be for you. The more casual yoga practice involves stretching, swearing, and a killer soundtrack. Currently, founder Lindsay Istace offers classes at a pub in Calgary, Canada, on Mondays and Wednesdays—but the phenomenon is gaining traction worldwide, and classes may soon be able available online…

Details at “Rage Yoga Is Here To Make You ‘Zen As F**k’.”

* Rod Stewart

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As we walk that downward dog, we might recall that it was on this date in 1891 that Swami Vivekananda reached Bombay on a two year pilgrimage.  A Hindu monk and chief disciple of the 19th-century Indian mystic Ramakrishna, Vivekananda announced his plans to go abroad.  In 1893, he sailed for Chicago, where he began a tour on which he was a key figure in the introduction of the Indian philosophies of Vedanta and Yoga to the Western world.

Vivekananda in 1891

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Written by LW

April 21, 2016 at 1:01 am

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