‘I want to take over the whole yoga world,’ and other tales from yoga coverage

I know not every one of our readers is a fan of my occasional quick-hit, here’s-what’s-happening, link-heavy posts. I bet even fewer of you are fans of my tendency to over-hyphenate. But two stories just landed in my inbox that I feel absolutely compelled to pass on to you, for three reasons: I’m swamped busy, … Continue reading ‘I want to take over the whole yoga world,’ and other tales from yoga coverage

Bleh. Have to cover this Lululemon story as founder steps down

Remember all the Lululemon-Ayn Rand stories from last fall? Well, the man behind them — and Lululemon, itself — is stepping down from his post as a company executive, although Chip Wilson’s staying on its board. This news via Forbes, as well as Rose at YogaRose, who tipped me too it. Apparently, she knows I’m … Continue reading Bleh. Have to cover this Lululemon story as founder steps down

Tired of the Lululemon-Ayn Rand story? The New York Times has its quick say

Just as things were quieting down on the whole Lululemon pitches Ayn Rand’s theories story, the New York Times over the weekend got around to writing about the yoga dust-up: The company, which is based in Vancouver, British Columbia, has declined all media requests for comment about the campaign. But in its blog, the company … Continue reading Tired of the Lululemon-Ayn Rand story? The New York Times has its quick say

Another reason not to wear Lululemon: Ayn Rand

It’s fair to say that Lululemon is the choice — albeit not the only choice — of Ashtangis. It’s hard not to notice its subtle little logo on the back of pants and shirts that dot an Ashtanga room. (Well, unless of course you’re owning your dristis — surely some yoga teacher has used that … Continue reading Another reason not to wear Lululemon: Ayn Rand