On Tuesday, a Los Angeles jury ordered Bikram Yoga founder Bikram Choudhury to pay an additional $6.4 million in punitive damages to his former legal advisor, Minakshi Jafa-Bodden. Jafa-Bodden had initially sued (and won over $900,000) for sexual harassment, gender discrimination, and wrongful termination.
Bikram Yoga founder Bikram Choudhury has been ordered to pay $924,500 to a lawyer who sued him for sexual harassment, gender discrimination, and wrongful termination.
The Centre for Students With Disabilities at the University of Ottawa has shut down a yoga class, designed to be inclusive towards people with disabilities, because “there are cultural issues of implication involved in the practice.”
For some of you, today is Columbus Day. For others it is Indigenous Peoples day and for the rest of you, it’s Monday.
On Thursday, a court ruled that the sequence of 26 poses and breathing exercises that makes up Bikram Yoga is ineligible for copyright for the same reason a life-saving surgery is: it’s designed to make people healthier, and only a monster would want a monopoly on saving lives.
In years past, Lululemon has made the news most frequently in matters related to founder Chip Wilson, a man prone to tone-deaf statements who brought his company into permanent association with strange health claims, Ayn Rand devotion, and an aversion to large bodies. After Wilson vacated his management role in 2012…
Sad news for yoga fans living in the Russian city of Nizhnevartovsk. Government officials are trying to stop people from engaging in the practice of Hatha yoga, citing it as having “an occult character.” That downward facing dog pose you’re doing? Total sorcery. Hatha yoga originates from Hinduism and is used to…
Please, let me experience this cat yoga studio session once in my lifetime.
Janelle Monáe performed her stimulating dance single “Yoga” on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon on Monday night. The greatest thing about this performance is Monáe starting it off by declaring “Yoga” as the song of the summer.
Lululemon is attempting to expand its reach by courting the gents. But could their logo be a problem? Could it be just a tad too... feminine?
California parents Stephen and Jennifer Sedlock were upset that the Encinitas Union school district offered yoga to good Christian children. The idea that the their two children would have to perform Hindu rituals and bow down to the sun (or something) led the Sedlocks to sue the school district, claiming that the…
Congratulations to arsonist Nancy Duarte who achieved a a state of pure positive vibes and gave the cheeriest mugshot you'll ever see after attempting to burn down American Power Yoga in Dallas, Texas this weekend.
Lululemon isn't just for yoga anymore. The athleisure (this is a word?) brand's clothing is quickly becoming less exercise wear and more a sign of a healthy and inspirational lifestyle —and with pieces being discontinued as quickly as they're coming on to the market, the brand's offerings are a reseller's dream. Now…
Dennis "Chip" Wilson, the Lululemon co-founder whose mouth poops offensive statements, announced Monday that he's stepping down from his board post at the overpriced yoga pants shrine that he and his wife built. In light of his exit, The New York Times spoke to the extremely Zen clothier for a lengthy profile, in…
I can no longer do yoga in my own home.
If you ever wanted to have a one-sided conversation with your yoga mat, then that is very cool. But also, you're in luck because there is a thing called a SmartMat. It's smart, it's a yoga mat, and it uses your measurements to guide your alignment and alert you whenever your cat poses are a little too catty.
Men, get ready for (more) exercise clothes because Lululemon really thinks you need some. So much so, the company is opening an entire store just for their male clientele … because they have so many?
Recently we noted Lululemon's desire to patent numerous clothing and equipment designs, including their yoga mat. Now said yoga mat has been given the stamp of approval by The Wirecutter, a website that reviews gadgets and products.
Bikram yoga might not make you lose as much weight as you thought. In fact, a new study shows it burns as much calories as a brisk walk. Someone in stretch pants has been lying to us.