CA Court: Yoga Doesn't Violate Religious Freedom 

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… » 4/04/15 12:15pm 4/04/15 12:15pm

Resellers Hope Idiots Will Pay $800 For Lululemon Shorts

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… » 3/13/15 1:50pm 3/13/15 1:50pm

Lululemon Founder Chip Wilson Leaves, Feels Like He's 'Been in Prison'

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… » 2/02/15 5:30pm 2/02/15 5:30pm

This $347 Yoga Mat Doubles as an Instructor, Better Be Worth It

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. » 10/06/14 7:45pm 10/06/14 7:45pm

​Judge Issues Final Dismissals of Lululemon Lawsuits

The long, convoluted, and just plain awful battle between sheer leggings purveyor Lululemon and its shareholders has finally come to an unfulfilling end because apparently there's no real legal statue regarding being an asshole. Chicago Tribune reports that in the past week or so, US District Judge Katherine Forrest… » 4/20/14 12:30pm 4/20/14 12:30pm

I Lead Inspirational Retreats… And I'm Struggling With Depression

I'm tired. I just spent a week leading a retreat with 22 women, and although I mostly love what I do, I found myself this week understanding, for the first time really, what it means to be emotionally exhausted. I'm awake and filled with gratitude, but I'm drained. How long can one person wear so many hats? Yoga… » 4/15/14 3:00pm 4/15/14 3:00pm

Yoga Isn't 'For Ladies' and Weights Aren't 'For Men'

Women make up slightly less than half of the NFL's fanbase. They're going to college in larger numbers than men. They're the Senators grabbing the legislative branch by the collar and dragging the country away from fiscal precipice. And yet! it's still weird for us when we try to use the weight room at a new gym.… » 10/24/13 11:04am 10/24/13 11:04am

Santa Barbara Yoga Studio Gives Out Do-Rags at 'Ghetto Fabulous' Class

A lily white yoga studio in idyllic Santa Barbara, California recently held a "Ghetto Fabulous" yoga class. In preparation, students were instructed to wear cornrows, snapback caps and heavy lipliner along with their lululemon leggings. Who knew gang signs could be so cute?! The invite promised to provide "various… » 9/04/13 11:10am 9/04/13 11:10am

Bikram Yoga Founder Hates Sluts and Fatties, Loves Talking About Dicks

An ex-employee and two former students recently accused Bikram Yoga founder Bikram Choudhury of a variety of not-so-enlightening practices including rape, sexual harassment, and racism. According to a woman who trained with the cultish guru in Los Angeles, Choudhury doesn't limit his repulsive behavior to his close… » 8/08/13 5:00pm 8/08/13 5:00pm

Bikram Yoga Founder Accused of Rape, Sexual Harassment, Racism

Bikram Choudhury, the man who founded the now-ubiquitous and wildly trendy Bikram Yoga practice, is now facing allegations of rape, sexual harassment, racism, and homophobia from a former employee. This is the third accusation against the yoga guru: in May, IBT reported that he was accused of rape by two of his… » 8/07/13 4:25pm 8/07/13 4:25pm

I'm a Size 18 Yogi, and Lululemon Can Kiss My Fat Ass

Lululemon, like many major retailers before them, likes to pretend that a size 4 is the size of the average woman in the United States. Despite much evidence to the contrary, they cater their overpriced wares to an America that doesn't exist, and have no desire to change their dumb-ass ways. Therefore, I meant what I… » 8/01/13 11:10am 8/01/13 11:10am