What Happens When Two Guys Ditch Their Fears and Try Yoga

album cover with man doing yoga pose with "The Misfits" printed on top

(From April 2015) There will be no lack of opportunities to do stereotypical Guy Things next week — playing golf, watching the NBA playoffs, discussing the NFL draft and/or, of course, figuring out what to grill. But how many guys are aware that Sunday marks the start of D.C. Yoga Week?  Heck, how many guys have even…

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How Army Vet Dan Nevins Spreads Hope Through Yoga

How Army Vet Dan Nevins Spreads Hope Through Yoga An Iraq War veteran uses yoga to help others prevail over injury and trauma. To say Dan Nevins has been through a lot in the last 12 years is an understatement. He served in the US Army in Iraq in 2004 and was severely injured by…

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Take It To The Mat, Guys: Yoga for Men Age 50+

Yoga for men over 50

Another great post for our Men on the Mat!  In this article “Take It to the Mat, Guys: Yoga for Men 50+”, it explores the beginning of one man taking yoga (starting at age 53!) and his benefits from it.  Check it out here or read more below: TAKE IT TO THE MAT, GUYS: YOGA…

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Exclusive Interview: Men Doing Yoga Display Incredible Feats of Grace and Strength

  We are featuring this beautiful article by My Modern Met in this Exclusive Interview: Men Doing Yoga Display Incredible Feats of Grace and Strength.  Stunning photography and insightful commentary by Amy Goalen.  Check it out below! From My Modern Met: Peace, elegance and grace meet strength, power and control in these portraits of male yoga practitioners. Last year,…

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Four Yoga Poses for Men with Tight Hips

In this great article from DoYouYoga.com, we are looking at Four Great Yoga Poses for Men with Tight Hips. And it’s probably safe to say that most all men have tight hips due to their choice of career or exercise! “Our culture, lifestyle, habits, and hobbies create a body that’s much different from what our…

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Yoga For Men: Why You Should Be Practicing

Humble Warrior

Decades after millions of western women embraced the practice, yoga is evolving to meet the modern man. James Arbona wasn’t expecting much from the yoga class. The 48-year-old New York camera operator had tried yoga a handful of times only to come away underwhelmed. The flowery metaphors, foreign-sounding chants, and slow stretches hadn’t resonated with…

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Never, Ever Give Up! Arthur’s Yoga Journey

Sometimes, we just need a little motivation from those that have been in those hard places and come out stronger than ever.  If you need reassurance that you can do yoga, that you can make a difference in your body’s health, and you can get strong and healthy…watch this man’s journey.  If you haven’t heard…

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From CorePower Yoga – Demystifying Yoga: Men on the Mat

Men on the Mat

We are seeing more and more men interested in yoga here at the studio…which we love, because there are so many good benefits of yoga for men!  Here is a great article about “Demystifying Yoga: Men on the Mat” from CorePower Yoga. Quote from the article: “From its beginnings, yoga was a common practice for men.…

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Increase Strength by Integrating Yoga

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One of the biggest myths believed about yoga by athletic men is that it’s “just stretching” (yeah, right!). Or, that you have to already be flexible *before* you can do yoga (um…isn’t “not being flexible” why you start yoga in the first place?) Here’s a great article below by Brandon Hofer over at BreakingMuscle.com that will…

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