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2014 marks my 20th year of teaching yoga. This journey has taken me far and wide around the globe and in and near to the center of my heart fire. I’ve witnessed so many changes in the yoga culture over 25 years of practice. It’s astonishing to me how the power of yoga is reaching out into the masses and calling for real action in the global community.
When I first gave up medical school for a gypsy path of traveling around the world to study yoga, my Kentucky family thought I had joined a cult and was making a ridiculous life choice. Now I return to Kentucky, and even the smallest towns have a yoga center in their hub. I remember searching for yoga teachers in the yellow pages and going to health food stores to look at the community bulletin boards in hopes of finding the local yoga teachers. I went back and forth to India seeking masters of consciousness and other pilgrims on the path of yoga. I never could have imagined the epic quantum leap that yoga would make in the west over the next two decades.
We know the holidays can be stressful, so The OM Collection would like to make it easier for you to find the perfect gift for the yogini in our life. See our favorite picks for the beautiful yogini in your life! Read on to learn our TOP YOGA GIFT IDEAS for the lovely women in your life!
In our last What to Wear to Yoga series, we covered the pros and cons of wearing less (i.e. short shorts and bra tops). This week we discuss the benefits of flowy yoga pants acknowledging that body types, environments, or activities require different types of yoga fashion. Here is what The OM Collection recommends for yoga when you want more coverage or a looser fit. Read on to learn why you would want to wear flowy yoga pants for your practice.
Here at The OM Collection, we strive to provide functional fashion that keeps you feeling good on and off your yoga mat. This is the first in a series of blogs on what to wear to yoga to assure that your wardrobe never dissuades you from finding your bliss. This series will include a candid discussion on what to wear for different styles of yoga and room temperatures, what cuts work for certain body types and modesty levels, and what is appropriate attire for yoga teachers and students in a class setting, as well as at festivals. Additionally, we hope this blog series helps you find the perfect holiday gifts for the yogi and yogini in your life.
Show More Skin: The benefits and drawbacks to short shorts and yoga bras.