This month’s roundup features some touchy topics: sexuality, freedom of expression, yoga pants, and the combination of all three.
New study shows how mindfulness could help women who are feeling sexually disconnected—It seems that every day researchers are discovering new benefits of mindfulness. This latest study, published in the Archives of Sexual Behavior, shows that mindfulness skills increased women’s ability to detect physical sensations related to sex. Just another reason to meditate.
How I Healed My Sexual Health Issues with Yoga + How You Can Heal Yours Too—Speaking of sexuality and mindfulness, here’s a first-hand account of a woman who used yoga to facilitate her own sexual healing.
Yoga Pants Parade Celebrates The Right To Look And Feel Fabulous—After a man wrote an angry letter to a Rhode Island newspaper demanding that older women stop wearing yoga pants, hundreds of women participated in a parade to celebrate their bodies. The organizers of the parade said: “While yoga pants seem to be a silly thing to fight for, they are representative of something much bigger―Misogyny and the history of men policing women’s bodies.”
10 Incredible Yoga Photos from Burning Man 2016—While Burning Man was a couple months ago, these photographs of yogis are timeless. Plus they depict the perfect combination of this roundup’s theme: sexuality and yoga pants.
Easypose is an ‘Uber for Yoga’ app that brings yoga teachers to you—Instead of spending time searching for the perfect yoga teacher, let technology do it for you. Easypose allows students to easily locate a certified yoga teacher in their area and book a class, all from their fingertips.
Yoga May Help Astronauts Fight Spinal Stiffness—According to a study by researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, yoga may be beneficial for addressing spinal stiffness and reduced mobility of astronauts.