So I'm sure we all have noticed that yoga + (fill in the activity) is suddenly all the rage! Of course! If it weren't, E.D.Y would not be here. People are finding ways to "FIT" yoga into their lifestyle. Whether it is combining yoga with gardening! Yoga + Tango ; Yoga + Photography ; and of course Yoga + Booze!
For years I've been saying,
'don't take it so seriously... it's just YOGA'
and now it seems people are listening. Yoga was never meant to be something you did, it's something you experience - much like 'experiencing' a fine wine, or 'experiencing' the most delightful piece of chocolate on your palate. Yoga is something that becomes a part of your life and blends, folds and fuses to every aspect of it.
Yoga can be light, it can be fun, it can also be serious, regimented and precise - it all depends on the practitioner. So I ask you, what type is your yoga?
Check out this great article from Well + Good about how healthy partying is in and trashing your body (and soul) are OUT!
Cardio is the New Cocktail by Well + Good
The takeaway: A healthier kind of social life is emerging after-hours that blends fitness and yoga with nightclub bells, whistles, and DJs
When your best friend wants to get a drink after work, you may have to start asking her to clarify: green juice or Chardonnay? Socializing or “going out” is no longer synonymous with behaviors that interrupt your healthy lifestyle—it’s now part of it.
The nightlife scene in big cities is experiencing a major wellness shift, so instead of meeting for drinks, this year you might be headed to a trendy Brooklyn nightclub to do yoga, attend booze-free morning dance parties in London, work out in a Los Angeles concert venue with a DJ, or do black light yoga in Boston.
“When wellness activities are more fun, we'll actually stick with them. And when our social life doesn't leave us feeling like we got hit by a truck, there's no reason not to make it a habit,” says Tasha Blank, the DJ-founder of healthy-dance party The Get Down. Your 2015 social life is about to look a lot healthier.
(Photo: Sasha Juliard for The Get Down; http://wellandgood.com/fitness-wellness-trends/)