3 Commandments to End Fat Shaming

3 Commandments to End Fat Shaming

Fat shaming is nothing new, but it was a trending topic this week, due to eternal trendsetter Lady Gaga and an unsuspecting journalist in the... (read more)
Public Service Announcement: How to Beat Yoga Burnout

Public Service Announcement: How to Beat Yoga Burnout

Yoga burnout is a serious condition affecting millions of Americans. Initial signs of the disease occurred in the early 2000s, following modern yoga’s propagation into... (read more)
The Amusement Park-ification of Yoga

The Amusement Park-ification of Yoga

I’ve never been much for railing against yoga, even when aspects of its modern evolution occasionally make me cringe. But, to be fair, I’ve also... (read more)
New Video Series: Ask Om Gal

New Video Series: Ask Om Gal

When I started Om Gal as a New Year’s resolution nearly 5 years ago, I had little idea how it would evolve. I knew I... (read more)
My Raw Food Faux Pas

My Raw Food Faux Pas

Sometimes the universe delivers a mischievous, little, foot-in-mouth moment to clearly illustrate how fallible we are.  Perhaps it’s meant to humble, help, or humor, but... (read more)
9 Lessons From My Mother

9 Lessons From My Mother

Typically, my brother and I abide by a strict blogging and social media embargo when it comes to our mom, but occasionally, she makes an... (read more)
John Friend: Another Guru Fall From Grace

John Friend: Another Guru Fall From Grace

My heart goes out to the Anusara yoga community in the wake of the controversy surrounding its founder John Friend, especially Elena Brower, a longtime... (read more)
Happy Valentine’s Day, OGs: I Love YOU!

Happy Valentine’s Day, OGs: I Love YOU!

I should tell you I love you more often, and I should do this without being prompted by Valentine’s Day—the famously divisive holiday of swooning... (read more)
Love for My OmTown: No Bullying Zone

Love for My OmTown: No Bullying Zone

Fortunately, I wasn’t bullied much.  This is one advantage of being among the tallest kids in middle school.  It is not an advantage on Valentine’s... (read more)
Commenting on the Biggest Yoga Stories of 2012

Commenting on the Biggest Yoga Stories of 2012

Is it premature to talk about the biggest yoga stories of 2012 on January 13th?  Yes.  Yes, it is.  Anyone care to stop me? It’s... (read more)
Hey, Yoga Girl Music Video

Yoga Girl Music Video

From the dudes who brought you that catchy Whole Foods rap video, here’s a new diddy called “Yoga Girl,” featuring suggestive lines like “When you... (read more)
11.11.11: Don’t Make a Wish!

11.11.11: Don’t Make a Wish!

I love auspicious dates.  I delighted at my prediction that a friend’s son would be born on 10.10.10.  (She did not; baby boy was waaaay... (read more)
How to Avoid Energy Vampires

How to Avoid Energy Vampires

Robert Pattinson as “Edward Cullen” of Twilight.  Vampires are scary.  They’re also en vogue these days, thanks to the whole Twilight/True Blood craze.  I’m not a fan,... (read more)
Dharma and Steve Jobs

Dharma and Steve Jobs

Upon entering adulthood (let’s call this age 30), I had a career epiphany: I will work until the day I die, or thereabouts. This realization... (read more)
Actual Wanderlust & Missing Wanderlust

Actual Wanderlust & Missing Wanderlust

There is such a thing as too much yoga.  I admit this openly. Like all things sweet and lovely and—in all likelihood—made of soy, it’s... (read more)
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