Tag Archives: ask a yogi


ruby’s tuesday | doing it in the dark

Whether it’s interviewing Lady Gaga, unveiling the latest trends in fashion, or getting under the skin of our most neurotic social trends, Ruby Warrington is the writer at the forefront of it all. Ruby is a British lifestyle writer and the celebrated creator of the blog The Numinous. Best of all, Ruby will be our […]

wanderlust vermont: ask a yogi

Yoga ambassador Elizabeth Crisci taught at Wanderlust Vermont for the first time. Below is an excerpt from her interviews– for more from her interviews check out her blog While I was at Wanderlust Vermont I was able sit down with three of my teacher inspirations, Gabrielle Bernstein, Tiffany Cruikshank and Elena Brower about what they love at Wanderlust, their […]

pranayama tips and technique

Pranayama, the practice of yogic breathing, may seem mystical and elusive at first, but is accessible with a little background knowledge and can even improve your health and yoga practice. Our ambassador, Ingrid Yang, from our La Jolla store writes about incorporating Pranayama into your yoga practice.

water tips for hot yoga

you asked I’ve been doing a lot of hot yoga lately and my question is about water breaks during class. Is it ok to just take a sip of water whenever I need it? Or am I required to wait until the teacher suggests it? – Serious Sipper a yogi answers Well hello there, Serious […]

best of ask a yogi

Over the past year you’ve poured your hearts out to our ambassadors and asked them all of your deepest, darkest, yoga questions from studio etiquette to injury prevention. Here’s a roundup of the top 10 Ask a Yogi highlights from 2010. help! i sweat so much in yoga that i slip “Even in non hot […]

yoga poses for shoulders and backs

Kate Kendall, lululemon Bondi ambassador in Australia, answers your yoga questions. you asked I was involved in a car accident about 16 months ago, and am now in the long process of healing. The worst of my injuries is a nagging upper back and shoulder injury. Physical therapy and medication has only taken me so […]

modifying yoga poses for wrists

you asked My husband recently joined me at my yoga studio for his first class. He’s eager to return for another class, but suffers from a joint condition that makes it difficult, at best, for him to fully flatten his palms (both in midair and on the ground). He modified any necessary poses in class […]

asanas abroad

you asked I am currently studying abroad in Copenhagen, Denmark for 6 months and was not able to bring my favourite lululemon yoga mat with me because of baggage restrictions. Are there any poses that you can suggest for someone who is traveling abroad and has a limited amount of space to work with? “Tak […]

relieving pain in hip joints with yoga

you asked When I do child’s pose or Bikram’s wind removing pose, I get a very uncomfortable pinching sensation in my hip joints. While my Bikram instructors tell me that it’s to be expected, it keeps me from truly being able to relax. Am I doing something wrong? Is this something that will get better […]

yoga for healing

you asked I was in a car accident 2 years ago and have taken a couple of Pilates classes to try and help heal my body. I am wondering though if yoga would be a better choice for me and to help me overcome the whiplash I suffered? I also suffer from a stress related […]