Tag Archives: inspiration


the pursuit of handstands

Practice, practice, and all is coming – Sri K. Pattabhi Jois

Even though I had been practicing yoga on and off since I took my first class in 1998, I used to think that I would not be a legit yogi until I had mastered Adho Mukha Vrksasana, aka handstand. Two things happened that changed my mind.

set your goals and dance

Something you should know about Thea, one of our West 4th educators, is that she loves to dance for fun. For her, a successful party is simply not complete without a sweet, sweet dance floor. She tells us how her passion for dance led her to a series of Big, Hairy, Audacious Goals.

top 10 wanderlust must-haves

When our team hit the Wanderlust yoga festival in Bondville, Vermont, last month they had an amazing time (despite the inclement weather). With plenty more summer still to come and lots more Wanderlust, Paula (our Social Media Specialist) put together her list of essentials to get the most out of upcoming yoga festivals.

imagine 1 day in ethiopia

lululemon ambassadors are always up to amazing things. This October, Ted McDonald is taking a break from teaching yoga and promoting healthy living in Southern California to lead a life-changing trip to Ethiopia with Imagine1Day. The best part? There’s an opportunity to be part of Ted’s inspirational trip.

humpday inspiration

Many things help brighten our day as we head through the week (random smiles, exhausting sweat sessions). Click on the images below to see some of the stuff that inspired us lately.

inspire others in your community

As an educator at our Houston Highland Village store, Laura loves to inspire others and to be inspired by those around her. Recently, she became so inspired by the flow of inspiration around her that she had to share her experience. Read on and join her circle of inspiration.

best beach reads this summer

Just like summer weddings, summer beach reading can’t be rushed into without advice from your friends. When we asked for some great beach reads for the summer, you didn’t let us down. Here are the top picks for “something old, something new, something deep and something trashy”. Enjoy!

lululemon is…laura appleton

When Richard Roberts and Phillip Sharp won a Nobel Prize in 1993 for their work with split genes, Laura Appleton thought she was on to a winning formula. Her jean-splitting lunge is definitely prize worthy (although she still hasn’t received her Nobel Prize for it) and her BHAGs  keep her achieving awesome things every day. […]

antigravity yoga

We love the grace of yoga; the fluidity as one pose morphs into another. When Vancouver yogi Tedi Martin introduced us to Antigravity yoga, we nestled into the safety of our duvet-cocoons and the beauty of yoga fused with man’s primordial desire to fly (you’re only a couple of feet off the ground but you still feel like an acrobat).

mother’s day brunch tips

We all made a big fuss over Kate’s and William’s royal nuptials. Your mom’s kind of a big deal too, so treat her like royalty. For all the meals she’s cooked, all the eggy chins she’s wiped, why not put a little extra effort into mom’s brunch this mother’s day? After all, it’s the most important meal of the weekend.