Tag Archives: yyoga


breaking new ground

What is amazing to me is that everyone has their own reason for coming to their mat and that the same series of postures can mean so many different things, and present so many different challenges, to so many different people. While talking with 4 local yogis, I took the opportunity to ask them what initially brought them to their mats and how they continue to push themselves to break new ground.

photo for the day

Vancouver: Sunday morning savasana with the lululemon lab, led by Andrea from YYoga

behind the scenes of try this

Last month I headed to YYoga Northshore Elements with Gordon and Pat (the lululemon visuals dream team!) to work on our very first video yoga project, which made its debut on our homepage yesterday. Here are a few behind-the-scenes photos from the afternoon. Nico was teaching a yoga class downtown, so while we waited for […]

try this: 8-angle yoga pose! (video)

We challenge you to challenge yourselves! Ever wondered what it takes to master an advanced yoga pose like Astavakrasana? Nico and Chloe from YYoga show you the prep poses to get into this pose, plus offer some helpful tips. Watch the yoga video below (11 min.): Which yoga pose, sequence, or tip would you like […]

just let go: bhag accomplished!

Wear only a sports bra to a yoga class, take a photo and post it publicly on the internet for all to see. What was I thinking? One month ago, I wrote a Big Hairy Audacious Goal on a piece of cardboard that said, “I have been featured on lululemon.com in a sports bra by […]

make a connection through yoga

This past Saturday, I did a power yoga class at YYoga with one of my favourite teachers, Danielle. She is fun, quirky, makes yoga challenging, and creates an inviting space that I want to come back to every week. In her class, there are always a few moments where students are pushed beyond their limits, […]

introducing… ask a yogi!

Do you ever get struck with a question for your yoga teacher in the middle of a yoga class? Some of you may ask your instructor after class (or during, if it’s appropriate). Some of you will hit up Google with your burning questions. And for the rest of you, we introduce… Ask a Yogi! […]

yoga photoshoot: behind the scenes

My only real experience with a photoshoot was having my picture taken. With a passion for anything creative, I jumped at the chance to tag along with our resident photographer Pat Young. I was really excited to see how a seemingly simple setting like a yoga studio could take a new product like The Mat […]

the gift of yoga: what i’ve learned

In these final days of the Gift of Yoga, Kristine reflects on what she’s learned on and off the mat. With new international friends made through the Gift of Yoga. offering yoga to the world Some have responded to Vancouver’s skyrocketing population density by heading out of the city for a couple of weeks. Others […]

i’ve got the gift…

…the Gift Of Yoga. I just received the most amazing present. It’s small enough to fit on my key chain and the benefits will follow me everywhere. Intrigued? The Gift Of Yoga is from lululemon athletica in partnership with YYoga and will be offered from February 12-28, 2010. This gift of unlimited yoga is being […]