Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi celebrates International Yoga Day

News 06/24/19, 09:45

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi joined thousands bending, stretching, twisting, and holding yoga postures on Friday, in Ranchi to celebrate International Yoga Day on June 21. Lift your arms and stretch like Modi, who was present to partake in the hourlong yoga session as he greeted participants. “On the occasion of ...

Dennis Rodman accused of stealing from yoga studio

Entertainment 05/11/19, 19:29

The owner of a Southern California yoga studio is accusing Dennis Rodman of helping three people steal more than $3,500 in merchandise from his business.Ali Shah says security cameras captured the former NBA star walking into Vibes Hot Yoga in Newport Beach on Tuesday with his alleged accomplices. Shah said ...

100-year-old yoga instructor keeps moving, dancing

Health 04/15/19, 07:39

A 100-year-old yoga instructor has no plans to stop practicing and teaching. On a spring day in Hartsdale, a northern suburb of New York City where she leads her classes, Tao Porchon-Lynch said she first encountered the ancient practice at age 7 in her native India. Strolling along a beach, she ...

Woman slain by Minneapolis officer ‘yearned to help people’

U.S. 04/10/19, 15:41

When Justine Ruszczyk Damond heard someone cry out in the alley behind her home in July 2017, she did what she had spent a lifetime doing: She immediately tried to help.Damond called 911 not once but twice to report what she thought was a sexual assault. When officers arrived, she ...

Photos: Centuries-old Indian pole wrestling goes global

Sports 02/15/19, 01:49

Is it gymnastics? Is it yoga? Is it even a sport?Picture a person climbing a coconut tree. Now imagine the person twisting, turning, rotating and practicing yoga postures, all while firmly gripping the tree with the thighs. Mallakhamb is this and more.Mallakhamb is a traditional training exercise for wrestlers in ...

Police: Yoga studio shooter was disturbed, hated women

U.S. 02/12/19, 20:02

Wrapping up a three-month investigation, Florida authorities said Tuesday that a 40-year-old man who killed two people and injured five others in a yoga studio was a "disturbed individual" with a "hatred towards women." Tallahassee police said after conducting dozens of interviews and reviewing thousands of pages of documents they found ...

Yoga studio shooting hero to get $30,000 for law school

U.S. 11/16/18, 18:37

Florida State University's president and board of trustees have committed $30,000 of their personal money to help cover law school costs for a man credited with confronting a shooter at a Tallahassee yoga studio and giving others time to escape. ...

More US adults and kids are doing yoga, meditating

Treatment 11/08/18, 04:05

NEW YORK (AP) — If you can do a downward-facing dog, you’re among the increasing numbers of Americans doing yoga. A new report says more adults — and even kids — are practicing yoga and meditation. A government survey conducted last year found 14 percent of adults said they had recently done ...

More US adults and kids are doing yoga, meditating

Health 11/08/18, 01:14

If you can do a downward-facing dog, you're among the increasing numbers of Americans doing yoga.A new report says more adults — and even kids — are practicing yoga and meditation.A government survey conducted last year found 14 percent of adults said they had recently done yoga, and the same ...

Yoga studio owner ‘shattered and horrified’ by shooting

U.S. 11/05/18, 15:20

The owner of a Florida yoga studio where two women were fatally shot has posted an emotional Facebook message about the tragedy.Brittani Whittington wrote Monday that she's shattered and horrified from what happened Friday during a yoga class.This undated photo provided by Leon County Sheriff’s Office shows Scott Paul ...

Update: Shooter had previous arrests for grabbing women

U.S. 11/03/18, 10:47

The Latest on a shooting at a Florida yoga studio (all times local):10:30 a.m.Court records show that the 40-year-man identified as the shooter at a yoga studio in Tallahassee had been previously arrested for grabbing women.Police say that Scott Paul Beierle shot six people, killing two, and pistol whipped another ...

Police search for motive in Florida yoga studio slayings

U.S. 11/03/18, 08:27

Authorities in Florida's capital city say two people were shot to death and five others wounded at a yoga studio by a gunman who then killed himself. A person is transported from scene of a shooting, Friday, Nov. 2, 2018, in Tallahassee, Fla. A shooter killed one person and critically wounded ...

Update: Florida shooter killed 1, critically wounded 4

U.S. 11/02/18, 20:50

The Latest on a shooting at a Florida yoga studio (all times local):7:40 p.m.Authorities say a man fatally shot one person and critically wounded four others at a Florida yoga studio before killing himself.During a media briefing Friday night, Tallahassee Police Chief Michael DeLeo said four people are in critical ...

Police: 2 dead, including shooter, at Florida yoga studio

U.S. 11/02/18, 20:49

A shooter killed one person and critically wounded four others at a yoga studio in Florida's capital before killing himself Friday, officials said.During a media briefing Friday night, Tallahassee Police Chief Michael DeLeo said four people are in critical condition following the shooting, which took place in a small Tallahassee ...

Museums offer yoga, meditation programs along with art

New York 10/02/18, 09:34

A little mindfulness is part of the collection at many American art museums, which are offering yoga, meditation and other wellness programming as part of the art-viewing experience.In New York City, the Brooklyn Museum offers yoga and meditation sessions. The Metropolitan Museum of Art last year featured workouts taught by ...

Doctor gets life term in Hong Kong over yoga ball killings

Asia & Pacific 09/19/18, 23:23

An anesthesiologist convicted of killing his wife and daughter by placing a yoga ball that leaked carbon monoxide in their car has been sentenced to life in prison in Hong Kong.Malaysian citizen Khaw Kim Sun, 53, had become estranged from his wife, Wong Siew Fing, 47, and their four children, ...

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