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Police briefly detained famed Indian yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Monday after he tried to lead an anti-corruption march toward the national parliament building, a police spokesman said.

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Who should be allowed to teach yoga?updated: Sun Jan 29 2012 10:32:00

Joe Palese took his first yoga class in the 1990s, right as the practice began gaining in popularity in the United States.

Can yoga wreck your body?updated: Sun Jan 29 2012 10:32:00

The New York Times excerpt, "How Yoga Can Wreck Your Body," was enough to knock the zen out of the yoga community.

Yoga, stretching may ease chronic back pain updated: Mon Oct 24 2011 16:56:00

People who suffer from chronic back pain may find some relief in yoga or intensive stretching, but neither form of exercise appears to be more effective than the other, a new study suggests.

CNNMoney: Yoga: the zooming business of Zenupdated: Tue Oct 18 2011 17:53:00

For millions of Americans, yoga and Pilates keep the body toned and the mind on an even keel. For some, yoga and Pilates are also great business.

9 ways to rebound after losing your jobupdated: Wed Aug 10 2011 08:49:00

Rebuilding your confidence after a job loss can be difficult. It's easy to fall into the trap of feeling sorry for yourself, which can cause you to doubt your ability to land a new position. If that happens, make bouncing back your top priority.

Yoga poses for what ails youupdated: Fri Jul 22 2011 11:36:00

When Dr. Carolyn LaFleur was in a car accident six years ago, she couldn't move her neck for a year and a half, she had terrible pain in her hip, and she would get headaches at her temples.

Indian yoga guru breaks nine-day fast against corruptionupdated: Sun Jun 12 2011 13:39:00

Famed Indian yoga guru Baba Ramdev broke his hunger strike Sunday, nine days after it started to protest government corruption.

Indian police crack down on yoga guru's anti-graft fastupdated: Sun Jun 05 2011 09:15:00

Riot police broke up an anti-corruption hunger strike led by India's most famous guru in an overnight night raid in New Delhi, giving fresh impetus to the nation's Hindu nationalist opposition to target the federal government for its handling of graft.

People.com: David Arquette: I Want to Save My Marriageupdated: Thu Feb 24 2011 16:53:00

The actor opens up about his addictions and says he'd "love for it to work out" between him and Courteney Cox

People.com: Jennifer Aniston Celebrates Thanksgiving in Mexico - in a Bikiniupdated: Mon Nov 29 2010 16:56:00

The actress brought more than 15 people, including Chelsea Handler, on vacation

She changed her career and now swings through airupdated: Wed Nov 24 2010 09:22:00

If you've ever wanted to run away and join the circus, Beverly Sobelman -- intrepid aerial artist and midlife career changer -- can show you how.

CNNMoney: Your city for lessupdated: Tue Oct 19 2010 11:15:00

With restaurants, salons and yoga studios from coast to coast using the services of flash-sale websites to offer deep discounts to customers, paying full price seems downright silly.

Yoga soothes fibromyalgia painupdated: Thu Oct 14 2010 16:16:00

Fibromyalgia patients who aren't getting relief from prescription drugs and are in too much pain to exercise may want to try yoga, a new study suggests.

Was Sarah Palin booed on 'Dancing'?updated: Wed Sep 29 2010 05:24:00

HLN's Showbiz Tonight panel weighs in on whether or not the crowd booed at Sarah Palin on "Dancing with the Stars."

Land ahoy! 'Record-breaking' sailor home after three yearsupdated: Thu Jun 24 2010 14:55:00

Adventurer Reid Stowe is due to set foot on dry land Thursday for the first time in over three years.

Sarah McLachlan returns with new CDupdated: Tue Jun 15 2010 14:23:00

Sarah McLachlan talks about the return of Lilith and the breakup of her marriage.

Sarah McLachlan's 'Illusion'updated: Tue Jun 15 2010 14:23:00

As the female-powered Lilith Fair hits the road this summer for the first time in 11 years, only one artist will be performing at all 36 dates: festival co-founder Sarah McLachlan.

People.com: Off-Duty Hollywood: Christina Aguilera Brakes for Fans Before Speeding Offupdated: Sun Jun 13 2010 11:09:00

Plus: Jessica Biel cools down after a yoga class and more star sightings

Can yoga replace strength training?updated: Fri Jun 11 2010 08:29:00

Can yoga replace strength training? I switched from doing two 40-minute full-body strength training routines to doing two hourlong power yoga classes each week. I'm concerned about losing muscle (and gaining weight). I don't necessarily feel the need to GAIN muscle, but don't want to lose the "toned" look and don't want my metabolism to slow due to muscle loss. I'm in my late 20s.

Lack of witnesses, records baffle dad searching for Nepal hikerupdated: Thu Jun 10 2010 21:16:00

Three weeks into his personal search for his daughter in Nepal, Colorado lawyer Paul Sacco keeps running into this: The last trace of 23-year-old Aubrey Sacco was at a hotel a day after she began hiking in the Asian country in April.

For cancer survivors, yoga may boost energy and aid sleepupdated: Thu May 20 2010 18:49:00

Cancer survivors often feel fatigued and have trouble sleeping for months -- or even years -- after their last chemotherapy or radiation session. Now, a new study shows that yoga can help them sleep better, feel more energized, and cut back on sleeping medications.

Colorado man goes to Nepal to seek missing daughterupdated: Mon May 17 2010 22:46:00

A Colorado man and his son began flying to Nepal on Monday evening to help search for his 23-year-old daughter, who he says failed to contact her family after hiking there alone last month.

People.com: Tom Brady's Rooftop Yoga Session - in Paris!updated: Fri Apr 09 2010 13:14:00

• With wife Gisele Bündchen busy promoting her line of Ipanema flip-flops in Paris, hubby Tom Brady focused on his personal fitness. The football star was spotted stretching and doing yoga with a trainer next to the rooftop pool at the Hotel Le Bristol. Says an admirer, "He's very blonde and beautiful in person."

MWF seeking new BFFupdated: Thu Feb 25 2010 09:45:00

When I moved from New York City to Chicago to live with my boyfriend, now husband, I knew I was making sacrifices.

Good vs. bad compromise in loveupdated: Tue Dec 29 2009 14:19:00

About a decade ago, I dated a guy who every time his name was mentioned, inspired my girlfriends to sing the theme song to Batman.

Yoga helps even little ones channel energy, emotionupdated: Fri Nov 13 2009 15:40:00

Gigi reaches up into her sun salutation. She steps back into her high lunge and kicks her legs straight into plank pose, a push-up she holds without wobbling for 10 seconds before looking up impatiently at her yoga teacher.

Pint-sized Yoginisupdated: Fri Nov 13 2009 15:40:00

Once an oddity in the fitness world, yoga for kids is being taught around the world from Decatur, Georgia to Moscow.

FSB: Subsidizing inner peaceupdated: Wed Nov 11 2009 11:19:00

Fashion isn't an industry typically known for its commitment to selflessness (or, for that matter, sitting quietly). But for more than 20 years, Jacalyn Bennett has been building a booming lingerie business on the unlikely principles of spirituality, benevolence and meditation.

Doga a new take on downward facing dogupdated: Wed Apr 22 2009 11:27:00

I don't do dogs and I don't do yoga.

Downward dog for dogs!updated: Wed Apr 22 2009 11:27:00

CNN's Lola Ogunnaike reports on a new trend that combines yoga and man's best friend.

Video game sales upupdated: Mon Apr 13 2009 12:13:00

It's an industry that continues to thrive amid the recession. Kareen Wynter exlpores the success of video games.

At-home entertainment and family bonding boomsupdated: Mon Apr 13 2009 12:13:00

When Christopher Moore isn't jumping rope, shooting baskets or playing the board game Chutes and Ladders, the 8-year-old can often be found at home using his ninja fighting skills, protecting the world from would-be enemies.

Bostonians feel ups, downs of economyupdated: Tue Feb 24 2009 17:18:00

Brendan Kenney has seen enough bad news about the economy.

The economy and Bostonupdated: Tue Feb 24 2009 17:18:00

Business owners and workers in Boston talk about the economic downturn. CNN's Bob Crowley reports.

People.com: Tori Spelling Speaks Candidly about Potty Trainingupdated: Mon Feb 16 2009 16:00:00

The post-baby weight mom, returning to 90210, admits she's winning at "poo"

Whales serve as backdrop for aquarium yoga classesupdated: Sun Feb 08 2009 12:57:00

There's the cobra, the cat and the downward-facing dog.

Yoga with belugasupdated: Sun Feb 08 2009 12:57:00

The goal of yoga is to achieve inner peace. The class is a dream with beluga whales as instructors. CNN's Felipe Barral reports.

Recession relief -- many are stretching for itupdated: Fri Jan 30 2009 11:04:00

As recession-rattled Americans look to stretch their dollars, it looks like yoga is a little luxury they're holding on to -- or adding to -- their schedules in the hopes of shedding some stress.

Yoga's appeal broadening to disability communityupdated: Fri Apr 18 2008 10:36:00

A middle-aged woman arrives at yoga class, a guide dog beside her wheelchair. She slides onto a mat on the floor and begins warming up with help from the instructor, stretching her knee and leg muscles to the side.

New weapon in the war on wrinkles: facial yogaupdated: Fri Mar 21 2008 14:50:00

I am surprised that women are technically still not allowed to take part in direct combat; in my opinion nobody knows how to fight better. Sure, we might be missing some of the brawn, but I think we more than make up for it with two equally essential war-fighting attributes: patience and pain tolerance.

A new way to fight wrinklesupdated: Fri Mar 21 2008 14:50:00

CNN's Judy Fortin looks at a new way to combat signs of facial aging.

Quitting can be good for youupdated: Wed Mar 12 2008 09:14:00

I call my friend Betsy "Besty" for two reasons: first, because she's one of the best-beloved people in my life, and second, because anything she tries, she does better than anyone else in the world.

FSB: Sharpening business focus with yogaupdated: Sat Mar 01 2008 11:30:00

Two years ago on labor day I stumbled onto Bikram yoga in a studio on West 72nd Street in New York City and was hooked within a week. Now it's an integral part of how I run my business.

What are you willing to do to be happy?updated: Mon Feb 11 2008 09:21:00

Are you truly happy? Where you live, what you do and how much sex you have just might be the answer! The biggest complainer Oprah knows is her makeup artist Reggie Wells. After a recent "Oprah Show," he agreed to take Pastor Will Bowen's complaint-free challenge. Reggie wears a purple wristband, and every time he utters a complaint, he has to change the wrist he wears it on.

People.com: John C. McGinley, Wife Welcome a Babyupdated: Mon Feb 04 2008 10:02:00

Scrubs star John C. McGinley and his wife Nichole welcomed a daughter, Billie Grace, on Saturday, the actor tells PEOPLE exclusively.

Remembering Heath Ledgerupdated: Wed Jan 23 2008 18:26:00

Joel Vetsch of Colstrip, Montana, describes how the death of actor Heath Ledger has affected him.

I-Reporters recall meeting kind, handsome Heath Ledgerupdated: Wed Jan 23 2008 18:26:00

CNN.com reader Kristy O'Connor took a prenatal yoga class with Heath Ledger and Michelle Williams and says she was "in awe of his devotion and attention to Michelle." Reader Dena Michnowih says she came across Ledger in Brooklyn, New York, teaching his young daughter Matilda her right from her left, and was enchanted.

People.com: Angela Kinsey on Pregnancy Cravings and Maternity Clothesupdated: Wed Dec 05 2007 11:42:00

As Angela Kinsey settles into her pregnancy, she's getting much more experimental with the snack food than she is with the baby names.

A history of yogaupdated: Tue Nov 20 2007 00:54:00

CNN's Anjali Rao interviews Yoga Guru B.K.S. Iyengar on his history of yoga

Interview with BKS Iyengarupdated: Tue Nov 20 2007 00:54:00

A 1938 yoga instruction video, the first of its kind. If yoga is a worldwide cultural phenomenon today, it is thanks to one man -- the grandmaster of yoga, BKS Iyengar. From a previously complex discipline only passed down from master to student, Iyengar -- or Guru ji, as he is respectfully called -- took yoga to the masses.

Time.com: Skip the Botox. Try Facial Yogaupdated: Tue Nov 13 2007 12:00:00

Yoga enthusiasts say the routine practice of making funny faces can take years off your appearance.

Yoga for the youngupdated: Wed Oct 10 2007 11:45:00

Yoga is being used to reduce stress and anxiety in an Atlanta area school. CNN's Judy Fortin has more.

Kids use yoga to learn mythology, fight pre-test jittersupdated: Mon Oct 08 2007 11:08:00

Fourth-grade teacher Elisabeth Beckwith wants her students at Fernbank Elementary School in Decatur, Georgia, to pay attention to a lesson on Greek mythology.

Cheapest places on earth: Máncora, Peruupdated: Tue Oct 02 2007 15:01:00

In recent years, this fishing town -- and next-wave surf spot -- has turned into a popular rest stop for Inca Trail hikers.

People.com: Brooke Shields Would 'Love' a Third Childupdated: Mon Oct 01 2007 10:23:00

A loving family, A-list friends and a new TV show: Brooke Shields seems to have her hands full. But the actress says she's ready for another baby.

Business 2.0: One–Man Brandsupdated: Sun Jul 01 2007 00:00:00

Six years ago, you probably didn't know Rachael Ray from Ray Liotta, Billy Ray Cyrus, or a manta ray. But unless you've been swimming with the manta rays ever since, you know who she is now. So how, in less time than it takes most of us to change our hairstyles, did she go from buyer at a gourmet grocery in upstate New York to nationally known TV star, magazine editor, and purveyor of kitchen tools? By marketing herself and her ideas as shrewdly as any multibillion-dollar corporation pitching its latest widget. On the following pages, Ray and four other name-brand entrepreneurs share the secrets they used to build their eponymous empires. Even if you don't aspire to have your name stamped on anodized cookware, you'll learn valuable lessons about selling your most valuable asset: yourself.

The benefits of laughterupdated: Mon Jun 04 2007 07:10:00

Living on Bondi Beach last summer I used to walk past a strange group who gathered by the skateboard ramps each Saturday morning. They were in a semi circle -- bent double trying to quake with a weird, fake sounding laughter.

SI.com: Stone Cold speaksupdated: Thu Apr 26 2007 15:17:00

Veteran movie-goers have learned the lesson many times before, but it can't be repeated too often: when it comes to hunting, the most dangerous prey of all is man.

Fitness options at a few major hotelsupdated: Mon Apr 16 2007 10:28:00

Here are the fitness offerings from a sampling of major hotel chains:

Bringing the spa experience homeupdated: Wed Oct 18 2006 05:26:00

Between his day job as a venture capitalist and as a father of 10 and 12-year-old children, Ravi Ugale fits the odd yoga class into his schedule when he can.

Business 2.0: Stretching for Successupdated: Tue Oct 10 2006 12:19:00

When Chip Wilson took his first yoga class in 1997, the fashions on the mats around him were abysmal. Everyone wore Lycra because it stretched, but it was hardly flattering. As Wilson points out, "...

Fortune: My Idea of Funupdated: Thu Sep 07 2006 15:01:00

The kitchen-products queen first picked up yoga while with the Peace Corps in Fiji. Now she practices it daily, gaining strength and flexibility that makes her a better runner, golfer, and traveler...

Business 2.0: Getting a foothold in the yoga marketupdated: Tue Jul 18 2006 05:52:00

For Susan Nichols, success really was a combination of inspiration and perspiration. During a yoga class in New York in May 2000, her sweaty left foot slipped during the chaturanga pose, causing Ni...

America's best spa values: Midwest and Southupdated: Wed Jun 28 2006 15:13:00

Where are the best values in spa vacation? Budget Travel magazine picked their favorites in different regions around the nation.

Fortune: Is yoga the key to a killer golf swing?updated: Mon Oct 31 2005 00:01:00

FORGET OBSESSIVE PUTTING AND MONSTER graphite drivers: A growing number of luxury resorts are touting yoga as the newest way to hone your handicap. California's famed Pebble Beach had such a strong...

This week in the medical journalsupdated: Thu Aug 11 2005 15:20:00

Smaller tumors, better outcomes

CNNMoney: Martha's 'Homecoming'updated: Tue Feb 22 2005 10:52:00

Not long ago, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia seemed eager to put as much distance as possible between itself and its famous founder.

Thekla Fischer's journalupdated: Thu Jan 27 2005 11:41:00

Like her four fellow "New You Revolution" participants, Thekla Fischer is recording regular journal entries documenting her efforts to break bad habits over the program's eight-week run.

Fischer: Finding time to stay healthyupdated: Mon Jan 03 2005 08:53:00

Name: Thekla Fischer

Stability ball workouts help strengthen your coreupdated: Fri Mar 19 2004 10:32:00

Stability balls have been used for decades in physical rehabilitation clinics around the world. But these days, stability balls have gone mainstream as personal trainers, group fitness classes and home exercise videos have all embraced this versatile and economical piece of training equipment.

Making yoga work for you at the officeupdated: Fri Mar 05 2004 10:13:00

Yoga has been around for more than 5000 years, and thanks to celebrities like Madonna, it has quickly become one of the fastest growing fitness trends in the United States. But buff arms and a yoga-booty aren't the only reasons Americans are flocking to yoga.

Fortune: This Yogi Is Hot--And Botheredupdated: Mon Mar 31 2003 00:01:00

Yogi Bikram Choudhury, 57, is going to the mat for his empire.

Money Magazine: San Francisco, Californiaupdated: Tue Nov 19 2002 06:41:00

Rudyard Kipling once pointed out San Francisco's one drawback: 'Tis hard to leave. That's still true today, even after the Internet bust that hit the Northern California economy so hard.

FSB: Separate Peace His-and-hers fall getaways: For men, fly-fishing in northern Maine. For women, yoga boot camp in Mexico.updated: Sat Sep 01 2001 00:01:00

FLY-FISHING

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