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“A Free Downward Dog for You”by Kavita Daswani A pop-up fashion boutique in Malibu is the site of a free yoga event Saturday. Led by Nicole Sciacca of the Los Angeles yoga studio Playlist, which offers classes set to upbeat, specially mixed music, the class will take place at the Bailey 44 store at Malibu […]

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You’re Doing It Wrong: Britney Spears’ Favorite Yoga Poses

You, too, can get Britney-status results…if you’re practicing proper form. Even if you’re a veteran yogi, Playlist Yoga instructor Nicole Sciacca (who has worked with Jennifer Aniston and Kate Beckinsale) gave a few pointers on four popular poses (two of which the singer demonstrated for Shape magazine) that you might be doing wrong.

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Adventures in Finding the Best Yoga Mat

I’ve been practicing yoga for about 14 years, so I’ve spent quite a few hours on different yoga mats. Although much of my practice is Vinyasa based, I’ve also studied Ashtanga, in addition to taking many hot yoga classes, as well, and my personal practice veers towards slow, sweaty and athletic. Below, an overview of my knowledge on yoga mats, including my personal opinions and findings; browse at your leisure and enjoy!

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Racked Readers Grooved to The Weeknd and More at Playlist Yoga

Natalie Alcala for Racked LA Last night, we kicked off the first of four—yes, four!—Racked Fit Club classes this month. We couldn’t think of a better studio to start with than Playlist Yoga, a kickass, music-fueled Vinyasa flow class that just opened on La Cienega. Thanks to fast-paced moves led by our inspiring instructor Nicole […]