How to get Teenage Boys into Yoga?

Via Waylon Lewis
on Dec 18, 2009
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elle macpherson sports illustrated swimsuit

1.6 million 12 year old boys have watched this “Steamy Hot Yoga” video.

When I was 12, I bought my first and last copy of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue, and for a year Elle MacPherson was posted up on my wall, along with an old illustration of George Washington and my mom’s Buddhist teacher, Chogyam Trungpa, Rinpoche.

steamy hot sexy yoga video

If youtube had existed then, I’m sure I woulda been happy to watch the ridiculous video below (several times).

And, who knows—maybe my yoga practice would have started 23 years earlier.


About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, is now available.


6 Responses to “How to get Teenage Boys into Yoga?”

  1. stephanie says:


  2. Gotta admit, that might've started my yoga practice 23 years earlier, too…

  3. Selena says:

    lol…is that actually a yoga practice video. I feel a bit confused.

  4. emma says:

    oh, that is so disgusting.

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