Gaga: Staying Thin with Asana & Alcohol.

Via Birdie Greenberg
on Feb 24, 2011
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It is no secret that Lady Gaga loves her yoga.  She has been seen at studios all over the world practicing yoga in her undies, and walking out of class in her outrageous outfits.  In fact, The Lady recently told a Sirius radio show called “The Morning Mash Up” that she stays fit with a unique combination of alcohol and asana.  The Gagmeister appeared on the show only a few days after the Grammy Awards, where she arrived to the ceremony in a plastic egg.  In response to how she keeps her apparently enviable figure, Gaga said:

I am on the drunk diet…I live my life as I want to, creatively. I like to drink whiskey and stuff while I am working. But the deal is I’ve got to work out every day, and I work out hung over if I am hung over. And it’s about the cross-training and keeping yourself inspired. I have to say, I do a ton of yoga.

So, let’s hope that her drunken yoga practice catches on as well as her penchant for wearing her skivvies around town has…


About Birdie Greenberg

Birdie Greenberg has been a struggling yogi since the summer of 2004, when she was stressing herself out studying to pass the bar exam. In an effort to chill her out, her mom dragged her flapping and squawking into her first yoga class. She never looked back. Four years later, she became a Registered Yoga Teacher with Temple of Kriya Yoga in Chicago. Birdie lives and works in Los Angeles, California. And when she's not yogaing or blogging, you'll probably find her hiking in the mountains with her handsome husband and her two beloved furballs. You can read more about her personal yoga journey at her blog, Yogi, interrupted.


13 Responses to “Gaga: Staying Thin with Asana & Alcohol.”

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  2. Hi, Birdie. Thanks for keeping us up-to-date on all the important goings-on in yoga popular culture!

    Posting to Elephant Yoga on Facebook and Twitter.

    Bob W.
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  3. elephantjournal says:

    That's dedication, working out hungover. I can't imagine it. She's priceless. Love her. :o)

    PS – I've heard she's the nicest person you'd ever want to meet, BTW. Not sure where this "outrageous fit" perception comes from, but I imagine som…eone crossed some legitimate boundaries. That happens in yoga-land, too. I'm just saying, let's not spread rumors and gossip in our "mindful" commentaries. ;o)

    Birdie: Hi Katherine! Hey, not sure what you're referencing with the "outrageous fit"…was that in my post?

    Andrea: She was only promoting her boyfriend's new book, "The Drunk Diet":

    Katherine: Hmmm… "walking out of class in her outrageous outfits.". Strange sentence, I guess I read it wrong the first time. My apologies. :o)

  4. Birdie says:


    #Betty: she states she drinks whiskey and does a ton of yoga and works out even if she is hung over ….. don't think she would be in a class of mine! Hey, Gaga…you're not sending a good message to your YOUNG fans!!!!!

    #Quinn: this made me like her less

  5. Julie says:

    Being hung over is not yoga. She's a joke. Please don't put her image up on this site until she has something positive to offer.

  6. Ramesh says:

    Read 'Yoga of the Heart' … doing yoga to reap benefits and then to do unwholesome stuff once the body feels strong again ' is like a dog eating its own vomit.' May be paraphrasing ….

  7. Ahh, God bless her, she is sooo young, I bet the alchol will subside but the yoga will stick, time will tell… 🙂

  8. Birdie says:

    Ha. Good one, Ramesh.

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