5 Things to Say to Your Next Yoga Girlfriend. ~ Shawna Schenk

Via Shawna Schenk
on Jul 27, 2013
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Want to Date a Yoga Girl?

Doing one of these things may get something else flowing (other than her vinyasa):

1. When you want to do something with her, be sure to end your question with, “you down, dog?”

“I feel like saving the world, you down, dog?”“Let’s plant organic carrots in a community garden, you down, dog?”

2. If you get in a fight and she tells you to leave, look her in the eye and sweetly say, “Nah-imma-stay.”

3. Tell her you like the way she makes your chakras feel.

4. Instead of whispering “sweet nothings” in her ear, try softly chanting: “Om nimaya shiva, baby” or “Shanti, shanti, shanti, om, sweetheart.

And when things start to get more serious than a yoga teacher in a Bikram class on a full moon:

5. Give her a yogi pet name, like [little] Ganesha (reminding her that she helps remove all obstacles in your life) or [beautiful] Warrior (letting her know she’s the girl that helps inspire you to stay strong).

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Assistant Ed: Andie Britton-Foster/Ed: Brianna Bemel




About Shawna Schenk

Shawna Schenk is a RYT 200, the director of Riffs Yoga Yard in San Diego (San Diego’s only outdoor, live music yoga studio) and founderof www.yogainsandiego.com. She is has a MA in Writing and believes in the healing power of words, movement, and breath. Contact Shawna at [email protected]


4 Responses to “5 Things to Say to Your Next Yoga Girlfriend. ~ Shawna Schenk”

  1. Brooke says:

    This is awesome! I really did LOL!

  2. Yogini says:


  3. Lisa says:


  4. Laura says:

    this made me laugh…great yoga humor!! we cant take our practice toooo seriously !