SOME GUYS THINK THAT YOGA MAKES YOU LESS OF A MAN, THE TRUTH IS IT MAKES YOU A BETTER ONE, IT'S TIME TO SMASH THE STEREOTYPE.
Yoga is about creating a connection; to ourselves, to our bodies, to our minds, to our lives. Through the physical practice to the body will get stronger, but the true power of yoga is what it does on the inside. It helps to calm the chaos in our everyday, the mental stuff, in our heads and daily lives, and it reminds us to breathe.
Once you move past the stereotype, it's pretty simple yoga is good for everyone and the benefits are undeniable.
MEET THE BOYS
The BOY’s inspired more man to search for their own practice, they offered a guide and a tool box to live life by. A sense of community and self. On behalf of Wanderlust, and as a male yogi myself, I could not be more proud of what we achieved with them. They are true pioneers, leaders and inspirations for us all."
Jonni Halstead, Partner and Director at Wanderlust Australia and New Zealand
WATCH and learn
Learn with us, try our free online classes and tutorials. A great way to start if you are new to the practice or you can’t muster up the energy to drag yourself down to your nearest studio.
To most guys, yoga is pink lycra and vegan chicks. It’s breathing deeply while doing poses named after animals and feelings. It’s done in dimly lit rooms with candles and incense, followed by gluten free cupcakes and kale smoothies. And if that’s your mentality then you’re not alone. But it doesn’t mean it’s right.
There is a set of unspoken rules that govern the way men are supposed to act and behave – act tough, don’t cry, win at all costs and these rules are passed down from generation to generation.
Sit Down, Be Quiet from Boys of Yoga, is a straightforward book for the modern male who’s ready to step in and start taking control of their own identity and mental well-being. It’s time to smash the stereotypes and appreciate that It’s cool to be kind, self- aware and non-judgemental. Through practising yoga – working inside as well as out and adopting a mindful approach to the everyday, this book celebrates the way in which guys can take the first steps to a healthier, happier life in the here and now.