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I enjoy yoga. The stretching aspects of it help counteract the damage done to my body by sitting so much of the day; the strengthening aspects help build a strong core. I can get on board with the physicality of yoga, but I have a harder time with the spirituality of it. When my DVD yoga instructor tells me to embrace my inner light and give thanks for my practice, I can’t help but roll my eyes.

It’s much the same withΒ Yoga Journal magazine. I like the inclusion of different practice routines that I can do at home, but I find myself rolling my eyes fairly frequently while reading the articles. And don’t even get me started on the wingnut advertisements they have in there. But I was recently reading the March issue and saw something that went way past eye-rolling:

yoga as work clothes

Here’s a link, in case you can’t read the graphic.

In the immortal words of my contracts law professor, “No, no! A thousand times no!”

IF YOU THINK YOGA PANTS ARE APPROPRIATE ATTIRE FOR GIVING A PRESENTATION, YOU DESERVE TO BE FIRED IMMEDIATELY BECAUSE YOU HAVE ABSOLUTELY NO JUDGMENT!

Here’s a handy flow chart to help you decide whether it’s okay to wear yoga pants to work:

flow chart copyAny questions?

And by the way, those outfits above cost $341, $684, and $458 from left to right. If I’m going to spend $684 on an outfit for work, you can bet your sweet ass it’s not going to consist of fucking yoga pants and a kimono.

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