Yoga For Bad People

From global retreats to their new EDITION Hotel partnership, the founders discuss accessibility and flexibility

Don’t be fooled by the name, Yoga For Bad People (YFBP) isn’t just for bad people; it’s for everyone. Inclusivity is a key message from founders Heather Lilleston and Katelin Sission (the former having been teaching since 2003 and the latter 2008). The name, however, is very effective in opening doors to those who might be afraid of the practice. Since its inception, YFBP has …

Olas Verdes: Costa Rica’s Greenest Boutique Surf Hotel

An affordable, laid-back beach hideout with a distinctly Tico attitude

If the quip “The journey is the destination” typifies your approach to travel then set your sights on Playa Guiones, Costa Rica. The humble but growing beach town is a two-and-a-half hour drive over mostly washboard dirt roads from the nearest international airport. Passing through towns small and smaller, getting lost in the scenery is easy. The region’s agricultural roots give way to modern snippets …

Yesler American-Made Athletic Apparel

Bringing activewear production back stateside with locally made fabrics and considered design

While a large portion of manufacturing for products sold in America is still done overseas, consumers are finding more and more products proudly bearing the “Made in the USA” label. Performance athletic apparel is one category where American manufacturing continues to lag, but Seattle-based Yesler is determined to change that. The brand launches today on Kickstarter with two product offerings—versatile athletic shorts for men and …