Here’s a Game for the 2014 Election Day Results!

Yogis, if you’re going to watch the election results on the news, put away the booze and unroll your mat. This is better than any old drinking game!

The rule: every time someone says _________ , do __________ for 5 complete breaths.

  • David Catania: cat pose
  • Muriel Bowser: downward facing dog
  • Phil Mendelson: fire hydrant pose
  • Eleonor Holmes Norton: mountain pose


  • Any republican senator or representative in another state: fire hydrant pose
  • Any democrat senator in a red state: mountain pose with the arms up
  • Senate: side plank
  • House of Representatives: side plank on the other side
  • Independent party: eagle pose
  • Green party: tree pose
  • “The results are leaning towards…” : triangle or side angle pose
  • Lies, negative campaigning, or flip-flop: any twist pose
  • Campaign funds / spending: boat pose

Have fun! Stay present and listen instead of reacting with judgment and critique. Tomorrow, while your fellow citizens nurse their hangover, you’ll feel calm, limber, with a greater awareness of the latest in U.S. politics!


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