Thursday, March 17, 2016

Yoga Barbies!

all!  I have a number of things going on in my life right now that are demanding my attention, so today's blog article will be short, though totally worth checking out.

Recently a Facebook friends sent me a link to an article, saying that there were finally yoga Barbie dolls.  As it turns out, that statement was only partially true.  The AZIAM Girlz are the world's first yoga doll series, but they are not made by a major toy manufacturer, and it shows.  The dolls have been created by Alanna Zabel, a yoga teacher who (among many other pursuits) teaches yoga workshops to young girls. The eight planned dolls will each be named after one of the 8 limbs of yoga, and 10% of the profits will go to the charity each doll is associated with.

Better yet, they can really bend and do asanas!  From their website:  "Each doll has been designed to move with full range of motion in her hips and knees - she moves just like you! She also has a built-in spinal extension to allow for forward and back bending"

Now if only I could get the manufacturer to dress them in Downward Dog Mysteries t-shirts. 

My favorites are the ones below, who look like three of the major characters in my Downward Dog Mystery series:
Kate--stretching out for her walk with Bella
This one looks like Kate--stretching out for her walk with Bella
Wouldn't this one be a great Rene? She's a fashionista and everything!
Totally Tiffany--chillaxin' at the beach
Totally Tiffany--chillaxin' at the beach
My one quibble is that there aren't any male yogis in the line that I've seen, or German shepherd dogis (dog yogis), an error I hope they rectify in the future.

You can purchase or pre-order these lovelies at


Tracy Weber

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Linda O. Johnston said...

How fun that there are yoga dolls now! But I agree they should also have dogs, and male yogis too.

Tracy Weber said...