Yogaphiles Features Satire On Stereotypes in S1e3

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A multi-cultural sitcom about yoga showcases diverse cast of under represented actors exploring stereotypes.

S1E3 of Yogaphiles Mario Locke, Jamie Tisdale and Ripley Rader

I wanted to create a sitcom about yoga that featured a diverse cast of under represented performers tackling stereotypes.

Yogaphiles, a sitcom about a quirky class of Yoga students that take life, love and yoga too seriously, released season 1 episode 3 on Youtube. The satyrical series was created by Celeste Thorson, director of Hit Girls and Yogaphiles and comedic actress best known for her work on How I Met Your Mother, The Exes and Jimmy Kimmel Live!

"I wanted to create a sitcom about yoga that featured a diverse cast of under represented performers tackling stereotypes." said screenwriter and director Celeste Thorson.

In episode 3 of Yogaphiles, Mo finally meets a girl from goddess yoga. Priyanka gets in hot water with Zoe and Nick and Tara talk tantra.

Guest starring Jamie Tisdale (From Dusk Till Dawn, CSI: NY, House M.D.) as Eve, the flight attendant and goddess yogi. Jamie Tisdale is a real life yoga instructor and showcased some of her skills in the episode.

Starring Hayden Shinger (Grey's Anatomy, Outsourced) as Priyanka, John R. Colley (NCIS, Castle) as Felix, Zach Book (Criminal Minds, America's Most Wanted) as Nick, Katherine Adams (Heroine Legends, Colorblind) as Tara and Mario Locke (Dirt, The Adventures of Roman and Jorge) as Mo.

Co-starring real life yoga instructor Malaika Butoyi (The Doctors) as yoga assistant Kalea and Ripley Rader (LA'd, Reality Boom) as yoga instructor Zoe.

Episode three is available for viewing on
http://youtu.be/ad4e4y9EkI4

About Yogaphiles:
YOGAPHILES is an indie new media series created by Celeste Thorson about a quirky class of L.A. students that take life, love and yoga a little too seriously. YOGAPHILES explores health, fitness, relationships, lifestyles, ethnicity and new age themes.

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