08/02/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Maybe Yoga Will Help Soothe Hedge Funders In Bum Economy

In an attempt to stop throwing phones and temper tantrums over the lousy markets, a growing number of financiers are taking up yoga to "take a step back...and stay focused," the Wall Street Journal writes in its A-Hed today.

The math whizzes at D.E. Shaw offer hour-long classes at the New York office, with about 80 of the 750 employees signed up. Allianz SE's Pacific Investment Management, Blue Ridge Capital, Karsch Capital, and Pimco also get down with the dog.

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Check out the Wall Street Journal's photo slideshow of hedge funders learning -- and learning from -- yoga.