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Sheetal Is a Punk Rocker, or How the NYT Wrecks Yoga

(4) Comments | Posted January 17, 2012 | 5:00 PM

The New York Times Magazine published an article last week week entitled "How Yoga Can Wreck Your Body," adapted from William Broad's new book.

Broad is a "senior science writer at the Times," and though his article is heavy on anecdote and slim on science, I agree that...

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Why Yoga Studies Need to Smarten Up

(7) Comments | Posted November 9, 2011 | 10:08 AM

In yet another yoga study that sounds like it is sliding toward the ridiculous (and that has been been re-reported and re-cycled so much that it shows up daily in my Google alerts on yoga), Jennifer Corbett Dooren reported in the "Wall Street Journal" on Oct. 25:

"A...

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Bent on Learning: Why Increased Accessibility to Yoga Is a Vital Endeavor

(14) Comments | Posted April 26, 2010 | 2:55 PM

As a yoga teacher since 1989, I am at the point where I am almost embarrassed to say that it is what I do because it can sound like such a cliche. Everyone does yoga; sometimes it feels like everyone sells yoga. The yoga scene, which has always been pretty...

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