So far, the work of NCCAM hasn't attracted much media attention. But expect all that to change as more and more studies come online, and the research begins to challenge -- as well as support -- other long-standing yoga health claims.
Yoga is not one thing, just like health, psychology or philosophy is not one thing but fields of study. If you get past this assumption -- and the biggest mistake in the book -- you discover some interesting stuff about yoga.
It's hard to believe that an experienced yoga practitioner and Pulitzer Prize-winning author can inspire such ire, particularly when he concludes his book with a huge endorsement. Maybe those angry yogis never finished the book.