Today, I spontaneously decided to walk into a spinning class at a gym I used to attend. Okay, let me not make it seem like "attend" means frequent, more like I would go once a week to a spinning class at this particular spot.
As the increasingly ugly Anusara scandal unfolds, yoga and yogis in America seem to be approaching yet another defining moment. Do the movement's most sincere and thoughtful leaders have the strength -- and humility -- to push their industry to reform its ways?
"Yoga" has needed to come down off the mountain ever since Thoreau wrote about the Bhagavad Gita. Self-righteousness may have worked for John Galt; what we need is self-investigation, as well as social investigation.