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On Teaching Yoga, And Cancer as a Teacher

Rowan Lommel | Posted 09.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Rowan Lommel

Today I was teaching a man with Stage IV cancer. I am not thinking about getting him to change. I look to create a space where he can let go of unnecessary stress so that he can feel even just a little bit better.

European Yoga Porn 'Cult' Establishes a U.S. Beachhead: Where Is the Outrage?

Stewart J. Lawrence | Posted 12.30.2012 | Crime
Stewart J. Lawrence

Defectors who have shared their testimonies, which form the basis of the criminal case that is still pending in Romania, say that MISA typically recruits young women, often still in their teens, with the promise of a better spiritual life.

Are You Practicing Yoga Or Yoga-Flavored Exercise?

New Harbinger | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
New Harbinger

Those new to yoga may find it challenging to determine whether or not a class is rooted in the spirit and intention of authentic yoga practice, or if it's just another workout. Here are two questions to help you decide.

Yoga In The U.S.: Should There Be Stricter Licensing Standards?

Ramaa Reddy Raghavan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ramaa Reddy Raghavan

Since yoga has become an industry, someone needs to protect the consumer.

To Regulate or Not Regulate Yoga Teacher Training

Jane Shure | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jane Shure

I fear for how the effort to regulate yoga might set the yoga industry up to be like so many other industries -- controlled by the biggest and richest.