Yoga Controversy

In this section we explore more heated topics related to yoga including Bikram’s denied copyright, religion and yoga, ganja yoga, yoga franchising, and more.


Fat Yoga is Here!

Fat Yoga class

Western yoga has a flavor for everyone, but can you truly embrace them all, or do some make you a little uneasy (naked yoga anyone)? When cultural prejudice and glam-washed… Read More→

Bikram Strikes Again

Bikram Yoga

As six former students move forward with civil lawsuits against Bikram Choudhury for sexual assault and rape, the embattled teacher has again broken his silence. After three years of controversy,… Read More→

YogaGlo Drops Patent for Filming Yoga Classes

YogaGlo

Last year, online yoga video publisher, YogaGlo, successfully patented their method of filming a yoga class. They subsequently went after long established educational websites—Yoga International and several others—to attempt to enforce… Read More→

Yoga, Men and Sex

man practicing yoga pose wheel

Men, drop your mantras, you’ve been found out: You’re into yoga for the sex! Well, at least that’s what some people are claiming. It seems that yoga based gender bias… Read More→

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