Documentary explores who owns yoga

A very interesting, thought-provoking, intelligent and unbiased documentary called 'Who Owns Yoga?' has recently been released by Al Jazeera English and is available to watch online. It's only 50 minutes long yet manages to address thorny issues such as the modern commercialisation of yoga (especially in the west), the trend for new 'types' of yoga … Continue reading Documentary explores who owns yoga

Hot yoga for professional sports people

Some of you may have seen the recent news that Wales' rugby squad are now incorporating 'hot yoga' into their training schedule from yoga teacher Catherine Keller in Cardiff. Other high profile footballers,  football teams, tennis players and other sports players have also incorporated yoga into their fitness programme. Why is this? In the case … Continue reading Hot yoga for professional sports people