“Yoga Body”: The Conspiracy

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I thought I’d said all I wanted on body image and yoga in my last post but controversy in the yoga world regarding a certain video has left me feeling I didn’t say nearly enough. Or say it clearly enough. So let me try again.

The taut and toned ‘yoga body’ on display in the media marketplace is a lie. It is NOT obtained from a regular yoga routine (as many would have you believe) – no , its obtained at the price of constant work, a Herculean effort to burn calories, and a saintly denial of carbs.

The implication that rippling abs can be yours with a couple of yoga classes a week is obviously motivated by profit. It is the creation of yoga studios who want you to buy more classes, and of corporations who want you to buy all the necessary yoga accoutrements your ‘yoga body’ needs…

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10 Reasons Why Yoga Is Good For You

Yoga is known for its physical, mental, and spiritual practices which originated from India. Its goal is to attain inner peace, cleansing out of anything that stress the mind, body and soul.

I was a Yogi—a practitioner of Yoga—back when I was a kid. It was a part of my organizations in school for 4 years until the school had to take it down because the instructor had to leave the country. Anybeans, recently I’ve been doing Yoga again because my doctor recommended it for me because I’m anemic.

I’ve been practicing Yoga again for 2 weeks now, and I can really feel that it has changed me for the better. I feel like I’ve improved physically, mentally and spiritually. I’m here to share to you guys the reasons why Yoga is good for us, and what I’m going to share are all based on experience.

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