9 minutes | Aug 5, 2019

Yoga, Spirituality & Religion

Ep 25: This episode was inspired by a conversation I had with someone who had read an article about the dangers of Christians doing yoga and how they believe yoga to be a dark spirituality. What's wrong with yoga, mindfulness, and meditation? Do you have to be of a certain religion - or not of a certain religion - to practice yoga? I share my thoughts on this while trying to keep an open mind and view it from different perspectives. Full transcript of episode is available for download on the episode webpage. Visit the episode webpage for show notes and full transcript. **Update: I recommend reading 8 Signs Your Yoga Practice is Culturally Appropriated - and Why it Matters by Maisha Z. Johnson, posted on everydayfeminism.com 5/25/16
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