Ask a hundred yoga devotees, and you’ll get a hundred different answers. But most will agree that yoga in the modern world is having a bit of an identity crisis.
At one end of the spectrum, it's an ancient system of physical and spiritual discipline, with its origins in the Indus Valley perhaps as long as 5000 years ago. At the other, it's a multi-million pound industry, a wellbeing cliché that's used to sell everything from probiotic yogurts to cashmere hotpants.
Yesterday I saw a poster advertising “BoxingYoga™” – just the latest of many attempts to...
» Read More