“Why You So Negative?” uses magazines, flyers, clothing and more to highlight the whitewashing of yoga in the United States.
So next time, before you sign up for that Hot Yoga class that burns 600 calories in an hour, remember the true motives of yoga and how you may be disrespecting them.
“I think we wanted to create an event ourselves and not only reach out to communities but also create something the community can come to,” Di Francesco said.
There are appealing and unappealing sides to yoga for me: Meditation that I can relax with, and using stamina that I simply do not have yet. However, I highly recommend it to start your week, or procrastinate until you have to sit down and do your homework Sunday night.
Liz has been teaching workshops and weekly classes at Mighty Yoga for about three years, and her specialty is progressive vinyasa flow. Just as it sounds, this style of yoga focuses on flow, with each sequence — called namaskars — adding more poses as the practice progresses.
Lee Goodhew Romm, professor of performance studies in the James J. Whalen School of Music, is teaching a new yoga class after being certified to teach yoga, in June.