Where is Yoga Headed These Days? Read more about what Gary Kraftsow has to say along in this Forbes article...

Sunday, September 11, 2011 -

"In the West," says Kraftsow, "there are streams where this authentic transmission from living masters to students still exists. But there's a lot of yoga that's made up, modern stuff, with no understanding of depth and meaning of text. There's a real bifurcation happening." And what about the newer forms? "Some of it is ok and pretty good. But it's yoga populaire," he says. "It's about music, partying, outdoor sports, and yoga being hip and cool. This is moving away from authenticity of tradition. It's taken on another flavor. I mean, naked yoga? Yoga and wine?" Yoga's newer offspring are, if nothing else, imaginative.

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