Popaganda Episode: Rethinking Yoga
Yoga is a butt of a lot of jokes in our pop culture—the sexy pants! The downward dog!—but its reach into our society is both deep and powerful: 20.4 million Americans do yoga, 82 percent of whom are women. This show skips the silly stuff and digs deep with yoga teachers and scholars on two big issues in yoga. We talk with yoga researcher Rebecca D'Orsogna and The Science of Yoga author William J. Broad about why yoga gurus keep being involved in sex scandals. Then we discuss yoga's role in nonviolent acitivism with Michael Stone, the director of Toronto's Center of Gravity sanctuary, and how to talk about consent and inclusion in yoga with teacher Christian Slomka.
All that in under 30 minutes! So breathe deeply and tune in!
This episode is sponsored by She Bop, a feminist sex toy boutique.
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