Yoga Round-the-World

As yoga travels the globe, it makes some interesting cultural adaptations:

YOGA IN INDIA:
Yogacharya Iyengar in Setubandha Sarvangasana pose

yogaINDIA.jpg

YOGA IN WEST VIRGINIA:
Yogi Sri Billy-Bob, in the same pose while his Swami-ji practices sitting meditation nearby

yogaWV.jpg

—–
No disrespect intended for the venerable Yogacharya Iyengar — or for Sri Billy-Bob, for that matter. This was adapted by something sent in by my father, who, like me, is a native West Virginian.

More from Joshua Berman
Of Bridges and Bullets: My Worldview article in the Spring 2008 Volunteer Vacation issue
My article in the Spring 2008 edition of Worldview, “Bridge to Somewhere,”...
Read More