Viniyoga (trademarked) and #MeToo

The more things change, the more they stay the same, huh?  Life in this here Modern Yoga World. I’m coming out of self-imposed writing exile to write about Kausthub Desikachar again.  The latest is that he trademarked the word “Viniyoga.”   Here is his justification for the trademark.   The word “viniyoga” is in the Yoga Sutra-s…

Sex, Lies, and Yoga

This is perhaps the most important and powerful post I have ever published in this blog. And I didn’t write it. I asked a friend and fellow yoga teacher to write not only about the topic of sex abuse in the modern yoga world, but also comment on how he feels the subject has been…