1942 Magazine Article on Yoga

This may be old but they get some things right. I felt like using a point system this morning. 

  • +1 for even talking about yoga while World War I is raging
  • +1 point for admitting they’re simplifying yoga by only talking about the poses and the breathing.
  • -1 point for talking about “achievement”
  • +1 point for acknowledging that “Yogis advise that you choose the exercises most comfortable for you”
  • +1 point for suggesting you learn some breathing techniques and yoga philosophy before delving into the poses
  • -1 for showing the model in a weird slouchy posture while seated in Lotus

Enjoy! #ifiwerealivein1942ihopeidbeayogi