How Do You Like Your Sweat – With or Without Devotion?

Keeping Vigorous Hot Yoga Practice Authentic to the Values of Yoga In the last twenty years hot yoga practice in America has trended toward emphasizing a sweat-infused heart-pounding cardio challenging workout. Believe it or not. that’s not how yoga used to be. Before sticky mats and stretchy skin-tight gear, the emphasis of yoga was about removing impurities as the veils of illusion in order to uncover the atman (soul). Back in the early ‘90s I lived in a celibate ashram […]