The 5 BIGGEST MYTHS IN YOGA

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#1 All yoga teachers study anatomy. 

Read our post on alignment, injuries and what teacher training programs/schools require anatomy training.

#2 Yoga asanas practiced in Western civilization are 2,000+ years old.

#3 The Kundalini yoga school is the same as the powerful kundalini force written about in ancient yoga texts. 

#4 There are no injuries or risks in yoga. All poses can be done by anyone.  

#5 The guru always knows best. 

Guru-driven yoga communities have the highest abuse allegations and some have been linked to yoga cults. Educate yourself on the most popular yoga cults and how to avoid these nefarious groups in this post.

 

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