Tag: yoga

5 articles

The Plath Resolution

On self-improvement, New Year’s resolutions, and Sylvia Plath.


The Rise of Beefcake Yoga

Once their careers end, pro wrestlers often fall into emotional and physical disrepair. One of their own, Diamond Dallas Page, has a fix.


Karma Crash

How a scandal involving sex, money and a Wiccan coven brought down yogi John Friend.


The Overheated, Oversexed Cult of Bikram Choudhury

The man who brought together heat, yoga, monthly fees to use his methods, and raw sexuality, on allegations that he has slept with scores of his followers: “Only when they give me no choice! If they say to me, ‘Boss, you must fuck me or I will kill myself,’ then I do it! Think if I don’t! The karma!”


The Yoga Mogul

John Friend, who founded a new school of yoga, says the practice should be about both exercise and spirituality. Oh, and making money.