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Yoga, Safety, Religion and Neo-colonialism

A short while ago the process to introduce a National Occupational Standard (NOS) for the teaching of Yoga was initiated by the leadership of the British Wheel of Yoga (BWY) based on the claim that the teaching of Yoga is currently unsafe.  They have agreed to fund Skills Active, a quasi government organisation, to begin this process. 
During a recent Radio 4 interview when I called for evidence that would support this claim, the Chair of the BWY, Paul Fox, offered only anecdotes of unsafe teaching practices.  Read Moreā€¦