“This blog has nothing to do with yoga.”
Defining yoga is always tricky, but in Zlata’s defense (see images, videos below) she doesn’t present this as yoga. The point of this here blog is to point out that any of us can do yoga–whether we’re stiff, or no. Flexibility is not yoga. Yoga is practice!
Here is what yoga is all about, fundamentally:
Yoga Extreme III.
Ugh. Couldn’t even watch much. Zlata, wow! Ouch?
Final proof that yoga isn’t about bendy skillz—if it were, this remarkable lady would be the greatest yoga teacher in the world.
So: Yoga isn’t about acrobatics or contortionism—or yoga poses. Yoga is about “stilling the waves of the mind,” as Patanajli put it.
More videos and photos:
Yoga with Integrity:
Yoga & Eating Disorders: