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Yoga: As Safe As We Think?

Rebecca damages her skeptic street-cred by revealing her interest in yoga and Cat, as a yoga teacher, encourages her and makes the odd adjustment.

In this episode we talk about yoga from ancient to modern and reflect on our own yoga practices. We discuss yoga’s possible dangers (from brain damage to sexual assault) and reflect on it’s benefits (from physiotherapeutic to spiritual).

We even dare to raise the contentious issue of cultural appropriation, you have been warned.

Exploring esoteric, paranormal and spiritual topics from two completely different perspectives it’s The Seeker and The Skeptic.

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LINKS MENTIONED

Yoga with Adriene

Geri Yoga: with Katy Appleton

The Ancient and Modern Roots of Yoga

Hellbent: Obsession, Pain and the search for something like transcendence in competitive yoga, Benjamin Lorr.

Yoga and the Quest for the True Self, Stephen Cope.

Is Western Yoga Cultural Appropriation?

Why I Stopped Teaching Yoga

Families Against Cult Teachings article on the yoga cult in Bali

Podcast series about the infamous Bikram Choudhury

Article about variations in hip anatomy

How Yoga can Wreck Your Body

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    I have followed all these podcasts, while using Alexa (the technology) in the kitchen. Its one of my first forays into podcasts. Yours are addictive. It is driving my partner mad. Will you do something on podcast addicts that might help? Fortunately I have not come across any other podcasts as engaging and of interest and my partner recommends that I don’t .. Oh and just more thing please….. More. I think that’s it

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