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Hold That Pose: Can the Bikram Yoga Sequence Be Protected by Copyright Law?

Over the past decade, the Copyright Office has issued hundreds of yoga-related copyrights for books, videos, and the like —protecting intellectual property for a fitness/spiritual lifestyle that has bent itself into a $27 billion industry. 738 more words

Intellectual Property

Ashtanga Yoga helps to Get Better Health, Strength and Stamina

Ashtanga yoga is a pretty well-known yoga that dominates mostly in Asian countries. It’s acquired plenty of popularity recently given its outstanding healing skills in steady joint pains as well as back pains. 570 more words

Ashtanga Yoga

Summer Savasna

Hot Off The Mat is taking a summer savasna, but will be back with weekly posts in August. In the meantime, I will be sharing oldies but goodies on Hot Off The Mat’s  14 more words


The day I decided to like being broken

Last year Mr. P and I committed to driving our son to the city five days a week to attend an early intervention centre geared towards children with special needs. 645 more words


*Obsessing about Records:  Yoga and the Guinness Book

What is it about the Guinness Book of World Records that makes Indians dizzy with longing and anticipation and sends them on a bizarre journey of self-gratification?    1,507 more words

The Politics Of Culture

Yoga Things That I Can Do Now That I Couldn't Before

Keep my shoulders with my ears in backbends

There’s a specific instruction in the fourth part of half-moon pose to “keep your shoulders with your ears.” Prior to this week, my head would drop back, and my shoulders would align with my chin, as is happening with the girl below. 213 more words

How Bikram yoga helps?

Bikram yoga is a set program of yoga popularized in the 1970s by Bikram Choudhury, which often involves sweating in a hot room.or in another way a type of hatha yoga characterized by a set series of postures and breathing exercises, performed in a room heated to a very high temperature.

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