What Do Yoga And Kilts Have In Common?


What Do Yoga And Kilts Have In Common?

What comes to mind when you think of Scotland? Haggis, ghosts, the questionable fashion of the kilt?

Well why not yoga? That’s the aim, anyway, of two gurus who recently purchased a Scottish isle with the intention of turning it into an international destination for yoga practitioners.

The Guardian’s got the scoop on this story, which includes the plans to change the island’s name from Little Cumbrae to Peace Island, and the head guru’s past claims that yoga practice can cure HIV and cancer.

What do Little Cumbrae’s (er, excuse me, Peace Island’s) residents think of the transformation? Well, there aren’t too many of them, so likely they’ll have little choice but to sit back and enjoy the show.

* Photo by MiiiSH



Published on September 10, 2009

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    When Madison Avenue uses a picture of someone (a woman), the posture is always a ballet like super flexible out of reach for most mortals yoga posture. It is easy to understand a man’s reluctance, or anyone’s reluctance, to sign up for a class. But if you look behind all the salesmanship, the true picture of yoga emerges.