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Friday, April 04, 2003

Bikram Yoga for all!

I like the idea of crosstraining, so I'm considering yoga &/or Pilates as a next step. I've never tried Bikram Yoga, and have no intentions of doing so, but I was quite disappointed all the same to read about the actions taken by the founder of Bikram Yoga, Bikram Choudry in a article . Choudry has recently obtained a copyright for his particular sequence of yoga poses, and will require yoga studios that want to continue teaching Bikram Yoga to

... pay franchise and royalty fees, change their name to Bikram's Yoga College of India, stop teaching other styles of yoga, use only Bikram-approved dialogue when instructing students, refrain from playing music during classes, and a host of other stipulations.

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