Yoga Styles

The thorny (horny) issue of disgraced gurus

Allegations of sex abuse by Bikram Choudhury of Bikram Yoga (who appears to have over-heated) and John Friend of Anusara Yoga (who perhaps got too friendly) featured in a recent Yoga Journal.

Bikram has been served his sixth civil law suit but continues to deny the allegations.  He is still teaching, and lends his name to a significant portfolio of yoga studios around the world, but many have broken away or changed their names and the brand has suffered. Anusara is being revived under new ownership, and Friend has moved on to set up a new style of yoga with a name meaning “Divine Destiny”. It’s...Read More »