If popular yoga culture were B-Boy culture (later dubbed “break-dancing” by the media), than this video would represent where we are at currently in the celebrified abyss that is contemporary commercial yoga. Simply replace “break-dancing” and “break-dancers” with “yoga” and “yogi/nis” and you end up with a spot-on documentation of what’s going on in the yoga scene today.
Remember. This video is about yoga:
What’s also great is that if you ignore all the commercial flabbery, keep to the practice, and let mainstream commercial interest and nomenclature fade, you’ll find out that behind all the muck this was (that is, you were) slowly and steadily growing:
Just as every generation believes their own to be the last, so too does every commercially viable fad assume its own permanence. However, in cases of commercialization, the saying has never been more true: “This too shall pass.”
The only question is: What will remain?
We’ve got an idea.