Advanced Asana - Is It a Gimmick?
**in case it isn't obvious, this pic is not me.** I've been practicing yoga for just over 10 years now - really not that long in the scheme of things - but I have seen huge changes in the yoga scene during that time. When I first started doing yoga, a typical class would focus on standing poses and stretching. Flexibility was the name of the game. But over the last decade, there has been a major shift towards emphasizing strength over flexibility. Especially with the advent o