Yoga is beneficial for both women AND men. Read on for some sage advise from a good friend of YWS,
Dr. Robert Rodine.
Yoga IS Manly written by Dr. Robert Rodine
Once upon a time, I assumed that yoga did not require strength or power and was in no way a manly activity. I was like many men that were a bit shy to enter a yoga studio, and certainly didn't know what to expect once I got there. These are common (manly) misconceptions as most men just don’t consider yoga to embody the qualities of strength and courage typically attributed to manliness. For some reason, we naturally expect explosive movements, a high intensity atmosphere and hard rock music playing in the background. This is a far cry away from the perception of a softly lit studio, Tibetan flute music and people chanting 'Om' in a circle.
However, after attending my first class, I realized that