10 Prominent Yoga Teachers' #MeToo Stories of Sexual Assault & Harassment - Yoga Journal

10 Prominent Yoga Teachers Share Their #MeToo Stories

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By now, someone you know has probably shared the short but powerful hashtag #MeToo on social media, drawing attention to the prevalence of sexual harassment and assault in what some say could end up being a watershed moment for women’s rights.

Actress Alyssa Milano amplified the #MeToo rallying cry this week (originally started by Tarana Burke) in response to the barrage of allegations of sexual harassment and assault against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, tweeting that "If all the women who have been sexually harassed or assaulted wrote 'Me too.' as a status, we might give people a sense of the magnitude of the problem." 

Many prominent yogis have been brave enough to join in the #MeToo crusade, sharing their personal accounts of abuse across social media platforms. Here’s a look at the some of their stories: