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What It Was Like Growing Up With Yoga in an Indian-American Household

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Yoga teacher Rina Deshpande grew up with parents who were born in India, and the teachings of yoga played an enormous part in her upbringing. Here, Rina—who leads our new online course, The Culture & Practice of the Yama—talks about life lessons, community, and how a Western yoga studio helped her reconnect with her roots.

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If you want to learn more, join Rina for her new six-week online course, The Culture & Practice of the Yama. Through lectures, holistic practices, and discussions on yoga’s roots and evolution, Rina will bring depth to your understanding of this rich philosophy. Sign up today!