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Yoga banned by church

A Mommy and Me yoga class has been banned from two church halls in England. Louise Woodcock, who was looking for a new home for her Yum Yum Yoga class, was turned away by vicars who described yoga as a...

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A Mommy and Me yoga class has been banned from two church halls in England. Louise Woodcock, who was looking for a new home for her Yum Yum Yoga class, was turned away by vicars who described yoga as a sham and un-Christian. In the U.S., some Christians believe yoga, especially meditation, “can be spiritually damaging” while others have created something called “Christian Yoga.” Do you think yoga is a Hindu or Buddhist practice and has no place in a Christian church, or a synagogue, for that matter?