From ancient tradition to modern gym class, yoga means many things to many people.
Not one yoga, but many yogas
How the modern world changed the life and reputation of the yogi.
The yogi as hermit, warrior, criminal and showman
Modern yoga owes a debt to the physical culture movement that created a world obsessed with health and fitness.
Yoga gets physical
Surya namaskars, or sun salutations, have a long history in South Asia, but their place at the heart of modern yoga is more recent.