Reclaiming Yoga: Navigating Decolonization in a Spiritual Tradition

Global, Published December 20, 2023
Earlier this year, Melbourne-based journalist Simran Pasricha jumped on the chance to complete her Yoga teacher training in India. She was unnerved to find that the course was predominantly filled with white students, many of whom even grumbled at the need to learn Sanskrit as part of their training. Here, she explores the effects of colonisation on her journey with Yoga.