Letters: May 14, 2001

Yoga: New Popularity for an Ancient Tradition

"You should have included at least one picture of an Indian yogi instead of scantily clad women doing yoga just to get a yoga butt." ANIL KUMAR Stillwater, Okla.

I took up Ashtanga (power yoga) a couple of years ago to try to repair the effects of 30 years of stupid guy tricks [HEALTH, April 23]. To my great surprise, I found that my neck, which had been chronically stiff from two whiplash accidents, loosened up, and a weak ankle that constantly popped out from several sprains tightened up nicely. Today I come home...

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