Yoga for Writers Revisited

Benjamin Obler
9 min readDec 3, 2020
“A Familiar Posture” by Pittsburgh Cam Miller is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

This holiday weekend I’m finally taking time to revisit and republish an article I first put up in 2017. It offers a set of yoga postures in from the Kundalini Yoga “tradition”; in 2020 the founder of this branch, or school, of yoga, one Yogi Bajan, was found to have been a sexual predator and raconteur extraordinaire. The yoga sets, or kriyas, he claimed to have learned from ancient masters, were in fact largely made up. He coopted much…

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Benjamin Obler

Instructor at @GothamWriters, NYC. Ed.-in-Chief of AspiringWriterSyndrome.com, where fiction is the focus and inspiration is the goal. #Javascotia @PenguinBooks