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In Quebec, we only hear about the beneficial effects of yoga, meditation and qi gong. The public has little knowledge of the side effects of these practices and their religious roots. The individuals cannot benefit from accurate information which would enable him ou her to make an informed choice before engaging in such practices. This site aims to make this information available. This is the english version of the website "Danger yoga dans les ├ęcoles". Look at the articles on the menu on your right.


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Yoga can be harmful, instructor says. Post-gazette.com. January 23, 2012.

NBC Nightly News: Can yoga wreck your body? A doctor that says “I see a ton of yoga injuries.” Also, “There are no definitive numbers, but a Columbia University survey reveals injuries…” Fear-mongering is so hot right now. Can yoga wreck your body? NBC Nightly News: Jan. 11: A Yoga instructor warns about the potentially debilitating effects of practicing yoga while out of shape. NBC’s Chris Jansing reports.

The Science of Yoga: The Risks and the Rewards, published by Simon & Schuster, William J Broad. William. February 7, 2012. Website : williamjbroad.com





How Yoga Can Wreck Your Body. New York Times Magazine, January 8, 2012.
Is Yoga Ruining Your Body? The Hot Button, Friday, January 6, 2011.

“How Yoga Can Wreck Your Body,” The New York Times. January 5, 2012.


Hindus want recognition of yoga's religious roots. The Press-Enterprise. January 19, 2011.

Spiritual Practices Can Trigger Psychosis. Suite 101.com. January 18, 2011.

Can the Arizona Shooting be Linked to Yoga?Examiner.com. January 14, 2011.



Yoga bad for your knees, Indian doctor warns. The Telegraph. December 23, 2010.

Yoga's holy wars. gardian.co. December 16, 2010.

MP seeks to make yoga compulsory in schools. Gulf Times. December 11, 2010.


American pastor says yoga is 'demonic'. Telegraph.co.uk. October 19 2010.

New yoga combines exercise with Christianity. 9news.com. October 16, 2010. / A new trend in yoga combines the exercise with Christianity. 9NEWS reporter Corey Rose reports at 9p. 10-16-10.



Du yoga sous canabis, au Canada - 13 septembre 2010.