“Stretch: The Unlikely Making of a Yoga Dude” by Neil Pollack

I recently read this book and it was a hilarious read. Told in a humorous easy-to-read style, Pollack describes how he began his journey into yoga and from there into yoga teaching.

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The anecdotes are incredibly funny throughout, and even though his wife only briefly appears, they obviously have great chemistry. For me though, his story explains a lot to me about yoga in the USA and the culture that exists there, from home-based yoga classes to the corporate yoga culture.

There are some good business ideas there as well, volunteerism and business sustainability especially. Who says that can’t work? I am glad though that what I experience here in Malaysia is nothing like that, although there are a few celebrity-type instructors out there, although nothing to the level described in the book.

Fun read! Recommended!

 

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