Are there any halachic concerns one should know about in practicing Yoga?
It seems that some Muslims in Malaysia have the same question. See here:
Indonesian Muslims Told to Hold off on Yoga
Of course, in this case, it seems that the issue cannot only be considered from a religious standpoint, but a political one as well. It will be interesting to see how this unfolds.
I would like to post some thoughts and opinions as per the Jewish view on practicing Yoga, but would like to hear your thoughts first.
Are you a religious Jew? Do you practice Yoga? Do you have any concerns about halachic issues involved in practicing Yoga? All of the above?
Post your thoughts, and lets explore.