Should Christian’s do yoga? This is a question raised by the Christian Broadcast Network who suggest many Christians grapple with this idea. They point out that yoga isn’t just exercise as it has a spiritual component.
Although much of the yoga in United States has been stripped of its Hindu origins there are American Christians – like Dr Albert Mohler – who are suggesting the practise should be avoided altogether.
The CHRISoga movement is an attempt to merge Jesus and Christian worship with yoga exercise. It’s featured at the end of the video but without commentary.
In Pure Spirit
What do you think? Are you an American who practises yoga – do you feel as if the spiritual core has been stripped out? Do you feel it’s a safe exercise for you to do within the beliefs of your religion?
Do you do yoga? What do you feel about the American versions that have stripped out some of the spiritual aspects?