A grand stretch

Yoga melds mind and body and offers a perfect way to melt away the stresses of a busy life, writes Jasper Winn.

26th January, 2014
Yoga: the eastern discipline has found increasing popularity in the West.

In the past I've stripped-off with strangers to go ice swimming in a Finnish lake, joined a disco dance-style roller-skate tour of Paris and demonstrated a lack of any acrobatic skills in a circus school. I'm pretty much embarrassment-proof. So why the apprehension at joining a yoga class in Dublin?

Maybe because I don't know what to expect. Yoga is, of course, non-competitive by its very nature, but there are still many different styles, schools...

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