Kosher yoga classes

Kosher yoga classes for orthodox and Hasidic Jews in Brooklyn
Yoga News

Yoga classes for Hasidic and Orthodox Jews are popping up in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. Will they be coming to a neighborhood near you? Read the article from Blisstree to find out.

There’s a new yoga trend in Crown Heights, Brooklyn…and no, it’s not a certain kind of expensive bra top or extra-long heated classes. It’s kosher yoga: For Hasidic and Orthodox Jews!

Yoga as it is conventionally practiced in the Western world is kind of a no-no for Orthodox Jews, who generally can’t wear revealing clothing or engage in any kind of non-Jewish spirituality practices. They also aren’t really supposed to have much physical contact with people of the opposite sex (aside from their own families). That’s why the yoga classes instructor Sarede Switzer are teaching is such a great development for this community—it allows religious Jewish people to get all the benefits of yoga without having to feel uncomfortable or break any religious laws.

Read more at Blisstree.

 

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