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Yoga Classes Should Be Shorter

Here’s the health reform we really need: 90-minute yoga classes should be banned.

Everywhere I look—whether in my ClassPass app, which is like Blue Apron for exercise, or in MindBody, which is like Uber for your glutes—too many yoga classes on offer are 75 or 90 minutes long. Most classes, blessedly, stop there, but I’ve occasionally even seen two-hour-long meditation classes—for the woman who has everything, I guess, except a job.

Make no mistake: I love yoga. I would simply like to do less of it when I go. I have been “coming to the mat,” as the most annoying among us say, since I was a Texan teenager, sending my “sitz bones” skyward on the lonesome prairie. I have taken…

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 Yoga Classes Should Be Shorter

The light in me honors the light in you, but it is also extremely busy. Yoga teachers, I beg thee, give the people the workout they want in the time window they can afford: one hour. Namaste.

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