There was a recent story in the New York Times about the risks of yoga, but this interview of the author William J. Board seems to clear up some of the sensationalism that arose around the Times article. Will Board is a science research writer and life time yoga practitioner who has done his homework on this subject of modern yoga. Also this Fresh Air interviews allows the science researcher to enumerate some of the many benefits derived from the modern practice of yoga. It is worth the listen.

Fresh Air Story

"The Science of Yoga