"How I pray is breathe": Yoga, Christianity, and Healing

Mary Hinkle Shore

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 1/1/2010

Issue: Health, Healing, and Wellness (Vol. 30, No 1, Winter, 2010)

Can yoga, a complex religious system in its own right, function as a form of Christian prayer? In many ways, yoga and Christian faith offer strikingly different worldviews. Christian practitioners, however, need not work to “Christianize” yoga. They can simply use it, in Christian freedom, for its real benefits without taking it more seriously than it deserves.

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