Monday, February 14, 2011

Hope He Doesn't Get Bent Out of Shape

I didn't know this but apparently celebrity-yogi Bikram Choudhury had patents out on some of his Hot Yoga moves. What a creep. If you teach any of "his" poses you have to pay him a fee. I thought these were in the public domain since Yoga has been around for a few thousand years. Leave it to our money grubbing western mentality to have a twisted mind like Choudhury get patents. But the Indian government is sticking it to him big time by putting over 1,300 yoga asanas online. All those poses are considered to be in the public domain and therefore unpatentable. Here's one pose that Choudhury can still patent:

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