Source: The Washington Times
WASHINGTON, D.C., February 25, 2001: From suburban recreation rooms to the halls of justice, people in the Washington area are experiencing the benefits of a full-body workout with yoga while calming their minds. Even Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, according to this report, asked that yoga be taught at the court. Kamakshi Hart, founder of the Dancing Heart Center for Yoga and the Art of Living on Capitol Hill, got a call from Justice O'Connor last year. Ms. Hart started last March to teach one class a week for the justice and 15 others at the court.Yoga Journal Editor in Chief Kathryn Arnold says 27 types of yoga are being taught in the United States. "What's interesting, as it becomes more popular, we are adapting it to Western sensibilities and Western lifestyle," she says.