Yoga is hitting the big time. The New York Times published a story on November 3rd about Sesame Street. This is Sesame Street’s 40th anniversary. The show has changed over time. One of the new changes is that yoga is mentioned now on Sesame Street.
“This season has an Om sensibility. “My mom takes me to yoga class, I love doing yoga,” a little girl in pigtails says in an episode that ran in October. She is narrating a short film that shows a pixieish teacher and her pupils folding into the downward dog position. After class her mother arrives with a plastic water bottle. “She says it’s important to drink water when you exercise,” the girl explains. “When I grow up I want to be a yoga teacher.”
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