It’s not uncommon for some self-righteous Western yogis to perceive India as a place with a pure, holy, spiritual approach to yoga. However, Western-style commercialization happens in Indian culture as well, as seen in this recent news item on Glamsham.com, the Bollywood Hindi Movie and Music source.
Actress superstar sisters Kareena Kapoor and Karisma Kapoor are teaming up to open a chain of yoga centres. Apparently they both practice yoga as a physical pursuit and means of maintaining their fit figures. While they haven’t determined where they’ll start their franchise, they clearly already have a vision for it.
Kareena [says] that yoga is India’s gift to the world, a gift which the west has accepted with arms wide open. Talking about her favourite, power yoga, Kareena says that it helps in keeping the body and mind in perfect harmony and she plans to see to it that they have well qualified instructors and all the world class facilities at their yoga centers.
glamsham.com: Kareen plans yoga centers with sister Karisma!