Story: Yoga, Pilates and other exercise systems

Yoga class, Wellington, 1959 (1st of 2)

Yoga class, Wellington, 1959

These women are performing a yoga stance called sirsasana at a class in Wellington in 1959.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Evening Post Collection (PAColl-0614)
Reference: EP/1959/1957

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Mark Derby, 'Yoga, Pilates and other exercise systems - Traditional exercise systems', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 1 July 2022)

Story by Mark Derby, published 5 Sep 2013