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Cultural Appropriation: Why NamaSlay is Not Okay

I’ve been killing it in yoga lately. #NamaSlay

This was my Instagram post from September, 2015—but you won’t find it there now. Once I’d realized I’d disrespected the sacred word namaste, I quickly deleted it.

As a yogi, I learned there were many other things I’d done that could be considered cultural appropriation.

I was no longer naïve about it, but I was embarrassed and ashamed.

Instead of opening up a dialogue, I went silent.

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