November 24, 2010
Does a sun salutation have anything to do with Cindy? Mike Warkentin talks to a few CrossFitters who see a link between asanas and Angie.
One smells of patchouli and incense, the other of sweat and vomit.
The delicate flutterings of a bamboo flute usually drift through a yoga studio, while most CrossFit boxes throb with punishing rhythms cranked out by tattooed satanists from Southern California. Yoga is about peace and serenity. CrossFit is not. If you can find deep relaxation 15 minutes into Filthy 50, a small wooden seat atop a very tall mountain is probably a good place for you.
If yoga is yin, CrossFit is most certainly yang. They’re opposites, to be sure, but are they separate? Some CrossFitters don’t think so.