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A Yogi Bombshell

Here is a the forever sexy Marilyn Monroe doing her yoga practice. A lady called Indra Devi taught Marilyn, Greta Garbo and Elizabeth Arden yoga in Hollywood in the 40's. Indra was born in pre-soviet Latvia and was a friend of the Mysore royal family. After she saw one of Krishnamacharya's yoga demonstrations she asked him to teach her. He refused at first as she was both a woman and a westerner. Tsk. Indra persisted and Krishnamacharya relented. Devi founded the first school of yoga in Shanghai, China, where Madame Chiang Kai-Shek became her student. By convincing Soviet leaders that yoga...

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