Vintage Photos of the History of Yoga

First in the West people began to study yoga philosopher Schopenhauer, and a real surge of interest in the “science” occurred in the first half – the middle of the twentieth century.
We have collected interesting vintage photos of the history of yoga, which commemorated its early adopters.

 

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1. First picture resembling yoga, appeared in 1908 – at the London Olympics athletes used its elements to stretch the muscles.

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2. 1928

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3. The first real yoga in America – James Hay Kelly demonstrates impressive asana.

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4. “Master Class” model 1940.

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5. Yoga is not only useful for body, but also give smile

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6. And by the way, beautiful!

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8. By the way, Marilyn Monroe was one of the first stars, practicing yoga she could easily perform a headstand on the beach.

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9. As well as other … very difficult asanas.

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10. May 1949

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