Yoga Battle Goes Global


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What happened in Massena, N.Y., in 2008 to garner international attention? Find out as we discuss the controversy of -- and the peaceful conclusion to -- the yoga debate at Massena High School.

Oct. 7, 2008: Debate over the Massena High School’s suspended classroom yoga program is putting the town on the map. The story has gained attention across the globe, from Syracuse to New Delhi, India. After the program was presented last month at a Massena Central School District Board of Education meeting, outraged parents complained, saying yoga is Hindu indoctrination and violates separation of church and state.

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