meditative-yoga-pose.jpgYoga instructors were spared from state regulators in Virginia, thanks to a measure offered by two Northern Virginia lawmakers.

The bill protects yoga training programs from being regulated as “higher education” on the grounds  the regulations would add too much cost and interference in a recreational activity that is already governed by consumer protection laws.

It will also exempt Pilates, karate and other such activities from state regulations that would force too many of the instructors out of business.

(READ the full news story in the Wash. Post)

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