Kay Ivey, the Republican governor, signed bill overriding state’s 1993 ban but some conservative Christian groups fought to retain itAlabama has lifted a three-decade long ban on allowing yoga to be taught in its public schools – though the word “namaste” and chanting “om” will still be barred in classrooms.Governor Kay Ivey, a Republican, signed a bill which overrides the state’s 1993 ban on yoga instruction and allows local school boards to decide whether students can be taught the ancient practice. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2021/may/21/alabama-lifts-ban-yoga-schools
Author : Amanda Holpuch in New York
Publish date : 2021-05-21 15:51:20
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