A priest in Varanasi leads women in a class on Hindu scripture. Traditionally in India women do more meditation and chanting, while the physical aspects of yoga are reserved for men. (Photo by Jorge Royan)

A priest in Varanasi leads women in a class on Hindu scripture. Traditionally in India women do more meditation and chanting, while the physical aspects of yoga are reserved for men. (Photo by Jorge Royan)

A priest in Varanasi leads women in a class on Hindu scripture. Traditionally in India women do more meditation and chanting, while the physical aspects of yoga are reserved for men. (Photo by Jorge Royan)

Alex Stonehill

Alex is a cofounder and editor of The Seattle Globalist. He's a visual journalist whose work has been published by PBS, The Seattle Times, FRONTLINE/World and the Seattle Weekly.  Alex teaches journalism in the University of Washington's Department of Communication and recently directed the documentary film Barzan.

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