Her students included Hollywood stars Gloria Swanson and Greta Garbo, and she wrote several books that popularized the physical aspects of yoga. But what is the origin of yoga? Where does it come from? And why was it created? What is the true story of yoga? People like Krishnamacharya, Vivekananda or Swami Sivananda tried to portray their yoga as one and the same as the Patanjali system (which many Indians believe is many centuries older than what you wrote), but this is not the case at all; their “modern” yoga had little to do with the spiritual and meditative yoga of the antiquity. Also, why wouldn't Vedic people practice yoga? Vedic literature is the most extensive collection of literature ever produced by any civilization in the ancient world, and the Indus Valley civilization was the most expansive and sophisticated civilization in the ancient world. In your article you wrote old twice, only saying that I did the same thing when I was in school, but good job.
As the Institute's secretary-treasurer, she encouraged women in the community to practice yoga and also wrote numerous articles and magazines about her work.