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On a Friday at 6:30 in the morning, I lay on a yoga mat inside YO BK. The temperature of the room was 95 degrees. At that hour, the heat alone, consuming my body inside and out, was a shock. But soon, every centimeter of my frame would be wrung to the point of exhaustion: twenty seconds of work, ten seconds of rest, eight times in a row, for an hour, targeting every conceivable...
Last Wednesday evening, I entered Williamsburg's YO BK—the only Bikram yoga studio in North Brooklyn. Bikram is maybe better known as hot yoga, which means what it sounds like: yoga poses executed in a very hot space. But the original and eponymous practice was developed by Bikram Choudhury in the 1970s, and is immutable: There are 26 poses, employed in a set order, and practiced at 105 degrees and 40 percent humidity in 90 minutes. At YO BK, opened by...
Henry Gamble’s Birthday Party Directed by Stephen Cone January 8-14 at the Made in NY Media Center by IFP I really liked the songs you played on your music podcast, the girl with a cross pinned onto her string bikini says to the birthday boy. And then, with a note of awkward apology: Even though I could have done without the cursing. The lines between “Christian” and “secular” culture are wonderfully blurred in Henry Gamble’s Birthday Party,...

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