Yoga on the Hill, then and now
My core constituents in those days would have thought me crazy to be standing on my head in such company—even worse, getting my picture with the swami and PM Trudeau, who in those days was not liked in western Canada. Yoga itself was considered offbeat in the early 1980s.
Every Wednesday at noon in the summer months, hundreds gather on Parliament Hill for yoga. Back in Ian Waddell's days on the Hill, his staff advised against doing a headstand on the Hill.The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade