Six women, (three of whom were also interviewed by HBO) have filed lawsuits claiming that Choudhury sexually assaulted and/or raped them.
All six women are represented by attorneys Mary Shea of Shea Law Offices in Oakland, California and Shegerian.
In the interviews, Shegerian explained how difficult it has been for the women to come forward when the yoga had been their culture and livelihood. As egregious as Choudhury’s alleged behavior has been, however, Shegerian said that it is part of a societal that reaches well beyond the yoga realm.
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