As #MeToo hit the shores of India, women from all walks of life have stepped forward in sharing their unfortunate experience of sexual misconduct they experienced.
Adding to the incidents and big bag of ordeal, recently 10 women from Bengaluru came together and created a comic strip, describing how they were abused by a teacher, Mohan Polamar, at The Practise Room, a yoga centre in Cooke Town.
The comic strip describes how in the beginning, the studio was a peaceful and safe place, but then, their yoga teacher began to touch them inappropriately under the garb of ‘adjusting their asanas.’
The Illustrated ‘Women’s Guide to Yogabuse’ depicts a male teacher touching the female students inappropriately while explaining various postures. The students then wonder if they should consider telling someone about it, and when they finally do share their experiences with the owner of the centre and the teacher, they refute all allegations.
The teacher, Mohan, says he cannot comment on the issue and that the matter is under investigation by an internal committee.
This comic was shared by the writer Sandhya Menon on twitter while the accused is yet to report to such allegations.