John Friend, the founder of Anusara, one of the world’s very popular styles of yoga, told followers that he was stepping down for an indefinite period of “self-reflection, therapy and personal retreat.” This comes, apparently, after accusations of sexual impropriety with female students.
I find it a bit heart-breaking, as the uninformed extremists that label yoga as "Sin" are going to have a ball with this one.
More details on the full, icky story here. Though please read with an open mind, as I have one problem with this article: I have been to hundreds of classes and the thinking "yoga and scandal? no surpise here" is unfair.