Kundalini energy is conceptualized as a coiled serpent at the base of the spine that, when released, travels up your Chakras, leading to a transcendent experience. New agey and ouroborous-related? Sold!
There is still too little room for the disabled or less-than-perfect in the yoga community. We talk about bodies and acceptance, but what we are usually talking about is healthy bodies -- or bodies that can be turned into healthy bodies.