Gentleman accused of sexually assaulting Oklahoma City yoga teacher

OKLAHOMA City (KFOR) – An Oklahoma person faces sexual battery fees following becoming accused of inappropriately touching a Yoga teacher.

“We haven’t experienced any difficulties above seven several years,” stated Lisa Arthur, proprietor of Bikram Yoga. 

“This is definitely an unusual situation,” explained Gary Knight with the Oklahoma Town Police Division. 

The incident allegedly unfolded within the lobby just ahead of a 9:30 a.m. session Monday concerning one of the instructors and Justin Massey.

“He came in and asked her a question about a specific posture, so she was heading to display the posture to him,” stated Arthur. “And when she acquired into the posture, which is exactly where he inappropriately touched her.” 

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“It’s considered, or at least in accordance to her, that it appeared like he was seeking to arrive at out and contact her genitalia,” reported Knight. 

After the encounter with the Yoga instructor, Massey allegedly moved to a classroom and touched two other ladies inappropriately.

“I just cannot visualize how you’d wander more than to any individual on their mat and do that, but [it] just blows my mind,” claimed Arthur. 

The instructor asked two male pupils to escort Massey absent from the assets. Police were being identified as just after he remaining the constructing. 

“I’ve explained to the academics if he even steps on the assets to right away connect with the police,” said Arthur.

Law enforcement then took Massey into custody.

Arthur informed KFOR Bikram is a put for folks of all shapes and dimensions. She stated her organization usually takes delight in assisting every person, specifically people suffering from psychological well being. That is why she welcomed Massey.

“He had been coming in for over a calendar year,” explained Arthur. “Since the final thirty day period, we have had a couple items [happened] ended up we anxious about what was his mental condition.”  

Massey faces a depend of sexual battery.