Feel free to disagree, but please have a foundation of disagreement based on something other than personal offense or “but that’s what my teachers told me."
There is no extinction to one's personal narrative in yoga, only the causal or karmic effects of one's actions carrying over into another body.
When anything comes up that seems non-scientific, we shut down. Discernment is key, but not everything from the spiritual world is complete nonsense.
Some people charge, check, and answer their iPhones in class. Sometimes people even think out loud while engaging in a practice designed to quiet the mind.