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21st Century Yoga Culture, Politics, and Practice

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ISBN-10: 0615617603

ISBN-13: 9780615617602

Edition: N/A

Authors: Carol Horton, Roseanne Harvey

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Yoga may be rooted in ancient India, but it's morphed into something new in North America today.Precisely what that might be, however, is difficult to say. Yoga is taught everywhere from spas to prisons, and for everything from weight loss to spiritual transcendence. With its chameleon-like ability to adapt equally well to advertising, athletics, and ashrams, contemporary yoga is a fascinating phenomenon that invites investigation.Written by experienced practitioners who are also teachers, therapists, activists, scholars, studio owners, and interfaith ministers, 21st Century Yoga is one of the first books to provide a multi-faceted examination of yoga as it actually exists in the U.S. and…    
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Book details

List price: $15.00
Publisher: Kleio Books
Publication date: 9/19/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 220
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.56" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Carol Horton, Ph.D., is the author of Yoga Ph.D.: Integrating the Life of the Mind with the Wisdom of the Body (Kleio, 2012); and Race and the Making of American Liberalism (Oxford University Press, 2005). Roseanne Harvey is the former editor of the leading Canadian yoga magazine, Ascent; founder of the popular blog, It's All Yoga, Baby; and co-director of Yoga Festival Montreal.