Yoga Body: The Origins of Modern Posture Practice

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Yoga is so prevalent in the modern world--practiced by pop stars, taught in schools, and offered in yoga centers, health clubs, and even shopping malls--that we take its presence, and its meaning, for granted. But how did the current yoga boom happen? And is it really rooted in ancient Indian practices, as many of its adherents claim? In this groundbreaking book, Mark Singleton calls into question many commonly held beliefs about the nature and origins of postural yoga (a sana ) and suggests a radically new way of ...

Yoga Body: The Origins of Modern Posture Practice 2010, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780195395341

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Yoga Body: The Origins of Modern Posture Practice 2010, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780195395358

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