Uusimmat viitteet

  • Book reviews 

    Rautaniemi, Matti; Sjö, Sofia (The Donner Institute, Åbo Akademi, 2012)
    The American Soul Rush: Esalen and the Rise of Spiritual Privilege by Marion Goldman is reviewed by Matti Rautaniemi. India: A Sacred Geography by Diana L. Eck is reviewed by Sofia Sjö.
  • Creating meaningful space: Yoga practice transforming bodily habits of 'being-in-the-world' 

    Ylönen, Hanna-Leena (The Donner Institute, Åbo Akademi, 2012)
    Buenos Aires, the city of tango, good meat, and. . . yoga? As in many modern big cities, yoga has become extremely popular during the last decades. It is everywhere; in gyms, book stores, yoga centers, multinational ...
  • Yoga, change and embodied enlightenment 

    Langøien, Lars Jørun (The Donner Institute, Åbo Akademi, 2012)
    Though it has been claimed that modern yoga retains little of its origins of religious austerity, I will argue that even if yoga as a physical practice has taken a strong position among the modern fitness trends, there are ...
  • Yoga in cyberspace? The web pages of yoga studios in Turku/Åbo 

    Broo, Måns (The Donner Institute, Åbo Akademi, 2012)
    In this article, I will offer some comments on the websites of the nine yoga schools which are active in the city of Turku/Åbo at the present moment (see sources for the links). This work is part of a larger, ongoing ...
  • Branding yoga: The cases of Iyengar Yoga, Siddha Yoga and Anusara Yoga 

    Jain, Andrea R (The Donner Institute, Åbo Akademi, 2012)
    In October 1989, long-time yoga student, John Friend (b. 1959) travelled to India to study with yoga masters. First, he went to Pune for a one-month intensive postural yoga programme at the Ramamani Iyengar Memor­ial Yoga ...
  • Editorial. The branding, marketing and embodied practice of contemporary yoga 

    Broo, Måns (The Donner Institute, Åbo Akademi, 2012)
    Editorial for the special issue on The Branding, Marketing and Embodied Practice of Contemporary Yoga