Yoga in cyberspace? The web pages of yoga studios in Turku/Åbo
Broo, Måns (2012)
The Donner Institute, Åbo Akademi
Måns Broo is Acting Professor at the Department of Comparative Religion at Åbo Akademi University, Finland. His research interests include Caitanya Vaishnavism, modern urban Hinduism and yoga practices-. He has translated several classic-al Sanskrit texts into Swedish and Finnish, and is the editor of Finland’s leading yoga magazine, Ananda.
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 research project on yoga in this city within the PCCR or Post Secular Society and a Changing Religious Landscape Centre of Excellence research project at the Department of Comparative Religion, Åbo Akademi University.