Beatrix Hauser's Yoga Traveling: Bodily Practice in Transcultural Perspective PDF

By Beatrix Hauser

This publication specializes in yoga’s transcultural dissemination within the 20th and twenty-first centuries. during this approach, the time period “yoga” has been linked to quite a few exact blends of psychological and actual routines played that allows you to in achieving a few kind of development, no matter if understood when it comes to esotericism, health, self-actualization, physique aesthetics, or healthiness care. The essays during this quantity discover a number of the turning issues in yoga’s historico-spatial evolution and their relevance to its present attraction. The authors specialize in significant motivations, websites, and brokers within the unfold of posture-based yoga in addition to on its successive (re-)interpretation and diversification, addressing questions equivalent to: Why has yoga taken its a number of types? How do time and position impression its meanings, social roles, and linked reviews? How does the move into new settings impact the ways that yogic perform has been conceptualized as a method, and on what foundation is it nonetheless pointed out as (Indian) yoga? The preliminary component to the amount concentrates at the re-examination of yoga in Indian and Western settings within the first 1/2 the 20 th century. the next chapters hyperlink worldwide discourses to specific neighborhood settings and discover that means construction on the micro-social point, taking Germany because the focal web site. the ultimate a part of the ebook specializes in yoga advertisements and intake throughout nationwide, social, and discursive barriers, taking a better examine transnational and deterritorialized yoga markets, in addition to at a number of sessions of cellular yoga practitioners.

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By Beatrix Hauser

This publication specializes in yoga’s transcultural dissemination within the 20th and twenty-first centuries. during this approach, the time period “yoga” has been linked to quite a few exact blends of psychological and actual routines played that allows you to in achieving a few kind of development, no matter if understood when it comes to esotericism, health, self-actualization, physique aesthetics, or healthiness care. The essays during this quantity discover a number of the turning issues in yoga’s historico-spatial evolution and their relevance to its present attraction. The authors specialize in significant motivations, websites, and brokers within the unfold of posture-based yoga in addition to on its successive (re-)interpretation and diversification, addressing questions equivalent to: Why has yoga taken its a number of types? How do time and position impression its meanings, social roles, and linked reviews? How does the move into new settings impact the ways that yogic perform has been conceptualized as a method, and on what foundation is it nonetheless pointed out as (Indian) yoga? The preliminary component to the amount concentrates at the re-examination of yoga in Indian and Western settings within the first 1/2 the 20 th century. the next chapters hyperlink worldwide discourses to specific neighborhood settings and discover that means construction on the micro-social point, taking Germany because the focal web site. the ultimate a part of the ebook specializes in yoga advertisements and intake throughout nationwide, social, and discursive barriers, taking a better examine transnational and deterritorialized yoga markets, in addition to at a number of sessions of cellular yoga practitioners.

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