10. Picturing Yoga

Yoga Journal and the Perfect Form

  1. Liz Stillwaggon Swan PhD
  1. Debra Merskin

Published Online: 6 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118121450.ch10

Yoga - Philosophy for Everyone: Bending Mind and Body

Yoga - Philosophy for Everyone: Bending Mind and Body

How to Cite

Merskin, D. (2011) Picturing Yoga, in Yoga - Philosophy for Everyone: Bending Mind and Body (ed L. S. Swan), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118121450.ch10

Author Information

  1. University of Oregon, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 OCT 2011
  2. Published Print: 14 OCT 2011

Book Series:

  1. Philosophy for Everyone

Book Series Editors:

  1. Fritz Allhoff

Series Editor Information

  1. Western Michigan University, USA

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470658802

Online ISBN: 9781118121450

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Keywords:

  • picturing yoga, yoga journal and the perfect form;
  • yoga, taking the West by storm;
  • yoga, becoming mainstream;
  • yoga, magazines and Yoga Journal;
  • yoga as practiced in the West, big business;
  • ‘yoga is the practice of observing oneself without judgment’;
  • YJ, attracting readers for its advertising;
  • purpose of yoga, to remove ignorance

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Yoga, Magazines, and Yoga Journal

  • Research Question

  • Method

  • Results

  • Implications and Conclusion