Journals Higher Education



10 February 2010

272 Pages

6 1/8 X 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195395358

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Yoga Body

The Origins of Modern Posture Practice

Mark Singleton

  • Calls into question many commonly held beliefs about the nature and origins of postural yoga
  • Suggests a radically new way of understanding the meaning of yoga as it is practiced by millions of people across the world today
  • Drawing on a wealth of rare documents from archives in India, the UK and the USA, as well as interviews with the few remaining, now very elderly figures in the 1930s

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