Tag Archives: representation of yoga

yoga journal almost gets “yoga for all” right

yoga journal almost gets “yoga for all” right

Oh, this again. The latest issue of Yoga Journal (June 2017) is on the theme of “yoga for all.” We know this because it is loudly proclaimed at the top of the front cover (aka the money spot, visible from anywhere on the newsstand).Read more

internet wanderings: yoga, social justice & service

internet wanderings: yoga, social justice & service

Hanging out on the internet and consuming media, especially as long-form writing, is pretty much my favourite thing to do. It’s almost part of my spiritual practice. It definitely informs my life and how I engage with the world. In my internet wanderings, even while IAYB was on hiatus, I find myself paying attention to how yoga is portrayed in mainstream media.Read more

indie documentary, who owns yoga? crowdfunds for feature-length filmLast fall, Al Jeezera quietly launched a short documentary, Who Owns Yoga? Produced by Bhanu Bhatnagar, a yoga teacher and journalist, with filmmakers Micah Garen and Marie-Hélène Carleton, the 48-minute film explored the modern obsession with yoga and asked difficult questions about ownership, cultural appropriation and commercialization.… Read more

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indie documentary, who owns yoga? crowdfunds for feature-length film

Last fall, Al Jeezera quietly launched a short documentary, Who Owns Yoga? Produced by Bhanu Bhatnagar, a yoga teacher and journalist, with filmmakers Micah Garen and Marie-Hélène Carleton, the 48-minute film explored the modern obsession with yoga and asked difficult questions about ownership, cultural appropriation and commercialization.… Read more

TEDx toronto & the world thinks yoga = a woman in her underwear upside down

TEDx toronto & the world thinks yoga = a woman in her underwear upside down

Michael Stone will be speaking at TEDx Toronto on September 26. TEDx are independently organized events under the TED brand, “designed to give communities, organizations and individuals the opportunity to stimulate dialogue through TED-like experiences at the local level.”

In anticipation of his talk, TEDx released a teaser video. … Read more