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Studies in the area of life sciences reported from University of Glasgow
October 24th, 2009
According to a study from Scotland, "This article explores the Foucauldian notions of practices of the self and care of the self, read via Deleuze, in the context of Iyengar yoga (one of the most popular forms of yoga currently)."
"Using ethnographic and interview research data the article outlines the Iyengar yoga techniques which enable a focus upon the self to be developed, and the resources offered by the practice for the creation of ways of knowing, experiencing and forming the self. In particular, the article asks whether Iyengar yoga offers possibilities for freedom and liberation, or whether it is just another practice of control and management," wrote J. Lea and...
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Source: Leisure and Travel Week (2009-10-24)