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Yoga, Accessibility, and Disability | SOAS Centre of Yoga Studies accessible yoga disability melanie klein seth powell soas whatayogilookslike yoga history Jan 26, 2021

 

Join Yogic Studies Founder and Director, Seth Powell, for a conversation with author Melanie Klein about yoga, accessibility, and disability in history and modernity, hosted by the SOAS Centre of Yoga Studies. We hope you enjoy this rich and relevant dialogue! Please find the video on the...

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Mindful Strength Podcast | Ep. 130 Seth Powell: Bringing Yoga Philosophy to Life definitions of yoga kathryn bruni-young mindful strength podcast modern postural yoga podcast yoga history yoga philosophy yoga strap yogapaṭṭa Nov 04, 2019

 

Seth was recently featured on Kathryn Bruni-Young's Mindful Strength Podcast.

Episode 130. Seth Powell: Bringing Yoga Philosophy to Life

In this wide-ranging conversation, Seth and Kathryn talk about what yoga is, how we can define it, what yoga isn’t and some of the problems with our...

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Interview with Accessible Yoga Part 4: Modern Misconceptions about Early Yoga "authentic" yoga accessible yoga modern yoga orthopraxy yoga and religion yoga history Dec 10, 2018

 

Part 4/4 of Seth Powell's interview with Patrice Priya Wagner from Accessible Yoga. Reposted with permission. The original post can be found here

Priya: Regarding access to yoga practice throughout India’s history, or more recently in the West, what misconception...

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Interview with Accessible Yoga Part 3: Who Had Access to Yoga in Premodern India accessible yoga haṭha yoga project haṭhapradīpikā history of āsana medieval yoga yoga history āsana Śivayogapradīpikā Nov 26, 2018

The Great Stupa at Sanchi. Madhya Pradesh, Stone Relief, (c. 50 BCE- 50 CE).
Image from Diamond (2013, 28).

 

Part 3/4 of Seth Powell's interview with Patrice Priya Wagner from Accessible Yoga. Reposted with permission. The original post can be found here

[Priya]

While taking...

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Interview with Accessible Yoga Part 2: Early History of Yoga for Women accessible yoga bhakti dattātreyayogaśāstra lalleshwari tantra women and yoga yoga history yoginī Nov 12, 2018

 

Part 2/4 of Seth Powell's interview with Patrice Priya Wagner from Accessible Yoga. Reposted with permission. The original post can be found here

[Priya]

While taking an online course “An Introduction to the History and Philosophy of Yoga” with Seth Powell, I...

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Interview with Accessible Yoga Part 1: Early History of Yoga for People with Disabilities accessible yoga caurangi nāth gomateśvara haṭha yoga interview matsyendranāth nāth yogis rāja yoga yoga history Oct 29, 2018

 "Ascetics Performing Tapas," South India c. 1820, Opaque watercolor on paper, 23.5 x 29 cm., The British Museum.

 

Part 1/4 of Seth Powell's interview with Patrice Priya Wagner from Accessible Yoga. Reposted with permission. The original post can be found here

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The Ancient Yoga Strap: A Brief History of the Yogapaṭṭa art history haṭha yoga yoga history yogapaṭṭa Āsana Jun 16, 2018

Guest blogpost for The Luminescent. Original post can be found here: http://www.theluminescent.org/2018/06/the-ancient-yoga-strap-yogapatta.html

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This article will provide a small window onto the longue duree of the yogapatta, or “yoga...

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New Publication on the History of Āsana: "Etched in Stone" art history hampi haṭha yoga nāth yogis publication sculptures vijayanagara yoga history Āsana May 01, 2018

My article, "Etched in Stone: Sixteenth-century Visual and Material Evidence of Śaiva Ascetics and Yogis in Complex Non-seated Āsanas at Vijayanagara" has been published in the inaugural issue of the new peer-reviewed Journal of Yoga Studies (JoYS).

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Interview with Impossible Yoga impossible yoga interview italian yoga history Jan 24, 2018

Online interview with Benedetta Panisson at Impossible Yoga. Bilingual transcript available in Italian and English.

http://www.impossibleyoga.com/2018/01/24/seth-powell-yogic-studies/

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