the subtle body: the story of yoga in america
V.19 No.30 | 7/29/2010
Om My Guru
Two authors trace the roots of yoga in the West
By Patricia Sauthoff
It “turned husbands into adulterers, it turned scholars into swindlers, it turned women into lunatics or shut-ins,” writes author Stefanie Syman. It sounds dangerous. It sounds exciting. It certainly doesn’t sound like something you can do at home on your Wii.
That thing is yoga, and Syman’s new book, The Subtle Body: The Story of Yoga in America, traces its path from esoteric to exercise.
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