Click here to look at my powerpoint: Western media’s portrayal of meditation and yoga

(Be sure to click on the tab, speaker notes, below the powerpoint to look at my notes for each slide).

Sources:

Ann Louise Bardach, “How yoga won the west,” New York Times, 10/1/2011 (http://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/02/opinion/sunday/how-yoga-won-the-west.html?_r=1).

Leslie Davenport, “10-minute meditation for a more peaceful holiday season,” Huffington Post, 11/19/2011 (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/leslie-davenport/meditation-tips-_b_1097870.html ).

Mayo Clinic, “Meditation: A simple, fast way to reduce stress,” Mayo Clinic, 04/21/2011 (http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/meditation/HQ01070).

Wildmind Meditation, “Meditation may help tune out brain distractions,” Wildmind Buddhist Meditation, 11/21/2011 (http://www.wildmind.org/blogs/news/meditation-may-help-brain-tune-out-distractions)

Mary Billard, “In schools, yoga without the spiritual,” New York Times, 10/7/2011 (http://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/09/nyregion/in-yoga-classes-at-schools-teachers-avoid-the-spiritual.html?_r=2&ref=religionandbelief)

Elena Brower, “9 Yoga poses to connect the body and mind,” Huffington Post, 11/15/2011 (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/elena-brower/yoga-wellness_b_1092453.html).

Christopher Muther, “Downward facing dude,” Boston Globe, 11/10/2011 (http://www.boston.com/lifestyle/articles/2011/11/10/how_two_broga_enthusiasts_hope_to_make_yoga_more_accessible_for_men/?page=full).

Meredith Hoffman, “Off the Mat, Into Court: Lawsuit Pits Bikram and Yoga to the People” New York Times, 12/1/2011 (http://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/12/01/off-the-mat-into-court-lawsuit-pits-bikram-and-yoga-to-the-people/?ref=yoga).