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).


Ann Louise Bardach, “How yoga won the west,” New York Times, 10/1/2011 (

Leslie Davenport, “10-minute meditation for a more peaceful holiday season,” Huffington Post, 11/19/2011 ( ).

Mayo Clinic, “Meditation: A simple, fast way to reduce stress,” Mayo Clinic, 04/21/2011 (

Wildmind Meditation, “Meditation may help tune out brain distractions,” Wildmind Buddhist Meditation, 11/21/2011 (

Mary Billard, “In schools, yoga without the spiritual,” New York Times, 10/7/2011 (

Elena Brower, “9 Yoga poses to connect the body and mind,” Huffington Post, 11/15/2011 (

Christopher Muther, “Downward facing dude,” Boston Globe, 11/10/2011 (

Meredith Hoffman, “Off the Mat, Into Court: Lawsuit Pits Bikram and Yoga to the People” New York Times, 12/1/2011 (