Skillful Means Podcast

#70 Form vs Function

July 07, 2022 Jennifer O'Sullivan & Annie Moyer
Skillful Means Podcast
#70 Form vs Function
Show Notes

We're continuing our exploration of opposites in the way that yoga is practiced and taught with a look at the debate over form and function when it comes to asana. How do we stay safe in the yoga room? Should we focus on how the postures look and try to work towards alignment paradigms? Or should we focus on the why? We also dive into deeper questions around the overall purpose of asana in the broader context of yoga practice and how Instagram Yogis are impacting how we think about asana.

Mentioned on the Show
How Yoga Can Wreck Your Body - William J. Broad, NY Times
John Schumacher
Angela Farmer & Victor van Kooten
Eric Schiffman
Paul Grilley
Jules Mitchell

Who's Inspiring Us with Innovative & Accessible Approaches to Asana
Matthew Sanford +  Interview with Kirsta Tippett
Jivana Hayman
Theresa Murphy
Heart + Bones Yoga
Dianne Bondy

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