6. The Construction of Practice
Post-lineage Yoga - From Guru to #MeToo - Theodora Wildcroft
Theodora Wildcroft [+]
The Open University
Theodora Wildcroft is an associate researcher in the Department of Religious Studies at the Open University, founder member of alt-ac.uk, and Co-ordinator for the Centre of Yoga Studies at SOAS, University of London, UK.
Analysing this subculture further necessitated understanding the processes at the heart of practitioner negotiations with identity, ecology, and authority. That analysis gave rise to new models for understanding practice that were applicable to many more yogic subcultures than previously suspected. Chapter 6 details an innovative model for understanding individual practice. • Common intentions and themes that drive the construction of individual practice • Audit, remedy, innovate and savour: a structure for understanding practice construction