Articles


Selected articles via Action Speaks, Adios Barbie, Common Ground, Decolonizing Yoga, elephant journal, 90 Monkeys, Think Body Electric, Yoganonymous, Yoga Chicago, Yoga Dork, Yoga International, Yoga Modern, and Yoga U Online, as well as book chapters & professional reports. All work c. Carol Horton, Ph.D. Please do not cite without attribution or repost without permission. Thanks for your understanding and cooperation.

 

SaritZRogers_OddFam-32_90MonkeysYoga Teachers & Teaching

“The Bikram Rape Charges: The Power of Speech and the Costs of Silence,” YogaDork (March 3, 2014)

“Rock Stars and Groupies: Narcissistic Co-Dependence in the Yoga Teacher-Student Relationship,” Yoganonymous (October 14, 2013)

“Yoga, Sex, and the Teacher-Student Relationship,” 90 Monkeys (Sept. 24, 2013)

“Holding the Sacred Circle: Yoga Teachers and Emotional Safety (Part I),” 90 Monkeys (Aug. 15, 2013)

“Yoga Scandals, Personal Responsibility, and Collective Growth,” 90 Monkeys (June 27, 2013)

“Yoga Teacher on a Pedestal: Psychological Conundrums of the Teacher-Student Relationship,” elephant journal (Feb. 22, 2011)

 

buddha owsSocially Engaged Yoga

“Re-imagining Yoga, Part 2: Spirituality and Social Justice,” Yoga International (Oct. 13, 2016)

“Reimagining Yoga: Holistic Wellness, Social Connection, & Spiritual Revitalization (Part 1),” Yoga International (Sept. 30, 2016)

“Yoga Service Comes of Age: The Fourth Annual Yoga Service Conference,” Yoga Chicago (July/August 2015)

“Trauma-Informed Yoga: YogaHOPE and a New Strategy for Change.” Yoga U Online (Feb. 20, 2014)

“Gritty Inspiration: Chicago Welcomes the Prison Yoga Project,” Yoga Chicago (July/August 2013)

“Teaching Yoga in Jail: Bittersweet Magic Behind the Barbed Wire Fence,” Yoga Modern (Sept. 27, 2011) (reposts: elephant journal, Yoga U Online)

 

21CY back cover (photo only)Modern Yoga History & Philosophy

“Celebrating Yoga in America,” Think Body Electric (July 11, 2013)

 “Roots of Yoga: An Interview with Mark Singleton and Jim Mallinson,” Think Body Electric (July 11, 2012)

“In Praise of Modern Yoga,” Decolonizing Yoga (June 25, 2013)

“Kripalu’s Reincarnation and the Anusara Scandal,” Think Body Electric (Feb. 8, 2012)

 

NO YOGAYoga and Politics

“Yoga is Not Dodgeball: Mind-Body Integration and Progressive Education,” in Beth Berila, Melanie Klein, and Chelsea Jackson Roberts, Yoga, the Body, and Embodied Social Change: An Intersectional Feminist Analysis (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2016)

“‘Yoga Wins’  in Encinitas: A Pyrrhic Victory?” Think Body Electric (July 3, 2013)

“Yoga on Trial: Encinitas & the Need for a New Paradigm,” Yoga U Online (June 1, 2013)

“Taking Encinitas Seriously: The Conservative Attack on Teaching Yoga in Public Schools is No Joke,” Think Body Electric (Feb. 25, 2013)

“Shopping Right (Wing): Lululemon’s Political Values,” elephant journal (Nov. 20, 2011)

 

yoga barbieYoga, Consumerism, & Commodification

“Beyond Beauty and Bliss: Yoga and the Magic of Everyday Life,” Action Speaks (Oct. 21, 2013)

“Subverting the Beauty Paradigm: Questioning the Relationship Between Body Image and Self Image, in Yoga & Beyond,” Adios Barbie (Aug. 27, 2012)

“Yoga for Weight Loss: Why Not? (A Rebuttal to Sadie Nardini),” elephant journal (July 18, 2012)

“Yoga, Weight Loss, the the Body: Parsing the Cultural Politics of Slim Calm Sexy Yoga,” Think Body Electric (Sept. 9, 2010)

“Naked Yoga Beauties Selling Stuff! Or, the Personal, the Political, and the Commodification of the Body,” Think Body Electric (August 7, 2010)

 

21CY childs pose photoContemporary Yoga Culture

“From Meditation to Commodification: Promise and Perils of American Yoga,” YogaDork (May 15, 2013)

“21st Century Yoga Online Book Club,” elephant journal (Oct. 12, 2012)

“Yoga Teachers with Guns,” Think Body Electric (Dec. 27, 2011)

“Women in Yoga: Celebration and Critique,” Yoga Modern  (Dec. 1, 2011)

“Thinking (and Dreaming) Yoga: Integrating Left and Right Brains to Change the World,” elephant journal  (May 30, 2011)

 

yoga 2.0Interviews & Book Reviews

“Shadows & Light: Seane Corn on Teaching Vinyasa Flow Yoga,” Yoga Chicago (May/June 2015)

“‘The Roll Model’: Path-Breaking ‘Self-Care Healthcare,” Yoga U Online (Jan. 26, 2015)

“‘Making Music with Breath and Body’: An Interview with Photographer Sarit Z. Rogers,elephant journal (Jan. 23, 2013)

“Misadventures of a Garden State Yogi: A Seriously Funny Memoir,” elephant journal (Oct. 11, 2012)

“The Art of Yoga and the Sacred Feminine” (interview with Mary Lynn Fitton, Art of Yoga Project), elephant journal  (Aug. 1, 2012)

“Yoga as Postmodern Shamanism: Reading Yoga 2.o,” elephant journal (Oct. 27, 2010)

 

Cover_Liberalism_webPolitics & Policy

“Core Themes of Liberalism: Individualism,” in Timothy Garton Ash, ed., Liberalisms in East and West (Oxford University Press, 2010)

Review of Bruce Baum, The Rise and Fall of the Caucasian Race: A Political History of Racial Identity (NYU Press, 2006); American Historical Review 112, No. 3 (June 2007), 814.

“Evaluating Early Care and Education Programs: A Report for Pew Charitable Trusts,” Pew Charitable Trusts (Philadelphia, 2006)

“Early Care and Education Programs and the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect,” Center for the Study of Social Policy (Washington, DC: 2003)

“Liberal Equality & the Civic Subject: Identity & Citizenship in Reconstruction America,” in David Ericson & Louisa Green, eds., The Liberal Tradition in American Politics: Reassessing the Legacy of American Liberalism (Routledge, 1999).