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I wish that I liked this book. It was obviously extensively researched, and I learned some from it but find it suffers from an intellectual jumpiness. Read morePublished 16 days ago by N. Alkire
I stayed up very late last night to finish this book and although I do regret being tired today I do not regret not having to pick this book up again. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Bonita Morgan
selected this book because I am a yoga practitioner, however not hard core postures. it was interesting to get an historical perspective and avoid the contemporary overdone... Read more
Aaaargh. There is so much interesting stuff to be said about yoga in America, it boggles the mind to try to reflect on why this author focused on what she did. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Tokyo Reader
I read this book, The Subtle Body, and American Veda: From Emerson and the Beatles to Yoga and Meditation How Indian Spirituality Changed the West, at the same time. Read morePublished on May 6, 2012 by Rachel W
This is a great read that explains the different trends in yoga and how it grew to such popularity in America. Read morePublished on August 29, 2011 by larry
I thought the first half of this book was super boring and hard to make it through.
I have been a teacher and yoga practitioner for years now. Read more
Rather than tracing the history of the enormous positive impact of yoga in America the author seems intent on creating the tabloid version. Read morePublished on November 11, 2010 by Bemused Thinker