Invisible Yogis – Conscious Yoga Podcast Episode 7

  Baudrillard observes that “representation tries to absorb simulation by interpreting it as false representation” and that “simulation envelops the whole edifice of representation as itself a simulacrum.” He outlines four “successive phases of the image.” The first is the “reflection of a basic reality,” the second “masks and perverts a basic reality,” the third, … Read more

Conscious Yoga Podcast Ep 6: Intro to Capitalism and Yoga

https://media.transistor.fm/eb16652e.mp3   In episode 6, Ian Cattanach performs a postmodern critique of Yoga’s relationship to capitalism. Utilizing the philosophies of Hegel, Baudrillard, Mulvey, and Lacan, this episode focuses on the creation of needs by corporations/influencers in yoga. These needs drive symbolic exchange and corrupt our relationship between image and self-image. In this separation and alienation … Read more