Yoga Talk Podcast 24: The Pornification of Yoga

August 20, 2015    BY Yoga International

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On this podcast, Kat and Michael discuss yoga marketing/advertising, the increasing sexualization of the words and images we use to discuss and depict yoga, and how these relate to gender dynamics, misogyny, heteronormativity, and body image.

Talking points include:

What Is Pornification?

Increased Sexualization in Yoga Advertising and Media

The Pornification of Yoga in Relation to the Pornification of Fitness

Social Media

Are We Just Slut Shaming, Though?

  • Addressing why pornified culture is problematic WITHOUT slut shaming

Embracing What's Real

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