Retreating to nature : rethinking ‘ therapeutic landscapes ’

@inproceedings{Lea2008RetreatingTN,
  title={Retreating to nature : rethinking ‘ therapeutic landscapes ’},
  author={Jennifer Lea},
  year={2008}
}
There is a long history of removing oneself from ‘society’ in order to recuperate or repair. This paper considers a yoga and massage retreat in Southern Spain, and what opportunities this retreat experience might offer for recuperation and the creation of healthy bodies. The paper positions ‘nature’ as an active participant, and as ‘enrolled’ in the experiences of the retreat as a ‘therapeutic landscape’, and questions how and what particular aspects of yoga practice (in intimate relation with… CONTINUE READING

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