Urban Embodiment

 Yoga as psychological architecture 

Psycho Cities: London, UK

Embodied Yoga Principles project

The Psycho Cities project contrasts yoga poses of psychological significance, with the architecture of major cities. The aim of the project is to explore psychology, yoga and the urban environment. The images below were created in Moscow, Russia, each photograph has the name of the Embodied Yoga Principle posture featured on it.

Earth

Picadilly Circus Underground Station

Partner

Warrior

10 Downing Street, Horse Guards Parade

Taking up space

London Underground

Warrior

Collaboration

St. James' Park

Enthusiasm

Trafalgar Square

Entering

Trafalgar Square

Containment

Trafalgar Square

Privacy

Trafalgar Square

Taking up space

Trafalgar Square

Hope

St. James' Park

Corpse

Cenotaph

Warrior

Collaboration

The London Eye

Inspiration

The London Eye

With thanks to Anouska Anderson, Luise Demant, Lucy Sabin, Daria Walsh, and photographer Matt Shearing, and photograph editor Niels Janssen.