Urban Embodiment

 Yoga as psychological architecture 

Psycho Cities: Moscow, Russia

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.

Read the project introduction see Moscow photos below, see smaller images , or see photos or see photos of London and Paris.

No

Red Square, Saint Basil's Cathedral

Transcendence

White Square Office Center

Taking up space

Mayakovskaya metro station

Privacy

Nikolskaya street

Authority

State Duma (Council of the Federation)

Warrior

White Square Office Center

Warrior

Unknown soldiers grave, Alexandrov's Gardens

Warrior

Supported

Ploschad` Revolutcii metro station

Yes

Red Square, Saint Basil's Cathedral

No

Red Square, Saint Basil's Cathedral

Taking a stand

Metro Tatrainaya

Corpse

Lenin`s Mavzoleum. Red Square

Earth

Belorusskaya, Metro station,

Vulnerability

Belorusskaya, Metro station,

Rest

Nikolskaya street

Enthusiasm

Nikolskaya street

Taking up space

Bolshoy Theatre
Bolshoy Theatre

Taking up space

Letting go

Saint Basil's Cathedral

Prayer

Shopping mall - Okhotniy Ryad

With thanks to Antonya Osipova, Ekaterina Zhivlyuk and photographer Aleksandr Shmanay.

Embodied Yoga Principles project