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Koringa, a magicienne of the 1930s, creatively reimagined yogic referents to enhance the allure of her act: her unruly halo of hair recalls the wild tresses of medieval yogini goddesses and her chic bathing suit is styled on the tiger skin garment of a yogi; although French, she was touted as both the world's "only female fakir" and "only female yogi." Look Magazine, September 28, 1937 Des Moines, Iowa, U.S. From "Yoga: The Art of Transformation" exhibition at the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery in Washington D.C., Oct 19-Jan 26, 2014.

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