Yoga Theory and Practice Class
Wed. Aug 24, 2016 - Tue. Dec 6, 2016 (15 weeks)
Every Monday, Wednesday from 2:00 PM to 3:15 PM
RELH 2195 Theory and Practice of Yoga
An investigation of yoga practice throughout history from multiple disciplinary perspectives. Topics include yoga's origins in ancient India, systematic yoga theories in Buddhism and Hinduism, Tantric Yoga, and the medicalization and globalization of Yoga in the modern period. Students' readings and writing assignments are supplemented throughout with practical instruction in yoga.