Yoga History and Philosophies Through the Ages: 2500 B.C.E. – Today- 5/21

Sunday, May 21st, 9:30am – 1pm

What are the oldest poses and which ones were made up yesterday? Was the Buddha a yogi? When did yoga reach the US?

Do the Yoga Sutras, Upanishads, Hatha Yoga Pradipika, Bhagavadgita, and Kashmir Shaiva texts say the same things about yoga? Join us to unpack it all.

This workshop will answer these questions and more in a whirlwind tour of 5000 years.

You will gain a deeper understanding of what yoga was, what it is, and what it can be. Fee includes a Timeline of relevant texts, people, and traditions. RYTs earn CEUs.

Cost: $50/session early bird, $55

Marcy Braverman Goldstein, Ph.D. began teaching Sanskrit, and the history and philosophies of yoga in the 1990s. To design her courses, she draws from her training at UCSB and in India, and twenty years of yoga practice including a 100-hour Yoga Immersion. Previously at Davidson College and currently at University of North Carolina at Charlotte, she teaches courses such as “Yoga Through the Ages: 2500 B.C.E. – Today.” Since creating Sanskrit Revolution in 2012, she has taught at more than three dozen yoga studios, teacher training programs, yogafests, and conferences nationally. Marcy’s passion and goal is to help people discover the fascinating linguistic foundation and history
of yoga.