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Fall 2015: Theory and Practice of Yoga - RELH 2195

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Title

Fall 2015: Theory and Practice of Yoga - RELH 2195

When

Wed. Aug 26, 2015 - Tue. Dec 8th, 2015 (15 weeks)
Every Monday, Wednesday from 3:30 PM to 4:20 PM

Where

Claude Moore Nursing G010

Instructor: John Campbell

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.