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Summer 2014: Theory and Practice of Yoga - RELG 2195

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Title

Summer 2014: Theory and Practice of Yoga - RELG 2195

When

Mon. May 19, 2014 - Fri. May 30th, 2014 (2 weeks)
Monday through Friday, 6:00 AM to 11:00 AM

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.
 
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