Yoga Theory and Practice Class

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Yoga Theory and Practice Class


Wed. Aug 24, 2016 - Tue. Dec 6th, 2016 (15 weeks)
Every Monday, Wednesday from 2:00 PM to 3:15 PM


Clark Hall 107

RELH 2195 Theory and Practice of Yoga

Hubbard, Leslie

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.