What are the oldest postures? Was the Buddha a yogi? Who named the asana “chair-pose”? When did yoga reach the US? Which parts of this history are romanticized alternative “facts”? Join us for a whirlwind tour of texts, teachers, and traditions from 5000+ years ago to the ever-changing modern moment. You will sort through the (mis/dis)information in yoga’s past and current expressions. This exploration will inspire you to think more about all personal and community histories. No prior knowledge is required. CEUs for RYTs.
Our immersion weekend includes lecture, Q&A discussion, personal reflection, and asana classes. Discover ancient yogic texts and art, Sanskrit terms, and more. 5000+ year timeline provided. List of recommended books, articles, and films upon request.
Marcy Braverman Goldstein, Ph.D. has taught world religions and the language, history, and wisdom traditions of yoga at the University of California at Riverside, Davidson College, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and the Stan Greenspon Holocaust and Social Justice Education Center. As Founder and Creative Director of Sanskrit Revolution, she teaches nationally at yoga studios and Embodied Philosophy. Drawing from her background in academia and experience as a yoga instructor, Marcy creates engaging classes that deepen people’s knowledge, sharpen critical thinking, and inspire personal growth.
Dates: Oct 8-9
$249 Early Bird if registered by 10/1