PRACTICAL SANSKRIT FOR YOGA TEACHERS & YOGIS
with Hari-kirtana das
An introduction to the original language of yoga. This workshop is specifically tailored to yoga instructors, both new teachers and seasoned, and will include lecture, discussion, and experiential learning. In this workshop, you’ll learn how to read and pronounce transliterated Sanskrit, how to teach mantra meditation, how to chant Sanskrit sutras and verses with simple meters, and how understanding the meaning of Sanskrit words helps to illuminate the philosophy of yoga. Participants will gain confidence in using Sanskrit terminology in classes and acquire new insights into the theory and practice of yoga.
Hari-kirtana das is an E-RYT 500 yoga teacher and the author of In Search of the Highest Truth: Adventures in Yoga Philosophy. Based in Washington, D.C., Hari teaches group classes, leads workshops, and is on the faculty of numerous Yoga Teacher Training programs. He's also the Founding Director of the Bhagavata-sevaya School of Yoga. Hari's been practicing yoga for the better part of 40 years. He's lived in devotional yoga ashrams and intentional spiritual communities, worked for Fortune 500 companies and Silicon Valley start-ups, and brings a wide range of spiritual knowledge and life experience to his classes, workshops, and presentations.You can learn more about Hari on his website, hari-kirtana.com.