Introduction to Sanskrit
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Ever wondered what your teacher is saying in Sanskrit? Would you like to pronounce Sanskrit
confidently? Do you know the multiple translations of “asana”? Language reveals culture. This
class demystifies the pronunciations, spellings, and deep meanings, of terms that you hear, say,
sing, and read. You will learn fascinating things about the healing power of sound by exploring
the language of yoga. Enhance your practice and (if applicable) professionalize your teaching.
For new students through lead instructors. CEUs for RYTs.
*Includes 8-page pronunciation guide handout and audio recording of the class chanting the
Sanskrit letters through call-and-response.
Marcy Braverman Goldstein, Ph.D. earned her doctoral degree in Religious Studies at the
University of California, Santa Barbara. She has taught at UC Riverside, Davidson College,
UNC Charlotte, and the Stan Greenspon Center for Peace and Social Justice, and is currently a
core faculty member at Embodied Philosophy where she also directs the Writing Mentorship
Program. As Founder and Creative Director of Sanskrit Revolution, Marcy teaches Sanskrit,
yoga history, ethical speech, and philosophy at schools, studios, and festivals nationally. She
presents at academic conferences and has earned numerous fellowships and honors including
the Professor Gerald James Larson Dissertation Award. Additionally, she speaks on interfaith
panels and offers diversity training. Drawing from her academic background and yoga practice,
Marcy creates broad ranging classes that illuminate the language and culture of yoga, explore wisdom traditions, deepen people’s knowledge, sharpen critical thinking, and inspire personal
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