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Yogic Texts with Marcy Braverman Goldstein, PhD

March 1 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Yogic Texts:  Upanishads, Bhagavadgita, Yoga Sutras
The wisdom of these ancient texts is timeless and relevant to our 21st century lives.  In this class, we’ll explore the classics, and you’ll gain answers to good questions, such as:  What do the Upanishads say about truth?  Does the Bhagavadgita inspire devotion to God, self-realization, non-violence, and/or social justice?  Did Patanjali describe the first asana sequences in the Yoga Sutras?  Do the words “atman” and “purusha” refer to the same thing?  Looking at these texts in chronological order, and discussing the similarities and differences between their teachings, will enhance your understanding of yoga traditions.
*Includes a handout with common Sanskrit vocabulary.  You may wish to bring a journal.  RYTs earn CEUs.

$50 day of/$45 in advance

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Marcy Braverman Goldstein, Ph.D. received her doctoral degree in Religious Studies from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and her B.A. degree in Religion and Women’s Studies from the University of Rochester where she was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa.  Marcy has taught world religions, focused on Indian traditions, at UC Riverside, Davidson College, and UNC Charlotte, and Art of Ethical Speech at the Stan Greenspon Center for Peace and Social Justice.    She has presented at national conferences and earned numerous honors including the Professor Gerald J. Larson Dissertation Award.   The Arts & Science Council of Charlotte-Mecklenburg selected her to participate in the Lead with Intention Program for Creative Individuals. Marcy is the Founder and Creative Director of Sanskrit Revolution, and on the Faculty at Embodied Philosophy.  Drawing from her academic background and twenty-five years of yoga practice, she teaches Sanskrit, history, ethical/yogic speech, and philosophy at studios, festivals, and universities, etc. nationally.   Marcy’s goal is to deepen people’s knowledge and inspire personal growth so that everyone helps to repair our world.  sanskritrevolution.com

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March 1
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1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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