Knowledge of Sanskrit makes it possible to grasp the subtleties of yoga, whose body of teachings are written in Sanskrit. Since ancient times the the study of Sanskrit has been an integral part of the system of yoga. This Sanskrit training will teach you how to approach the language of yoga as a yoga that’s enjoyable and inspiring.
The first step in learning Sanskrit is to develop an intimacy with its sounds; become familiar with their exact location, feeling their force and power, and the unique way they vibrate the palate, body and chakras. By the end of the fourteen hour weekend Sanskrit Immersion, students will be reading Sanskrit in its original alphabet, known as Devanagari.
Leslie Freyberg is a Certified Iyengar Yoga teacher and serves on the faculties of the Iyengar Yoga Institute in NYC.