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Sanskrit Immersion

Bay Area Yoga Center
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Sanskrit Immersion
with Jenny Tumas
April 27-29, 2018

PERFECTLY REFINED, Sanskrit is the language of yoga. Anyone can resonate with Sanskrit's timeless sounds-and connect to words and ideas incredibly beautiful and profound. Yoga teachers, students, and those interested in Yoga philosophy particularly benefit from this study.

This weekend workshop will bive you intimate familiarity with the unique points of resonance in your own palate the support Sanskrit's sacred sounds. And you will be firmly grounded in proper pronunciation of this ancient language. Along the way you will learn the alphabet-itself a lovely chant- and you'll receive the tools you need to explore your favorite sutras and chants in the beautiful script of Sanskrit, Devanãgarī.

The 14 hour Sanskrit Training is an educational adventure that will give you a permanent connection to the beauty and energy of Sanskrit as well as a dynamic model of yoga in the classroom that supports a natural and effortless focus. By the end of the weekend you'll be reading Sanskrit in its original Devanãgarī script savoring precise pronunciation and gaining access to the ancient wisdom of yoga encoded in this sacred language.

Friday 6-8pm
Saturday 10-5
Sunday 11-5
(Receive 14 hours Yoga Alliance continuing education hours)

This is an experiential rather than academic workshop. Participants will develop their visual, audio, sound and vocal senses and abilities. A minimum of 5 students is required to offer the workshop. Class size limited to 10, unless in a yoga teacher training setting. No yoga experience is required or expected!

Fee for program is $250.

Jenny Tumas ERYT 500, YACEP has been teaching yoga since 2001, and after studying Sanskrit since 2011 with her teacher Zoe Mai, has been leading Sanskrit Immersions for The American Sanskrit Institute since 2016. Her studio, Marigold Yoga, was in operation from 2007 to 2016. Now a resident of Bayfield, Wisconsin, she teaches in the local community, and travels to offer Sanskrit immersions for studios and yoga teacher training programs.