The History of Yoga (Integral Yoga SF)
October 20 @ 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Curious about the historical roots of yoga? Want to know more about the philosophical and spiritual underpinnings of physical yoga practice? Join us for an exciting lecture and slideshow presenting a visual and textual history of yoga—from yoga’s shrouded origins as an ascetic tradition in ancient India, to the emergence of postural yoga in the West and around the globe; a journey from the periphery of premodern Indian civilization to the center of modern American health and wellness! In this talk, Seth will present in an engaging and accessible format some of the latest and most exciting research in yoga studies, illuminating yoga’s past and present. Together, we will debunk common misperceptions about yoga’s antiquity and uncover some of the incredible ways yoga has changed, innovated, and been adopted by millions of practitioners over the past 2,500 years.