Yoga Studies

The Master of Arts in Yoga Studies at Loyola Marymount University provides the study of the Yoga tradition from multiple perspectives. The graduate program is designed to help students explore the Yoga tradition through various critical methodologies. The program meets the needs of Yoga students and teachers who are seeking to enhance their knowledge of the Yoga tradition in both theory and practice. 

The M.A. in Yoga Studies curriculum includes courses on the history and philosophy of Yoga, its primary classical textual resources and language, its health benefits, and its relation to religion and spirituality.  Students learn various forms of Yoga practice, both ancient and modern, its place within world spirituality, and the techniques utilized for the teaching of Yoga.

Events

  • Thu, 25 Feb 2016 19:30:00 -0800

    Presented by the Department of Theology and the Uberoi Foundation with support from the Sikh & Jain communities of Southern California

    The devotional music of Jain stavan and Sikh kirtan will be explored in this two-day conference. The event includes two concerts, bringing these distinctive musical styles into dialogue through direct experience. Many similarities can be found between these musico-poetic traditions including historic and geographical links to the 15th-17th c. Indian Bhakti milieu. The conference will discuss primary compositions that serve central functions in daily practice in both traditions.

    Thursday, February 25, 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Virchand Gandhi Lecture on Jain Temple Building Projects (Dr. Whitney Kelting)
    Ahmanson Auditorium, LMU

    Friday & Saturday, February 26 & 27, 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
    The Music and Poetics of Devotion in the Jain and Sikh Traditions (Conference)
    Ahmanson Auditorium, LMU

    Friday & Saturday, February 27 & 27, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    The Music of Devotion in the Sikh and Jain Traditions (Musical Concerts)
    Ahmanson Auditiorium, LMU (Friday)
    Jain Center of Southern California (Saturday)

    Ongoing February 9 through February 29, 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
    The Music of Devotion in the Sikh and Jain Traditions (Library Exhibit)
    William H. Hannon Library, LMU

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  • Fri, 26 Feb 2016 09:30:00 -0800

    Presented by the Department of Theology and the Uberoi Foundation with support from the Sikh & Jain communities of Southern California

    The devotional music of Jain stavan and Sikh kirtan will be explored in this two-day conference. The event includes two concerts, bringing these distinctive musical styles into dialogue through direct experience. Many similarities can be found between these musico-poetic traditions including historic and geographical links to the 15th-17th c. Indian Bhakti milieu. The conference will discuss primary compositions that serve central functions in daily practice in both traditions.

    Thursday, February 25, 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Virchand Gandhi Lecture on Jain Temple Building Projects (Dr. Whitney Kelting)
    Ahmanson Auditorium, LMU

    Friday & Saturday, February 26 & 27, 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
    The Music and Poetics of Devotion in the Jain and Sikh Traditions (Conference)
    Ahmanson Auditorium, LMU

    Friday & Saturday, February 27 & 27, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    The Music of Devotion in the Sikh and Jain Traditions (Musical Concerts)
    Ahmanson Auditiorium, LMU (Friday)
    Jain Center of Southern California (Saturday)

    Ongoing February 9 through February 29, 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
    The Music of Devotion in the Sikh and Jain Traditions (Library Exhibit)
    William H. Hannon Library, LMU

    View on site | Email this event