Beyond the Program
ISSJS - Jain Studies Program
ISSJS - Jain Studies Program: India Immersion
Through the ISSJS program our MA candidates are provided the opportunity to learn about Jaina Yoga in India as part of the summer school program.
ISSJS also offers additional programs for students not enrolled in the LMU MA Yoga Studies Program. Those include Teaching for Peace, an immersion experience in practical nonviolence for classroom educators and both four and six week immersion experiences for students of all levels in Jainism.
The Prison Yoga Project
This trauma-informed program introduces students to techniques for offering Yoga to prison inmates as well others in sensitive, high intensity settings. Students have the opportunity to volunteer teach in a local woman's prison.
11th Step Yoga: Yoga for Recovery
This program trains teachers to bring Yoga tools to populations in various forms of recovery. Those participating will have the chance to learn directly from the founder, and MA in Yoga Studies candidate, Abbie Britton with the intention to eventually serve the LMU undergraduate community.
Yoga Studies in the News
Los Angeles Times - 5 Questions: Yoga instructor Sara Ivanhoe
Lululemon - Ambassador Dava Schatz
Huffington Post - Bhakti: The Yoga of Valentine's Day by Sara Ivanhoe
The WE Conference - Erika Burkhalter
Los Angeles Times - Sarah Mata
Samata International - Interview with Fancy Fechser
LA Yoga- Ana Funes and the Subtle Body.
Huffington Post - Why You Should Consider Getting A Master's Degree In Yoga.
LA Loyolan- Yoga Day with a Non-Yogi
Los Angeles Times - Loyola Marymount to celebrate new yoga master's program
Southern California Public Radio - Los Angeles college offers first yoga masters degree in the US
The Confluence Countdown - Loyola Marymount celebrates its first-ever M.A. in yoga studies program
Yoga Journal - School offers MA in Yoga Studies
Los Angeles Loyolan - Graduate School offers MA in yoga studies
The Huffington Post - Yoga Not Teaching Religion in Encinitas Schools, California Judge Rules, Appeal Expected
Superior Court of the State of California - Declaration of Christopher K. Chapple (Sedlock v. Baird)
Oxford Journal of Hindu Studies - Yoga and the Luminous: Patanjali's Spiritual Path to Freedom By Christopher Key Chapple
Yogaglo - Dr. Chris Chapple