Yoga Studies

LMU's Master of Art in Yoga Studies prepares candidates to use their knowledge of the language, history, and philosophy of the Yoga tradition in their analysis of key Yoga texts, and to apply their knowledge of human physiology, in the western and Asian traditions, in the practices of Yoga. Graduates of the program are also expected to be able to use their knowledge of the spiritual and ethical dimensions of Yoga in their analysis of key Yoga texts. These skills aid graduates in the effective designing and teaching of Yoga classes, including programs to train teachers of Yoga. Prior to Fall admission, each student must demonstrate successful completion of one of the following LMU Yoga Studies Extension Certificates: Yoga Philosophy, Vinyasa Krama Teacher Training, Yoga Therapy Rx, or Yoga and the Healing Sciences OR will be allowed, upon review, to transfer six post-graduate credits from another institution in an area related to Yoga Studies.