Learn the Language of Yoga

Enhance your understanding and pronounciation

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Even a little study of Sanskrit enriches and expands the study and practice of yoga, ayurveda, mantras, and more.

Taught by Himalayan Institute senior faculty member Sandra Anderson. Receive a certificate of completion when you finish the course.

Sanskrit study is considered a spiritual practice in itself. This course will:

  • Give you access to the Sanskrit alphabet and pronunciation.
  • Help you build a vocabulary of Sanskrit words that come mainly from the Yoga Sutra.
  • Through language drills, and review exercises, you will gain the confidence and capacity to begin to use the Sanskrit language.

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Sandra Anderson

For over 20 years Sandra Anderson has shared her extensive experience in yoga theory and practice with students from all over the world. A senior faculty member and resident at the Himalayan Institute, her teaching reflects access to the living oral tradition, and the embodied experience of 30 years of dedicated practice.

With a background in the natural sciences and interest in classical Sanskrit, along with frequent pilgrimages to India, Sandy has a rare capacity to eloquently convey the richness of spiritual life in our contemporary world. She is the coauthor of the award-winning book, Yoga Mastering the Basics, and was a contributing editor and columnist for Yoga International magazine. She is now a frequent contributor to YogaInternational.com, offering instructional videos and articles. Sandy leads workshops, trainings and retreats both nationally and internationally, and at the headquarters of the Himalayan Institute.

Learn the Language of Yoga