ASIAN 304 - The Art of Yoga
Section: 001
Term: FA 2014
Subject: Asian Studies (ASIAN)
Department: LSA Asian Languages & Cultures
Requirements & Distribution:
SophInit, Theme
Waitlist Capacity:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

As the ancient Indian discipline of yoga becomes increasingly popular worldwide it is important to query its early development, transformation over the centuries, and the possibilities that it holds forth to its practitioners. Graphing milestones in the history of yoga, this course is also an introduction to the visual, literary, and religious cultures of South Asia. This course includes field trips to art museums and yoga studios in the Ann Arbor are.

Course Requirements:

  • 2 Response Papers — 20%

  • Term Paper — 20%

  • First Examination — 20%

  • Second Examination — 20%

  • Regular attendance and informed participation — 20%

Intended Audience:

  • All undergraduate students, irrespective of academic level or major.

  • No advisory or Enforced Prerequisites

Class Format:

Two 80-minute interactive lectures per week. Occasionally, as a class we will attempt to perform a few basic yoga postures.

ASIAN 304 - The Art of Yoga
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
MW 10:00AM - 11:30AM
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