Yoga History and Philosophy: Modern Yoga, the Ghosh Lineage and More! (Lecture only, no practice)


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Explore the history of Ghosh yoga beginning from its origins in Kolkata, India. Learn how this lineage evolved out of body building and therapy to what is practiced today. You will become familiar with the great students of Bishnu Ghosh and explore concepts such as sequencing, heat, and competition. Get a glimpse of how Bishnu Ghosh and his two greatest students: Buddha Bose (1930s) & Dr. Gouri Shankar Mukerji (1940-60s) taught. Their approach to asana practice includes some different posture setups, multiple sets, specific breathing techniques, and long holds.
 
Lecture only, no practice.