In this episode, Joe Simek, our lead teacher for our 200-hour teacher training, will guide you through the full timeline of yoga history.
There is a lot of information that one could present when talking about this topic so this is going to be a brief yet comprehensive introduction as we dig into the various time periods of yoga.
To study the history of yoga is to study the philosophy of yoga.
There are 5 major time periods that we cover in this episode:
For each section, Joe gives a brief introduction and the main philosophical takeaways for each of the eras in yoga history.
What we’ve come to know in the west as ‘yoga’, these exercise classes that have risen in popularity in the last 20-30 years, is a drop in the bucket of the history and knowledge of yoga.
Hopefully, this acts as an introduction and charts you on your own course of discovery.
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