Yoga II: The Energetic Body

This course centers on the academic and experiential study of the energetic-body in the yoga traditions. Drawing from early Tantric literature and philosophy as well as both its antecedents and later developments, students will gain an understanding of the original views and functions of the chakra system, as well as how it was adapted through yoga's globalization. Utilizing asana, pranayama, meditation, and psychological inquiry, students will engage in an experiential exploration of their own energetic body. Prerequisite: TRA133 or by permission of instructor. Cross-listed as TRA535.
Course Number: TRA233
Units: 3.0