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CE Workshop | Yoga Philosophy and the West: Yoga in an Age of Confronting Systemic Discrimination, Part 4

July 28, 2020, 10am ET


About This Workshop

This four-part series introduces ethical and social philosophies of yoga, including Yogic Models of Understanding and Colonialism; Yoga and Thinking Philosophically, Religion, Spirituality; Categories of Western Imperialism vs Yoga; and Yoga as a Basic Ethical Theory.

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About the Presenter

Dr. Shyam Ranganathan (E-RYT 500, YACEP) holds an MA in South Asian Studies and an MA and Ph.D. in philosophy. He is a member of the Department of Philosophy and York Center for Asian Research, York University, Toronto. Dr. Ranganathan is a translation expert, translator of Patañjali’s Yoga Sūtra (Penguin 2008), professional philosopher, and scholar of South Asia, with over 50 peer-reviewed publications, two monographs, one translation, and two edited volumes. He has over 20000 teaching hours experience, having taught over 4000 students. After over two decades of research across relevant disciplines, Shyam decided to form YogaPhilosophy.Com, which provides yoga practitioners with the philosophical knowledge that turns physical and mental practice into full-blown yoga, as theorized by ancient masters and philosophers of South Asia.


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