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Yoga philosophy with Ruth Westoby

Ruth leads yoga philosophy workshops. These sessions explore ideas and practices from the long history of yoga. Classes engage with texts through chanting, identifying the meaning of key concepts and discussing their relevance to our lives. Over the last few years we have looked at the Upaniṣads, the Yoga Sūtras, the Bhagavad Gītā, Saṇkhya, Vedanta, Tantra and Haṭha. These sessions are opportunities to come together and share our intrigue for these ancient and illuminating concepts and technologies.

The sessions are open to all. No previous knowledge is required.

If you have any questions please contact Ruth. Please also contact Ruth if you would like to be added to her email distribution list to receive updates about forthcoming sessions.

About Ruth Westoby
Ruth Westoby is authorised level two in the Aṣṭāṅga lineage and a doctoral researcher in yoga. She is fascinated by yoga both in academia and practice. Ruth’s main teachers are Hamish Hendry whom she assists, Richard Freeman, Sharat Jois, and the late Śrī K Pattabhi Jois. She was awarded an MA in Indian Religions from SOAS in 2010 with Distinction. She is currently working on doctoral research into gendered conceptions in Sanskrit texts on yoga at SOAS under the supervision of James Mallinson. www.enigmatic.yoga

The Pātañjalayogaśāstra: studying the Yogasūtra

APOLOGIES THIS WORKSHOP HAS BEEN CANCELLED.