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Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2014-2015 
    
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2014-2015 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Yoga Studies, M.A.


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Learning Outcomes of the M.A. Program in Yoga Studies


  1. Graduates will be able to use their knowledge of the language, history, and philosophy of the Yoga tradition in their analysis of key Yoga texts.
  2. Graduates will be able to apply their knowledge of human physiology, in the western and Asian traditions, in the practices of Yoga.
  3. Graduates will be able to use their knowledge of the spiritual and ethical dimensions of Yoga in their analysis of key Yoga texts.
  4. Graduates will be able to effectively teach a Yoga class.
  5. Graduates will be able to design a program to train teachers of Yoga.
  6. Students will demonstrate effective research, evaluation, and writing skills on focused topics in Yoga.

Degree Requirements


Each Fall semester a new class will be welcomed as a cohort. The cohort will continue together as a group for the duration of the program, beginning each Fall, continuing through the Spring, Summer and following Fall, concluding the program at the end of the second Spring semester. The total time to complete the M.A. in Yoga Studies will be 21 months with 36 semester hours, plus prerequisites. Admission to the program is available only for the Fall semester.

Summer or Prior to Fall Admission


Each student must demonstrate successful completion of one of the following LMU Yoga Studies Extension Certificates: Yoga Philosophy, Vinyasa Krama Teacher Training, Yoga Therapy Rx, or Yoga and the Healing Sciences OR will be allowed, upon review, to transfer six post-graduate credits from another institution in an area related to Yoga Studies.

Curriculum


Fall, Year 1


Summer, Year 1


Fall, Year 2


Spring, Year 2


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