WISDOM Teachings Online

Learn from our favorite WISDOM teachers near & far


We are committed to continually nourishing and supporting your spiritual growth by offering you online Wisdom teachings from our favorite teachers near and far.  These learning experiences are ones we believe in, and ones we believe will support you on your path of getting you where you want to go. 




SKT 101: Sanskrit for Yogis
An Introduction to the Language of Yoga
A 4-Week Online Course (Jan 20—Feb 15, 2019)


This online course will provide an accessible and reliable introduction to the Sanskrit language—aimed especially at yoga teachers and practitioners. Immerse in the rich history and practice of one of the world's most ancient, sacred, and continuously used languages. This course will provide a primer on the basics of Sanskrit grammar, pronunciation, and syntax. Students will learn how to effectively pronounce yogic terminology, sūtras, and ślokas, by learning the common transliteration schema and diacritic marks. No prior experience or language-learning is required. 



$195 Early Bird Tuition (enroll by 1/7/19)




YS 101: Yogic Studies Intro Course
An Introduction to the History and Philosophy of Yoga
An 18-Hour Online Course Featuring the Latest Research in Yoga Studies


In this foundational course, you will be guided through some of the latest and most exciting research in yoga studies—illuminating yoga’s past and present. Along the way, we will debunk common misperceptions about yoga’s antiquity and uncover the incredible ways yoga has changed, innovated, and been adopted by millions of practitioners over the past 2,500+ years!


Now set up for self-study. Enroll anytime, and receive immediate access to all six modules! 






YS 201: Classical Yoga Philosophy
The History, Philosophy, and Practice of the Yogasūtra
A 22-Hour Online Course Featuring the Latest Research in Yoga Studies


Dive deep into classical yoga philosophy through an immersive study of one of yoga's most important and mis-understood Sanskrit texts, the Yogasūtra of Patañjali. Placing the YS within its historical and philosophical context, this course invites students on an accessible and illuminating textual journey, guiding participants through a close reading of the Sūtras, one Sanskrit word at a time.  


Now set up for self-study. Enroll anytime, and receive immediate access to all seven modules! 





























Seth Powell
PhD Candidate, Harvard University
Founder, Yogic Studies


Seth Powell is a longtime practitioner of yoga and a scholar of Indian religions, Sanskrit, and yoga traditions. He is currently a PhD Candidate in South Asian Religions at Harvard University. His research focuses on the history, theory, and practice of medieval and early modern Sanskrit yoga texts and traditions, as well as their intersections with the culture and practice of modern transnational yoga. Seth also holds degrees in the study of religion from the University of Washington (MA) and Humboldt State University (BA).

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