Next Steps: Sanskrit Study & Teaching Tips

  • As appropriate, you might tell a story about a Sanskrit term and why it’s used in yoga.
  • You could, for example, explain a pose name such as Hanumanasana by sharing the story of Hanuman and explaining why the posture is associated with the deity.
  • You could make a Sanskrit word such as ahimsa your theme for a class, educating students about the etymology of the term, various translations and deeper exploration of the concept.