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Pre-requirements: 18 years or older with valid photo ID

Workshop registration fee: $150

Workbook cost (including shipping): $25

Instructor: Jessica Vellela, BAMS

Portion 1: recorded lecture, 6 hours (must be completed before attending live class)

Portion 2: live, online classes, 4 hours

Online classes, 4 hours each:

  • Sunday, Jan 12, 2020 at 4 to 8pm (ET)

Online classes, 2 hours each:​

  • Monday, Dec 2 and Tuesday, Dec 3, 2019 at 7 to 9pm (ET)

  • Monday, Jan 27 and Thursday, Jan 30, 2020 at 7 to 9pm (ET)

This workshop introduces the language of Sanskrit in a concise, accessible way with a clear presentation of foundational concepts. It is ideal for those who would like an introduction to formal study as well as those who want to refresh knowledge or fill in the gaps. Students learn about the history of the language, its current usage and practical application in Āyurveda through translation and transliteration. The entire alphabet is explained in detail with vocal practice and memorization exercises.This workshop presents material in several formats using guided reading, lectures, instructor-led pronunciation, interactive group practice, class discussion and Q&A sessions.

Modular Workshop Format

 

This workshop is presented in 10, one-hour modules. Modules one through six are accessible online as video lectures. Students watch each hour-long lecture and practice with exercises in the workbook. At the end of each module, students must complete a 10-question, multiple choice Competency Checkpoint.

Students must complete module one through six before attending the live classes. In modules seven through ten, students attend live, online classes with an instructor to practice pronunciation and application of concepts.

Grading

The six Competency Checkpoint scores account for 60% of the final grade. The remaining 40% is awarded by the instructor for group participation in live classes. Students must attain a minimum of 73% to pass and receive a Certificate of Completion.

Registration

Students can register online to begin Modules one through six anytime. The workbook will be mailed after registration and usually arrives in about one week. After submitting all Competency Checkpoints, email info@ayu.academy to reserve your seat for an upcoming live class.

Applied Sanskrit for Ayurveda & Yoga I

 

Applied Sanskrit for Ayurveda & Yoga II

Pre-requirements: Completion of Applied Sanskrit for Ayurveda & Yoga I

Workshop registration fee: $150

Workbook cost (including shipping): $25

Instructor: Jessica Vellela, BAMS

Portion 1: recorded lecture, 6 hours (must be completed before attending live class)

Portion 2: live, online classes, 4 hours

Online classes, 4 hours each:

  • Sunday, Feb 2, 2020 at 4 to 8pm (ET)

  • Sunday, Mar 22, 2020 at 4 to 8pm (ET)

Online classes, 2 hours each:​

  • Monday, Feb 10 and Thursday, Feb 13, 2020 at 7 to 9pm (ET)

  • Monday, Mar 23 and Thursday, Mar 26, 2020 at 7 to 9pm (ET)

This workshop introduces students to using Sanskrit to complex sounds and syllables, half consonants, regular consonants, conjunct consonants and simple words. Students learn the concepts of schwa and virāma and their roles in the formation of akṣaras, conjuncts and words. Through exercises of word formation and word dissection, students gain proficiency with the alphabet and its components. They improve recognition of akṣaras, and practice reading and writing through IAST transliteration. Students are introduced to intermediate Sanskrit language concepts including sandhi (word combining), Sanskrit dhātus (root terms), prefixes and suffixes. The workshop presents material in several formats using guided reading, lectures, instructor-led pronunciation practice, individual and group exercises, class discussion and Q&A sessions.

Modular Workshop Format

 

This workshop is presented in 10, one-hour modules. Modules one through six are accessible online as video lectures. Students watch each hour-long lecture and practice with exercises in the workbook. At the end of each module, students must complete a 10-question, multiple choice Competency Checkpoint.

Students must complete module one through six before attending the live classes. In modules seven through ten, students attend live, online classes with an instructor to practice pronunciation and application of concepts.

Grading

The six Competency Checkpoint scores account for 60% of the final grade. The remaining 40% is awarded by the instructor for group participation in live classes. Students must attain a minimum of 73% to pass and receive a Certificate of Completion.

Registration

Students can register online to begin Modules one through six anytime. The workbook will be mailed after registration and usually arrives in about one week. After submitting all Competency Checkpoints, email info@ayu.academy to reserve your seat for an upcoming live class.

 

Pre-requirements: Completion of Applied Sanskrit for Ayurveda & Yoga II

Workshop registration fee: $150

Workbook cost (including shipping): $25

Instructor: Jessica Vellela, BAMS

Portion 1: recorded lecture, 6 hours (must be completed before attending live class)

Portion 2: live, online classes, 4 hours

Online classes, 4 hours each:

  • Sunday, Feb 2, 2020 at 4 to 8pm (ET)

  • Sunday, Mar 22, 2020 at 4 to 8pm (ET)

Online classes, 2 hours each:​

  • Monday, Feb 10 and Thursday, Feb 13, 2020 at 7 to 9pm (ET)

  • Monday, Mar 23 and Thursday, Mar 26, 2020 at 7 to 9pm (ET)

Students learn 50 common Āyurveda and Yoga Sanskrit terms in IAST-transliterated form. Students practice word dissection, akṣara composition analysis, schwa and virāma identification and sandhi recognition. Terms are analyzed from an etymological perspective to determine their Sanskrit dhātu (root term), prefixes and suffixes. Students practice pronunciation of these Sanskrit terms and memorize their basic English translations through direct meanings and conceptual explanations. Terms with complex meanings are explained in greater detail to identify limitations of English translations. Grammatical usage of terms, synonyms, antonyms and comparative sets are discussed. Students learn Anglicization of Sanskrit, including proper grammatical forms of Sanskrit terms in English sentences using examples of case and word form.

Modular Workshop Format

 

This workshop is presented in 10, one-hour modules. Modules one through six are accessible online as video lectures. Students watch each hour-long lecture and practice with exercises in the workbook. At the end of each module, students must complete a 10-question, multiple choice Competency Checkpoint.

Students must complete module one through six before attending the live classes. In modules seven through ten, students attend live, online classes with an instructor to practice pronunciation and application of concepts.

Grading

The six Competency Checkpoint scores account for 60% of the final grade. The remaining 40% is awarded by the instructor for group participation in live classes. Students must attain a minimum of 73% to pass and receive a Certificate of Completion.

Registration

Students can register online to begin Modules one through six anytime. The workbook will be mailed after registration and usually arrives in about one week. After submitting all Competency Checkpoints, email info@ayu.academy to reserve your seat for an upcoming live class.

Applied Sanskrit for Ayurveda & Yoga III