India

CSPH 5318: Tibetan Medicine, Ayurveda, and Yoga in India

(4 credits)

Tibetan Medicine, Ayurveda, and Yoga are interrelated, ancient, holistic, Tibetan and Indian traditions that integrate ethics, spirituality, and healing. While studying with expert practitioners in India, students will examine the claim that systematic practice of these traditions promotes optimal health. Using critical thinking, students will evaluate philosophical knowledge, cultural practices, and scientific evidence, and propose research-based programs for integrating these traditions into personal and professional life.

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CSPH 5319: Yoga and Ayurveda in India

(4 credits)

Yoga and Ayurveda are interrelated, ancient, holistic Indian traditions that integrate ethics, spirituality, and healing. While studying with expert practitioners at the University of Minnesota and in India, students will examine the claim that the systematic practice of these traditions promotes healing and optimal health. Using critical thinking, students will investigate scientific evidence for Yoga and Ayurveda and propose additional research needed. Students will synthesize the philosophical, psychological, and ethical teachings of Yoga and Ayurveda with their experiential knowledge in order to meet the course objectives and their own needs personally and professionally.

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