Sanskrit is not an old, dead classical language that only accomplished academics can decipher. Some people consider it a living technology of sacred sound for awakening higher states of consciousness, understanding the subtle laws of creation and attaining advanced states of meditation leading to enlightenment. Yoga teacher and Sanskrit chanteress Linda Go will introduce participants to the ancient language of yoga and its role in the development of human potential. Scientific American recently posted “The Sanskrit Effect” and results of MRI scans showing that memorizing ancient Sanskrit mantras increases the size of brain regions associated with cognitive function. We will experience how the precise pronunciation of the Sanskrit alphabet cultivates the nervous system in preparation for profound meditation and increased cognitive function. Learn beautiful chants to begin or deepen your current meditation practice.