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Sanskrit Studies Method: Sanskrit Level 1 on Zoom

Sat, Jul 27, 2024 - Sun, Apr 13, 2025
10 am - 1 pm ET

Learn Sanskrit through the modern, accessible approach of the Sanskrit Studies Method. Expand your yoga practice by immersing in Sanskrit and stand confidently in your practice.

This year-long Sanskrit Studies Method: Sanskrit Level 1 Course on Zoom, promises to be rooted in tradition, challenging, full of breakthroughs, humorous, and profound.

How is this course going to take your yogic practice and your life to a whole new level?

Learning Sanskrit through the Sanskrit Studies Method.

Sanskrit Level 1 will:

  • Give you the confidence that comes from true understanding.
  • Step you into your next level as an asana teacher and yogic practitioner.
  • Teach you how to pronounce Sanskrit Mantras, Asanas and Sutras with poise and assuredness.
  • Guide you in creating a home Sanskrit practice with principles for guaranteed success

COURSE INCLUDES: Live Zoom classes, Office Hours, course materials

This Sanskrit Level 1 course and method of learning Sanskrit will give you a strength in the foundation of Sanskrit. You will also be guided in Sanskrit, mantra, grammar, and sutra. You’ll also learn how Sanskrit is also interwoven with Yoga Philosophy. When you understand this you can bring this practice and wisdom into your daily life.

Divided into 4 semesters, each semester includes live zoom classes.
Participate live or if you need to miss a class, listen to the recorded class.

First Semester

Introduction to the Sanskrit Studies Method, Writing & Reading the Alphabet, So’Ham & Lokah Samastah Mantras Explored


Mod 1:  Jul 27 & 28, 2024
Mod 2: aug 10 & 11, 2024
Mod 3: sep 28 & 29, 2024

Second Semester

Action, Architecture, Expansion through Vibration, Sound Harmony in the Bhagavad Gita, Asana Pronunciation

Mod 4: oct 19 & 20, 2024
Mod 5: nov 9 & 10, 2024

Third Semester

Verbs, Nouns and the Building Blocks of the Mantras, Sanskrit Studies Method Principles, Lord Shiva as the Source of Sanskrit, Shakti as the Energy of Life, Introduction to Yoga Sutra Pronunciation

Mod 6: dec 28 & 29, 2024
Mod 7: jan  11 & 12, 2025
Mod 8: feb 23 & 24, 2025

Fourth Semester

How to Work with the Laws of Sound Harmony, Practice of Yoga Sutra Pronunciation, Focus on Pure Channels of Energy, Solidify Key Principles of Sanskrit Studies Method

Mod  9: mar 22 & 23, 2025
Mod 10: apr 12 & 13, 2025

Office Hours:

Office hours are an opportunity for students to ask questions of the material covered. They are an additional and are not mandatory.

Thur, Aug 22, 6 pm ET
Thur, Oct 10, 2 pm ET
Thur, Dec 26, 12 pm ET
Wed, Jan 29, 2 pm, ET
Wed, April 3, 2 pm ET

$2995 NOW $1750
early bird open until Wed, June 26, 6 pm ET

*includes all classes, office hours, and course materials

This course is open by application only.



If you want to start learning Sanskrit, develop proper pronunciation, and learn the deeper meaning of the language, this is the place!

Amey Matthews

Manorama’s guidance is invaluable in terms of making Sanskrit more accessible and tangible. Manorama’s classes feel joyful, inspiring and inspired.

Gwendolen Warnick 

Manorama provides expert instruction in fundamentals and insight and inspiration into the richness and mystery of Sanskrit.

Maia Gendreau 

The Sanskrit Studies Method class has deepened my yoga practice on so many levels. I now understand why and what I’m saying and the chants have become more beautiful.

Sue Stewart

The course is a deep, focused, yet easeful immersion in the fundamentals of Sanskrit, both the language and its significance.

Amy S