Top 10 Most Mispronounced Sanskrit Words.

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Fresh from the Texas Yoga Conference, Nicolai Bachman, Sanskrit (संस्कृतम्) scholar and well known author of the book The Language of Yoga, takes a moment to share the mispronunciations and correct pronunciations of 10 most commonly used Sanskrit words.

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Melissa, Yoga Alliance ERYT® 500 in Yoga Therapeutics, Restorative and Sustainable Yoga Teacher Trainer, International retreats, Alzheimers and other Dementias caregiver advocate, and Mindfulness in Schools Educator. Native Texan, Melissa currently lives in Calgary, Alberta with her 2 sons and leads Retreats in Southeast Asia, Canada, Portugal, France and the United States. She also leads retreats for caregivers of Alzheimers in Texas and Alberta. Her teaching style lends itself toward mindful, slow with a dash of sustainable strength. Her for desire is for students to connect within and integrate their own intuition in practice offering each student the opportunity to deeply listen to their own body’s needs. Connect with her on Facebook, her Melissa Smith Yoga Website, and Instagram, or read other Elephant Journal articles.

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