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chip hartranft

Guest Faculty // Sanskrit & Classical Text Study

Chip bridges the traditions of yoga and Buddhism. He is the founding director of The Arlington Center, dedicated to the integration of yoga and dharma practice, and has taught a blend of yoga movement & insight meditation in the Boston area since 1978. An independent scholar of yoga and early Indian Buddhism, Chip is the author of The Yoga-Sutra of Patañjali: a new translation with commentary (Shambhala), and his work has also been featured in The Wisdom Of Yoga by Stephen Cope, Freeing The Body, Freeing The Mind (Michael Stone, ed.), the Shambhala Sun, and elsewhere (read his recent interview in Insight Journal). Chip teaches about the origins, evolution, and practices of yoga and Buddhist traditions at teacher trainings and retreats across the country.