Education in the Vedic Sciences
Teacher Scott learned Ayurveda at both the Wellpark College of Natural Therapies in New Zealand and the Ayurvedic Institute in New Mexico with Dr. Vasant Lad. He learned Jyotish from years of study with master Jyotishi Hart DeFouw, and completed his 500 Viniyoga teacher training with Gary Kraftsow in the Vinyoga tradition of Krishnamacharya. In addition to studying Sanskrit at the Ayurvedic Institute and at the Vedic Vidya Institute, Teacher Scott studied upper division Sanskrit at UC Berkeley for two years. He also studied Yoga Sutras and Yoga Philosophy with Hart DeFouw, Gary Kraftsow, Chase Bossart, and Srivatsa Ramaswami. Teacher Scott has been practicing Yoga, Ayurveda, & Jyotisha and has been teaching these subjects along with Sanskrit and Yoga Philosophy for over 19 years.
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Teacher Scott's dissertation explored the experience of pranayama as a stress coping tool for high school and grammar school principals. His research currently involves examining the effectiveness of pranayama as stress management for executives and determining the effectiveness of pranayama as an intervention for test anxiety.