Dr. Stephen Berkwitz, department head of Religious Studies, was recently interviewed by KSMU reporter Emily Yeap for the “Missouri State Journal”. Dr. Berkwitz specializes in South Asian religion and culture and explains the practices and benefits of yoga and meditation for stress relief, as well as other applications.
Listen to the interview on the KSMU website, https://www.ksmu.org/post/relieve-your-stress-yoga-and-meditation
One of Dr. Berkwitz’s more popular classes is REL 358, Yoga and Meditation, is being taught this semester, but for those who are interested in the religions of Asia and South Asia, Dr. Berkwitz will be offering REL 357, the Religions of China and Japan, in the fall 2020 semester. Contact the department (ReligiousStudies@missouristate.edu), if interested in learning more about this class or any of our other courses.