Graham M. Schweig, PhD, E-RYT 500 | YACEP, is a practitioner of meditation and heart-centered yoga for more than 50 years. He leads workshops, seminars, and lectures on yoga and religion in the United States and Europe, and has travelled to India twelve times and lived in India for a year on a Smithsonian funded research grant.
Graham holds a doctorate from Harvard University in comparative religion with a specialization in sacred Sanskrit yoga literature. He is a professor of philosophy and religion and director of religion studies at Christopher Newport University and a distinguished teaching and research faculty at the Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley.
Over the past thirteen years, Graham has been invited by the Smithsonian Institution to deliver more than three dozen lectures on religion and yoga at its museums in Washington, DC.
Among his more than 100 publications, his translation of the Bhagavad Gita has been used in yoga teacher trainings nationwide, having sold over 50,000. His translation and commentary on Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras is forthcoming from Yale University Press, as well as his book The Yoga of Love from Oxford University Press.