Naomi Worth Religious Studies

Naomi Worth

Doctoral Student


  • MA, University of Virginia, Religious Studies, 2014
  • BS, Tulane University, Psychology, 2002

Research Interests

  • Physical yoga practices ('phrul skor) of Tibet and India
  • Dream Yoga
  • Meditation
  • History of the Subtle Body
  • Contemplative Ontology
  • Philosophy
  • Advaita Vedanta
  • Indian yoga
  • Tantra
  • Contemplative Sciences


  • Yoga (1-credit course in Kinesiology department as part of the Lifetime Physical Activity program)
  • Theory and Practice of Yoga, Teaching Assistant


  • Tibetan Language FLAS: Academic Year, and Summer Study at the Rangjung Yeshe Institute, Nepal

Conference Presentations

  • SECSOR 2015: Panel on Divine Creation, presenting "Divine Creation in Dream Yoga: How Seeing Oneself as a Deity Incites Access to the Subtle Energetic Body"