Beginner's Guide to


Live Workshop Recording

Available On-Demand

Do you want to learn how to read and write Maya hieroglyphics?

Are you overwhelmed by other sources

and wondering where to start?

In this free live workshop, which is an introduction to Beginner's Guide to Maya Hieroglyphics, you will form a solid foundation of the Maya hieroglyphic writing system.

You'll learn to calculate dates in the Maya calendar and to write your name in Mayan using the syllabary.


In this free preview of the upcoming 5-day online course, you will take the first two steps to a complete transformation as you learn to read and write Maya hieroglyphics.

Starting with the basics of numbers and day names, you will be guided through online resources to know how to calculate your birthday in the Maya calendar.

Along the way, you'll learn how to write your name in Mayan and how to read Maya inscriptions!

You can master key principles of Maya hieroglyphics within an hour!

Sign up now to get access to the recording.

About the Professor

Catherine holds a Master's degree in Mesoamerican Art History from the University of Texas at Austin and has travelled to over 30 Mesoamerican sites and a dozen museums. She has lived in Mexico and Panama and traveled through Guatemala and Honduras. She speaks fluent EnglishSpanish and Dulegaya (an indigenous dialect of Panama), and is a constant learner of Mayan and Central Mexican languages

Catherine has a passion for teaching and loves sharing what she learns with others. When she is not learning or teaching, she is probably spending time with her husband and their pets, Oakley and Willow.

What You'll Learn


How to write your birthday in Maya numerals and dates


How to write your name in Mayan


Where to find additional resources on Maya hieroglyphics

When is the workshop?

The workshop was originally held on Saturday, June, 29th at 11am Central time. The recording is from that original workshop.

How long do I have access to this workshop?

This is a live workshop and will not be repeated for at least another month. Stay tuned for the next live workshop- there are office hours and free giveaways!