Category: Yoga

Understanding Yoga

I saw a post in the reddit flexibility forum and had a few comments to make: First, understand that many yogas do not involve stretching at all Yoga simply means to yoke or join the lower self with the higher self. Bhakti Yoga is devotional yoga it involves prayers and chanting and perhaps some prostrations. […]

Yoga Lineages Descended from Sivananda

Sivananda Saraswati lived from 1887 – 1963. Sivananda can be considered one of two grandfathers of many modern yoga schools, with Krishnamacharya being the other. Numerous organizations have emerged from his teaching. The most famous is “Sivananda Yoga” developed by Swami Vishnudevananda. “Sivananda Yoga-Vedanta centers” might be the most widespread yoga system on Planet Earth. […]

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