The Sivananda tradition of Satyananda

The Sivananda tradition, that Satyananda Yoga springs from, came to “the West in 1957 through Swami Vishnudevananda on instructions from his guru, Swami Sivananda. He established the first Sivananda Yoga Vedanta centre in Montreal, Canada, in 1959 and to date there are close to 60 Sivananda locations (ashrams, yoga centres and affiliated centres) around theContinue reading “The Sivananda tradition of Satyananda”

Satyananda yoga

Satyananda Yoga includes Hatha- (physical yoga poses), Raja- (the knowledge of the mind), Jnana- (the path of knowledge), Bhakti- (the path of heart and emotion) and Karma Yoga (the path of service). Satyananda Yoga springs out from the Sivananda Yoga tradition. Swami Satyananda Saraswati founded the Bihar School of Yoga in 1963/4, and wrote over 80Continue reading “Satyananda yoga”

Creating a class @ home

New Year is getting close, are you ready to do yoga at home on your own? Here are a few tips. You may start your session with Pranayama, then asanas for each chakra and finish with Shavasana/Yoga Nidra and/or meditation. Sun salutations affects every chakra. You can dedicate a session to an intention, deity, aContinue reading “Creating a class @ home”

Jnana @home: Books

Jnana yoga is the path of Wisdom and knowledge. I go through some books during the year, but I don´t organize my ideas and understanding in any way. Today I looked a bit in the Bhagavad Gita. It is possible to just pick a verse and meditate on it. It is something I might tryContinue reading “Jnana @home: Books”