Category: Our Lineage

Climbing the Spiritual Ladder: Teachings of Adi Shankaracharya

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Why Do Yoga Teacher Training Students Wear a Yellow and White Uniform?

In 1969, a master yogi named Swami Vishnudevananda created the first yoga teacher training in the West. Spurred by a vision of training generations of yogic peace ambassadors, he mapped out a curriculum from all he had learned from his guru, Swami Siva …

Chanting Ahimsa Sivananda Bahamas Satsang

The Meaning of Satsang

“…the beginner will do well to take the opportunity that comes in his way to strengthen his own aspirations by communion with others who share them.” — Swami Sivananda, Bliss Divine Everyone is encouraged to attend both satsangs every day in the ashr …

Matsyasana, Fish Pose

A Pivotal Moment in Fish Pose: Sivananda Yoga Posture Stories

By Bea Doyle Over time, our experience of yoga asanas evolves beyond the physical — the postures become our teachers and companions, showing us our relationship with ourselves and the world. Enjoy this collection of stories submitted by Sivananda Yoga …

Shouderstand Posture Sivananda Sequence

Grounding through Shoulderstand: Sivananda Yoga Posture Stories

By Sri Devi (Jennie Hastings) Over time, our experience of yoga asanas evolves beyond the physical — the postures become our teachers and companions, showing us our relationship with ourselves and the world. Enjoy this collection of stories submitted b …