Rishikesh

Probably the most common form of Hatha Yoga to enter western culture is the Rishikesh style. The name refers to the pilgrimage town at the foothills of the Himalayas beside mother Ganges - Rishikesh.

It is here, in one of its many ashrams (spiritual retreats) that Swami Sivananda taught the Rishikesh style to Swami Vishnudevananda, Van Lysbeth, Mircea Eliade and countless others who brought this style to the West.

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Swami Sivananda

Swami Sivananda was the originator of this style which is also known as the Rishikesh style. Sivananda founded his Ashram in Rishikesh in 1936 and from there was born The Divine Life Society; in 1948 he created The Yoga Vedanta Forest Academy, to train students in spirituality, Yoga and Vedanta philosphy.

Swami Vishnu-devananda

S.Vishnuji

His disciple Swami Vishnu- devananda promulgated this Hatha Yoga style in America, Europe and South America from 1957 to 1993.

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Ashtanga Course Part 2

Ashtanga Course Part 2

Sept 13 - 2nd part Ashtanga Training 200hr

Meditation  Sept. 27

Meditation Sept. 27

Meditation with Pedro Flores

Mira Metha 11-12 Oct.

Mira Metha 11-12 Oct.

Leading expert on B.K.S. Iyengar Yoga

Hatha Training  24 October

Hatha Training 24 October

Hatha Yoga Instructor Training 200hrs

Mindfulness  Sept. 14

Mindfulness Sept. 14

Mindfulness with K. Fitzroy

200hr Hatha Instructor - Oct 6

200hr Hatha Instructor - Oct 6

Oct 6 - Nov 28 Intensive course RYT-200

Iyengar Yoga Instructor, Oct 11

Iyengar Yoga Instructor, Oct 11

2014/15 training starts 11th October

Ashtanga Course Part 2

Ashtanga Course Part 2

Sept 13 - 2nd part Ashtanga Training 200hr

Mindfulness  Sept. 14

Mindfulness Sept. 14

Mindfulness with K. Fitzroy

Meditation  Sept. 27

Meditation Sept. 27

Meditation with Pedro Flores

200hr Hatha Instructor - Oct 6

200hr Hatha Instructor - Oct 6

Oct 6 - Nov 28 Intensive course RYT-200

Mira Metha 11-12 Oct.

Mira Metha 11-12 Oct.

Leading expert on B.K.S. Iyengar Yoga

Iyengar Yoga Instructor, Oct 11

Iyengar Yoga Instructor, Oct 11

2014/15 training starts 11th October

Hatha Training  24 October

Hatha Training 24 October

Hatha Yoga Instructor Training 200hrs