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YOGA CLASSES 2016

After an unexpected trip to A and E last week, and after much careful thought I have decided to take a break from Yoga teaching, with immediate effect, to ensure that I recover completely and thoroughly. This has been a … Continue reading

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Traditional Yoga – the 4 ancient schools of Yoga

As Yoga has increased in popularity, the relative position of the postures has become elevated, leading many people identify Yoga ONLY with postures and believing that the aim of Yoga is physical fitness. However, the postures (known as asanas) are … Continue reading

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An Introduction to Yuktabhavadeva of Bhavadeva Mishra

(ISBN-81-901176-8-8) Edited by Dr. M. L. Gharote and Dr Vijay Kant Jha The Lonavla Yoga Institute has been working on this critical edition of Yuktabhavadeva of Bhavadeva Misra for the last three years and its subsequent publication makes a valuable … Continue reading

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Hatharatnavali by Srinivasayogi

(ISBN-81-901176-96) The Hatharatnavali of Srinivasayogi is a little known but nevertheless important text on Hatha yoga. It was first published in 1982 in an edition by M Vekata Reddy but since that time additional copies of the manuscript have been … Continue reading

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Siddha-siddhanta-paddhati of Goraksanatha

(ISBN 81-901617-1-7 ), Critically edited by: Dr. M. L. Gharote & Dr. G. K. Pai, with english translation, transliteration, footnote, index, glossary etc. Salient Feature: ‘For a student of Yoga, Hathayoga provides the practical ground.  The tradition of hathayoga is … Continue reading

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Siddha-siddhanta-paddhati of Goraksanatha

(ISBN 81-901617-1-7 ), Critically edited by: Dr. M. L. Gharote & Dr. G. K. Pai, with english translation, transliteration, footnote, index, glossary etc. Salient Feature: ‘For a student of Yoga, Hathayoga provides the practical ground.  The tradition of hathayoga is … Continue reading

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Traditional Yoga – the 4 ancient schools of Yoga

As Yoga has increased in popularity, the relative position of the postures has become elevated, leading many people identify Yoga ONLY with postures and believing that the aim of Yoga is physical fitness. However, the postures (known as asanas) are … Continue reading

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An Introduction to Yuktabhavadeva of Bhavadeva Mishra

(ISBN-81-901176-8-8) Edited by Dr. M. L. Gharote and Dr Vijay Kant Jha The Lonavla Yoga Institute has been working on this critical edition of Yuktabhavadeva of Bhavadeva Misra for the last three years and its subsequent publication makes a valuable … Continue reading

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Hatharatnavali by Srinivasayogi

(ISBN-81-901176-96) The Hatharatnavali of Srinivasayogi is a little known but nevertheless important text on Hatha yoga. It was first published in 1982 in an edition by M Vekata Reddy but since that time additional copies of the manuscript have been … Continue reading

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The 84 asanas of Yoga

Several ancient and contemporary texts on yoga mention that there are 84 asanas, but then only outline or describe a handful of them. One text does list all 84, this is the Hatharatnavali by Srinivasa which is thought to have … Continue reading

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