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This is a list of yoga schools and their teachers in alphabetical order with a focus on Hatha yoga. Hatha Yoga posture performed at a Hindu temple. ...


Schools and their gurus

3HO (Healthy, Happy, Holy Organization) is a non-profit organisation and United Nations non-governmental organization dedicated to sharing the teachings of Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan, also known as Harbhajan Singh Puri and Siri Singh Sahib. ... Harbhajan Singh Khalsa Yogiji (August 28, 1929–October 6, 2004), also known as Yogi Harbhajan and Yogi Bhajan, was a spiritual leader who was the head of the Sikh Dharma in the western hemisphere. ... Agni Yoga, also called the Teaching of Living Ethics or (in Russian) the Zhivaya Etica, is an esoteric teaching founded by the Russian painter Nicholas Roerich (Nikolai Konstantinovitch Rerikh) and his highly adept empathic wife, Helena Roerich (Elena Ivanovna Rerikh). ... Guests from Overseas, 1899 (Varangians in Russia) Nicholas Roerich, (October 9, 1874 - December 13, 1947) also known as Nikolai Konstantinovich Rerikh (Russian: Николай Константинович Рёрих), was a Russian painter and spiritual teacher. ... Helena Roerich (1879-1954) was born in Russia on February 12, 1879. ... Instructors adjust postures at an Anahata Yoga class Anahata Yoga is a meditative hatha yoga developed by Ana Costa. ... Ananda Marga is a social and spiritual organization founded in Jamalpur, state of Bihar, India in 1955 by Prabhat Ranjan Sarkar (1921-1990), known by his spiritual name of Shrii Shrii Anandamurti. ... ... Anusara yoga® is a modern school of yoga started by John Friend in 1997; it is a hatha yoga with a Tantric philosophy. ... This article or section is missing needed references or citation of sources. ... The term ashtanga means eight limbs. ... Sri Krishna Pattabhi Jois, born on the full moon day of July, 1915, in Kowshika, near Hassan in Karnataka State, India, heads the Ashtanga Yoga Research Institute in Mysore, India. ... Bikram Yoga was developed by Bikram Choudhury, who claims that his method is the only true hatha yoga practiced in the West. ... Bikram Choudhury ca: 1970. ... Integral yoga or purna yoga (Sanskrit for full or complete yoga) refers in Sri Aurobindos teachings to the union of all the parts of ones being with the Divine, and the transmutation of all of their jarring elements into a harmonious state of higher divine consciousness and existence. ... Sri Aurobindo Sri Aurobindo (Bangla: শ্রী অরবিন্দ, Sri Ôrobindo Sanskrit: श्री अरविन्द SrÄ« Aravinda) (August 15, 1872–December 5, 1950) was an Indian nationalist, scholar, poet, Hindu mystic, evolutionary philosopher, yogi and guru. ... Iyengar Yoga, created by B.K.S. Iyengar, is a form of yoga known for its use of props, such as belts and blocks, as aids in performing asanas. ... A photograph of B.K.S. Iyengar B.K.S. Iyengar, (aka Yogacharya B.K.S. Iyengar) born Bellur Krishnamachar Sundararaja Iyengar, December 14, 1918, in India, is founder of Iyengar Yoga and one of the most respected yoga teachers in the world. ... Kripalu is a health and yoga center located in Lenox, Massachusetts. ... Amrit Desai is a guru and yoga master. ... Kriya Yoga is a very specific system of Yoga that was revived in modern times by Lahiri Mahasaya. ... Paramahansa Yogananda (Bengali: পরমহংস যোগানন্দ Pôromôhongsho Joganondo, Hindi: परमहंस योगानन्‍द; January 5, 1893–March 7, 1952), was an Indian yogi and guru. ... Sahaja Yoga (Sahaja meaning born with and Yoga meaning union) is a type of meditation, religion and yoga. ... Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi Shri Mataji Nirmala Srivastava (or Shrivastava) or Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi (born March 21, 1923 in Chindawara, India) is the founder of Sahaja Yoga. ... Sahaj Marg, which essentially translates to natural path is the system of practical training in spirituality offered by Shri Ram Chandra Mission. ... Sant Mat translates from Hindi into English as The Religion of the Saints. ... Surat Shabd Yoga or Surat Shabda Yoga is a form of spiritual practice that is followed in the Sant Mat and many other related spiritual traditions. ... Shiv Dayal Singh, founder of Radhasoami Satsang in 1861 Soamiji Maharaj Shiv Dayal Singh (1818–1878) (also known as Siva Dayal Sahib), the first Satguru of Radhasoami, was born August 25, 1818, into a khatri family, residing in Panni Gali, Agra, India. ... Paramahamsa Satyananda Saraswati (born 1923), is an important yoga master and guru in both his native India and the West. ... The Bihar School of Yoga is an entity founded by Swami Satyananda Saraswati in 1964 and is located in Munger (Bihar, India). ... Siddha Yoga is a spiritual group teaching traditional Hindu or yogic practices both in India and in the West. ... Swami Muktananda (स्‍वामी मुक्तानन्‍द) (1908-1982) is the monastic name of an Indian guru. ... Sivananda Yoga is a non-proprietary form of hatha yoga. ... Founder of the International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centers, Swami Vishnu-devananda, was a world authority on Hatha and Raja Yoga. ... Swami Sivananda Saraswati (1887-1963), as he is known under his monastic name, was born Kuppuswamy in Pattamadai, Tamil Nadu, India. ... Rishikesh (also spelt Hrishikesh, another name for Lord Vishnu), in the state of Uttaranchal, is a holy city for Hindus located in the foothills of the Himalaya in northern India. ... Divine Life Society // Founder Swami Sivananda Saraswati Year & place of founding At Rishikesh in 1936, India Aims & ideals To Disseminate Spiritual Knowledge By publication of books, pamphlets and magazines dealing with ancient, oriental and occidental philosophy, religion and medicine in the modern scientific manner, and their distribution on such terms... An editor has expressed a concern that the subject of the article does not satisfy one of the following guidelines for inclusion on Wikipedia: If you are familiar with the subject matter, please expand the article to establish its notability, citing reliable sources, so as to avoid it being considered... Viniyoga is a word originally used to distinguish the yoga style of T. K. V. Desikachar (in the lineage of T. Krishnamacharya). ... Sri Tirumalai Krishnamacharya (1888-1989) is credited with being instrumental in the resurgence of interest in hatha yoga. ... T.K.V. Desikachar is the son and primary student of Sri Tirumalai Krishnamacharya, a prominent yogi credited with being a driving force behind the resurgence of Hatha yoga in recent decades. ... Yoga in Daily Life by Mahamandaleshwar Paramhans Swami Maheshwarananda is a comprehensive system of Yoga with a holistic approach to health, like Ayurveda. ... Mahamandaleshwar Paramhans Swami Maheshwarananda (Swamiji), born on August 15, 1945 in Rupawas, Rajasthan, India, and has been living in Vienna, Austria since 1972. ...

Tibetan

The six yogas of Naropa describe a set of advanced Tibetan Buddhist tantric meditation practices compiled in and around the time of the Indian monk and mystic Naropa (1016-1100 C.E.), and conveyed to his student Marpa the translator. ... Tumo (also spelled Tummo, or Tum-mo ) is a Tibetan term for an advanced type of contemplative practice, or meditation. ... Tsa lung Trul khor Tibetan physical yoga practice which includes breath awareness, mental concentration and precise movement appropriate for various levels of fitness. ...

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  Results from FactBites:
 
BIGpedia - Yoga - Encyclopedia and Dictionary Online (2198 words)
Yoga is a form of mysticism that developed on the Indian subcontinent in the Hindu cultural context.
The most conspicuous form of yoga in the West, Hatha Yoga - consisting of various physical and breathing exercises and purification techniques - is actually the third and the fourth stages of Ashtanga Yoga of Yoga Sutras by Patanjali.
Yoga is also one of the six darshanas (schools) of Vedic/Hindu philosophy, and as such specifically refers to Raja Yoga, the royal path of divine meditation on the one Brahman, which was codified by the sage Patanjali in his Yoga Sutras.
List of yoga schools - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (273 words)
This is a list of yoga schools and their teachers in alphabetical order with a focus on Hatha yoga.
Bikram Yoga - Bikram Choudhury (copyrighted sequence of 26 poses practiced in a room heated to 105°F) Hamsa Yoga - Yogiraj Gurunath Siddhanath (teaches meditation for "evolution of human consciousness")
Ayurveda - Chakra - Tantra - Vedanta - Yoga as exercise
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