"Yoga is the journey of the self, through the self, to the self."The Bhagavad Gita
What is Sivananda Yoga?
Sivananda Yoga is a form of Hatha Yoga which focuses on five points:
Proper exercise (asanas)
Proper breathing (pranayama)
Proper relaxation (savasana)
Positive thinking and meditation
The Sivananda group was founded in 1961 by the late Swami Vishnu Devananda, who was a disciple of Swami Sivananda.
Swami Vishnu Devananda wrote ‘The Complete Illustrated Book of Yoga’, a long-time best seller and was recognised as a world authority on the subject. The Sivananda group has 20 yoga centres and 10 ashrams around the world.