Ananda Yoga is a spiritually infused form of classic Hatha yoga, and therefor it is one of the four branches belonging to the yogic life science known as
. It benefits overall physical health, and prepares the practitioner supremely for meditation. Through calm and focused practice which includes focus on breath and energy flow in the spine, one becomes energized and experiences simultaneously deep relaxation. Ananda yoga teachers utilize spoken affirmations, thereby infusing each pose / asana with qualities one seeks to express or manifest in daily life. The goal is Self Realization and union with God. Raja yoga was brought to the West by Paramhansa Yogananda. (Ananda Yoga is a registered trade mark). Please contact Ananda yoga instructors or the
at Ananda Village for further information.