The Founders of the Jivamukti Yoga Method, Sharon Gannon & David Life met in 1983 on the rough streets of New York City. Jivamukti Yoga was created in 1984.
Jivamukti is placed among 8 of the main styles currently practiced in the world. Through the innovations of Jivamukti Yoga, Sharon & David have brought the ancient teachings alive to a new generation, making it relevant in a contemporary world. They are pioneers in teaching yoga as spiritual activism, demonstrating that yoga is a living traditon, a complete method for attaining lasting happiness that is available for all beings.
Jivamukti is a physical, ethical, and spiritual practice, combining a vigorous yoga as a vinyasa-based physical style with adherence to five central tenets: shastra (scripture), bhakti (devotion), ahimsā (nonviolence, non-harming), nāda (music), and dhyana (meditation). It also emphasizes animal rights, veganism, environmentalism, and social activism.
The foundation for all Vinyasa yoga, Ashtanga connects postures, or asanas, into an energizing set flow that keeps your body moving, breathing, and active through each posture.
Yin Yoga is a slow-paced approach practice where poses are held for a longer period of time in a relaxed manner, up to 5 minutes or more. ... On the physical level Yin Yoga targets bones, joints and connective tissues.
Developed by B.K.S. Iyengar, Iyengar is a type of Hatha yoga where the focus in on deep inner alignment as well as the union of body, mind, and soul.
“MAY THE CONNECTION TO THE EARTH BE STEADY AND JOYFUL”
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