Kundalini

Here is a short description of this style of yoga – to learn more join our JIIVA tribe and come on the #JIIVAjourney with us! What is it?  Kuṇḍalini is seen as a “latent innate spiritual power”, a divine energy or shakti located at the base of the spine. The path of Kundalini yoga is the awakening of this spirit through the progression of chakra’s, nadi’s and bandha’s in the human body leading to an experience which is often described as an electric feeling running[…]

Dru

Here is a short description of this style of yoga – to learn more join our JIIVA tribe and come on the #JIIVAjourney with us! What is it?  Dru Yoga is a flowing yoga style rooted in Hatha yoga poses. Postures are kept ‘soft’ and move in a similar motion to Tai Chi using ‘Energy Block Release Sequences’ to release tension. What does it mean?  Dru is derived from the Sanskrit word Dhruva. It refers to the stillness[…]

Yoga for Kids

Here is a short description of this style of yoga – to learn more join our JIIVA tribe and come on the #JIIVAjourney with us! What is it?  Yoga for Kids or similar named styles of yoga are classes that are specifically designed for children of a particular age with poses and guidance designed to meet their needs. What does it mean?  There is no Sanskrit derivation for this style of yoga. Who founded it?  There is no[…]

Mums & Bubs

Here is a short description of this style of yoga – to learn more join our JIIVA tribe and come on the #JIIVAjourney with us! What is it?  Mums and Bubs Yoga is a western term for a yoga class, usually Hatha in style, that allows both parent and child to take part. What does it mean?  There is no Sanskrit derivation for this style of yoga. Who founded it?  There is no claim to a founder of[…]

Yoga for Surfers

Here is a short description of this style of yoga – to learn more join our JIIVA tribe and come on the #JIIVAjourney with us! What is it?  Yoga for Surfers is a style that focuses on poses to assist surfers in the water by targeted postures and breathing techniques. What does it mean?  There is no Sanskrit derivation for this style of yoga. Who founded it?  There is no clear founder of this style. How did it[…]

Yoga Therapy

Here is a short description of this style of yoga – to learn more join our JIIVA tribe and come on the #JIIVAjourney with us! What is it?  Yoga Therapy is an individualised approach with adaptive poses and practices to suit the needs of the student. What does it mean?  There is no Sanskrit derivation for this style of yoga. Who founded it?  This approach to yoga can be argued that in fact it is how yoga should[…]

Restorative

Here is a short description of this style of yoga – to learn more join our JIIVA tribe and come on the #JIIVAjourney with us! What is it?  This style of yoga focuses on extended poses to deepen the benefits of each pose and is a relaxing and slow practice aiming to open the body and relieve stress.” What does it mean?  There is no Sanskrit derivation for the name of this style of yoga. Who founded it? […]