Tantra Yoga

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?  Tantric Yoga is the practice of weaving together many forms of physical, spiritual and emotional practices, to become in tune with your self and deepen your relationship with the universe. It is incorrectly quoted in the modern West as being a solely sexual practice but is far more than that.[…]

Power Yoga

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?  Power Yoga is a dynamic vinyasa practice set in a heated room. What does it mean?  There is no Sanskrit derivation for this style of yoga. Who founded it?  Power Living was founded by Duncan Peak in 2004. How did it evolve? “Power Living was founded in 2004 by Duncan Peak,[…]

Kripalu

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?  “Kripalu has the distinction of being the first, and possibly the only, yoga center in North America to survive the transition from a traditional guru-disciple structure to a secular, all-inclusive center for yoga, health, wellness, and lifestyle change.” It offers a school of yoga, Ayuveda, integrative yoga therapy, mindful outdoor leadership,[…]

Jivamukti

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 is a style of yoga which aims to train your body, as well as educate your heart, your soul and your mind. It aims to create a spiritual enlightenment during physical practice. What does it mean?  Jivamukti is derived from the Sanskrit word Jivanmukthi which means “Liberation whilst living”. It claims a[…]

B.K.S Iyengar

A student of Krishnamacharya, B.K.S Iyengar developed the tradition of Iyengar Yoga and is the author of many books on yoga practice and philosophy including Light on Yoga, Light on Pranayama, Light on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, and Light on Life. Along with Sri K Pattabhi Jois and Indra Devi, he is one of the key influences of yoga[…]

Bikram

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?  The intention of Bikram Yoga is to move oxygenated blood throughout the body through a series of 26 poses completed in a heated room. The benefits of this system of yoga are in “the tourniquet effect: stretching, balancing (using gravity), and creating pressure all at the same time. The blood supply[…]