Sivananda Yoga Vidya Peetham is an ashram / Gurukula system set up in the year 2010 to propagate the teachings of Yoga and Vedanta philosophy as given by one of the great and renowned spiritual masters - Sri Swami Sivanandaji Maharaj.
Attending a Yoga/Vedanta course is a wonderful opportunity for spiritual aspirants to immerse themselves within a yoga experience; to develop personal discipline, a deeper understanding of the mind, body and spirit and connect with other like minded people within a world-wide spiritual community.
Based on the spiritual vision of Master Swami Sivananda and the teaching programme developed by HIS disciple Sri Swami Vishnudevananda,the Sivananda Yoga Vidya Peetham course will immerse the student within their yoga training. Giving the student a solid foundation in personal development, the courses offered will explore Yoga and Vedanta philosophy, Sanskrit, yoga asana, meditation and anatomy & physiology while delivering practical experience of how to share the knowledge of yogic way of living with to others.
The founder of Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Peetham follows and shares the teachings of his Guru Sri Swami Vishnudevananda Saraswati - the five basic principles of Yoga:
proper exercise / proper breathing / proper relaxation / proper diet / positive thinking and meditation.