Rāga Yoga is an online exploration of the self through the rāgas in the Indian classical music and some simple yet powerful practices from Antaranga Yoga (Inner Work Through Yoga). Read More
SaptaSwara is a unique framework of self-exploration that my mentors Sri Raghu Ananthanarayanan and Smt. Sashikala Ananth designed few decades ago. I feel lucky enough to be part of the community that is being mentored by them to take forward this precious work. Read More
I’m staying with a sense of mādhuryam (sweetness) after today’s practice with my teacher Smt. Saraswati Vasudevan. The sankalpa (intention) through the practice was to explore receiving fully with each inhale and offering whatever residues I am holding from the past to the agni (fire) with each exhale. Towards the end of the āsana and… Read More
At a time when the entire world went into a lockdown and social distancing became the buzz word, we were suddenly presented with the prospect to encounter the self.
I started an online prAnAyAma course ‘Befriend Your Breath‘ two weeks into the lockdown. As I’m about to launch the sixth edition of this course, it seemed like an apt occasion to share some of the insights and learnings from experience so far.
One of the consistent experience for most participants during the last five batches of the program was the excitement and joy of having discovered a new friend in their own breath. Something which most of us take for granted many a time.
“If you wish to learn yoga therapy well, focus on teaching one-to-one classes”, my teacher said as I was finishing my 1.5 years Yoga Acharya course in 2016. After Yogasala was launched in Jan 2017 with my first retreat to Hampi, it took another six months before I got my first student. Inspite of being the odd one out in the multitude of yoga studios and teachers taking group classes, I stuck to teaching exclusively personalised yoga classes. Read More
It feels like life has come a full circle seeing this FB memory from two years ago today. From being a participant blown away by the power of Mahabharata Immersion (MI) to being a co-facilitator for the next edition of MI lab in Feb 2020, the journey feels exhilarating and inspiring. Sharing below my reflections… Read More
Prateek Shah of Humans Defynd interviews Yogaśāla founder Hariprasad Varma on his journey from being a Googler to starting his own yoga venture and becoming a life coach. Read More
Yoga for Peace is an international yoga initiative by Ritambhara and the Center for Soft Power of India Foundation to promote yoga in a holistic manner. Read More