Teachings

What is Integral Yoga

Sri Swami Satchidānanda, a modern day master of Yoga, describes Integral Yoga:

"It is a flexible combination of specific methods designed to develop every aspect of the individual: physical, emotional, intellectual, and spiritual. It is a scientific system which integrates the various branches of Yoga in order to bring about a complete and harmonious development of the individual."

The Goal of Integral Yoga

The Goal of Integral Yoga, and the birthright of every individual, is to realize the spiritual unity behind all the diversity in the entire creation and to live harmoniously as members of one universal family.

Purpose of the Individual Practices

The teacher sets the tone, showing students how to move meditatively through the entire Haṭha class, harmoniously deepening an awareness of peace and body/mind/spirit unity.

The following is a summary of each of the individual practices that make up the Integral Hatha Yoga class: