Ananda Yoga brings yoga back to its original spriritual essence

Exercise and stress relief are only the beginning; the higher purpose of Ananda Yoga practice is to uplift your consciousness. To accomplish that, you’ll work not only with your body, but also with your prana (subtle energy) and the inner faculties of your mind and heart.

The resources below will help you explore the many facets of Ananda Yoga, which was developed by Swami Kriyananda, based on the teachings of his guru, Paramhansa Yogananda, author of the spiritual classic, Autobiography of a Yogi

What Is Ananda Yoga?

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Ananda Yoga books, CDs, DVD’s, props

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Warm-Up Videos for Asana & Pranayama

Warm-Up videos for asana and pranayama Practice More...

Instructional Aids & Safety Guidelines

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Teacher Training & Continuing Education

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Ananda Yoga Retreats

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Upcoming Programs

The Essence of the Bhagavad Gita
Saturday, May 30 – Friday, June 5

Advanced Pranayama
Sunday, June 7 – Sunday, June 14

Yoga Therapy Training: Principles
Sunday, June 14 – Sunday, June 21   ceu credits

The Essence of the Yoga Sutras
Sunday, June 14 – Saturday, June 20

Yoga Therapy Training: Musculoskeletal 1
Sunday, June 21 – Tuesday, June 30   ceu credits

Ananda Meditation Teacher Training
Thursday, June 25 – Sunday, July 5   ceu credits

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What guest are saying

The most fundamental piece of advice I received from an Ananda Yoga teacher is this: The energy that moves through our bodies, our prana, directly affects our consciousness and how we choose to use this energy can change who we are..

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