What is Yoga?

What is Yoga? Yoga is a timeless  pragmatic science that has evolved over thousands of years. It deals with the physical, moral, mental and spiritual wellbeing of man as a whole. The word yoga is derived from the Sanskrit root yuj meaning to bind, join, attach and yoke, to direct and concentrate one’s attention upon, to use and apply. Yoga is one of six orthodox…

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The Invocation to Patanjali

The invocation is traditionally chanted before the beginning of class to pay our respects to Patanjali, the sage who in around 200 BC, systematised yoga in the Yoga Sutras which were previously conveyed orally. There are 196 sutras set out over four chapters or pada which provide a road map for our yogic journey. The first chapter deals with…

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