What is Jivamukti Yoga?Jivamukti Yoga is one of nine internationally recognized styles of Hatha Yoga.
The name Jivamukti means “liberation while living.” It is taken from the Sanskrit term, Jivanmuktih, which is used to describe the state of enlightenment or God realization. Jiva means “individual soul” and mukti means “liberation”... continue
From the beginning, Sharon and David have believed that liberation is the only reason to practice yoga. As Gannon writes, When you practice yoga, you open your awareness to the greatest of possibilities: your own enlightenment in this very life.... continue
The Jivamukti Yoga Centers are places for spiritual gathering that offer vigorous Hatha Yoga classes with an emphasis on the Source teachings from such ancient texts as the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali and the Upanishads. (www.jivamuktiyoga.com)...
The main principles of the Jivamukti style
Jivamukti Yoga features five disciplines which form the foundation of the practice and are incorporated into every class.The incorporation of these principles into an asana practice ensures that yoga is being practiced for its original purpose, as a means to enlightenment and not merely as a physical exercise...
Founders David Life and Sharon Gannon incorporated their study of ashtanga yoga with spiritual teachings, placing special emphasis on how to apply yogic philosophy to daily life. After finishing school, both went on to become renowned performance... continue