What does Jivamukti Yoga do?

What does Jivamukti Yoga do?

Jivamukti is a physical, ethical, and spiritual practice, combining a vigorous yoga as exercise, vinyasa-based physical style with adherence to five central tenets: shastra (scripture), bhakti (devotion), ahimsā (nonviolence, non-harming), nāda (music), and dhyana (meditation).

Is Jivamukti Ashtanga?

Ashtanga Yoga holds an important place in Jivamukti lineage. It is a system of yoga transmitted to the modern world by Sri K. Pattabhi Jois (1915-2009), one of the three main gurus (teachers) to to Jivamukti founders Sharon Gannon & David Life.

Who invented Jivamukti Yoga?

This month, we would like to highlight the gurus and founders of the Jivamukti Yoga method – Sharon Gannon and David Life. They met in 1983 in New York City and in 1984 created Jivamukti Yoga.

Why is Jivamukti NYC closing?

I was not surprised to hear that Jivamukti Yoga NYC was closing at the end of 2019, as their lease was up in 2020 and the rent was untenable.

What is a Jivamukti Yoga class like?

It is a fully balanced class which includes asana warm-up, chanting, setting of intention, surya namaskar, standing poses, backbends, forward bends, twists, inversions, meditation and relaxation. The teacher focuses on keeping the pace moving and does not stop to give spiritual discourses.

Where is Sharon Gannon now?

She lives in a 125-acre wild forest sanctuary in Woodstock, NY.

What time of day is best for yoga?

Iyengar advises doing yoga early in the morning or late in the evening, noting that there are advantages to each. “Practice in the morning makes one work better at one’s vocation. In the evening it removes the fatigue of the day’s strain and makes one fresh and calm,” he said.

Who is Shannon Gannon?

Sharon Gannon (born July 4, 1951 in Washington, D.C.) is a yoga teacher, animal rights advocate, musician, author, dancer and choreographer. Along with David Life, she is the co-founder of the Jivamukti Yoga method.