Frequently Asked Questions
What is Hatha yoga?
Hatha Yoga stems from a deep understanding of the mechanics of the body, and uses yogic postures, or yogasanas, to enable the system to sustain higher dimensions of energy. By practicing this profound science, one can change and enhance the way they think, feel, and experience life.
Hatha Yoga is about creating a body that is not a hurdle in your life. The body becomes a stepping stone in the progress towards blossoming into your ultimate possibility.
What is classical Hatha Yoga?
Isha Hatha Yoga programs are an unparalleled opportunity to learn classical hatha yoga in its full depth and vibrancy.
The programs are conducted by highly trained teachers and are not taught merely for physical fitness and strength.
They are a holistic process of naturally achieving mastery over the body and mind, so as to come to a state of health, joy, and bliss.
The programs are an extensive exploration of hatha yoga and revive various dimensions of this ancient science that are largely absent in the world today.
Isha Hatha Yoga encompasses five ancient and powerful practices that transform the body and mind into great possibilities.
- Upa-yoga is a set of 10 powerful practices that activate the joints, muscles and energy system, rejuvenating the entire system.
- Angamardana is a series of 30 processes to invigorate the body and reach peak physical fitness and mental health.
- Surya Kriya is a potent 21-step yogic practice of tremendous antiquity, designed as a holistic process for health, wellness, and complete wellbeing.
- Yogasanas are a set of powerful postures to elevate one’s consciousness, stabilize one’s mind, emotions and energy system, and decelerate the aging process.
- Bhuta Shuddhi is a process of purifying the five elements within the human system leading to harmony and balance.
Isha Hatha Yoga teachers across the world offer programmes which are an extensive exploration of hatha yoga and revive various dimensions of this ancient science that are largely absent in the world today.
Teaching either independently or with Isha Foundation, the Isha Hatha Yoga teachers provide the opportunity to explore Upa-yoga, Angamardana, Surya Kriya, Surya Shakti, Yogasanas and Bhuta Shuddhi, among other potent yogic practices.
All Teachers on this platform have been through 1750 hours (21 weeks) of intense Hatha Yoga teachers training program for practices designed by Sadhguru.
• After careful assessment, the trainees that meet the requirements for successful completion of Isha Hatha Yoga training receive certification to teach Isha Hatha Yoga as an independent teacher.
• For certified teachers, a continuing training process is mandatory to maintain their certification on an ongoing basis.
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Sadhguru is a yogi and a mystic. A man whose passion spills into everything he encounters. Named one of India’s 50 most influential people, Sadhguru’s work has touched the lives of millions worldwide through his transformational programs.
Sadhguru has a unique ability to make the ancient yogic sciences relevant to contemporary minds, acting as a bridge to the deeper dimensions of life. His approach does not ascribe to any belief system, but offers methods for self-transformation that are both proven and powerful.
An author, poet, visionary, internationally renowned speaker and bestselling author, Sadhguru has been an influential voice at major global forums including the United Nations World Headquarters and the World Economic Forum, addressing issues as diverse as socioeconomic development, leadership and spirituality.
He has also been invited to speak at leading educational institutions, including Oxford, London Business School, IMD, Stanford, Harvard, Yale, Wharton and MIT, to name a few. Dedicated to the physical, mental and spiritual wellbeing of humanity and gifted with utter clarity of perception, Sadhguru possesses a perspective on life and living that never fails to intrigue, challenge and surprise all those he encounters.
Classes on this website are directly hosted by certified Isha Hatha Yoga teachers.
This platform verifies the authenticity of the teacher’s certification and gives access to multiple teachers to host their independent programs on a single platform across the country.
This platform is not run or managed by Isha foundation.
This platform is privately run by the alumni of Isha Hatha Yoga school who are independently teaching Isha Hatha Yoga accross the country.
There is no difference in the syllabus and practice that you will learn by an independent teacher’s class or Isha foundation class.
All teachers go through the same standards of training and teaching methodology. Class setting and ambience may vary.
The prices for each program are largely standardized in every city by all Hatha Yoga Teachers.
Prices may vary due to many factors such as hall rent, distance, urban or rural, additional practices may be combined or there could be more reasons. The prices for each practice is set by the individual teacher and the platform has no control over the same.
This website is not responsible for any refunds or cancellations. All class information that is added on the event details are directly added by the program host (Teacher).
All refund and cancellation queries will be directly handled by the teacher whose details will be shared with you via email once you complete the registration.
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