Apr, 2018

5 Reasons Why You Should Learn Yoga in India

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Learn Yoga in India

Yoga is derived from the Sanskrit word Yuj which means the union of the two souls- individual with the Universe. In the West, yoga is merely a physical exercise like a workout, but in ancient India, a person unfolds his infinite potentials of the mind and soul.

Here are some reasons which compel you to learn yoga in India in Yash Yoga School.


  1. India is the birthplace of Yoga

It is evident that yoga took birth in India. If the studies are to be believed, yoga in India remained a part of Indian ethos for 5000 years old. The word yoga was cited in the oldest Hindu sacred texts Rig Veda. Brahmans and Rishis (mystic seers) have documented the beliefs and practices in Upanishads.  If you go and join yoga school in India, you will able to understand its historical perspectives and awake the souls.


  1. Get a broader perspective of Yoga

Though yoga is 5000 years old practice in India, it registered its presence in the West only in the late 20th century. Yoga was promoted in West as a way to achieve physical fitness.  Yoga in India is not a yoga of West; its origin is related to achieve spirituality. That’s why most travelers come to India to explore the spirituality and immerse themselves in a physical, mental and spiritual practice of yoga.


  1. Learn Yoga from Great Indian Yogis

For thousands of years, the knowledge of Yoga has been transferred from one yogi to another.  India is a home of yogis, and there are many yogis who are the inventor of a particular yoga form. TirumalaiKrishnamacharya, Swami Sivananda, BKS Iyengar, JaggiVasudev, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar and Baba Ramdev, etc. are some of the renowned yoga gurus (teachers). Some of them are dead, but their disciplines are providing yoga classes at a broader scale. Many yog gurus are running ashrams where one stay and learn yoga in a serene yoga-friendly environment.


  1. Multiple Spiritual Destinations for Yoga

Yoga classes in Rishikesh are popular across the globe. The city is often called as “Yoga capital of the World” and also “Gateway to the Himalayas.” It is one of the holiest and sacred cities of India. Many yoga gurus have chosen Rishikesh for their spiritual practices. There many other yoga destinations in India— Goa, Mysore, Pondicherry, and Chennai.

  1. Climate and Nature

Rather than enrolling yourself in a packed yoga school, join yoga classes which are close to nature. In the north, India has the mighty Himalayas from where river Ganga originates. The places like Rishikesh, Haridwar, and other cities located within a radius of 250 km are suitable for yoga. South India has great seas and many beaches not only for spending holiday vacation but are a great place to learn yoga.

India has a wonderful climate, and natural beauty is in large number. If a foreigner stays in India, he or she should watch and participate many Indian festivals. Yoga in West is little different, and the price for the same is high, but in one can receive quality yoga learning within a low budget.

If you wish to join a yoga school in Rishikesh, pack your bags and enroll at Yash Yoga School in Rishikesh. If you want to become a yoga teacher, the ashram also provides. Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh.

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