History of Yoga

Hatha Yoga Pradipika

Hatha Yoga Pradipika (Using the translation of the original text with the Jyotsna commentary of Brahmananda from Sanskrit in English by Srinivasa Iyangar/Tookaram Tatya (1893)....
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The Heart of Yoga, by TKV Desikachar

A Summary of The Heart of Yoga, by TKV Desikachar The first section of The Heart of Yoga details a short biography of TKV Desikachar's...
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Krishnamacharya’s Yoga Makaranda

The Yoga Makaranda - Key Quotes From Krishnamacharya's Seminal Book On Yoga Asana First published in 1934 in the Kannada language, The Yoga Makaranda is...
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An Outline Of Jason Birch And Mark Singleton’s Article On The Hathabhyasapaddhati

An Outline Of Jason Birch And Mark Singleton's Article On The Hathabhyasapaddhati A Background And Comparison Of The Text (see full article in PDF here)...
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Graduation From The Original Jois Academy And Amping It Up

Ashtanga Certified Teacher David Williams was the first Western student to be an Ashtanga certified teacher from Jois yoga academy. He recalls a great ceremony...
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Pattabhi Jois – The Last Man Standing

Pattabhi Jois, The Last Man Standing Indra Devi was probably the first foreigner as well as the first woman to be taught by Krishnamacharya, at...
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Introduction to The History of Ashtanga Yoga in The West

Introduction to the History of Ashtanga Yoga in The West This is a preliminary sketch of the history of Ashtanga Yoga as it evolved over...
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David Williams & The Export of Ashtanga From India

David Williams and the export of Ashtanga out of India The first Western student to learn from Pattabhi Jois was a Belgian named Andre Van...
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