Lineage Based Yoga Organizations & Ashrams
Swami Jyotirmayananda - A Yoga Master in Miami and direct living disciple of the Maha yogi Sri Sivananda. “You are the architect of your destiny,” says Swami Jyotirmayananda, revered spiritual teacher of Integral Yoga, who lectures and writes on all aspects of Yoga-Vedanta philosophy at the Yoga Research Foundation in Miami, Florida. To learn more about his great sage and his monthly magazine, books, CDs, DVDs, and live broadcasts over the internet. A garden of scriptural delight awaits you.
For three quarters of a century, Self-Realization Fellowship, a worldwide religious organization with international headquarters in Los Angeles, has been dedicated to carrying on the spiritual and humanitarian work of Paramahansa Yogananda.
The Kaivalyadhama Health and Yoga Research Center is a spiritual, therapeutic, and research center with a specific aim to coordinate ancient yogic arts and tradition with modern science.Kaivalyadhama opened in 1924 and follows the Ashtanga Yoga of Patanjali, the pioneer who laid down the foundation for traditional yoga. Patanjali, who was the first to standardize and codify Yoga practice, drew up eight steps for silencing the mind: restraints, observances, postures, breath control, withdrawal, slowing of mind, contemplation and meditation.
(The City of the Diamond Path) at the foothill of the Rockies in British Columbia, Gurudev Hamsah Nandatha met his Master Shri Swami Hamsananda Saraswati Gurudev Hamsah Nandatha always adapts his Teaching for the three main different types of disciples: the curious ones, the aspirant disciples, and the true disciples or yogis. These three levels of seekers correspond to a progressive degree of aspiration to achieve the spiritual goal of life. Gurudev Hamsah Nandatha and his Disciples are yogis of this modern age excelling in the art of adapting their Sadhana to any life circumstances without losing sight of the purpose of life.
A yoga retreat and study centre set in the beautiful mountains of southeastern British Columbia.
Swami Sivananda Radha is the founder and spiritual inspiration for Yasodhara Ashram. A pioneer in the development of yoga in the West, her approach was distinguished by her unique ability to synthesize yogic teachings and western psychology.
ISKCON Chowpatty is a Hare Krishna temple, community, and ashram dedicated to the practice of bhakti-yoga or loving service to Krishna, the Supreme Person (God). We are a branch of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), a worldwide spiritual movement founded by His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, in New York City in 1966. Under the guidance of His Holiness Radhanath Swami, ISKCON Chowpatty is home to a loving community of practicing Hare Krishna devotees and over 200 resident monks.
The Vedanta Society of Southern California (VSSC) was founded in 1930 in Los Angeles, California, USA. The Society is under the spiritual leadership of the Ramakrishna Order of India; Vedanta societies are the Western branches of the Ramakrishna Order.
Affiliated Yoga & Ayurveda Centers-Clinics
International Academy of Ayurved was established in 1996 under the dynamic leadership of Prof. Subhash Ranade, Dr. Sunanda Ranade, and Dr. Avinash and Dr. Bharati Lele The main aim of the IAA is propagation of Ayurveda in India and Abroad, providing Ayurvedic education to Indian as well as foreign students, publication of Ayurvedic books, organizing National seminars on various topics related to Ayurveda and Yoga and manufacture of genuine Ayurvedic medicines.
Bharatiya Snaskriti Darshan Ayurved is an Ayurvedic hospital and research center in Wagholi, Pune state of Maharashtra. The offer one week of Pancha Karma for about five hundred usd. The setting is ideal with plenty of nature open land and some mountains.
Located in Gilbert area of Phoenix, Arizona this humble study has a ferocious community with an appetite for sincere Vedic studies and practice.
Studio Bamboo Institute of Yoga in Virginia Beach is a great place where you practice yoga and even learn to teach yoga.
Based in Bonita Springs Florida, this center is committed to teaching Yoga and Ayurveda. A beautiful space that offers yoga classes, workshops, treatments and teacher trainings and lifestyle enhancement programs based on Mas Vidal's integral Yoga and Ayurveda approach.
Ayurvedic Wellness Center in the Kendall area of Miami. They also offer Acupuncture and various treatments.
A beautiful center nestled at the base of the Swan mountains in Big Fork, offers weekly classes workshops and teacher trainings with Mas director of Dancing Shiva. Yoga camps for kids and friendly people.
Annette Figueredo is an individual Ayurvedic therapist who offers Abhyanga (Ayurvedic Body-Work) Shirodhara and much more. "My goal is to make everyone feel beautiful and healthy from the inside out." I have been an avid proponent of Ayurveda and its wholesome, rejuvenating effects since 2001.
An Integrative Wellness Center in the heart of Scottsdale, Arizona subtly blends the ancient wisdom
and experience of the East (Ayurveda & Yoga) with the logic and knowledge of the west to provide care for their clients, thus discovering, igniting, and unfolding their innate potential for healing. Yoga and Ayurveda training programs are taught by Mas and other workshops as well. Discover this family run oasis.
The works of the late Thomas Ashley-Farrand, it gives unprecedented, detailed instruction in how to empower yourself using the techniques of the ancient sages and rishis. After many years of teaching and sharing, he has been persuaded by his friends to publish the techniques of mantra sadhana in which he was initiated over the course of decades by Eastern masters. Additionally, as we enter the new millenium, he has decided to share some of the moving experiences that he has had with spiritually advanced beings, as well as the lessons that he learned from each encounter. These works are offered in a spirit of service. We sincerely hope that they will further you on your path.
When in New York City visit the heart of yoga. Experience the humility,
humbleness and the challenge of great classes by a truly yogic staff and
none other than Sri Dharma himself. " The best yoga practice in New York City" Mas Vidal
They are the hosts for the Dancing Shiva Yoga & Ayurveda 200 Hour Program and Mas also gives some workshops at the center. They main focus is offering a variety of yoga asana classes with a sincere spiritual intention.
Dhyana Ayurveda Healing Center. Includes Ayurvedic practitioners that blend the philosophy of Ayurveda with the application of Medicinal Aromatherapy to create a unique and individualized approach to health care. We offer both Ayurvedic Education Certification Programs and Pancha Karma and other Ayurvedic treatments and bodywork at our Sebastopol Retreat in Sonoma County, Northern California.
Floracopeia offers a large selection of aromatic treasure, including essential oils, traditional Ayurvedic attars from India, exotic and infused body oils and natural perfumes. Floracopeia was established by David Crow, L.Ac., master herbalist, aromatherapist, author of “In Search of the Medicine Buddha” and meditation teacher.
Important Vedic Organizations (Yoga, Ayurveda, Jyotish and Vedanta)
Chakrapani Ulla is a direct disciple of Swami Muktananda and is one of the most recognized astrologers in the world and has pioneered vedic astrology in the west. He regularly offers workshops on various topics in vedic astrology at Dancing Shiva and is based out of Los Angeles.
Director Pandit David Frawley's complete Institute which includes Vedic Knowledge and Training Ayurveda, Vedic Astrology, Yoga, Vedanta, Hindu Dharma, Vedic Studies, Courses, Training Programs, Resources, On-line Articles and Books
A great resource for finding yoga and ayurveda practitioners across the globe. The President of European Yoga Federation is Suryananda Swami Saraswati (Amadio Bianchi) is associated with MasVidal of Dancing Shiva.
Our vision is to bring the healing science of Ayurveda and its modalities to the forefront of integrative medicine in the West.
The Organic Consumers Association (OCA) is an online and grassroots non-profit 501(c)3 public interest organization campaigning for health, justice, and sustainability. The OCA deals with crucial issues of food safety, industrial agriculture, genetic engineering, children's health, corporate accountability, Fair Trade, environmental sustainability and other key topics. We are the only organization in the US focused exclusively on promoting the views and interests of the nation's estimated 50 million organic and socially responsible consumers.
Our mission is to mobilize the global yoga community to empower women in India to build sustainable livelihoods. Using micro-credit to fight poverty in India.
CPAK is an amazing conference that brings together a cadre of authors, scientists and independent researchers to explore the ancient idea that consciousness and history move in a vast cycle of time with alternating Dark and Golden Ages, a cycle Plato called: The Great Year. This once world wide belief in a rise and fall of the ages, is finding increasing support in new interpretations of myth and folklore, discoveries of anomalous artifacts, revisions of archaeological site dating, astronomical insights and new theories of consciousness.
Since incorporating in 1986, Farm Sanctuary has established America's premier farm animal shelters and waged effective campaigns to stop farm animal cruelty.
Home gardens, school presentations, Edible playgrounds, Farm design. We have been working with teachers, students and yoga schools nationwide to deepen our awareness about natural food. Do you know where your food comes from?
The complete website for devotees of the great avatar Paramahansa Yogananda. Join a network of yogis throughout the world united in reaching higher consciousness.
The foundation designs, teaches and offers customized holistic healing programs for various groups including private, public, nonprofit entities as well as educational institutions. La Luchi Foundation currently operates three distinctive programs, Healing Factory, Casa Blanca del Sol, Be your Yoga and has entered into several partnerships to be able to reach, teach and offer services to a broader base of urban youth
Animal Advocacy Organizations
A farm animal protection organization with sanctuaries in New York and California.