Sivananda yoga is based upon five principles, proper exercise (12 poses in particular), proper breathing, proper relaxation, proper diet, and positive thinking and meditation. The focus of Sivananda Yoga is preserving health and wellness, and relative to other styles of yoga has an emphasis on frequent relaxation and breathing.
The first Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center was founded in 1957 by Swami Vishnu-Devananda, a disciple of Swami Sivananda. There are now close to 80 locations worldwide, including several ashram retreats.
The Montreal Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centre is a non-profit organization named after Swami Sivananda, one of the most influential spiritual teachers of the 20th century and founded by his disciple Swami Vishnudevananda in Montreal in 1957. The mission More
Yoga on the South Shore. Madeleine Dufour, with 30 years experience teaching Yoga, offers classes inspired by Viniyoga and Sivananda traditions. Studio located in the Centre multifonctionnel de 1075 Lionel-Daunais, near Rue Montarville. More
Classical Sivananda Yoga, Beginner and Intermediate/Advanced. Trained and taught in India, Nepal and Thailand.
NDG/Snowdon area, 4940 Macdonald Avenue, (near Snowdon) Pointe Claire Village, Pointe Claire Holistic Center, 46-3 St. Anne's.
Corporate and private classes available. More