Yoga destinations: centres and gurus

MT YOGA 1Here is a listing of yoga gurus / centers in this neighborhood / compiled by Bama Ranganathan of Mylapore Times in connection with World Yoga Day ( June 21)

  1. Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram, the hugely respected teaching and study centre in R A Puram is hosting a simple introductory session on June 21 morning. Drop by to explore courses they offer. Call  -24937998 / 24933092.
  2. Carnatica and Samudhaaya hosting a music and yoga event at Marina beach, Gandhi statue zone, June 21, 6 am onwards. Yoga sessions will be conducted by the renowned yoga expert Venkataraman. Open to all.
  3. The Art of Living, Mylapore Chapter is conducting Free Yoga Camp – “Yoga Daan”. At Marina Beach, Opp. Vivekanandar Illam. From 5.30 a.m. to 6.30 a.m. Contact: 78719 91922
  4. Mass Yoga demonstration by students of The Grove School and Saraswathi Kendra Learning Centre. At C.P. Ramaswami Aiyar Foundation, 1 Eldams Road, Alwarpet, 10.30 a.m., followed by a special yoga demonstration by the senior students.
  5. RAPRA’s celebrations will start with a prayer and then move on to different postures including yogasana, pranayama, dhyana, mudra and sankalpa. At Puthu kovil, 1st Cross Street, R.A.Puram, 10 a.m. For details contact 9444330187.
  6. APJ Yoga Foundation  – Yoga class in the morning at 6 a.m. Talks about cancer and importance of water from 10 a.m. Satsang, meditation in the evening at 6 p.m. Food fest at 6 p.m. At Sidha Yoga Sevai Maiyam, 27, Sundareswarar Street, Mylapore. Ph: 24611246, 9840431026.
  7. Kalyana Nagar Association, Mandavelipakkam in association with Vinieyoga Healing Center, Besant Nagar.  Has 3 dedicated instructors, headed by yoga guru Usha.  Mon, Wed, Fridays 6:30-7:30 p.m. The contact is Vijayalakshmi /9600033306.
< This list will be updated as and when new info is received.