The Ārya’s First US Visit!

Dear Aspirants, It was a revitalizing and growth filled experience for all involved! We are so lucky to have such pure teachers, offspring of these True Yogic teachings and noble lineage. The Ārya’s journey and arrival to San Francisco was smooth. In Sebastopol, after the jet-lag settled, Ganapathiārya gave a talk, a comprehensive overview of…

India July 2022

Dear Foundation Course & Jivana Yoga Participants, It has been an eventful and enriching time in India this past visit! Here is a brief recap: Classes with Ācārya began on a Monday afternoon. From the start, Ācārya spoke with devotion regarding his teacher Srimata’s passing earlier in the week. Her example of noble qualities guided…

Maria

Dear All, my name is Maria Fernandes and my home country is Portugal. I’m turning “half a century” this year and I’m a proud mother of 2 ( Leonor 20y and Rafael 15y ). I love to escape from my daily routine by immersing into Nature ( either the beach, along a river or the…

Kelli

Hi everyone, I’m Kelli. It’s been so nice to get to know a little more about you via these blog posts. My connection to Sadvidya came through my yoga teacher in San Francisco, Sidney, and his wife Ngoce, both long time students of Acharya. They let me know of a last minute opportunity to go…

Cathy

Hello friends, In the spirit of sticking to the present, let me open my introduction with gratitude for this wonderful course and practice. The support of all of you is a blessing. I’m a resident of Brooklyn, where I’ve now lived longer than in my hometown of Chicago. I am a retired pediatric nurse, and…

Marcia

Hi, my name is Marcia and I live in Omaha, Nebraska, USA.  I became interested in learning more about the teachings from Acharya after my daughter, Kelli, attended a retreat with him.  The pandemic resulted in the opportunity for me to begin classes on line last year with her.  I have been seeking to live…

Dirk

Hello, my name is Dirk. I currently live in Ashland Oregon. I have been fortunate to come to this course through attending yoga classes from my friend Laura. She told me about the introduction course which I attended for the most part in Hawaii. I appreciated everything I learned in that course including going through…

Helena

My name is Helena Quinta and I live in Lisbon, Portugal.  I am 66 years old, I am married with children and grandchildren. I am a body therapist (I do Bowen Therapy) and a Pilates teacher. I am interested in nutrition and how the body is dealing with food and nutrients. I’ve joined Jivana Introduction…