✓ Bihar School of Yoga: Founded in 1963 and today directed by Swami Niranjananda Sarasvati, this school is known for its high standards of teacher training and advanced programs, especially in Kriya Yoga and Kundalini Yoga. It also has a Yoga university. For more information, contact The Registrar, Bihar Yoga Bharati, Ganga Darshan, Fort, Munger, Bihar 811201, India; phone 91-(0)-6344-222430, fax 91-(0)-344-220169; Web site www.yogavision.net/.
✓ Gitananda Ashram: Established by the late Dr. Swami Gitananda Giri and presently headed by Meenakshi Devi, this very active school offers many programs, including a correspondence course, and the monthly magazine Yoga Life (see the "Peeking into Periodicals" section later in this appendix). Check it out at Gitananda Ashram, 16A Mettu Street, Chinnamudaliarchavady, Kottukuppam (Via Pondicherry) 605 104 Tamil Nadu, India; Web site www.icyer.com/.
✓ Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram: This nonprofit institute founded by T.K.V Desikachar (the son of T. Krishnamacharya) is based in India and dedicated to spreading the teachings of T. Krishnamacharya with his holistic and secular approach of adapting Yoga to the individual's needs. Its training and Yoga therapy programs are open to international students, and its Web site offers a weekly sutra, asana, and "answer from the expert" as well as a bookstore. Find more info at Krishnamacharya
✓ Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute: Founded and directed by B.K.S. Iyengar, the institute is the hub of the world's most widespread style of Hatha Yoga — Iyengar Yoga (head to Chapter 1 for more info). The Institute has trained thousands of Yoga teachers. Get more information at Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute (RIMYI), 1107 B/1 Hare Krishna Mandir Road, Model Colony, Shivaji Nagar, Pune 411 016, Maharashtra, India; phone 91-20-2565-6134; e-mail [email protected] com, Web site www.bksiyengar.com/.
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