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Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute, Pune

Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute, Pune

Address: 1107 B/1, Hare Krishna Mandir Road,
Model Colony, Shivaji Nagar, Pune.
Ph: (91 20) 2565-6134.


This well-knownestablishmentdraws serious yoga students from all over the world. It has regular Iyengar Yoga classes from beginner to intermediate level.There are some special classes for people with mobility problems, pregnant women, and even children. As the institute is extremely popular, you might want to contact them now, as there is always a huge waiting list. If you would like to seriously study Yoga, you are going to love the practice-based and scientific approach.

The institute was founded in 1975. It has three different floors, representing the mind, body and soul. It is a truly spiritual place in the middle of wild India. The authentic training and knowledgeable yogis will allow you to relax and find out more about ashtanga yoga. The eight columns of the building represent the eight limbs used by the ashtanga yoga teachers. The library within the institution has over 8000 titles from all over the world, to help you grow in knowledge, as well as in health.
You will need to apply for a place, and a course costs approximately $400. You can get accommodation near the center, or book a hotel. If you have a bad back, you are advised that the accommodation will not be suitable for your condition. You will also need to have a basic knowledge of Yoga, except for General Classes. If you would like to start your spiritual journey, it is time to start planning now.

The traditional building is based on the plans of the founder, and many people who teach at the center were students of Ramamani Iyengar. This means that you will need to face some strict rules, and you could be asked to change your eating habits. Still, if you want to get really close to nature and feel more energetic, this unique building is the right place to go.


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