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Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram, Chennai
Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram, Chennai Based in Chennai, south India, this institute teaches the viniyoga brand of gentle yoga. The guru is T. K. V. Desikachar, an engineer turned disciple of his father T. Krishnamacharya, a practitioner of holistic yoga. The course has five elements of yoga including exercise, therapy, breathing, and meditation.

From children to pregnant women, from stressed out corporate executives to people in pain, thousands have sought the portals of KYM over the years. No two people have been taught identically. In keeping with Patanjali's philosophy, the KYM has played a significant role in popularizing yoga as a holistic science that stems from a well founded theoretical basis, rather than as mere exercises for physical fitness.

The focus of all activities at the KYM is that anyone who wants to can practice yoga, that is specifically suited to his or her needs, and experience its multiple benefits. This is quite simply, the Yoga of T.Krishnamacharya. Carrying forth in his footsteps, holding aloft the banner of this great teacher and his timeless legacy is the Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram.

International Programs
The KYM Institute of Yoga Studies conducts short-term courses for groups and individuals from different countries on a wide variety of Yoga related topics. These are highly individualized and are designed to suit the needs of the visiting group or individual.

Intensive courses were initially offered to private groups from different parts of the world, when requested. From 1997, a one-month intensive covering the broad spectrum of asana, pranayama and dhyana as taught by T Krishna acharya was formally conducted every November. As demand for participation in this one-month intensive increased, the course began to be offered twice a year from 2002 onwards. An advanced two-week residential retreat is being offered once a year from 2002.

Apart from the programs offered by KYM Institute of Yoga Studies, we continue to organize and conduct programs for private groups on a wide range of themes upon request, apart from offering classes to individual students who desire private one-on-one lessons. This four-week program presents the principles of yoga, based on the teachings of Yogacharya Krishna acharya. This program is addressed to participants who desire to take up a serious study of Yoga with an ultimate aim of becoming teachers.

Yoga Asana in Krishnamacharya While there is a popular misconception that yoga means practice of certain postures only, the Yoga Sutra presents Yoga as a means to relieve one of pain and suffering The Yoga Sutra gives a multiplicity of tools including Asana, Pranayama and Dyana. This four-week program provides an insight into the rich and varied dimensions of yoga, its value as a timeless and universal philosophy, and its practical relevance.

The course will comprise six sessions every day (Monday - Friday only), which will include
Asana and pranayama practice
» The theoretical foundations of asana and pranayama
» Lectures on the philosophy of yoga as given in Yoga Sutra.
» Vedic chanting.
» Application of Tools of Yoga (Theory)
» Meditative practice.
Guest lectures on different aspects of Indian culture will also be held on select evenings

"This course is non-residential and participants will have to make their own arrangements for boarding and lodging. Breakfast will be provided by KYM on weekdays for the duration of the course. Registration for the course will be closed two months prior to the date of commencement of the course, or as soon as it gets filled up, whichever is earlier.

International Vedic chanting Teacher Training Program
While Vedic chanting has been an integral part of KYM's work for over 30 years, there is a need today to introduce this tradition as a formalized study and practice of an ancient Indian tradition.

KYM is happy to announce the second batch of the International Vedic Chant Teacher Training Program commencing in March 2010, to be held at Chennai. Split into four modules of across 2010 and 2011, this intensive program equips participants to become certified Vedic chant teachers. The first batch of students who underwent this training program at Austria graduated in April 2009. Following the success of this program, KYM now offers the same program at its center at Chennai. At the end of the fourth module, these participants will be evaluated and if found eligible will be certified Vedic chant teachers.

Vedic Chanting in Krishnamacharya Pilgrimage of Sound - The Power of Chanting
Pilgrimage of Sound - The Power of Chanting This two-week intensive aims at introducing participants to the experience of Vedic chanting, while also sharing some of the profound models profound models presented in the teachings it represents. The course will include daily morning practices of asana and pranayama to prepare the body, breath and mind for the sessions to follow.

The rest of the day will include two sessions of chanting, one session on the rules and pedagogy of Vedic chanting and one session of meditative practice using sound. Special interest programs will also be offered on select evenings.

The Dates for the 2 week program : 28th September to 9th October 2009
This course is non-residential and participants will have to make their own arrangements for boarding and lodging.