Finding Unity In Diversity

Veda Studies’s Sophie French talks to Mr Nazem Al Kudsi about the first major temple to be inaugurated in the Middle East and how reciting Veda keeps his overactive mind …

Practise Yoga, Stay Well

The first time I met Ohio-based Authorised Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Taylor Hunt was at my home in Mysore. I had read about Taylor and knew of him through the Ashtanga …

Dance, Music, Mantra, Yoga

The first thing I noticed when interviewing Claudette Evans is a poster of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater company in New York on the wall behind her. We were …

The Gentle Surrender Of Bhakti

Slovenia-based Sanskrit and chanting teacher, Marina Muktidhara, was inspired by the Vedas and the sound system of the Sanskrit language during her Indology studies in Zagreb (Croatia) and Berlin (Germany). …

Faith, Laughter, Yoga

Nea Ferrier’s matter-of-fact honesty is disarming and talking to her, I felt her quality of maitrī  or friendliness, which is one of the four ways that Sage Patanjali prescribes for …

Begin at the Start

After her first experience of yoga left Ellie Smith with an injury, her second experience of the practice gave her the healing she needed to nurture herself. The positive effects …

The Healing Power of Yoga

Yoga Teacher and founder of Satori, Iti Jain’s yoga journey may have begun to heal from trauma and anxiety but the practice soon became a way of life for her. …

The Sound of Cosmic Divinity

At Indica Yoga, we’ve always claimed to teach and promote authentic, integrated spiritual systems and this interview with Ramatara (Nathalie) is a special moment because she is a shining example …

An Accidental Yogi

Belgium-based Teune van der Wildt may have discovered yoga by accident but his decision to pursue the spiritual path was done with intent and purpose. He started practising Ashtanga Yoga …

The Essence of Being Indian

My first interaction with Raghu Ananthanarayananji was during Indica Yoga’s Global Festival of Yoga, and then, a few months ago, I hosted Raghuji on Indica Yoga’s Yoginsights where he spoke …

The Art of Being Happy

“India still surprises me.” Certified Ashtanga Yoga Teacher, Founder of Omstars and the Miami Life Centre and author of six books, Kino MacGregor, has been coming to India for over …