I was suffering from severe back pain for 5 to 6 months. I went for many treatments, ayurvedic and allopathic, but none had long-term effects. I was told about this wonderful course – Art of Living Yoga. I am so glad to share that after the course I got relieved from my back pain and got peaceful sleep. Also it was a tremendous relaxation for the mind and soul.
Social worker, Japan
It feels like I slip into meditation while I am still moving the body. After I began doing Art of Living Yoga I can feel that my Aikido and gymnastics practice has become much smoother. Overall, my joints and entire body have become more flexible. It has a calming effect on my mind too, so I make it a point to do at least sun salutations every day to great effect!
Nurse, British Columbia
Taking the Art of Living Yoga course, I feel that it has helped me to relax and decrease stress in general. My sleep has improved and my appetite is normalizing. For example, I have reduced cravings for sweets.
I wasn't sure if Art of Living Yoga was the 'real thing' for me. Going through these exercises and meditation was like the dawning of a new day: a lot of light and happiness. Now I feel very grateful and happy. A unique experience. Thank You!
Police Lieutenant, USA
The Art of Living Yoga course was fun, profound, and quietening. I found the mix of postures, breathing and silence to be unique and invigorating.
Ms. Lilly Bhat
The practice of yoga and Sudarshan Kriya has done miracles for me. I had a gynaecological problem and the scan detected many fibroids in my uterus and ovary. After practicing the asanas recommended for five months, these fibroids mysteriously vanished.
Doing the Art of Living Yoga course was very good. The workshop was very unusual compared to other yoga courses. The pain in my shoulders disappeared after practicing the postures. It is an amazing course.
All five days of the Art of Living Yoga class gave me a FANTASTIC experience. My mind feels like a stream.
Senior Software Engineer, Bangalore, India
Now I know what is good and bad for my body. I have decided to take care of my body. I’ll be healthier and a good human being always.
Rupali S. Naik
Before joining this class, I used to experience giddiness, vomiting, palpitations, and my heartbeats used to raise 96-100/ min every now and then. Now, I feel good. All my problems of feeling giddy and palpitations have disappeared.
My name is Nika.I know very little English language, therefore in my letter there can be errors, please excuse. I write to tell, what important opening has made dialogue with you in my life. It was my ninth course, but before I was not engaged in yoga every day. I was lazy and did not perceive yoga seriously. But you have shown to me that yoga it is important. And I have decided to become definitively the vegetarian and to be engaged in yoga every day. Hug to you thanks for all! I very much love you! This morning I have made some circles of Suri Namaskar, have made Bastrika and and Kriya. Very much it was pleasant to me! My mum and the grandmother too are engaged in yoga. This summer my mum will pass double TTC, I am very glad for it. With huge love, Nika.
The actual course itself was fun, relaxed and contemporary yet steeped in ancient knowledge and practice. The emphasis was on paying attention to ones own experiences, and working within ones own physical capability. This "self-paced" approach makes Art of Living Yoga suitable for young and old, big or small. After taking the Art of Living Yoga course I found that the holistic approach of the Art of Living Yoga (postures, breathing, knowledge and meditation) has helped me to approach life with improved health and physical fitness, enthusiasm, and creativity, with a deep sense of peace and contentment. For me, Art of Living Yoga practice is essential for daily life.
According to Islam, dance is considered Haram (that which is prohibited). I, too, was of the opinion that only jobless people got together to do these kinds of things. After six days of Natya Yoga, my perspective totally changed. Everyday was a new experience, and I eagerly awaited the beginning of every class. I experienced such an extreme flow of energy! This is a priceless course that has helped me immensely. I will personally bring as many people to attend it as possible.
Staff member, Reserve Bank of India
I have always wanted to learn dance, and I have envied those who can dance. This was such a wonderful opportunity to fulfill my desire. Though the beginning was hard, I felt light after six days. The practice sessions were the most fun.
Staff member, Air India
I feel more relaxed and confident now. I find that I am able to interact much better at work, and hence my work-front relationships have improved.
Managing Director of a renowned firm
The two hours I spent at this course everyday is something I have never experienced ever before. This course has been able to take me away from my work tension entirely. I feel a lot of peace now. I find this more enjoyable that any party or other kind of dancing. I recommend this to the entire corporate world.
“Last December, I had a muscular strain in my right shoulder. Initially, I did not take it seriously and thought it would be alright in a couple of days. But, the pain continued for two months. By this time, the pain started to radiate down to my shoulders. Therefore, I consulted an ortho specialist and he advised me physiotherapy. I had IR, IFT, Oil massage and UV rays treatment for about three months. Though, the pain was reduced to about 40 per cent, it was not completely gone. I had problems driving my bike. I was not able to lift my own shoulder. This was when I came to know of the Art of Living Yoga.
The advice given to me on day one was to endure the pain and do yoga with full belief. While doing each asana, I was having immense pain in my right shoulder, but I withstood the pain and did the asanas. In the next two days, the pain started to reduce. By the end of the course, it was completed gone and I am now driving my bike to office every day. Now, I am able to lift any heavy objects at will. The strain in my shoulder has also considerably come down and I hope that it would fully subside if I continue to do Art of Living Yoga.”
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23-year-old Software Consultant
“Before the course, I was suffering from back pain and was unenergetic. Today, it has reduced by 80 per cent ever since I did the course The program was good.”
“It is a very good program and I learnt some relaxation techniques for the entire body. My overall experience was good and I thoroughly enjoyed the program.”
B. Giridhar Dhanya
“This is an excellent program which helped me about breathing, yoga and food habits. It is a superb course.”
“I learnt how to control emotions, feelings, food habits, natural ailments, about our body, energy, ayurveda and so much more. It’s an amazing program and I recommend everyone to enroll for it.”
“I found relief in pain and ailments by 50 per cent. I largely benefited from pranayama and my constant cold has greatly subsided. It’s a great program.”