Dharma Mittra and students in warrior 2 pose

Dharma Yoga Center

New York City, USA

Traditional eight-limbed yoga suited for the modern world is the inspiration behind the Life of a Yogi teacher training programs from the Dharma Yoga Center. Based upon the teachings of living guru Sri Dharma Mittra, programs varying from 50 to 1000 hours teach students the Dharma Yoga method, focusing on self-mastery through a series of asanas and moving meditation.

For the full Dharma Yoga experience train at their New York City studio. Taking a foundation training or 1000-hour training, focusing on asana or philosophy, you will learn traditional teachings and modern applications from an embodied guru and his longtime students while gaining your Yoga Alliance certification – a truly powerful opportunity.

The Dharma Yoga Center also offers specialized workshops and continuing education courses that delve deeper into specific aspects of yoga practice. These workshops are designed to enhance understanding and proficiency in areas such as pranayama (breath control), meditation techniques, and yogic dietary principles. Each workshop is crafted to provide intensive, focused training that complements the broader teacher training programs.

Students at the Dharma Yoga Center benefit from a supportive community environment. The center encourages the development of satsang, or a community of like-minded individuals, which is considered essential for spiritual growth. Regular community events, including kirtan (devotional singing), lectures on yogic philosophy, and group meditation sessions are held to foster a sense of unity and shared purpose among students.

Moreover, the center is equipped with a serene and inviting space that supports personal reflection and deep practice. The facilities include a spacious yoga hall, meditation rooms, and a library filled with yoga literature and resources. This setting not only facilitates practical training but also helps students to immerse themselves fully in the yogic lifestyle.

By training at the Dharma Yoga Center, students not only receive a robust education in yoga but also embark on a transformative journey towards self-discovery and holistic well-being. The blend of rigorous training, spiritual enrichment, and community involvement makes this center a unique and enriching place for both aspiring and experienced yoga practitioners.