Agastya Yoga School was started on 1st January 2018, under the aegis of Mr. Vadadi Lokesh. Mr. Vadadi Lokesh has over 3 decades of experience in the field of physical education and is an expert in the art of Yoga apart from being a third degree black belt certified by the International Tae-kwon-do Federation.Mr. Lokesh started practicing Tae-kwon-do at the tender age of 10 and over an illustrious career, spanning across 2 decades, he represented Delhi in National Championships and India at the International forum, winning several gold medals. He was also the coach of the Indian Tae-kwon-do team at the Asian Tae-kwon-do championships, held in Delhi 2006. Mr. Lokesh today is the President of Delhi Tae-kwon-do federation. Years of martial arts training fostered a deep rooted discipline, commitment, perseverance and passion for physical fitness in him. These virtues helped him in learning the art of Yoga and after over a decade of unwavering commitment and practice, Mr. Lokesh is an expert Yoga practitioner. He seamlessly combines his martial arts and yoga experience and as a result his teaching methodology transcends much beyond physical fitness and aims to connect one’s physical and spiritual side. Agastya Yoga School teaches the ancient form of Yoga called Ashtang Yoga. Ashtang Yoga is a sanskrit word.’Asht’ means eight and ‘anga’ means components or limbs of Patanjali, of which ‘Yama’ should be the first branch ‘niyama’ should be the second branch. The third and fourth branch is ‘asana and pranayama’. The fifth branch is ‘pratyahara’ and sixth branch is ‘dharna’. Where the seventh and eight branch is ‘ dhyana and samadhi’. The school today aims to cater to people from all background and conducts classes for working professionals, house makers and senior citizens. Apart from this the school also conducts special sessions for kids on weekends, corporate programs. Having himself benefited from embarking on the path of physical fitness at an early age, Mr. Lokesh is especially passionate about working with kids to channelize their zeal, intellectual and emotional intelligence in the right direction. The school also conducts free sessions over the weekends for Meditation/ Tratak and Yoga therapy sessions. The school’s aim is to spread awareness of mental and physical fitness and contribute towards making a Fit India!
It is said that there are as many asanas as there are living species: 840,000. That means the muscles and joints can flex, extead-and rotate in several thousand ways.
1.Yama: restrain of behavior
3. Asana: posture
4.Pranayama: control or restrain of energy
We train holistic yoga: Holistic yoga is derived from various traditions and contemporary arts. Our classes provide a safe space for participants to explore their health on many levels.
WHAT IS CORPORATE-YOGA..? In general, being a corporate yoga instructor means you teach yoga to the employees of a business. This could be a large corporation or a small startup. Usually the company pays for the yoga so it becomes a “free perk” for the employees, however this is not always the case. Benefits of corporate yoga:
YOGA-RETREAT...? Taking time out to go on a yoga retreat is such a special and beautiful gift that you can give yourself. It's an opportunity to reconnect to yourself, to deepen your yoga practice, to connect with like-minded people and to nourish, restore and reset the body, soul and mind..
Maharishi Patanjali was not the originator of yoga but he was the creator of Ashtang yoga. Ashtang yoga is a Sanskrit word. “asht” means “eight” and “anga” means components or parts or limbs or branches of yoga sutra of patanjali, of which “yama’ should be the first branch ‘niyama’ should be the second branch and “asana” or physical yoga posture is merely the third branch and “pranayama’ is fourth and “pratyahar” is fifth branch, “ dharna’ should be the sixth and “ dhyan and Samadhi” should be the seventh and eight branch. Ashtanga yoga literally means "eight-limbed yoga," as outlined by the sage Patanjali in the Yoga Sutras. According to Patanjali, the path of internal purification for revealing the Universal Self consists of the following eight spiritual practices:
WHAT IS POWER YOGA ? Power Yoga is a fitness-based vinyasa practice. An offshoot of Ashtanga Yoga, it has many of the same qualities and benefits, including building internal heat, increased stamina, strength, and flexibility, as well as stress reduction.
KIDS YOGA SUMMER CAMPS Summer camp is important because it offers a structured opportunity for children to grow. Kids go from home to school to extracurricular, with each environment contributing to their development. Summer camp, then, is another unique venue for growth, allowing kids to become independent and self-confident, while socializing and making new friends, and even learning new skills.
Yoga for children is a form of modern yoga designed for children. It includes poses to increase strength, flexibility, and coordination. Classes are intended to be fun and may include age-appropriate games, animal sounds and creative names for poses.
Benefits of yoga for kids:
We train holistic yoga: Holistic yoga is derived from various traditions and contemporary arts. Our classes provide a safe space for participants to explore their health on many levels; physical, mental and spiritual. In a moving meditation we build strength and endurance while at the same time creating a sense of calm and quiet. “THE GROSS OF THE MIND IS THE BODY & THE SUBTLE OF THE BODY IS THE MIND”