Yoga and Jivamukti Yoga in Chicago
ABOUT JIVAMUKTI YOGA
the style: Jivamukti means living liberated. It is a style of yoga created by Sharon Gannon and David Life. Each class consist of a alignment oriented vinyasa flow asana style set to a backdrop of music and spiritual teachings that incorporates the 5 tenants of Jivamukti class.
the Gurus: Jivamukti Yoga was founded by Sharon Gannon and David Life artists, activists, writers, and world renowned Yoga Teachers.
= the individual self, the unenlightened soul
The 5 Tenants of Jivamukti Yoga:
- we promote compassionate lifestyle choices including: ethical vegetarianism,
animal rights, social activism, and environmental activism
- the sources of our spiritual teachings are derived from ancient Yogic
scriptures mostly used are Patanjali's Yoga Sutras, Bhagavad Gita, and
Hatha Yoga Pradipika
Shri K Pattahbi Jois
Shri Brahmanada Sarasvati
Shri Swami Nirmalananda