About The Yoga Institute of Mumbai
The Yoga Institute is situated at Prabhat Colony in Santacruz, Mumbai.
It was founded by Shri Yogendraji in the year 1918. The Yoga Institute
of Mumbai holds the distinction of being one of the oldest organized
centers of Yoga in India as well as the world. It is a non-profit
organization, devoted to physical, moral and psychic self-education of
an individual, with the help of yoga. Presently, it is being run by Dr.
Jaydeva, Hansaji and Shri Patanjali.
Shri Yogendraji met his Guru, Shri Paramahamsa Madhavdasaji, during his
college life. From that moment onwards, he became a firm believer in
Yoga. He received education in Yoga at Paramahamsa Madhavadasaji's
ashram in Malsar, Gujarat. On the completion of his education, he left
the ashram to spread the knowledge throughout the world. Thus began his
first step towards the establishment of the Yoga Institute in Bombay
city of India.
Regular health camps are organized at The Yoga Institute of Mumbai.
These residential camps stretch over seven days and are quite renowned.
Two-days camps are also organized here.
Teacher Training Programs
Those individuals who have completed the seven-days yoga camps
organized by the institute can apply for Yoga Teachers Training course
of 7 months (in English) and one year (in Hindi).
How to Reach Yoga Institute of Mumbai
There is both a domestic as well as international airport in Mumbai,
serviced by all the major domestic and international airlines.
The main railway station of Mumbai is the Chattrapati Shivaji Terminus
(CST). It is connected with all the key cities in India.
An extensive network of roads and state highways link Mumbai with the
rest of the country.
Buses local trains, taxis and auto rickshaws are easily available for
commuting within the city.