• The Power of Meditation

    Studio co-owner Aadil Palkhivala recently opened up about his experience witnessing the near-death experience of his wife, Savitri, in an article in Yoga Journal , posted below: “Patanjali notes that each klesha (obstacles to the path of yoga) can be overcome through meditation. Abhinivesha (the fear of death) is the last klesha, and it’s one […]

  • Q & A with Aadil Palkhivala in 425 magazine

    Photo by Nichon Glerum. Article re-posted from full article by Margo Greenman at https://425magazine.com/aadil-palkhivala/ Aadil Palkhivala was first introduced to yoga when he was still inside his mother’s womb. “My mother could not get pregnant,” said Palkhivala. “She tried for seven years.” It wasn’t until Palkhivala’s mother started practicing yoga with the renowned B.K.S. Iyengar […]

  • What Makes a Great Yoga Teacher

    Reposted from article at https://seattleyoganews.com/great-yoga-teacher-aadil-palkhivala/ Aadil Palkhivala has been teaching yoga for over 35 years and he has been recognized as the yoga teacher of the year during the 2016 edition of the Seattle Yoga Awards hosted by Seattle Yoga News. We decided to ask him a few questions about teaching yoga and what makes […]

  • Spotlight on our co-founder: Aadil Palkhivala

    With degrees in law, physics and mathematics, Aadil Palkhivala is one of the world’s top yoga teachers and, for over 35 years, has had the reputation as the “teacher of teachers,” since the world’s finest teachers study with him*. He has completed over 51 years of yoga practice! Aadil’s experience of holistic healing was originally […]

  • The Yoga of Balance

    The Yoga of Balance By Aadil Palkhivala, reposted from Yoga Journal All our lives we hear of the importance of having a “balanced diet.” Yet, when viewed through yogic eyes, this popular conception (like most) proves to be, even on its best days, merely a half truth. What we require is not a balanced diet […]

  • Aadil Palkhivala Wants Yoga to Be More About Integrity, Less About Ego

    Meet your next teacher, Aadil Palkhivala, Purna Yoga™ co-founder and mentor in Yoga Journal’s upcoming online Master Class course. Original article from July 2017 issue of Yoga Journal “All life is yoga,” says Aadil Palkhivala , quoting one of his teachers, the Indian spiritual master Sri Aurobindo . It’s an apt tagline for someone who […]

  • Teacher Spotlight: Zofia Alia

    Zofia Alia 2,000 hour Purna Yoga Professional Practicing Yoga since: 1995 Teaching at ASC since: 1998 Why do you love teaching yoga? One of the reasons I love teaching yoga is I really enjoy connecting with people. We are all soooo different and yet so alike! Another reason I love teaching yoga is the ability […]

  • Teacher Spotlight: Aadil Palkhivala

    Aadil Palkhivala, Co-Founder of Purna Yoga College & Alive & Shine Center Practicing Yoga since: 1966 Teaching Yoga since: 1974 Why do you love teaching yoga? I love teaching yoga because it is very rare to find something that works. Purna Yoga works. Having taught Iyengar yoga for almost 30 years, I realized the power […]

  • Meditation to Cure Loneliness

    Savitri taught a beautiful Heartfull Meditation workshop at the NW Yoga Conference last month. The focus was on conquering loneliness by tapping into the “Master Chakra” in our hearts. One of the workshop participants, Jacqueline Quattrocchi, wrote an article about the experience, including the technique called “Mental Centering.” Check out the full article here , […]