What People Are Saying About Jivamukti Yoga

Without Jivamukti, yoga would still be an obscure practice of a few.
New York Times, USA

Meet the innovators, David Life and Sharon Gannon are American originals who are shaping yoga today. Looking for a highly meditative but physically challenging form of yoga? Try Jivamukti.
Yoga Journal, USA

David and Sharon have inspired and encouraged us to think of Yoga not just as a system of exercises but also as a door to the infinite.
—Sting, Jivamukti Yoga student

Jivamukti’s highly regarded Yoga Teacher Training Course is the Gold Standard.
Time Out NY, USA

Classes are demanding physically and emotionally, in keeping with the intention to re-spiritualize what the West was teaching as a purely physical exercise.
Connect magazine, Hong Kong

New York City-based Sharon Gannon and David Life occupy a deservedly prominent position in the American yoga community, having not only done a great deal to help foster the burgeoning popularity of yoga but also done that as a by-product of decades-long study with a veritable pantheon of contemporary masters and a profoundly devoted practice.
Yoga Journal, USA

David Life and Sharon Gannon just blow away the competition.
New York magazine, USA

Jivamukti is the full package--more than just exercise.
Allure magazine, USA

[Jivamukti Yoga offers a]...holistic vision extending to strict vegetarianism and hard-core animal rights activism.
Vanity Fair, USA

Jivamukti Yoga offers the tantalizing promise of not only a well-toned body, but salvation too.
Hinduism Today, USA

Es handelt sich dabei um eine kraftvolle Praxis, die Korper und intellect stimuliert und zu spirituelleum Bewusstsein fuhren mochte.
Yoga Aktuell, Germany

Meshing the spiritual and psychological elements of yoga with the physical ones, Jivamukti yoga forces students to confront both their bodily and emotional limitations.
Harpers & Queens, UK

Lean, flexible, vegetarian, poetry writing, theosophist, celestial American yogis…their salutes to the sun are done by the stars.
Sunday Morning Post, Hong Kong

Jivamukti Yoga is the shape of things to come.
London Observer, UK

Lo yoga e uno stile di vita: fatto di meditazione, di posizione, di musica, canti, letture.
Corriere Della Sera, Italy

There’s a level of spiritual activism here. It’s not just what you do on the mat. You are surrounded by it the second you walked into the door, and it’s infectious.
Yoga Journal, USA

Once you make Jivamukti yoga part of your life, you will look different to the world and the world will look different to you
Yogi Times, USA

Jivamukti Yoga (which means liberation while living) fuses Dynamic vinyasa, music, chanting, and the embodied commitment to yoga’s ultimate goal—enlightenment.
Fit Yoga, USA

Jivamukti Yoga may be synonymous with the glamour crowd, but what I discovered behind its door was anything but superficial…. depth dwelled inside the walls.
New York Spirit, USA

Jivamukti …means liberation while living, and the students of the method are taught to seek spiritual realization by beings agents of change in the world.
Yoga Journal, USA

Jivamukti Classes are addictive because they transform you from the inside out.
Gaia, USA

Sharon and David…charismatic yoga teachers for not only New Yorkers but for all citizens of the world….
Yogini, Japan

All the spirituality of traditional yoga, but with a modern twist.
Red Magazine, UK

Gannon and Life work hard to show that yoga is not just about health and fitness, and that spirituality can be congruent with the high-energy, vibrant lifestyle . . .
Yoga Journal, USA

It’s this dedication to promoting an integrated practice that makes Jivamukti the absolute antithesis of ‘McYoga’. Without Life and Gannon and their rigorously ‘pure’ teaching, the West’s yoga scene would have been left wide open to ‘disco’ yoga and yogalates.
Harpers & Queens, UK

I always learn something at Jivamukti; they really educate the students.
Time magazine

It’s a very liberating concept and, suddenly, I don’t quite feel so self-conscious. All I can hear are Gannon’s peaceful words: Let go. Let go. Let go. And then a funny thing happens: I let go and manage to stretch quite a bit further. And it feels great.
The Independent, UK

The hottest and best yoga in town is performed at the unapologetically spiritual Jivamukti.
New York magazine, USA

 

What Graduates Are Saying About Jivamukti Yoga Teacher Training

Every day of the training was awe-inspiring, challenging, and ultimately led us on our journey to self-realization, which is the true goal of yoga.
—Tina James Powis, 2005 Graduate

At the Jivamukti Teacher Training, I made lasting connections with spiritual teachers and friends that have continued to inspire and transform my life to this very day. It is with deepest gratitude that I encourage you to deepen your own practice with this incredible opportunity.
—Kristina Pao Cheng, 2003 Graduate

The training provides full immersion into yoga sadhana (practice) for one full month, without distractions from family, job, and personal habits. It is an opportunity to become pure, to be the best person one could possibly be, and to have psychological and spiritual breakthroughs that are enlightening and life transforming.
—Yogeswari, 2000 Graduate

Eating vegan meals three times a day was great! I would recommend this teacher training because it will deepen your knowledge about yourself and your connection to others, which is the essence of yoga.
—Kumiko Buchman, 2006 Graduate

The Jivamukti training will shift a person’s perception, creating the transformation to begin to live life from a yogic point of view. When that miracle happens, you are never the same. Sharon says, ‘Don’t just give a class, give an experience.’ That is what the Jivamukti Yoga Teacher Training is—an experience. It is a life changing experience and if one has an opportunity to take the training, I would advise strongly to do so.
—Michael Farewell, 2001 Graduate

The Jivamukti Yoga Teacher Training was life changing. You will discover your true self in a vigorous learning atmosphere. It is more precious than any money can buy.
—Esther Widjaja, 2005 Graduate

Highlights of my Jivamukti Yoga Teacher Training include the priceless opportunity to have daily intensive instruction; life-time connections with classmates and mentors from all over the world; a full month of dedicated study and practice; great vegan food; fresh air; and becoming part of the global Jivamukti family. I encourage anyone who’s interested in an authentic yoga teacher education to come to the Jivamukti Yoga Teacher Training.
—Karl Straub, 2005 Graduate

In a nutshell, the Jivamukti Yoga Teacher Training teaches you about yoga from the inside out. You get awesome training for how to teach asana and give excellent hands-on adjustments, backed up with juicy yoga philosophy that inspires every breath.
—Marni Trask, 1997 Graduate