Swami Lalitananda writes the "Hidden Language Hatha Yoga" column for the award-winning yoga magazine ascent. Author of The Inner Life of Asanas and Glimpses of a Mystical Affair, she is also the director of Radha Yoga & Eatery in the downtown eastside of Vancouver, Canada, a space that embraces yoga, art, culture, and community.
Swami Lalitananda has studied Swami Sivananda Radha's teachings for 30 years, and took sanyas in 1996. She is dedicated to making yoga accessible and significant in everyday life and has taught Hidden Language Hatha Yoga since 1988. This unique approach to hatha yoga stretches the body and opens the mind to psychological and spiritual insights. Her teaching focuses on students taking a personal approach to this practice.