[...] of his father, and becoming “materially exhausted”—a state that led him to study yoga with Dharma Mittra and eventually spend six years as a celibate monk in India.PRESENTBack in the U.S., he began [...]
[...] in Los Angeles this June.We caught up with McCann, who teaches at Yoga to the People and Dharma Yoga, to ask him about his victory, what it takes to become a yoga champ, and the layers of irony [...]
Sri Dharma Mittra is a Yoga teacher, and a student of Sri Swami Kailashananda Maharaj. Best known for creating the Master Yoga Chart of 908 Postures, his “influence on the yoga world extends far beyond the nearly 50,000 copies of that poster that have been printed since Mittra completed the laborious project in 1983.
Dharma is the first main independent Yoga teacher on the East Coast, initiating hundreds of thousands on the path of Yogic practice and teaching. Dharma began disseminating this knowledge before “styles” of Yoga became popular, and has remained truthful to the original classical practice. Students from all walks and styles of Yoga love his teachings. Dharma has literally been teaching classes continuously every day since he started in 1967.
There will also be classes and activities for kids, and free vegetarian, vegan, and raw food. Governor’s Island, with it’s amazing views of The Statue of Liberty and the Manhattan sky-line, provides a beautiful natural venue to help us make Dharma Yoga history yet again in NYC.
[...] as Kripalu, Jivamukti, and, fittingly, Dharma Yoga. “I’ve always had a real reverence for Dharma Mittra,” explains Gumucio. “When I heard he was moving out of that location after more than 20 [...]
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