Memories of TKV Desikachar

Gill Lloyd is one of the founding members of The Society of Yoga Practitioners (TSYP), a teaching organisation dedicated to following the teachings of T Krishnamacharya and TKV Desikachar. Here she talks about her teacher, Desikachar. “He had an amazing gift for connecting and communicating … using simple language to teach deep and profound ideas.”

Members talk: The yama-s and our relationship with the environment

Teacher Mandy Meaden was asked recently, as a part of the Foundation Course Tutor Training she was undertaking with the TSYP, to speak about her current favourite sutra for five minutes. She settled on II-30, the sutra on the yama-s, and shares the essence of the presentation here.

Training to become a TSYP Foundation Course tutor

The latest Foundation Course tutor training course was held in Crawley at the beginning of 2019. Seven TSYP teachers took part in a lively and inspiring weekend. One of them has already completed her course plan and is advertising her first Foundation Course, which will commence later this year.

Members talk: Helena del Pino

Helena del Pino trained in the tradition of Krishnamacharya and teaches yoga in Peterborough under the name of Healing Yoga, dedicated to health, healing and personal development through yoga. Helena offers some thoughts as we enter a new year.

TSYP Annual Gathering 2018

‘All we are doing in yoga is increasing positive samskara to overcome negative samaskara.’ This was the opening statement of the weekend and just one of the many golden nuggets our teacher Nrithya Jagannathan from the Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram (KYM) in Chennai shared with us at the TSYP Annual Gathering in November. Tara Brennan is …

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All is peaceful

A translation of the Sarva śāntā from the Taittirīya Aranyaka by TSYP member Michael Hutchinson.