This is the first of many videos you will see from yoga.in! Omkarananda is one of our top yoga centers in our book “Yoga in India: A journey to the top 24 yoga places”. We hope you enjoy it and that the wonderful Usha Devi inspires you to come to incredible India!
Usha Devi teaches strict Iyengar yoga at the Omkarananda Ashram in Rishikesh. “Do less, but do it with understanding”, “See how the mind has to be connected with the body”, “Listen, you are not in holidays”, “Come on! Quickly!” – these are some of the words you could hear during her morning class which we attended. There…
We met Usha Devi at 10am, just after her morning class in the Omkarananda Ashram in Rishikesh. Her guruji is none other than world famous B.K.S. Iyengar, the founder of Iyengar yoga. Each year Usha spends a couple of months in Pune where she’s in direct contact with Guruji, while the rest of the year she stays…