What is Anusara Yoga?  


‘Anusara’ is a Sanskrit term meaning “flowing with grace,” “going with the flow,” or “following your heart.”

Anusara yoga is a type of yoga in the Tantric tradition, wanting to nurture the intrinsic goodness in all of us, and celebrate the difference and diversity of its practitioners. Yoga classes revolve around a heart-oriented theme, using breath-coordinated movement and the 'Universal Principles of Alignment.' There are no set routines in Anusara Yoga, but the style draws on hatha yoga to create a broad syllabus of 250 yoga poses.


Go to Anusara Yoga if you want: 


Physical yoga poses 

Breath-synchronised movement 

Emotional restoration 


Support props 


Watch an Anusara Yoga intro 

Watch an Anusara Yoga class 

Who was Anusara Yoga founded by? 

Anusara Yoga was founded by John Friend. 

When was Anusara Yoga founded? 

Anusara was founded in 1997.


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is a yoga advocate and writer with three yoga books to her name, including the beloved travel memoir Yoga School Dropout. She writes regularly for the national press, has authored over 150 guides to types of yoga and yoga poses, discovered nearly 250 proven health benefits of yoga through her painstaking classification of 300 clinical studies, and collected more than 500 personal testimonials to the real life benefits of yoga. She is also the creator of our yoga shop – YogaClicks.Store – handpicking yoga brands that are beautifully made by yogis committed to environmental and social sustainability.