Questions which no
one had answers to, a quest for spiritual truths,
a keen interest in yoga, a desire to help alleviate
human suffering led Navvaratri to Bihar School
of Yoga, Swami Satyananda Saraswati.
Bihar School of Yoga in the local community to
kids, teens, adults and seniors; yoga for pre
& post natal, corporate yoga, yoga for special
This is taught in schools,
universities, hospitals, corporate offices (City
of Austin for 7 years and computer companies),
wholistic centers, fitness centers, studios, housing
developments, temples, as group and private classes,
wherever the need may be.
School of Yoga teaches all aspects of yoga *; All
the branches of yoga **;
from all the philosophies that contain yoga***.
None of us are just one
and not the other – just the body or just
the mind, etc. we are a combination of all –
body, mind, emotions, energy, spirit. Swami Satyananda
Saraswati, founder of Bihar School of Yoga, disciple
of Swami Sivananda Saraswati, systematized ****
all the branches of yoga to develop harmony and
balance at all levels of our being: body, mind,
emotions, higher mind, spirit.
Navvaratri has seen Bihar
School of Yoga help many thousands of people, including
herself; a practitioner & student of Bihar School
of Yoga for over 30 years and in accordance with
the guidelines set by Swami Satyananda and Swami
Niranjan (his successor) has been teaching Bihar
School of Yoga for over 27 years in India, U.K.,
The higher yoga education
program & certification (Satyananda Yoga ™)
and various courses attended by Navvaratri over
the years goes beyond the 250 & 500 hour requisites
of yoga instructor to over 2000 hours & more
of yoga teacher training and yoga education.
Navvaratri has a Bachelor in Sociology & Psychology
and post graduate in Art; Bihar School of Yoga Teacher
Certification; and Satyananda Yoga ™ teacher
Ashram visits and attendance
of seminars and courses of Bihar School of Yoga,
programs of Swami Satyananda Saraswati, Swami Niranjan
and Swami Satsangi in India and internationally
help Navvaratri stay grounded, centered and true
to the teachings of Bihar School of Yoga.
(512) 940 1510
* asana (poses), pranayama (breathing practices),
shatkarmas (detox, cleansing practices), mudras
(gestures for retaining energy), yamas & niyamas
(individual & social conduct), bandhas (redirecting
energy), pratyahara (yoga nidra) & dharana practices
(concentration techniques), meditation (steps &
** Hatha, Raj, Gyana,
Karma, Bhakti, Mantra, Kundalini, Nada.
*** Vedas, Samkhya, Tantra, Upanishads.
**** Swami Swatmarama systematized Hatha Yoga, Patanjali
systematized Raj Yoga;
Swami Satyananda systematized all the branches of
yoga. In deference to this, Bihar School of Yoga
is also known as Satyananda Yoga ™.
Chandra = Moon, Namaskaar = Salutation
Taught by Navvaratri, Bihar School
of Yoga & Satyananda Yoga teacher.
Chandra Namaskaar, salutations to the moon will
be presented, explained, demonstrated & you
will practice this too with the poses, breath, chakras,
(If you know surya namaskaar it is
helpful, but not necessary.)
An advanced beginner/intermediate