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Overview of American Viniyoga™ Institute

Ancient Insights. Modern Healing.
The American Viniyoga™ Institute is an organization of yoga practitioners and professionals sharing core values, guided by the spirit of Viniyoga and dedicated to offering quality experiential, education and professional training opportunities in the fields of health and fitness, therapy and self care, and personal transformation.

We honor the integrity of ancient yoga teachings while making them relevant and practical today. We are connected by the teachings of Viniyoga™ through Gary Kraftsow, MA, E-RYT 500, who evolved this approach to yoga from the teachings of T.K.V. Desikachar and T. Krishnamacharya of Madras, India.

Gary Kraftsow, MA, E-RYT 500, is Founder and Director of the American Viniyoga Institute.

Viniyoga™: an approach to Yoga that adapts practice to the unique condition, needs and interests of individuals and groups - giving practitioners the tools to individualize and actualize the process of self-discovery and personal transformation.

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