Yoga coming from esoteric practices that are thousands of years old. It has developed several branches to accommodate different personality styles.
The major yogas are Bhakti (a devotional approach that opens the heart, it is best for those who are primarily emotionally-oriented), Jnana (an intellectual approach that leads to wisdom, it is best for those who are primarily mentally-oriented), Karma (an active, service-oriented approach, it is best for those who are more extroverted and who find meaning mostly through relationship), and Raja (a meditational approach, it is best for those who are primarily oriented to the practical aspects of a situation).
In India, Yoga is considered one of the six branches of classical philosophy and is referred to throughout the Vedas - ancient Indian scriptures and amongst the oldest texts in existence.The Upanishads are also broadly philosophical treatises which postdate the Vedas and deal with the nature of the "soul" and universe.
However, the origins of yoga are believed to be much older than that, stemming from the oral traditions of Yogis, where knowledge of Yoga was handed down from Guru (spiritual teacher) to Sisya (spiritual student) all the way back to the originators of Yoga, "the Rishis," who first began investigation into the nature of reality and man's inner world.
http://www.bksiyengar.com/ - Yogacharya B.K.S. Iyengar web site
http://www.iyengar-yoga.com/iyengaryoga/ - Iyengar method of Yoga
http://www.yoga.com/ - Web about Yoga
http://www.gaudiya-repercussions.com/ - transform your body with shapeshifter youga
http://www.yogabasics.com/practice/yoga-postures/ - Yoga positions
http://www.hathayoga-meditation.com/ - Yoga Vidha
http://www.yogamandir.com/ - Atma yoga from Atmananda das
http://www.ashtanga.com/ - Articles and information on hatha-yoga
http://doyoga.com/ - Articles, instructions on basic poses, links and inspirational readings
http://homepages.ihug.co.nz/~greg.c/yoga.html - Raja-yoga, tantric-yoga and hatha-yoga
http://www.wailana.com/ - The world's most watched yoga TV series
http://www.kriya.org/ - Articles and information about kriya-yoga
http://www.sriatirudram.org/ - Information on kriya-yoga (inc. history, fundamentals and practice)
http://www.tantrapm.com/ - Group and private instruction in tantra and tantric kriya-yoga
http://thehomefoundation.com/ - Information on kriya-yoga and related practices
http://yogaclass.com/central.html - Site uses RealAudio to offer learning experience of Yoga
http://www.self-realization.com/ - Extensive site on kriya-yoga philosophy, masters and practices
http://www.cit-sakti.com/ - Articles, glossary, teachers and story about kundalini
http://www.kundalinireiki.com/ - Articles on reiki and kundalini
http://www.guruswamig.com/index.php/kundalini/kundalini-support - Forum for discussion about kundalini (inc. a survival guide)
http://yogapetals.com/ - Instruction in classic tantric, kundalini, and hatha-yoga
http://www.himalayaninstitute.org/ - Himalayan international institute of yoga science and philosophy.
http://www.extensionyoga.com/ - Extension and recovery yoga - how to maximize benefit
http://www.lifepositive.com/ - Yoga for family (inc. info on acupressure, acupuncture)
http://yogasite.com/ - Many articles and links to yoga sites
http://www.yogadirectory.com/ - Books and Publications about yoga
http://www.yogatherapycenter.org/ - Yoga therapy center
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