• "I probably could have gotten as fit as I am now¬†approaching Tough Mudder a different way, but I don't think I could have understood myself as well or had the training have as much meaning as I've discovered working with Regis."
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    Durgadas is the head yoga teacher at Silent Motion Yoga.

    • Certified Yoga Teacher in the Sivananda lineage, via Adi Shankara’s Saraswati lineage.Lived in two ashrams for a total of 6 years, and has done intense spiritual Self-inquiry for the last 15 years.
    • 900+ Answers on Quora related to spirituality, Yoga, Vedanta and many other topics.
    • Former elite cycling athlete, Florida State Time Trial Champion, Coach of Elite Endurance Athletes for more than 20 years.
    • Has the gift to explain the connections between the physical, philosophical and the subtle natures in an easy to understand, direct and often funny manner.

    Pamela Leila Rai (Shakti) is an experienced yoga teacher at Silent Motion Yoga.

    • Certified Yoga Teacher in the Sivananda lineage, via Adi Shankara’s Saraswati lineage.
    • Teaches high school, yoga and social justice, vegan, gluten-free cooking and coaches swimming.
    • Former elite swimming athlete. Retired from swimming competitively since 1987.

    Translations and Transformations form the TWO¬†main modes of learning and teaching. Translations encourage and maintain the transformational difficulties you will need to encounter in learning Yoga and therefore yourself. From coaching to asanas classes, these are Yoga’s main areas of focus:

    1. The Relationship to Silence
    2. The Relationship to Compassion
    3. The Relationship to Action
    4. The Relationship to Mind

    Durgadas (Regis) & Leila (Shakti) have decades of athletic practice, coaching & spiritual inquiry.

    • Krishnamurti, Bohm, OSHO
    • Pete Egoscue’s Method
    • Orch Or Theory of Roger Penrose
    • Functional Movement Screen
    • Longtime Vegans
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CHECK OUR ASANAS SECTION for in-depth descriptions of how to do individual poses.

The Four Paths of Yoga

Study the four paths of Yoga at Silent Motion Yoga.


One can approach yoga in many ways,
according to your own mind.

There are four main paths of Yoga - Karma Yoga, Bhakti Yoga, Raja Yoga and Jnana Yoga. Each is suited to a different temperament or approach to life. All the paths lead ultimately to the same destination - to union with Brahman or God - and the lessons of each of them need to be integrated if true wisdom is to be attained.

Swami Sivananda recognised that every Yogi, or human being for that matter, possesses and identifies with each of these elements: Intellect, heart, body and mind. He therefore advocated everyone to practice certain techniques from each path. This came to be known as the Yoga of Synthesis. He also taught that in accordance with individual temperament and taste one can emphasize the practice of certain Yogas over others..


Yoga Asanas, Vedanta & Principles
for Yoga Students and Teachers.

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