Yogi Amrit Desai has been a leading figure in the world of yoga since 1960, when he began teaching in Philadelphia. He founded some of the largest yoga and health centers in North America, including the Yoga Society of Pennsylvania, Kripalu Yoga Center, and the Amrit Yoga Institute in Salt Springs, Florida, where he currently teaches and resides. Amritji has reached millions through his international trainings, workshops, seminars, and conferences, and he has trained more than 8,000 yoga and yoga nidra teachers around the world to teach the inner dimension of yoga that he developed. His many publications include Kripalu Yoga: Meditation in Motion; Amrit Yoga: Explore, Expand, and Experience the Spiritual Depth of Yoga; and Amrit Yoga and the Yoga Sutras. We spoke about the origins of his work in yoga, his innovative methods, his ongoing projects and his observations about the past half century of yoga in the West. Learn more about Yogi Amrit Desai here.

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