Diva Yoga


Wellness coach
June 10, 2020

This form if yoga is inspired by insight yoga, a form of yoga developed by Sarah Powers, she is the co-founder of the Insight Yoga Institute as well as the author of Insight Yoga along with blind fold format for source founder is not known. This form is to bring all the senses inwards in the age and time when we are bombarded with information, visually in sound and in other ways and there is an information overload.

This form is an integration of physical practices that are both active in a flow style, alignment based along with holding poses longer on the floor in a yin style. This practice is done with ujjay breathing through the class. In this form we explore Pratyahara, the practice of going inward, withdrawing our senses. By calming external stimuli, we're able to better tune in, align, and restore our body, mind, and spirit.

One needs to be very mindful of the person practicing this form, considering their level of practice, their regularity and understanding of all asanas as their eyes will be closed. So one can design a class according to the practitioner's capacity and capability.

Benefits of Insight inspired yoga

  • Helps develop will power and improves mind body control and coordination
  • Clear vision over movements
  • Improves body and mind co-ordination
  • Improves memory and will power
  • Helps to conquer social ego

Who can do

  • Those who want to grow inwards and know themselves at a deeper level must indulge
  • Individuals who are interested in moving meditation practice
  • individuals who want to internalizes the asanas without visual affirmations

Who should avoid

  • People who face disequilibrium should avoid this form
  • People who are prone to motion sickness
  • people with vertigo issues
  • People with serious injuries, especially in the lower limbs should avoid standing asanas

Note: Beginners are encouraged to start with seated postures and then gradually with regular practice move to standing postures.