The Yoga Institute brings the 100 year old heritage of Classical Yoga online on Google Arts & Culture

Screenshot_20190725_105241Mumbai, 24th July 2019 (GPN)  Over 400 archival images and artefacts from the world’s oldest yoga centre, The Yoga Institute, can be viewed online on Google Arts & Culture by people around the globe due to a new partnership between the Google and the institution. Thanks to this new virtual exhibition, users will be able to see and understand what is Yoga, know more about Classical Yoga and most importantly the 100-year-old rich heritage of The Yoga Institute, Mumbai along with many other treasures of the institute in just a few clicks at

Virtual Walkthrough

Using the Museum View feature, people can move around The Yoga Institute campus virtually. Viewers will be able to experience the world’s oldest yoga centre and its serene spacesOne can also take a sneak-peek into an ongoing Classical Yoga class where The Yoga Institute’s Director, Dr. Hansaji Yogendra guides them or see the sadhakas (yoga students) practicing within the environment in 360º! Included is the tour of Shri Yogendra Museum of Classical Yoga, which is the world’s first yoga museum. The Classical Yoga exhibit allows people to explore various asanas, which are evidently synonymous to yoga.

Digital exhibits

11 new exhibitions are now available which gives a glimpse into this rich and ancient Indian heritage. Here are some of the highlights:

About The Yoga Institute

The Institute marks the incredible journey of the Yoga legend Shri Yogendraji who founded The Yoga Institute on 25th December 1918. A sublime divinity, a true yogi, a scholar and scientist, Shri Yogendraji, who is also known as the Father of Modern Yoga Renaissance, pioneered work in Yoga Education and Therapeutics. One of its’ kind, The Yoga Institute is the first organised Yoga centre in the world. Under the astute leadership and guidance of the Founder, Classical Yoga was revived and made available to the common householder. Transforming lives of millions with Yoga, three generations of yogis have been relentlessly working to spread the knowledge of Yoga in the past 100 years and will continue to do so. This non-profit organisation has been running on its own strength for ten decades, standing tall on deep-rooted pillars of integrity, commitment, resourcefulness and simplicity. Thousands of people visit the Institute every day for training, health benefits and consultations. The Yoga Institute has spearheaded the “Yoga for the Householder” movement in the world. Over the century, it has been at the forefront of spreading the benefits of Classical Ashtanga Yoga to the common man. The Institute continues sharing the practical applications of yogic ideals and making Yoga a way of life for all across the globe. Read more here.

About Google Arts & Culture

Google Arts & Culture is a new, immersive way to experience art, history, culture and world wonders from over a thousand organizations and destinations worldwide. Google Arts & Culture has been created by the Google Cultural Institute and it is available for free for everyone on the web, on iOS and Android. Read morehere. Any other press queries are welcome on


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Sachin Murdeshwar
Sachin Murdeshwar is a Sr.Journalist and Columnist in several Mainline Newspapers and Portals.He is an ardent traveller and likes to explore destinations to the core.