The Yoga Institute, located in Santacruz (E), is perhaps the most peaceful space in Mumbai city. Located at 2 minutes from the Santacruz railway station, the space is away from all the city chaos. Founded in 1918, it is the oldest Yoga Institute in the world, standing strong amidst all the gyms and health clubs mushrooming all over the city.

Founded by Shri. Yogendraji, the institute today is run by his son Dr. Jayadeva Yogendra and daughter-in-law Smt. Hansaji. Smt. Hansaji is also the President of the International Board of Yoga. The Yoga Institute was founded in the home of Mr. Dadabhai Naoroji in Versova. Only in 1948, 30 years after it was founded did The Yoga Institute form its permanent base in Santacruz. Shri. Yogendraji founded the first Yoga centre abroad in 1919 in the United States of America. Today, the Yoga Centre has institutes established in Australia, Brazil…

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