Ghosh Yoga

Bishnu Ghosh was born in Lahore, India in 1903.  He is the younger brother of the famous yogi Paramahansa Yogananda, author of 'Autobiography of a Yogi'. Bishnu wanted yoga to be accesible to everyone, so that everyone can benefit from yoga. In his system there are 84 postures. Ghosh used asana, pranayama, bandha and weight lifting exercises to strengthen the body and increase "muscle control." 

Bishnu Ghosh was the teacher of Bikram Choudhury. Bishnu send Bikram first to Japan and later Bikram went to the United States in the 1970s. Bikram founded yoga studios that eventually became the Yoga College of India. He developed a system of 26 postures to be practiced in 90 minutes in a heated room. The Bikram Yoga serie is a proven therapeutic hatha yoga serie. 

In the Ghosh yoga classes you work on gaining strength, flexibility and balance. The attenion is focussed on arm strength, but also on abdominal, back and leg muscle strength and opening of the hips. The Ghosh yoga classes are complementary on your Bikram Yoga classes. 

The Ghosh yoga class is suitable for students who have praciced Bikram Yoga for a longer period of time. To participate in this class, you need to have taken at least 20 Bikram Yoga classes at Bikram Yoga Arnhem. Besides reservations are compulsary. Reservations can be made by email or at the front desk. You will receive a confirmation from us to partake in the Ghosh Yoga classes.

The Ghosh yoga class is not part of the introduction week offer.