Welcome to Yoga Shala Heidelberg
“Shala” is a Sanskrit word meaning, “home”, “abode”. A Yoga Shala is a “Home of Yoga”. It is a gathering place for students to practice, share, experience and grow. We welcome you to Yoga Shala Heidelberg, An authentic place for Yoga in Heidelberg. We offer regular Yoga Classes, Personal Yoga, Pregnancy Yoga, Pop-Up Outdoor Yoga and regular Events and Yoga Meet-ups.
Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga Class
Thursdays 18:00 - 19:30
Yoga and Pranayama Class
Fridays - 17:30 - 19:00
Recovery with Yoga
Yoga at Work
Events & More
Saturdays 10:15 - 11:45
Upcoming Workshop & Seminars under info
For German native speakers: I have the sensation that practising yoga in a language different from yours can actually help you stay focused (or at least it is working for me), so it can be a good opportunity even if you aren't a foreigner who knows English better than German!
Maria Sole Rigo (PhD Candidate, Heidelberg)
Eion Corbett (Life Coach and Motivational Speaker, Heidelberg)
Ignaz Reicht (DKFZ, Heidelberg)
Dr Anja Jäschke (Uni Heidelberg)
Jonas Kratzke, PhD (Mathematician, Uni Heidelberg)
Dr Ivana Darka (NCT, Heidelberg)
Dr Cornelius Rennow (Heidelberg)
Dr Jens Wolff ( Uni Heidelberg)
Dr Aoife Gahlawat (Frauenklinikum Heidelberg)
Our Philosophy at the Yoga Shala in Heidelberg
Our philosophy at the Yoga Shala is to make Yoga accessible for everyone. Spreading the tradition where people can step in the Shala empowering themselves. The four pillars of our philosophy are Friendliness, Compassion, Joyfulness and Forgiveness with courage and mutual respect.
"मैत्री करुणा मुदितोपेक्षाणांसुखदुःख पुण्यापुण्यविषयाणां भावनातः चित्तप्रसादनम्"
maitri karuna mudita-upeksanam sukha-duhkha punya-apunya-visayanam bhavanatah citta-prasadanam - Patanjāli Yogasutra Verse 33 from chapter (pada) 1.
sthira-sukham-asanam -Patanjāi Yogasutra Verse 46 from chapter (pada) 2.
Steady, Concentrated and Comfortable is a fruitful posture.
You can find our Shala in the heart of peaceful and oldest area of the city, near Tiiefburg Castle of Handschuhsheim. The address is Friedensstrasse 20, 69121 Heidelberg, on the ground floor of Tibetische Buddhistisches Meditationszentrum.
About the Teacher
Manoj comes from a traditional family in north India. He inherited Yoga in childhood days at home. Later, he learned different methods of Yoga under respected Yogi masters in India.
Over a 18 years experience, Manoj is teaching with unique mix of Asana, Pranayama and Meditation. He adopts to the students needs and applies his expertise of different methods of Yoga and Tantra.
Currently, he is teaching Group Yoga Classes and Personal Yoga at his praxis. He also takes Pregnancy Yoga and Rückbuildungs-Yoga at reputed hospitals in Heidelberg