- List of yoga schools
The term "Yoga" refers to the system of meditation also known as Raja Yoga as introduced by Patanjali (2nd century BC), as well as to derived systems, specifically Hatha Yoga as introduced by the Hatha Yoga Pradipika (15th century), and the various schools and disciplines derived from that.
The following is a list of the schools or sub-disciplines within these traditions, as well as entirely modern systems inspired by the general concept of "yoga".
List of styles and schools
Modern Hinduism and Neo-Hindu revival
The term "Yoga" has been used for various philosophies and concepts in the context of Hindu revivalism and Neo-Hindu new religious movements.
- 1920: Agni Yoga - Nicholas Roerich and his wife Helena Roerich (theosophy)
- 1921: Integral Yoga - Sri Aurobindo, The Synthesis of Yoga
- 1946: Kriya Yoga - Paramahansa Yogananda, Autobiography of a Yogi
- 1948: Yoga of Synthesis - Swami Sivananda
- 1949: The Yoga of Power by Julius Evola
- 1950s: Satyananda Yoga - Swami Satyananda Saraswati
- 1955: Ananda Marga - Shrii Shrii Anandamurti
- 1960s: Transcendental Meditation - Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
- 1970: Bikram Yoga - Bikram Choudhury
- 1971: Himalayan Institute of Yoga Science and Philosophy - Swami Rama
- 1970s: Siddha Yoga - Swami Muktananda
- 1970s: Surat Shabd Yoga - Sant Mat movement, Kirpal Singh
- 1970s: Sahaja Yoga, a new religious movement founded by Nirmala Srivastava
- 1981: Art of Living - Ravi Shankar
- 1992: Isha Foundation - Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev
- 1997: Ananda yoga - Swami Kriyananda
Styles of Hatha Yoga
- 1948: Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga - Sri K. Pattabhi Jois
- 1960: Sivananda Yoga - Swami Vishnu-devananda
- 1970s: Iyengar Yoga - B.K.S. Iyengar
- 1980s: Rocket Yoga - Larry Schultz
- 1980s: Forrest Yoga - Ana Forrest  
- 1983: Kripalu Yoga
- 1986: Jivamukti Yoga
- 1997: Anusara Yoga - John Friend
- 2001: Viniyoga - T.K.V. Desikachar
- 2000s: TriYoga - Kali Ray
- 2006: Naam yoga
- 2007: TriBalance Yoga
- Cardiac yoga - M. Mala Cunningham[clarification needed]
- Chair Yoga[clarification needed]
- 1935: Kundalini Yoga described by Sivananda Saraswati
- 1969: Kundalini Yoga - Harbhajan Singh Yogi (Yogi Bhajan)
- 1974: Naked Yoga
- 1985: Dahn yoga ("Korean Yoga") - Ilchi Lee
- 1991: Laya yoga
- 1995: Laughter Yoga
- 2007: Zen Yoga
- Tsa lung Trul khor, a concept in Tibetan Buddhism described as "Yantra Yoga" by Chogyal Namkhai Norbu (2000)
- Kum Nye, Tibetan practice, sometimes dubbed "Kum Nye Yoga"
- Shin Shin Tōitsu-dō, a system of "mind and body unification" created by Nakamura Tempu in the 1940s which sometimes been dubbed "Japanese Yoga".
- Taoist Yoga, title of a 1999 book about Taoist meditation
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- List of Yogis
Yoga Raja Yoga Hatha Yoga Hindu views on monotheism
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