Yoga Classes

Our Yoga Centre is located at Anna Nagar, Chennai. We offer regular yoga classes from Monday to Saturday and the timings of the class schedules are given below. All the classes are taught under the watchful guidance of Guruji Dr.Asana Andiappan and his team of well experienced and qualified yoga masters. Before joining our regular yoga classes all students are recommended to undergo a general health assessment conducted by our yoga therapist. To book a private consultation or private yoga session with Guruji Dr.Asana Andiappan or with any of our experienced yoga masters please email us at

  • Regular Yoga Classes

    Regular Group Yoga classes are conducted daily, in the morning and at evening. These classes are held under the direct supervision of Guruji Dr. Asana Andiappan and his team of yoga experts.

    Students are given individual attention and tailor-made yoga sequences, which are taught based on their respective goals and needs.

    With regular practice you can enjoy Increased flexibility and strength can help prevent the causes of some types of aches and pains.

    This class is suitable for all levels of yoga practitioners, Asanas, Pranayamas Mudras, Bandhas, Kriyas and relaxation techniques are taught in this class. Separate classes are held for ladies and gentlemen.

    • Monday – Saturday
    • No Classes on Saturday Evenings & Sunday
    • Separate Classes for Ladies and Gents
    • Morning: 6 – 9 am Evening: 5-8 pm

  • Yoga Therapy Classes

    As a pioneer of Yoga Therapy, Guruji Dr. Asana Andiappan has sequenced a basic series of 34 asanas combined with breathing techniques and relaxation methods and if done systematically it can help balance the tridhosa (Vatha, Pitha Kapha) in our body that helps address various known and unknown ailments in our body.

    Click here to read how Yoga Therapy helps address  various diseases. With over five decades of yoga teaching experience and rigorous research, our methods of applying  Yoga as Therapy for various ailments  are not only preventive but also curative.

    Yoga Therapy Classes are conducted with individual attention. These classes are conducted under the direct supervision of Guruji Dr. Asana Andiappan and his team of yoga experts. Individual attention is given to the students and tailor made yoga sequence are taught according to their ailments and goals that they would like to achieve through the yoga practice. Whether you practice yoga for weight loss, asthma, diabetes or just general health this class Is suitable for all levels of yoga practitioners from first timers to advanced yoga practitioners.

    Separate Classes for Ladies and Gents.

    • Monday – Saturday
    • No Classes on Saturday Evenings & Sunday
    • Separate Classes for Ladies and Gents
    • Morning: 6 – 9 am Evening: 5-8 pm

  • Yoga for Beginners Group Classes

    This class is suitable for house wives and elderly who prefer to take non-peak hour classes. Andiappan Yoga basic series is taught in this class with options and modification for the poses according to the individual’s flexibility and limitation. Instructors will give adjustments and assistance to all the students in the class when needed.

    • Monday to Friday
    • Morning: 10 – 11 am & 4 – 5pm
    • Same Class for Ladies and Gents

  • Weekend Group Yoga Classes

    (Specially designed for Corporate Executives and IT Professionals)

    Yoga decreases anxiety and produces endorphins in the body, which improve your mood and help to foster positive work relationships. It is the effective technique to detox the body and aid in weight loss.

    This class is specially designed for Corporate Executives and IT professionals to destress and rejuvenate their body and mind with this restorative weekend yoga practice.

    Specific postures and breathing techniques combined with relaxation techniques helps rejuvenate their body and mind to help improve concentration, sleep quality and boosting the immune system in our body.

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    • Saturday – 9 – 10 am &amp; 6 -7 pm
    • Sunday – 9 – 10 am &amp; 6 -7 pm
    • Same Class for Ladies and Gents

  • Weekend Group Yoga Classes for Students

    Weekend Group Yoga Classes for Students / Kids (upto 13yrs old)

    The earlier one starts yoga the better it is to improve general health and flexibility. Kids can start practicing yoga from the age of 4.

    Yoga promotes physical strength because kids learn to use all of their muscles in new ways. Simple postures and concentration techniques are taught in this class that helps develop strength, agility and coordination. It also helps children to focus and concentrate in school and get better grades.

    If kids start practicing yoga from young age they can improve their immunity, and prevent seasonal illnesses such as common cold, flu ,allergic symptoms and hereditary diseases such as obesity, blood pressure, diabetes etc.

    It has been found to be particularly so for kids with special needs. Studies have shown that yoga benefits children with autism and ADHD

    It also provides tools for practicing compassion, mindfulness, generosity, focus, strength, and flexibility.

    Yoga is something children can practice anywhere without the need of any tools or enquipments, so it is the best family activity if the parents also learn yoga.

  • Residential Yoga Therapy for Chronic Ailments & People with Special Needs

    Residential Yoga Therapy for Chronic Ailments &amp; People with Special Needs

    Asana Andiappan College of Yoga &amp; Research Centre collaborates with various medical universities and private and government hospitals and has been conducting research on effects of Yoga Therapy for Chronic Ailments. Numerous research projects has been conducted on below mentioned ailments. We have addressed and effectively cured many chronic ailments and diseases with yoga therapy and naturopathy methods and have shown effective progress to many of acute ailments with the application of Yoga and Naturopathy.

    • High blood pressure
    • Angina
    • Myocardial infarction
    • Diabetes mellitus
    • Dyslexia
    • Autism
    • Down Syndrome
    • Epilepsy
    • Obesity
    • Headache, Migraine
    • Anxiety neurosis
    • Drug addiction
    • Bronchial asthma
    • Premenstrual syndrome
    • High serum cholesterol
    • Pregnancy complications
    • Acute stress
    • Arthritis
    • Epilepsy
    • HIV
    • Cancer
    • Parkinson Disease

  • Online Yoga Classes

    Live online video counseling and consultation is now available for yoga enthusiasts all over the world. With the help of the latest technology, Dr. Asana Andiappan and Dr. Lakshmi Andiappan can now appear in your own living ROOM to answer your questions on yoga practices, food and dietary habits, asanas, Pranayamas, and meditation techniques—live.

    What’s great about our online yoga classes & consultations:
    Having regular, online private yoga classes with Guruji Dr. Asana Andiappan from India.
    Attending your own private yoga classes with a flexible time schedule at a reasonable price
    Easy communication thanks to the latest technology

    Having your doubts about yoga cleared, along with other relevant aspects of your practice

    Skype, a computer, a webcam, and broadband Internet connection with a minimum speed of 256Kbps are required for online learning sessions. In purchasing any of the above sessions, you agree to our terms and conditions. Please note that we do not issue refunds once you have made your payment

    Why participate in a yoga session and consultation online? Isn’t it more effective to learn yoga in person, under direct guidance of a teacher?

    Of course, it is always more effective—not to mention safer—to learn yoga directly from a teacher. Online yoga sessions and consultations are conducted for those who have general doubts about their yoga practice, therapy, and diet regulations. It is also for people who are interested in learning from yoga therapy experts Dr. Asana Andiappan and his daughter, Dr. Lakshmi Andiappan, but who are unable to visit India for residential training.

    What can I learn from your online consultations?
    You may ask any questions related to yoga: practices, therapy, diet, literature, meditation, and specific fields such as Ashtanga and Hatha yoga. You may also demonstrate yoga postures during the session and have Guruji advice you on your posture and, if necessary, make corrections. Guruji may even request his personal assistant to demonstrate a pose to guide you through the consultation.

    What computer equipment and setup do I need for an online yoga session?
    All you need is a computer with a good broadband Internet connection (256Kbps) and a webcam. We also use Skype to conduct the online session, so you will need to download the program and REGISTER an account. Download Skype here.

    How do I book and schedule sessions?
    You may do so by filling up a form to purchase the number of sessions you want. You may state your preferred time schedule on the form, which we will confirm based on Dr. Andiappan’s availability. If needed, you may make changes to your schedule during the validity period of your sessions.
    The sessions are conducted by the hour, anytime between 7:00 to 20:00 India time. After every session, you will be sent a time table detailing the number of sessions used and the number of sessions remaining.

    How early should I inform you in case I decide to cancel a session?
    Please inform us 24 hours before your appointed schedule to cancel an appointment. Otherwise, we will charge you for the session and consider it used.

    Do you provide notes through email during or after the session?
    No, however we may decide to send you notes beforehand for purposes of preparation, which you may read ahead of your scheduled session. You may also take notes during the online session itself.

    For how long is my session valid?
    Please read about the validity of your session above.

    What happens when a technical fault occurs?
    If a technical failure occurs from our side, we will end the session and reschedule it to a later date, which will be confirmed via email. If the technical failure occurs on your side, we will likewise end the session and decide whether or not to reschedule depending on the session time consumed.

    Can I SHARE the online sessions with a friend from another country?
    Yes you may, but with a maximum of two people only. There a total of three people may SHARE one online session.

    Can friends join me for an online session?
    You may invite a maximum of three people in one session, for a total of four participants in a single session.

    What language are the sessions conducted in?
    We conduct sessions in English and/or Tamil.

    For more questions, please email

  • Yoga Classes at your Home or Office

    We offer yoga classes at your home or at your office for one or more people according to your schedule. Our Professional yoga instructors will teach yoga and meditation according to your needs and give individual attention to get the maximum benefits from the yoga practice. For more details please email to

    Our Yoga Program structure and contents can be tailor made to suit your needs. Our Corporate Yoga classes can help make your workplace more productive by enabling your employees to Increase Productivity, Reduce Stress, Decrease Fatigue, Increase Energy.

    Below are the list of Corporate Companies / Gernment Departments that has availed our Tailor made yoga programs

    • Indian Overseas Bank Staff College, Chennai
    • Tamil Nadu Commando Force, Chennai
    • Tamil Nadu Judicial Academy, Chennai
    • Tamil Nadu Police Training College, Chennai
    • Silver Line Technologies, Chennai
    • Power Grid Corporation of India, New Delhi
    • Pay Pal , Chennai
    • Nokia, Chennai
    • Hyundai , Chennai
    • Samsung, Chennai
    • Repco Home Finance Limited, Chennai
    • HCL Technologies, Chennai
    • Hewellete Packard, Chennai
    • Chennai Corporation
    • SUN TV Network,Chennai
    • Accountant General Office, Chennai
    • Shipping Corporation of India, Chennai
    • Rohini Herbals Chennai
    • Medimix Group, Chennai
    • Corporation Bank, Chennai
    • Cape Gemini, Chennai
    • Cox and Kings Ltd, Chennai
    • Hindustan Lever Limited
    • Premier
    • TVS