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Natana means "dance" in Sanskrit. Natana Yoga is the branch of Anukalana that integrates dance with the practice of Yoga.

Through this integration practicing Yopga becomes "danced": Asana and Vinyasa become a succession of harmonious movements and extremely pleasant to practice. "Dancing asana" means reaching the position with movements that have an expressive value as well as functional opening and enlengthening.

Yoga and dance have always been linked in the ancient culture of India and these disciplines can be integrated to allow the practitioner to use the bodily expression in order to achieve mental states suitable for meditation. In ancient times the traditional Indian dance (Bharata Natyam) was used as a divination during ceremonies and rituals in temples dedicated to various deities.

natana yoga

During the traditional dance many mudras are performed, this gestures full of meaning are able to invite particular attitudes or states of mind. Take one body position is in turn a gesture that means the shape of the body can greatly affect the mental state and life of the practitioner.

For this Natana Yoga is a practice that can lead, if done in the right way, with great benefits to the immense pleasure of moving and express themselves.

Kaulika means ancient, atavistic. This is the branch of Anukalana which uses very ancient techniques and practices.

Thanks to research carried out in the anthropological and scientific field, we have developed practices whose origins are rooted in very ancient cults or even in the deepest levels of our minds. Practices that are very usefull for personal development.

From the shamanic techniques to instinctive movements inspired by the animal world, the ancestral practice of Yoga leads you to discover parts of yourself you forgot because of the modern way of life based on technology and a lack of contact with the forces of nature.

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Atavic Yoga is perhaps the most fascinating part of the never ending integration process: this branch of Anukalana is the basis on which we develop retreats and immersions during which we use yoga to explore the depths of the mind both psychologically and spiritually.

The vision quest, the confrontation with the fear, the contact with the instinct, the exploration of personal powers, are just some of the topics that lead participants to discover themself in an adventurous, funny and charming way.

Yaudha in Sanskrit means "warrior." The Yaudha Yoga is therefore a branch of Anukalana that integrates yoga with martial arts, with personal growth and with gaming.

The purpose of this discipline is to offer tools for overcoming fears and anger through a healthy and enjoyable practice that encourages socialization, the development of assertiveness and inner growth.

yaudha yoga sword

Doing yoga positions related to the symbolism of the warrior with a sword or a stick you will get many advantages and benefits:

  • yoga okThe mind becomes more focused and develops inner strength

  • yoga okThe warrior spirit that is within each of us is activated and self-esteem awakens

  • yoga okPostural alignments are facilitated in practice

  • yoga okYou develop agility and dexterity

The Yaudha Yoga includes a series of training sessions and games aimed to facilitate the experience of combat awareness, the awakening of inner strength and to learn to channel it in a healthy way.

Cikitsa means "Care, Medical Treatment". This is the branch of Anukalana in which the practice of Yoga becomes a real path to self-healing.

Given the fact that our body has the power to constantly find new balances through the process called homeostasis, Yoga can promote self-healing processes to restore energies to organs and systems. In particular, strengthening the immune system and regulating the endocrine system.

But first of all, and very quickly, Yoga can stimulate the functions of the excretory organs, or those that deal to eliminate waste products and toxins (ama) from the body. Thanks to practice so we can activate the "Vis Medicatrix Naturae" or the self-healing force.

yoga cikitsa

The research work done in Anukalana allowed us to incorporate some techniques to speed up these processes. We use bodily maneuvers, self-massage techniques, breathing and above all effective work on the energy system inspired by the Taoist techniques.

Anukalana means integration. This is the Integral Yoga and Integrated.

The Anukalana approach is a way to practice the full and integral Yoga which also uses the integration of techniques and principles inspired by other disciplines that share its goals and values. Practicing Anukalana means an approach to asana, pranayama and meditation in a complete and traditional way but with the help of elements that make it more natural to move, open, breathe and enter into meditation.

Actually Anukalana is born from the research about the most natural way for us humans of this era to do Yoga. In ancient times yoga was definitely softer and smoother compared to how many modern schools have proposed today.

anukalana yoga approach

All eight anga (braches) of the traditional Yoga and the practices that are part of it, are fully addressed in the approach of Anukalana to offer a complete and deeply transformative experience.

Without neglecting nothing Anukalana brings you to safely practice a Yoga that is complete, soft and dynamic at the same time. Asana, practice of bandhas, mudras and pranayama constitutes the work on the physical plane while the internal kriya and the practice of meditation are held according to the traditional process of samayama (dharana, dhyana, samadhi) that follow the withdrawal toward the inner dimension (pratiyahara).


Kalayana in Sanskrit means "Acrobat" and is the branch of Anukalana in which an acrobatic way of doing Yoga is developed mantaining softness and fluidity.

The AcroYoga discipline developed thanks to several pioneers which since the '50s have begun to explore the integration between Yoga and acrobatics, it arrived in Italy thanks to Jacopo Ceccarelli who learned it in America by Jenny Sauer Klein and Jason Nemer.

By focusing on the most yogic aspects of this integration, we have developed a way of doing AcroYoga that integrates the basics of Anukalana. From this was born the AcroYoga  Anukalana Inspired method.

Kalayana Yoga AcroYoga

The poses and sequences of AcroYoga become very fluid and soft, the technique prevails on the use of force and the focus remains the search for deep inner experience without getting too caught up in the pursuit of artistic performance.

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