The purpose of Hatha Yoga Devanand is to bring this time-tested yoga practice to the community, free or via small donation. Our certified instructors teach and guide students with love, patience and discipline through a sequence of stretches, positions (asanas), breathing exercises (pranayama) and relaxation, with which one can reduce stress and live a healthier life.


  • Increases flexibility
  • Relieves stiffness
  • Increases range of joint motion
  • Improved muscle tone and strength
  • Better posture
  • Improves lung capacity
  • Improves sport performance and endurance
  • Lowers stress levels
  • Helps one cope with anxiety and depression
  • Improves concentration and mood
  • Helps manage blood pressure and heart rate, lowering risk of heart disease and strokes
  • Aids in the relief of asthma, back pain, and arthritis symptoms
  • Better circulation
  • Detoxes the body

“When some people think of yoga, they imagine having to stretch like a gymnast. That makes them worry that they’re too old, unfit, or ‘tight’ to do yoga. The truth is you’re never too old to improve flexibility.” WebMD