Updated: Sep 15
Maybe some of you have been around long enough to remember these first old iterations of The Bhaktishop from back in 2007? Time and education and evolution definitely change all things!
We have come a long way to get to love, shared evolution and accountability in yoga. You may have started to notice some changes around the Yoga Center, in our fliers or online presence, perhaps right here in this newsletter/blog. We are changing the name of The Bhaktishop Yoga Center to The Bhakti Yoga Movement Center. Why?
Where did the former name “The Bhaktishop” come from, and why are we changing it?
Back in 2007, when we were first constellating around the idea of having a yoga center, I met the person that would eventually become my guru, Swami B.V. Tripurari. In a conversation about what I did with my life and how I was serving the community and beyond, I mentioned wanting to open a yoga center based on yogic principles rather than on making money, and it was suggested that I create a place where students that were interested in yoga and its various practices could come to learn about bhakti and the source traditions of bhakti from lineaged practitioners in an intimate setting. He spoke of this bhakti in a workshop-like way, in the sense that it be a space where fine offerings of high spir