Under the guidance of Master Yogananth Andiappan and the team of dedicated volunteers, we have over 15 live projects that are conducted in various parts of HK. Some of the projects now require teaching volunteers and you can apply as per the requirements. If you have not registered as a volunteer please do so now by registering on our website and you can apply. Please refer to this file if you have any questions about how to apply for these projects. If you have not registered and to register as a teaching volunteers please refer the above link. Project Name: Tai Kok Tsui...
Andiappan Yoga Community and Queen Elizabeth Hospital have partnered to run yoga therapy programs at the Rehabilitation Centre of the hospital from 3rd October 2019. AYC’s founder Dr. Yogananth Andiappan introduced Andiappan Yoga Therapy sequence for the neck and back conditions to the patients.  The class was assisted by Master Mahesh and AYC Volunteer Teachers M/s Cherly, M/s Eva Kunyi and M/s Claro Ho.  This class will regularly take place every Monday from 3 – 4 pm.  All the Teacher Volunteers are qualified with Yoga Therapy Certification to teach patients with special...
Andiappan Yoga Community gives scholarships to deserving students who attend our classes regularly for over one year and are interested and showed a deep commitment to pursuing a career in teaching yoga. This year we have sponsored 5 students to complete a Yoga Teacher Training Course and they are now teaching and assisting our AYC projects in Hong Kong. The 5 Students are
  1. Aphrodite Ellynne Baritua
  2. Marilou Daupan
  3. Digna Pacsi
  4. Aubrey Prejoles
  5. Daisy Eugenio
Find in the link below for Andiappan Yoga – Yoga Therapy Sequence for Breast Cancer Rehabilitation. Performed by M/s Jenny Lee and M/s Alice Siu https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=awD9c0QJaCw&t=577s
Our Project Leader M/s Christina has restarted this project and classes will resume from 23rd Sep 2018. The location of this project is  Praya Sports Centre, Cheung Chau Municipal Services Building. 2 Tai Hing Tai Rd, Cheung Chau, Hong Kong. f you are interested to attend the class as a student, this class is open to the general public and overseas workers. But please follow the steps below to complete your registration.
  1. Please visit this link https://www.yogacommunity.org/student-enrollment/
  2. Fill in the details and upon submitting the form you will receive an email...
Andiappan Yoga Community has partnered with HKBCF  to conduct Tailor made Yoga Therapy Program for Breast Cancer Survivors. AYC’s Founder and Director initiated this program on 18th of July and introduced Yoga Therapy sequence for breast cancer survivor’s. Anahata Yoga’s Master Mahesh assisted the class while Master Dhiraj taught meditation and relaxation techniques. Participants include some of the HKBCF staff and patients. Andiappan Yoga – Pavanamuktasana Sequence along with some simple breathing and relaxation techniques will be taught by qualified and trained...
In recognition to the outstanding support to our yoga program, Andiappan Yoga Community presented a partner appreciation certificate to Changing Young Lives Foundation. AYC’s project leader M/s Kristy Chau presented this certificate.
In recognition to the outstanding support to our yoga program, Andiappan Yoga Community presented a partner appreciation certificate to Tai Kok Tsui Integrated Services. AYC’s project leader M/s Ceci Lee presented this certificate.
國際瑜珈日 24-6-2018 6月24日 香港專業教育學院(IVE) (摩理臣山) 香港灣仔愛群道6號 Andiappan Yoga Community 入場費:  每人:HK$50(任何兩堂) 每人:HK$100 (全部課堂) 查詢及登記: www.yogacommunity.org/IYD208 或致電Anahata Yoga :2905 1822 瑜珈就是融合的意思,是思想與行動、...
After the successful event last year, Asia Society HK and Indian Consulate Hong Kong has requested us to teach at the International Yoga Day 2018 Event To raise awareness to the community of Hong Kong people, Andiappan Yoga Community Supports International Yoga Day Celebration 2018 Organised by Asia Society & Indian Consulate, Hong Kong June 17, 2018 (Sunday)
Location: Asia Society Hong Kong Centre, 9 Justice Drive, Admiralty, Hong Kong Family Yoga at the Lippo Amphitheatre from 3 pm – 4 pm,
Pranayama & Meditation in the Lee Quo Wei room from 11:15 am – 112:15...
The Peak 24  is the largest youth movement in Hong Kong aiming to confront modern slavery through Peak24, gauging the support from business leaders in Hong Kong to unite worldwide youths and anti-slavery NGOs in one voice and action to confront modern slavery. They have been working towards this vision since 2010 and is now present in Hong Kong with the second edition of the annual Peak24 event. In 2015, the first Peak24 commenced and concluded with great success. 16 teams from 12 multinational corporations in Hong Kong joined with Bain Capital and The Executive Centre being our event...
Andiappan Yoga Community is pleased to partner with Queen Elizabeth Hospital in providing free yoga therapy classes to the patients. With the increasing awareness of yoga and its therapeutic benefits, various yoga practice has now been applied in the rehabilitation and prevention process. Dr. Yogananth Andiappan along with AYC Volunteers M/s Cheryl, M/s Louise, M/s Rita, M/s Shirley and Master Mahesh will a lecture demonstration about the benefits of yoga for back conditions and yoga poses that can be practiced while sitting on the chair. A therapeutic sequence of gentle yoga poses combined...
Latest update on 7th March: We got the venue and the classes will be conducted regularly at Prime Credit, 12/F Euro Trade Centre, 21-23 Des Voeux Road, Central Update on 5th March: We are also in the progress of liaising with some venue owners and soon we will get a new venue soon and start the class within this week or next week. Update on Feb 2018:  AYC class Meditation and Destress project at Indian Consulate This project is currently is on hold and we are now looking for a new venue. If anyone is able to offer an indoor venue in and around central, admiralty, Wanchai, Sheung wan we can...
AYC has donated a total of 20 yoga mats, straps and yoga blocks to the Lok Sin Tong for the yoga class. Students group at Lok Sin Tong have progressed from chair to mat practice today. They are very pleased with the progress. Master Yogananth lead them to this new sequence of poses the class was assisted by Master Mahesh along with AYC Volunteer teachers M/s Angela, M/s Rita, M/s Jennifer, M/s Shirley and will continue to teach this very enthusiastic group of students. Thank you all AYC Volunteers.
On 30th September,  we initiated a new yoga project at Lok Sin Tong Benevolent Society where yoga is introduced to seniors. We had over 15 students aged from 60 to above 90. Master Yogananth gave a introduction to the benefits of yoga and explained how yoga can be practiced at any age and how it help arthritis, limited mobility, or other health issues, AYC volunteer Coordinator Louise and Volunteer teachers M/s Angela, Vivian and Edward Wah gor assisted the seniors with great care. Various gentle yoga poses that can be done seated on a chair and simple breathing techniques were taught to...
Project Leader and Teaching Volunteers needed for a new project   Andiappan Yoga Community is pleased to partner with Vocational Training Council  (VTC) in providing free yoga classes to VTC students. With the increasing demands of student life, the regular practice of yoga can lead students into well-being and allow them cope with the day-to-day life of being a student. Established in 1982, the Vocational Training Council (VTC) is the largest vocational and professional education and training provider in Hong Kong. VTC provides valuable credentials for some 250 000 students each year...
「治療瑜伽課程-乳腺癌康復者」 – 由Andiappan瑜伽社區舉辦 免費課程,我們將提供瑜伽墊和用具。
教學語言:粵語 從練習瑜伽,乳腺癌患者可以得到以下的好處:
‧ 認識冥想和放鬆技巧,以減輕恐懼和焦慮
‧ 從練習溫和的瑜伽式子和冥想,疲勞和疼痛均會有顯著的減輕
‧ 有助淋巴疏通,特別對於正接受治療的患者。
Andiappan Yoga Community (AYC)’s Yoga Therapy Rehabilitation Classes are being held at Anahata Yoga, Hong Kong on a weekly basis, with the program being led by AYC Project Leader Wendy Lam. AYC volunteer Mandy Lam interviewed the patients regarding the yoga therapy and meditation classes being offered, and below is a summary of the feedback from 14 students: Yoga Therapy – Students Feedback The 7 interviewees from this class shared that yoga has helped them significantly: Even with the varying physical conditions of the participants, there is usually immense muscle...
To become a teaching volunteer please read this link and complete this volunteer registration procedure prior to sending us any email. Below are AYC Projects that are currently inactive and require registered volunteers to help reactivate the classes. Send an email to admin@yogacommunity.org if you are interested to help reactivate the classes. 現正招募義工導師重新啟動以下已暫停的AYC計劃項目: Youth Outreach School of Hip Hop & Youth Outreach Street Program AYC has partnered with Youth Outreach School of Hip Hop to teach yoga to at-risk youth. In this program, AYC...
How to become a teaching volunteer at Andiappan Yoga Community If you have graduated from International Yoga Academy (https://www.iya-asia.com) accredited teacher training program with 200 hours or more certification and have been issued a certificate, you are eligible to become a volunteer yoga teacher at Andiappan Yoga Community (AYC). Upon completion of the course, you will receive an invitation e-mail with the login details to join our community as a teaching volunteer. If you have not yet received an email invitation to join our community, please send an e-mail to...
At the Diocesan Boys’ School in Mong Kok, Hong Kong, more than 400 participants gathered to practice yoga and support the Early Psychosis Foundation (EPISO) of Hong Kong. The ‘FitMind is Attitude Mega Fund-Raising Event’ was organized by EPISO Chief Executive Ms. Joy Kok and FitMind Ambassador Kiki Lam to raise awareness for those suffering from early psychosis and their healthy counterparts. “We believe yoga is good for mental health and will eventually help to bring about positive changes for our patient’s livelihood and facilitate their reintegration into...
“I feel more comfortable after doing yoga. It helps to relieve the body aches from [chemo] treatments. That’s why I came today, even though my body is still quite sore from the recent chemo.” — Kam, yoga program participant By Foster Barnes
THURSDAY, 14/08/2014. Breast cancer is the most common kind of cancer for women worldwide. In Hong Kong alone, breast cancer among women has tripled from 1993 to 2011. Today, about nine women a day in Hong Kong are diagnosed with breast cancer. Cancer, treatments and procedures not only exact a devastating toll on the physical body,...
Andiappan Yoga Community volunteers teach yoga to women recovering from breast cancer at Tuen Mun Hospital. Courses run in six week intervals. We are now inviting volunteers to assist and teach in this project. Eligibility: Requirements: Minimum Anahata Ayurveda and Yoga Therapy 200 YTT Certificate, Hospital Infection Course Certification, Cantonese-speaking female preferred, three-month commitment – An orientation course for volunteering at the TMH will be conducted on 26–Aug-2015 (Wed) in TMH Please email to info@yogacommunity.org to apply to teach in this project
By Foster Barnes
MONDAY, 02/06/2014. There are more than 300,000 domestic helpers of different nationalities in Hong Kong, and almost 50% of them are Filipinos. They usually only have one day off a week and live with limited resources. Providing free yoga classes for Hong Kong’s domestic helpers has been a focus of the Andiappan Yoga Community (AYC) since it’s inception. However, many of the AYC teachers who had originally organized the program have since left Hong Kong. But now, thanks to AYC Volunteer Louise Vas, we have reactivated this program as a service to Hong...
“We salute your community for providing free yoga lessons to foreign workers. And in this way your community helps to develop the peace and unity to peoples with different nationalities.” — St. Anne’s Filipino Catholic Group Coordinator Lorenda Rafanan. By Foster Barnes
TUESDAY, 14/10/2014. The Andiappan Yoga Community (AYC) is growing and adding classes almost weekly. Our yoga program for Hong Kong’s overseas workers is our largest and fastest growing volunteer-run program. And since July of this year, AYC has partnered with St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Stanley to share...
MONDAY, 13/10/2014. YAC is honored to partner with Tung Wah Group of Hospitals Jockey Club Tai Koko Tsui Integrated Services Centre to share the practice and benefits of yoga with women from disadvantaged socio-economic backgrounds. This program provides participants with practical tools to manage stress while exploring new career options. Master Vishnu led the opening class with AYC Volunteer teachers Adeline Ng and Ceci Lee. Adeline and Ceci will co-teach the class for the next two months. This group meets each Monday from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. in Tai Kok Tsui, Kowloon, Hong...
WEDNESDAY, 11/06/2014. Andiappan Yoga Community (AYC) has partnered with Hong Kong’s Youth Outreach School of Hip Hop to share yoga with young urban break-dance students. Master Vijay led the introductory class which began on Wednesday, 11/06/2014. AYC volunteers Ivan Li and Hiu Ming team up of 10 to 20 to teach at-risk youth (mostly boys ages 15-18) the fundamentals of yoga — especially flexibility and balance, but also focus, patience, and self-control. When: Wednesdays from 8 to 9 p.m. Where: 2 Holy Cross Path, Sai Wan Ho, Hong Kong Youth Outreach provides professional...
We need teachers for our fastest growing program. AYC’s free yoga classes for the Overseas Workers Community began on 02/06, in Admiralty with 21 students, but today attendance has reached almost 10 times that number. If you would like to gain some experience teaching, this is a great place to start. Please join us at one of our locations in Central or Tsim Sha Tsui on Saturdays or Sundays. For more information or to join, please contact Project Leader Louise Vas at louise@yogacommunity.org  
By Foster Barnes
THURSDAY, 10/07/2014. Andiappan Yoga Community (AYC) partners with Hong Kong’s Youth Outreach School of Hip Hop to share yoga with at-risk youth. Many inner-city youth lack the resources to deal with life’s obstacles. Youth Outreach School of Hip Hop was established to help shape the personality of young people and boost their self-confidence by “integrating the Hip Hop culture into the adolescence development.” Since it’s inception in 2004, the Youth Outreach School of Hip Hop has become known as a well-respected, professional break-dance school. Their...
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