A journey to the History and Philosophy of Yoga at Matsya Yoga - Vienna, Europe

Embark on a journey towards freedom - Yoga is a science that explores the inner phenomena of perception and the mysteries of existence, always with the goal of finding and cultivating freedom.

The history of yoga is shrouded in legend and often idealized, and on this journey, we will travel to the heroic origins of yoga, the colorful and vibrant Tantra, and the ascetic classical Hatha Yoga. We will bridge the past to the present and shed light on the heart of yoga, which can elevate and enrich our present lives with all their richness. This rare yoga training is eligible for 30 hours of YOGA ALLIANCE YACEP continuing education credits.

Upcoming Training Dates:

Starting Monday on a bi-monthly basis.


Just contact the studio in the form below for the next scheduled date!

Wo findet dieser Yoga-Workshop statt?

Our yoga training in Vienna takes place at the Matsya Studio, located at Florianigasse 16, 1080 Wien. Alternatively, we offer the option of attending our training abroad (as specified above).

If needed, we can provide accommodation as well.

The training will be an intensive 5-day program, from Monday to Friday, concluding in the evening of the final day.

The fee for the training is 800 Euros, which includes accommodation at our studio, or 500 Euros without accommodation. All learning materials are included.

What is special about this yoga course?

What is special about this yoga course?

This journey into the history and philosophy of yoga is a journey to yourself, to the treasures of wisdom, the beauty of a freer life, mysticism, and eternity. Like all great Indian philosophies, yoga serves a better life, and our goal is to unearth these special treasures.

We delve into the rich history of yoga, and we read the Bhagavad Gita, the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, and also the Goraksha Shatakam.

When you leave this workshop, I promise you that you will feel the heart of yoga, and it will be wonderful. This course is suitable for both beginners and advanced yoga practitioners who are looking to deepen their knowledge of the practice.

YACEP and Daily Schedule


08:00–09:00  Kundalini Sadhana


09:30–12:15  Theory

12:30–13:30  Hatha Yoga


18:30–20:00  Eveningclass

30 h YACEP distributed:


Techniques & Practice: 10h

History & Philosophy: 15h

Philosophy - home readings: 5h

What will we do in the yoga workshop?

We will explore the essence of yoga, the history of classical yoga, the history of tantra and hatha yoga, and the philosophy of yoga, including the Bhagavad Gita, the Patanjali Yoga Sutras, tantric philosophy, the Shiva Sutras, and Kundalini.


In addition, you will receive:

  • A 30-hour Yoga Alliance diploma for the journey through the history and philosophy of yoga.
  • A Matsya version of our script
  • A Matsya version of the Bhagavad Gita.
  • A Matsya version of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali.
  • A Matsya version of the Goraksha Shatakam.
  • A Matsya version of parts of the Manthanbhairavatantra.

More Infos

Skript - Table of Contents
Here a brief overview over the table of contents of our course handbook

Questions? Simply write us!


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