Swami Vidyanand is the founder of a new type of yoga, called transformational yoga. It mixes different styles of hatha, raja, mantra, ashtanga and kundalini yoga to get help get a fast transformation. Inspiration comes from Sri Aurobindo and THE MOTHER (from Auroville/Pondicherry). The name SirMa derives from Madame Mirra Alfassa (THE MOTHER) or Sri + Ma.
Teacher Training courses (200hrs and 500hrs) are also held in Pondicherry and Rishikesh, for those who do not prefer to be in a big city (also recommendable during the hot times in Pondicherry and Delhi).