Sadhguru's Yoga offering during the COVID-19 pandemic

Yoga has been recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO) [1] and the Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) [2] as part of the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Sadhguru offers specific Yoga practices to help us through these unusually challenging times. He is offering these practices entirely free of cost, for the benefit of humanity. 

In addition, the Inner Engineering Online programme is being offered entirely free of cost to Health Professionals and the Police (India only) and at half price to the public, till the end of May. (Scroll down for registration link)

"My idea of 'together' is seven billion people." - Sadhguru

Who is Sadhguru?

Sadhguru is an Indian Yogi and mystic, estimated to have touched the lives of 1 billion people worldwide. He is considered among India’s 50 most influential people. A sought after speaker and advisor by leaders worldwide - the UN, International Organizations, leading businesses and universities and the World Economic Forum, amongst others.  He is the only Yogi to date to have led International Day of Yoga events both at the United Nations, New York and the United Nations, Geneva.


Sadhguru works closely with the Indian Government over a broad area of matters including the environment and education. He has been conferred the “Padma Vibhushan” by the Government of India, the highest civilian award, accorded for exceptional and distinguished service.


Sadhguru was one of the selected group of spiritual and religious leaders convened for a conference call with Prime Minister Modi re COVID-19 on March 30th. 

Who can benefit from these practices?

  • Businesses, NGOs, Governmental organizations
  • Hospitals and Health Workers
  • Schools and children
  • The elderly, isolated and vulnerable
  • Families and individuals

What are the benefits?

Sadhguru is offering a specific sequence of practices to support us through this challenging time.

This is: Yoga Yoga Yogeshwaraya chant + Isha Kriya + Simha Kriya.

In addition, Upa Yoga has been available for free online for a number of years. The benefits of Upa Yoga are included in this summary.

Pre-emptive measures re. COVID-19 

  • Increase Lung Capacity
  • Strengthen the Immune System

 Mental Health

  • Create or restore inner balance and peace
  • Be an uplifting influence
  • Reduce stress 
  • Improve clarity
  • Bring a deep sense of peacefulness, infusing a new sense of energy and well-being

 Physical Movement

  • Exercise muscles and lubricates joints
  • Stabilize the body, mind and emotions
  • Strengthen and stabilize the spine
  • Help remove back pain, stress, anxiety and tension
  • Help relieve chronic ailments and improve overall health

  Workplace Benefits

  • Improve neuronal regeneration, focus, memory and productivity
  • Enhance teamwork and communication

How can I learn the practices?

Download the Sadhguru App

Download the Sadhguru App

The practices are available for free on the Sadhguru App. 

Supported in 8 languages: English, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu).

From the welcome screen, the new practices can be accessed from the top window. 

For Upa Yoga, click on the Yoga icon at the bottom > Free Yoga Tools

Dedicated Web Pages & YouTube

Dedicated web pages with specific practices for the COVID-19 period are supported in:

World languages: English, French, German, Spanish, Russian, Portuguese, Italian 

Indian languages: Tamil, Hindi, Malayalam, Telugu, Marathi, Kannada, Gujarati, Bengali

Click on the rectangular buttons 🟡 to access the pages.


Upa Yoga can be accessed via the language-specific Sadhguru YouTube channels.

Click on the rounded buttons 🟠 to access the video. 

World languages

English language

English languages web pages

Both English web pages have Specific practices for COVID-19 times PLUS Sadhana Support Registration

There are slightly different additions:

English (A) - Simha Kriya FAQs 

English (B) - Sadhguru's latest talk + Upa Yoga + Guided Meditations + Inner Engineering Online Registration (FREE for Medical Professionals)

Indian Languages

Learn Isha Kriya + Yoga Yoga Yogeshwaraya

For the languages listed below, please follow the link to Isha Kriya, where instructions are available in your language, by clicking on the drop down list. Separately, click on the Yoga Yoga Yogeshwaraya and learn the mantra. The first 3 times, you will repeat after Sadhguru.  After that, you can chant along with Sadhguru.

Languages supported: Farsi, Japanese, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish, Romanian, Slovak 

Inner Engineering Online

How can I learn advanced practices?

Advanced Isha Hatha Yoga practices need to be taught live, from a trained teacher. Once the situation permits, live group classes will be scheduled. Programmes in the Geneva region will be published on the Upcoming Programmes page. 

Individuals and companies can book private sessions, according to their specific requirements. Feel free to make contact by email or phone to schedule an exploratory meeting.