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Recognized as the “First Lady of Yoga” since her ground breaking 1972 PBS television series, “Lilias! Yoga and You”, Lilias Folan is regarded as one of America’s most knowledgeable and beloved Master Yoga teachers.

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    Over 40 years of Lilias Yoga classes are now available online

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    Hundreds of sequences for all ages and abilities

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    “Lilias Yoga” is gentle yet highly effective

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    Learn relaxation and breathing to calm and relax

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Welcome to Lilias Yoga Online


"This is my opportunity to now share my journey with you. This project has been a labor of love allowing me to rekindle over 40 years of Yoga memories and to share my new teachings with my students online.  Please join me, the joy is truly in the Journey".   Namaste, Lilias

“Lilias is one of the Great Pioneers of Yoga…she made it useful and easily understood for everyone.” -Rodney Yee

“Yoga is not just for the young and hip, soft-spoken, down-to-earth veteran yoga instructor Lilias Folan is the perfect person to introduce this exercise routine...presented in a manner that’s inviting rather than intimidating.” -Billboard

“Lilias is a major influence in the field of health and exercise.” -Richard Simmons

Lilias Folan

Lilias Folan

Lilias attended Bennington College where she studied painting and drawing. She went on to study Italian while in Rome, Italy. She started her yoga practices in 1964, studying with various American teachers on the east and west coasts and with Swami Vishnu-devananda in New York City and Canada. In 1973, Lilias went to India where she studied Vedanta philosophy and meditation under the tutelage of Swami Chidananda of the ...
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“Lilias’s motivation is so obviously one of genuine caring and inspiration that her work has a quality of gentle power and deep meaning. Lilias Folan is one of those rare people who can teach and ancient wisdom and also infuse it with a modern and tender regard for her students….this is excellence”

Patricia Sun

“Lilias Yoga offers inspiration and a fresh approach to the practice of Yoga – for beginners, long-time students, and teachers alike. It is a treasure map, a reference manual for so much more that a physical practice. Lilias offers a heart-centered approach to Yoga that honors the different stages of life.”

Marti Glen, Ph.D

“A gentle, wise path toward understanding, awareness and health. Heed these instructions and you will get better with age too.”

Barbara Dorsey, PhD., R.N.