Yoga seeks us in our true nature…
our solitude and our shared humanity

Peter Hersnack

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  • Living Breath, an art of yoga

    The book is now available!
    Several years ago, in collaboration with Eleanor Dawson, Peter began the process of a free translation of his book “La Chair Vivante”, in order to reach an English-speaking audience. After his death, the project was taken up again by the association “Art of Yoga – Peter Hersnack”; Eleanor Dawson and Colette Hersnack were joined by an Englishwoman, Sheila Baker, an American, Robin Cauchois, a Canadian, Robin Colyer and Ariane Felton, native French, but fluent in English, each bringing precious contributions to a joyful collaborative process. 

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  • Autumn

    Autumn is here; the season that calls us back to daily life, the need to act, to face up to our commitments, to take on the work of our responsibilities. The practice is there to help us. 

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  • Art of Yoga - Peter Hersnack—A new site

    It is bilingual
    This site, envisioned since the last annual general meeting, is presently in operation after a year of development. We are very proud of it. A huge thank you to Olivier, the designer, for his creativity and for the attention and care given to detail. We also thank you, the reader, for your patience. 

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Upcoming workshops and courses

To Be in Relation
24 August 2018 30 August 2018
La Falaise Verte (St-Laurent-du-Pape)

To Be in Relation

Selected resources


  • The Dvandva

    Āsana, the practice of postures, is the most well known and most taught aspect of yoga.


  • Living Breath

    The text is taken from the teaching which Peter gave orally during a retreat in August 2002: the 7 days of the retreat gave takes the form of the 7 chapters, for a fruitful dialogue between practices and theoretical principles.

Workshop summaries


  • Being Here

    In front of my yoga mat, before practicing, who is here?




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