The Ananda Marga Yoga Academy was initiated in Singapore by Dada Shankarsanananda in 2007, and has since then successfully been conducting certificate and diploma courses in Yoga Science, Lifestyle and Practices. The certificate courses are conducted over 6 months while the diploma courses are conducted over one year. The objective of the school is to bring Ananda Marga yoga to an academic and scientific level.
The courses cover all the important aspects of yoga and tantra science and practices such as: yoga history, philosophy, yoga science, anatomy and physiology, yoga and society, yoga and creativity etc.
Renowned teachers such as Dada Dharmavedananda, Dada Shiilabhadrananda, Dada Liilananda, Dr. Jitendra Singh and Prof. Dhanjoo Ghista are found among the schools lecturers.
A maximum of 14 students are annually accepted into the course.
The project was successfully incorporated on September 30th and was approved by the Ministry of Education on 6th October 2010. It is the only school of its kind in Singapore.