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TAPOVAN has been founded in 1983 by Kiran Vyas, who has been deeply inspired by the philosophies of Mahatma Gandhi and Sri Aurobindo. Tapovan is a pioneer in the field of Yoga and Ayurveda in Europe. The various centers in Paris and Normandy (France)  offers a myriad of activities such as classes, seminars and courses in Ayurveda, Hatha Yoga, Yoga of Eyes, Ayurvedic cuisine, Ayurvedic massage, Marma tchikitsa, Reflexotherapy and many more.

Tapovan also organizes international symposiums on Ayurveda, sustainable development and environment, and arts and literature.


Today, Tapovan has become one of the major centres in Europe for the training of yoga and Ayurveda. TAPOVAN works since 30 years and has gained the title of Open University of Yoga and Ayurveda. Tapovan also carries the image of Indian culture and philosophy. 


Tapovan welcomes its students with an open and vibrant atmosphere expressed by a passionate team committed to continuously building the bridge between eastern and western traditions.

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