Three Minute Egg Interview with Aadil Palkhivala

Part 1: Starting Yoga as a Boy

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Master yoga teacher Aadil Palkhivala talks about his childhood as Iyengar’s very first child pupil.

More from Jason Scholder, 3ME owner and inventor: “When I first met Aadil, I was in awe of his style and his vast knowledge.  I still am.  We developed a relationship through the Three Minute Egg®, for which I am very grateful.  Aadil is as heart-centered in person as he seems in these videos.  He even graced me once with a one-on-one yoga lesson to help my back.  In this video, Aadil talks about how he got started in his yoga practice as a boy.  Aadil’s stories are engrossing; I hope you enjoy listening to them as much as I did.”

Part 2: I Owe My Life to Yoga

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Aadil Palkhivala talks about how BKS Iyengar helped his mother to conceive after nothing else worked.  It’s a touching story of the power of yoga.  Not many people can mean it when they say, “I owe my life to yoga.”

Aadil Palkhivala was one of the first master teachers to explore and embrace Three Minute Egg®.  Aadil’s deep knowledge of yoga inspires his students.  With this video, you will start to understand why he loves his practice and the discipline so much.

Part 3: The Meaning of Yoga

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Aadil Palkhivala describes what he sees as the real, essential purpose of doing yoga.  As he explains, an asana practice has more value than its physical benefits.  Watch and learn!

Aadil Palkhivala was one of the first master teachers to explore and embrace Three Minute Egg®.  Aadil’s deep knowledge of yoga does not end at the mat.  His philosophy includes the physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual aspects of being human.

Part 4: Rigidity and Yoga

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Aadil Palkhivala wasn’t always as flexible as he is now.  Learn about his journey and the deeper reason to work out the rigidity in your body.

Aadil Palkhivala was one of the first master teachers to explore and embrace Three Minute Egg®.  Aadil’s deep knowledge, respect, and love for yoga is reflected in this short video.

Part 5: Explaining Dharma

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Aadil Palkhivala, who knows a thing or two about living one’s dharma, draws from his own experience to illustrate what dharma is and what it might mean to you when you are living yours.

Aadil Palkhivala was one of the first master teachers to explore and embrace Three Minute Egg®. This is an engaging talk (and topic) for anyone trying to find the right path.  It’s also a great promo for doing yoga.  Watch and you’ll see why!

Part 6: The Value of a Yoga Teacher

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Aadil Palkhivala gives an insightful interview on why you may need a yoga teacher for your practice, and when/why you may not.  Anyone who practices yoga should watch this short video!

More from Jason Scholder, 3ME owner and inventor: “This may sound like an easy question to ask any yoga instructor, but Aadil took it in a direction and to a depth I could never have foreseen.  Suddenly, we were talking about the value of doing yoga at all.  Aadil also talks about his own teacher Savatri.  All of Aadil’s stories are engrossing; I hope you enjoy listening to them as much as I did.”

Part 7: Loving the Three Minute Egg®

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Aadil Palkhivala talks about the Three Minute Egg® yoga block as unique and delightful.  There are so many uses for the 3ME in your yoga practice that it takes a willingness to explore.  Watch this short video to find out why Aadil uses the Egg in his yoga classes. He was one of the first master teachers to explore and embrace Three Minute Egg®.  His enthusiasm for our product, very evident in this video.

Part 8: Aadil Palkhivala: Purna Yoga’s Goals

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In the final installment, Aadil Palkhivala explains why he named his studio “Purna Yoga” — not only what it means, but also where the name came from.  Aadil has Purna Yoga centers all around the world, where they teach his brand of yoga, philosophy, and more.

Aadil Palkhivala was one of the first master teachers to explore and embrace Three Minute Egg®.

Learn more about Aadil Palkhivala on his website.  We have enormous respect for Aadil, and we think you will too after watching all eight of these videos.

Enjoy this last installment!