The Yoga Institute, Santacruz (E), has spearheaded the Yoga for the Householder movement and is the oldest organised yoga centre in the world. Over the last 95 years, it has been in the forefront of spreading the benefits of classical Yoga to the common man. Its work includes significant research programes on heart care, hypertension, respiratory problems, diabetes, orthopaedic conditions and stress related problems. Over 1,000 people visit The Institute and various yoga courses every day. To make the practice of Yoga fit into todays lifestyle milieu, asanas, kriyas, pranayamas, meditation, relaxation and other yoga techniques have been simplified at the institute to suit the needs and demands of the common man.