In 1977, Yoga was barely heard of in Portugal and Spain.
It was the search for an autonomous method of inner development that led Carlos Rui first contact with Hatha Yoga techniques.
After years of study and intense practice, several Yoga instructor trainings in Portugal England and India, in 1986, with the desire to inspire and motivate other people in the discovery of Yoga, the teacher Carlos Rui
and a group of Yoga students and practitioners officially found CPYOGA in Lisbon.
CPYOGA thus appears with the aim of dignifying, transmitting and disseminating the practice of Yoga as an Art and lifestyle.
Nowadays, the CPYOGA community extends to other cities such as Braga and Santo Tirso, and is also spread across several countries, such as Spain (Valencia, Barcelona and Tenerife), contributing to improving the quality of life of students through the practical philosophy of life that is Yoga.