Trained in the principles of the well recognized Swami Sivananda-Swami Vignanananda tradition of Tamil Nadu, the land of the Sidhhas, Annamalai Prana Ji is one of the most regarded masters of the yogic art. In Rishikesh, Prana Ji is recognized widely as the most experienced yoga master. Pranayama and yoga philosophy are his specialized fields of teaching. His classes are a syncretism of Indian and Western thought and could be highly interesting for a sincere learner. Meditation, Kundalini Yoga and Ayurveda are among the other aspects of yoga learning that Prana Ji’s vast field of knowledge covers.
Manoranjan Chand is a Yoga teacher dedicated to sharing his knowledge of Patanjali Yoga to the world. Manoranjan Chand was born in Orissa, east India, and lived in a small rural village where yoga opportunities were limited, yet had a strong desire to practice yoga from a child and so moved to Kerala and joined the Shivananda Ashram to further his passion for yoga. This marked the beginning of his yogic voyage.
After his certification he continued his learning at the Shiva Yoga Peeth in Rishikesh and completed his graduation in Yoga. Rishikesh, the capital of yoga, changed his approach towards life and provided him a platform to teach to a global audience.
Today, Manorajan is an accomplished yoga master, Vedic Philosopher and Ayurvedic practitioner who devotes his life to sharing his extensive knowledge gained over the years. He has been working as a yoga teacher in Pathanjali Ayurvedic Resort, Kerala, for the past six years.
Santhosh Krishnan is a Registered Yoga Teacher under the Quality Council of India, Ministry of Ayush, Government of India and is a certified yoga teacher under Yoga Alliance, USA. He has been working in India and abroad with many reputed Yoga Institutes including several Government Hospitals. He has completed Masters in Yoga Therapy from Svyasa University and also holds PG diploma in Yoga from Annamalai University. He is a full time practitioner who has been training and learning the intricacies of yoga from different traditional styles and disciplines like Sivananda Asram, Isha Yoga, Art of Living, Mysore Style Ashtanga Vinyasa, Iyengar Yoga, Yoga Therapy techniques, Thai Yoga Body Works, Body Alignment Workshop etc.
Sonia Indigo is a Reiki master, astrologer, numerologist, healer, life coach, Women coach, counselor, Aqua-Floating therapist, motivational speaker, Yoga teacher, Belly Dance teacher, Massage therapist, Massage instructor and occasionally she does Oriental/Belly Dance and Yoga original performances. Besides this she also write articles for magazines and for her blog.
Her teachings, healing, astrology and counseling are intuitive and spirit guided. She had helped hundreds of people from all over the world to find passion and purpose for their life again and touched many beings who had their lives transformed after their private sessions, therapies and events with her. She is full of talents and creativity, constantly recreating herself and reflecting these transformations on her work. She had developed her own Life Coaching, Women Coaching and Astrology Method based on more than 25 years of studies, research, peoples life’s and their behavior’s observation, her vast professional experience and personal life. About 90% of her clients are women, even though the events and therapies that she offer can be received by men as well, the fact that most clients that looked for her guidance during her professional journey were
women, sparked on her an honest eager to specialize in therapies and events for them.
She works professionally in these areas since the last 10 years and gathers over 29 years of studies, practice, research and experience on the above subjects and many others such as Shamanism, Natural Home Birth, Natural Parenting , Obsidian Egg, Sacred Medicine For Women’s, Women’s Circles, Shamanism For Women’s, Sacred Feminine & Women’s Practices & Rituals, Co-Dependency, Narcissistic Personality Disorder, Love Addiction, Psychopaths, Sociopaths and other personality Disorders, Healthy Relationships , Law of Attraction, Positive Affirmations & Key Questions, Abundance, Prosperity, Work and Success, A Course In Miracles, Past Life’s Regression, Buddhism, Taoism, Nutrition, Raw Food, Vegan and Vegetarian Diet, Metaphysics of Illness, Indigo, Crystal and Rainbow Children, Communication with Angels, Prayers, Mantras, The Violet Flame, and Feng Shui.
Swami Muktananda Yati was born in 1967 at Kundaliyur near Guruvayur in Kerala. He was a thirsty seeker of spiritual liberation from childhood. He would leave home during school days and wander here and there in search of peace in heart. Even while this disturbed wandering, he continued his study interruptedly. He was averse to the prevailing educational system. And yet he obtained post graduation and later started off as a journalist. At this time, his quest to embrace the divine presence of a Guru became so intense; and he abandoned the worldly career and life. Like a divine grace Guru Nitya Chaitanya Yati appeared before him as a sad-guru. He accepted discipleship of Guru Nitya Chaithanyati and joined Narayana Gurukula in 1993 as per Guru’s wish. He had the fortune and destiny to live with Guru in his service at Gurukula. While living with Guru, a timeless experience permeated his inner being, an ever-lasting spring of love was blossomed in his heart. He started ‘One-World Communion’ at Ernakulam to strengthen the world unity. Presently he transmits spiritual wisdom to the thirsty hearts in order to make aware of one-world living, one-world education, one world spirituality and one world humanism.
Om-PrakashHari Om Prakash Dabhekar is from Pune (Maharashtra) and certified from Kevlya Dham Yoga Inst., Pune. After that for more asanas practice and anatomy which is the foundation of yoga. He joined 2001. BKS Iyengar Guruji Yoga Institution in Pune, taking asanas classes under Prashantji and Geetaji, which has been main source of my knowledge and understanding of yoga and how to use props to reach final pose. Even till now he goes to Iyengar Inst, for my self practice and focus on anatomy and physical science.
After having long experience he has written new and timely 1st, Edition on yoga postures and it,s benefits, The book name is (Yoga For Healthy Living). He is one of best teacher, he has vast Knowledge of Therapeutic yoga knowledge which he has acquired from Iyengar institute Pune. He has been associated with school for long time.
Jules T Heart is a certified Vedic Chant Teacher who studied at Krishnamacharya Yoga learning from learned from T.K.V. Desikachar and his wife Menaka in , Chennai, India. She has more than 1000 hours of teachers trainings from across the globe (Yoga Alliance), she can be currently found teaching in Sri Lanka.
Siva’s life is totally dedicated to yoga. He has been practicing yoga for 12 years and is sharing his knowledge and techniques in Varkala. As a Swami Satyananda disciple, his fascination for the teachings of Patanjali and his love for yoga practice have changed his life completely. He discovered yoga as a way of living, which is the perfect communion between mind, body, and soul. By placing practice within the context of Indian culture and philosophy, Siva’s classes are an ever deepening experience of the true tradition of yoga.
“With age 15, I used to sit at a Shiva temple near my home in Kerala or went into the jungle for meditation and started to develop a sincere & deep devotion to God Shiva. Wishing from my heart to share this devotion with other beings, I was developing yoga techniques throughout the last 12 years and teach classes in Kerala and Dharamsala to make them accessible for everyone, adapted to your level of experience and flexibility. Whether you are new on the path of yoga and self-discovery or are looking to deepen your existing practice, I like to take you and your understanding of the true principles of yoga and conscious living to the next level.”
Siva Ji is running his own school at Varkala cliff and successfully teaching students from all over the world at 200 hours Yoga Teacher Training Courses, taking roots in ancient knowledge and making a bridge to modern life.
Malin started her spiritual journey as a young girl living in Norway. With her Egyptian
roots, she has always felt a pull towards mysticism and ancient practices. Seeking truth
and finding balance living in a Western society, she dives into the sacred texts, and
maintains her daily practice of japa meditation, pranayama and asana.
As a physical therapist, and with a background in both Hatha Yoga and Ashtanga Vinyasa
Yoga, she is emphasizing the importance of the connection between prana and
alignment in the asana practice, as well as the significance of thought and integrity in
ones yoga practice.
With David Swenson, R. Alexander Medin and Gregor Maehle as her teachers, Malins
ways of teaching has attracted attention to practitioners in both Europe and Asia, as well
as to novice students.
She is currently working at HiYoga in Bergen where she is a part of faculty for the
teacher trainings, and teaches classes and work shops.
Ksenia Rasapriya Bodhi is a certified and experienced Yoga Teacher, originally from Russia, but lives in India, Rishikesh (World Capital of Yoga). She started her yoga journey in 2009 and was lucky to get to know and practice yoga in different traditions, such as Sivananda Yoga, Kundalini Yoga, Ashtanga Vinyasa, Kriya Yoga and Yoga Iyengar also from traditional Indian masters. After graduation from Moscow University of Yoga in 2014, Ksenia Ji moved to India and started her work with a RYS in Rishikesh under the guidance of more proficient teachers. “living here and practicing in Rishikesh has helped me to deepen my relationship with yoga in man aspects, to uncover its hidden layers and furthermore to help other seekers to discover it. Ksenia ji approaches her classes with anaim to build a bridge between an ancient yogic approach and modern science, in a way that can unite western ideas with eastern philosophy. Since in India she has completed a 200hr and 300hr YTTC in Rishikesh, Kerala and Nepal and special yoga courses and retreats in India and in Russia.
Pankaj Sadana is a true yogi in all senses. He was born in Rishikesh (India), the world capital of Yoga and enlightenment, and is one of the brightest representatives of this ancient teaching in India.
Pankaj Sadan received a master’s degree in Yoga and now provides training in such kinds of yoga as: Hatha yoga, Ashtanga vinyasa yoga, pranayama and asanas’ detuning. Pankaj teaches us the process of controlling our own breathing, indicating the direction for working out physical and mental blocks.
The main motivation in life for Pankaj is the regular practice of yoga, which helps him better understand his emotions and attitude to himself and to the whole world.
Despite the fact that Pankaj has become a yoga teacher only five years ago, he is already a leading teacher of yoga trainers’ courses at Rishikul Yogashala, one of the largest and most growing yoga schools in India.
For three years, Pankaj has managed to train more than 800 yoga instructors from all over the Western Europe. Thanks to constant support and inexhaustible energy, he gives inspiration to all his students, wherever they are, and they, in turn, inspire him to constant self-improvement.
Prashant Jakhmola was born into a brahmin family in Rishikesh, a place of Yogis and engaged in his his journey of yoga at a very early age. Having initially trained in Iyengar yoga, he continued with his aspirational knowledge and completed in his first yoga teacher training and yoga therapy course in the Bihar School of Yoga (the first yoga university in India). Upon his return to Rishikesh he enrolled into further academic study, qualifying with a degree in biology and yoga science. “By combination of biology, yoga and my self-practice of asana I got understanding of alignment in asana which I share with my students.”
He has also traveled widely, assisting and leading several yoga programs including 200hr, 300hr, 500hr Yoga Teacher Training courses to different countries such as Nepal, Russia, Indonesia and many places of India.
Now, Prashant ji is teaching traditional Hatha Yoga along with its philosophy, a practice which covers not only asana, but also breathing techniques and meditations.
Swami Atma Jnanananda Giri, is a homeopathic doctor by profession and studied meditation techniques from the great Himalayan master Swami Veda Bharati. He completed the Yoga & Vedanta course from Sivananda ashram, and had studied Vedanta under the great Acharya Swami Dayananda Saraswati. He has been giving talks on subjects related to yoga and Bhagavat Gita for over ten years.
His lectures deal with themes such as modern man’s insecurity, anxiety, competitive living, management of time and job related queries, and gives a gives an orientation about how to lead a pure and balanced yogic life.
The tools of his discourses enable security and self sufficiency.
He talks at great length about the great yogic voices like Lao Tzu, Jalaluddhin Rumi, Boddhidharma, Buddha, Patanjali and Sri Krishna.
Swami Atma Jnanananda has touched the hearts of many students through his knowledge, compassion, and loving kindness.
Yoga came Pradeep’s life after nine years of fast-paced corporate Human Resource environment, where he was stressed out, lost, empty, frustrated, overwhelmed and disconnected from myself. His time on the matt became an oasis after he started practicing. Pradeep felt a tremendous sense of freedom and intense sensation of being in a ‘present’ moment and experienced a “taste of peace after every class”. He then took up the step to turn yoga into his full-time career.
Pradeep is a certified 200 hrs Hatha Yoga Teacher Training from Sivananda Ashram – Uttarkashi, affiliated with Yoga Alliance, USA and a Certified Laughter Yoga Trainer from the Laughter University, Bangalore. He is also a certified Acroyoga and Thai Therapist having trained in the US. He started his career with Bharat Thakkur in Delhi in 2009 and then moved back to Bangalore and founded his own company, YOGA ART in 2010, training everyone from celebrities, to corporate groups.
“My teaching style is fun, inclusive and accessible to every level. Whether you are a total beginner or a seasoned enthusiast, you will walk away learning something about your practice which is bound to enrich your life”.
Pradeep Mehta is the Limca Book Record Holder for Non-Stop dancing, a record of 45hrs and 15 mins in 2005.
Anil Kumar belongs to the Shantikunj Ashram, Haridwar – the divine land where the sacred Ganges exists the Himalayas. He is guided and trained by professor Dr. Sunil Yadav. Anil Ji has devoted his life to unearthing the gems of Yoga and Ayurveda and has earned various degrees including a Master’s Degree in yogic science, a Diploma degree in yoga and naturopathy, and a certification in Ayurveda and health conservation from reputed institutes. He teaches Hatha yoga, Ashtanga Vinyasa, Alignment, and Adjustment with an incredible efficiency and simplicity to the students. Compassion, calmness, and patience are his biggest attributes that perfectly compliment his skilled yogic teachings.
Urashima is a career yoga teacher trained at Sivananda Asram Neyyar dam and Yoga Darsamam Mysore. He has been teaching yoga across India and abroad and has been running a Yogasala in Kovalam, India. He also taught in Yoga festivals in Denmark and Russia.
Aacharia Sanathanan has been teaching yogic practices around India over two decades focusing on stress management, counseling, Chakra balancing and Naturopathy. He was a faculty member of Sivananda Yoga Asram, Art of Living foundation, Arsha Yoga Vidya Peedam and numerous other schools. He teaches mainly Hatha Yoga.
A Registered Yoga teacher Level 2 of Quality Council of India under the Ministry of Ayush. He has worked under several reputed organisations both government and private. He has leading yoga teacher training programs and conducting workshops in india and abroad. He has completed his Msc Yoga Therapy from Svyasa University Banglore and teacher trainings under the traditions of Sivananda Ashram, Ashtanga Vinyasa and Iyengar System which is registered from Yoga Alliance USA . He has spent several years studying numerous traditional styles and disciplines at various Ashrams in India like Sivananda, Isha Yoga, Patanjali Yoga Peeth, etc. He also holds PG Diploma in Yoga from Annamalai Univeristy. For the Teacher Trainees he teaches Yoga theory, Yoga Philosophy, Teaching Methodology, Anatomy and Physiology, Yoga Therapy.