Ojashvi Yoga Shala enjoys the great privilege and honoured to have the best team of deeply experienced and extensively qualified Yoga Teachers for Yoga Teacher Trainings in Rishikesh
. Our Yoga Teachers are playing a most prominent role in the growth of the school in Rishikesh. They impart highest standard Yoga Teacher Training and have gained the respect and recognition for their compassionate approach in teachings of Yoga as well as the capability to have the feeling of accommodation for the needs of our trainees during yoga teacher training courses. The skills, expertise, experience and personal Yoga Practice of our teachers are benefitting a lot to our Student community. They live the life of Yogic life style and have the best principles and practices of Yoga in their daily life. Our Yoga School aims to foster and create a supportive, safe and nurturing learning environment through the teaching team. For the growth and personal transformation of our students our yoga teachers are being highly appreciated.
Nagesh Hiregoudar - Hatha Yoga, Asana Adjustment & Assisting, Teaching Methodology (TM), Yoga Philosophy and Practicum as well as Applied Yoga
(E-RYT 500, RPYT with Yoga Alliance USA, Registry ID: 67820) is the Lead teacher in Yoga Teacher Training Courses of Ojashvi Yoga Shala, Rishikesh.
Nagesh is a deeply experienced and extensively qualified yoga practitioner who embodies and imparts the highest standards and ethics of training to his students.
He has enriched his teaching experience through the most rigorous courses for yoga teacher training that of the Ashram style training at the Bihar School of Yoga in Munger, Bihar and Vedanta through a Yoga Vedanta Course at the Yoga Vedanta Forest Academy, Divine Life Society Rishikesh, popularly referred to as Sivananda Yoga. In these trainings, he learnt the deep philosophies and practices of these world famous traditional schools.
Nagesh has been passionate about understanding the scientific basis for the yoga practices. Accordingly, he studied for and successfully completed his Masters degree in Yogic Sciences from the University of Mangalore, India besides a Certificate Course in Yogic Studies from Karnataka University, India.
His deep interest in Yoga, fuelled his hunger to experience the different traditions and their teaching methodologies. Accordingly, he also studied Asthanga Vinyasa Yoga in Patanjala Asthanga Vinyasa Yoga Academy of Mysore, Karnataka.
Since more than a decade, Nagesh has exclusively devoted himself to teaching of Yoga. He is bringing a most humane approach to his teaching. With his special insight in understanding the special needs of each student, he brings a calming and encouraging approach that is so essential for effective learning. His students feel understood and respect him for his extremely compassionate approach.
With this rich background of learning, Nagesh has been determined to impart these rich teachings to the modern society at large. With this in mind, he has participated in several National Seminars and Conferences on Yoga and presented papers on the Applications of Yogic techniques in the management of psychosomatic diseases.
He has also conducted several corporate training sessions and workshops both in India and Overseas aimed at improving the lifestyle of the workforce.
Swami Atmajananand ji - Chantings, Meditation, Relaxation Techniques and Philosophy of Bhagavadgita
Swami Atmajananand ji
is a humanitarian and spiritual leader, an ambassador of peace and human values. Through his life and work, Swamiji has inspired many lives around the world with a vision of a stress-free, violence-free world. He has founded imparting the knowledge of yoga that provide techniques and tools to live a deeper, more joyous life and he has established a mindset in his disciples that recognizes a common human identity above the boundaries of race, nationality, and religion.
Born in Kerala, Southern India. Swami ji was a gifted child. Please write add something about his parents and childhood which relates to yoga .Swami Atma at the age of five used to hear the Guru Mantra
and would make him feel that he was connected to some master in the previous birth).
Occidental and Oriental Education
Swami Atma Jnanananda Giri, Homeopathic Doctor by Profession
. The materialistic world was missing the part of spirituality and his resolution of life was to experience the ultimate truth. That led him for the yogic quest. He studied Vedic Literature and Practiced Yoga
under many enlightened beings: the great Himalayan master Swami Veda Bharati, Acharya Swami Dayananda Saraswati, Swami Sudhi Chaitanya, Swami Adyatamanandaji and many others. The knowledge that he carries along is immense and just a single conversation with him is a gateway to self realization.
Inspiring Service and Globalizing Wisdom
Swamiji is a noted humanitarian leader who has provided assistance to people from a wide range of backgrounds and motivated them for the betterment of the self. The power of his message has inspired a wave of service based on spirituality. He has rekindled the traditions of yoga and meditation and has offered them in a form that works in the 21st century. By reviving ancient wisdom, swamiji has offered yogic techniques for personal and social transformation. He has touched the many lives around the world going beyond the barriers of race, nationality, and religion with the message of a "one-world family"
As Ojas (life force) for Ojashvi Yoga Shala
Swamiji is the intuition of this institution. We are very fortunate enough to have his presence as the master for our students. He will have very insightful discourses on many varied subjects related to spirituality both the practice and philosophy.
Naveen Raj is also known as Yogi Naveen. He is from Kshatriya family. He is a spiritual seeker. After closely observation of life, he has realized that worldly pleasure is not real and long lasting. He felt divine inner urge to tread on the path of spirituality and assimilated of the eight limbs of Patanjali Ashtang Yoga, teachings of Srimad Bhagwad Gita, Ramayana and Swami Vivekananda, without any dilutions and modifications. To him, life is the subject of self research.
He is adept in the ancient sciences of Yoga, Meditation and Holistic Living. He speaks Hindi and English languages fluently. He loves to interact with people, talking about life and travels widely to gain and impart spiritual knowledge.
He holds master degree in Psychology, certificates in Yoga Science. He is also certified in Life Skill Training. He has worked for decades in the profile of training and teaching in various organizations in India. He is an acclaimed speaker on various topics of Yoga, Meditation, Mind and Body Management, Relationship, Stress Management, Self Healing and Life Skills.
Ganesh Prasad - Pranayama, Asana and Kriyas
did his Postgraduate Diploma in Yoga from Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga
, which deepened his further interest in Yoga to study M.Sc in Yogic Science and Holistic Health from Dev Sanskriti Vishwavidyalaya
and further he is pursuing his PhD in Yoga from Gurukul Kangri University, Haridwar
Ganesh Prasad has had the opportunity of being the guest of honour at a conference at The Italian Yoga Federation, Assisi, where he also conducted workshops. He has held yoga workshops in Cagliari, Italy as well. He has also participated as a yoga expert in the Indian festival of India in Bangkok.
Ganesh Prasad has taught and conducted several workshops in India and abroad and has gained rich teaching experience through his teachings at Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga
He was a part of the tableaux of the Ministry of AYUSH at the 2015 Republic Day of India and showcased the physical practices of yoga.
Rohithaksa - Asanas, Practicum
Rohithaksha is RYT with Yoga Allaince, USA and received his Masters in Yogic Science from Mangalore University Karnataka
. He has been experienced as a Yoga Therapist in PG centre Mangalagangothri Mangalore
and later he served as Yoga Therapist in J S S Hospital Mysore
He has also been trained in Bihar School of Yoga, Munger and Yoga Vedanta Forest Academy
, Divine life society Rishikesh to deepen his understandings of Yoga philosophy and practices.
has conducted a number of Yoga camps in various parts of Karnataka and has attended seminars at New Delhi viz Moraji Desai National Institute for Yoga and Central Research Council for Yoga.
Sandeep - Yoga Nidra, Prnayama and Kriyas
did his Masters in Yoga from Sanskrit University, Haridwar
He has been trained in Yoga by traditional teachers of Swami Rama Sadhaka Grama and Parmarth Nikethan Ashram of Rishikesh.
He Specializes in the teachings of Yoga Nidra, Meditation and Hatha Yoga techniques.
Dr Sandeep Raina - Professional Health Care Expert in Spine Rehabilitation
Dr Sandeep Raina
, is a professional health care expert in Spine Rehabilitation
, presently working as a chief consultant for Neuro-Rehabilitation and Spine
disorders at Parmarth Niketan Hospital, Rishikesh. His aim in life is to rehabilitate not only one’s body but also mind and soul, with the help of physical exercise regimes and yoga.
He is the resident of J&k and living in Uttrakhand from past 11 years. His nature of serving the society motivated him to persue the noble profession. His area of interest is neurological disorders. He studied in renowned medical university and persued masters degree in Physical Therapy
. To make his therapies affective he started reconciling the technique’s of taping along with vestibular rehabilitation. He is also certified in CPR, THERA BANDS
He is also having good knowledge of accupunture and is practicing laser accupunture from past many years. He has extensive experience of neurological post operative rehabilitation programs specially of spinal cord injury patients.
His perfection in Spinal Anatomy and Physiology
lead him to teach the students from all over the world. He knows how to correlate it with practice of yoga which is beneficial for the human body system.
Dr. Sumit Sharma - Anatomy & Physiology (AP), Therapy
Dr. Sumit Sharma
is expert in the field of Physiotherapy
. His passion in life is to uncover the applications of medical mysteries exist in the practice of Yoga and Vedic Rituals
Sumit is native of Rishikesh, since from his childhood he has been inclined to the practice of Spirituality. His nature of serving the society motivated him to pursue the noble profession. He realised that his area of interest is orthopaedic. He studied in a medical university and secured the masters in physical therapy. To make his therapies affective he started reconciling the techniques of Pilates, yoga and other established sciences.
A Mulligan therapist, he secures a certification from Capri Institute, New Delhi
under the guidance of Dr. DEEPAK KUMAR
the only Accredited MULLIGAN THERAPY TEACHER in INDIA
The thirst of knowledge is making him to study the ancient technique of healing. he is currently undertaking a post graduation course from Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University, Srinagar
on yoga and alternative therapies.
He has extensive experience of orthopaedic surgeries rehabilitation programme. He dealt more than 500 cases of orthopaedic disorders and postural disorders.
To understand and appreciate yoga, a scientific viewpoint becomes essential. In his teachings of Anatomy and Physiology Dr. Sumit
connects Yoga with modern sciences. He meticulously teaches the yoga anatomy. He makes an objective analysis of how yogic practices are realised in some of the greater systems of the body.
Dr. Vibha Sharma - Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery
Dr. Vibha Sharma
has been a pioneer in the establishment of Ojashvi Yoga shala as a place of Ayurveda. She has completed her Bachelors in Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery from Maharishi Dayanand University
, Rohtak. Panchkarma Therapies
(the branch of Ayurveda dealing in detoxifying the body) are her specialty. She is an excellent trainer and teacher and has been helping people reach their potential for the past 25 years. An integral part of Ojashvi Yoga Shala since its inception, she takes immense pleasure in sharing her knowledge with students. She takes a special interest in curing people of various diseases which are said to be incurable by modern medical science. Taking pleasure in curing keeps her going on and has been the driving force in inventing really effective medicines for body disorders like sinusitis, piles, digestive problems, Diabetes Miletus and Blood pressure.
Dr. Vibha is a creative person who has been inventing and innovating for the health benefits of her patients. She is on the panel of many health forums and committees. She also has appeared on various talk shows and programmes on TV channels which include Doordarshan, ZEE News and Pragya TV.