A student is an empty vessel and a teacher is the source that fills this empty vessel with in-depth knowledge and wisdom. To be a great yogi, it is necessary to learn from the best yoga gurus and to gather information from the most authentic sources. Excellent teachers who can guide them and provide them with apt. knowledge are the ideal conduits that can lead a student towards becoming the best yoga practitioner and teacher.

At Rishikul Yogashala, we believe in the same ideology and do not undermine the role of a good yoga teacher in achievement of desired outcome from a yoga teacher training program. Our entire team of yoga teachers and gurus are not just internationally recognized but also hold years of experience as yoga and spirituality educators.

The teachers recognize and analyze distinct aspects of each student on individual basis. With respect to their body type, requirement and level, the students are maneuvered as brilliant yogis with the help of specific training and learning methods. With this methodology, the students reap maximum benefits from the yoga teacher training program.Our teachers and gurus at Rishikul Yogashala ensure the students attain overall development along with a soulful yogic experience during the tenure of their entire program.

Our Yoga Acharyas are internationally certified and registered with Yoga Alliance. Along with exceptional teaching expertise, outstanding knowledge in the most authentic traditional forms of yoga and a distinct methodology has rendered them with the recognition of being some of the best yoga leaders in the globe. Yoga is not just a fitness tool; all our yoga teachers preach this majestic science as it originally is -- the eventual pathway to complete purification of mind, body and soul.

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Our teachers

Gangesha Chaitanya

(Yoga Philosophy, Meditation, Pranayama and Spiritual Guidance)

Discover the enchanting world of Yogi Gangesha Chaitanya, a true master of Yoga Philosophy, Meditation, Pranayama, and Spiritual Guidance. From a tender age, he was drawn to the realm of spirituality, and under the tutelage of the revered saint Swami Rama, he bloomed into a beacon of profound wisdom and compassion. His spiritual journey led him to prestigious yoga institutions, including the Himalayan tradition, Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Brahama Kumaris, and the Maha Yana Buddhist tradition, where he soaked in diverse teachings that added a captivating blend of ancient and modern insights to his classes.

With a deep understanding of meditation, Kundalini yoga, and pranayama, Yogi Gangesha inspires his students to awaken the dormant kundalini energy within, reaching for higher planes of consciousness. But what sets him apart is his ability to infuse novelty and variety into each class, creating a harmonious fusion of tradition and innovation.

In his classes, you'll experience a serene aura of compassion and guidance, inviting you to explore the infinite potential of your mind and spirit. Join Yogi Gangesha Chaitanya on a transformative journey of self-discovery, as he unveils the magic of meditation, pranayama, and spiritual wisdom. Let his radiant light lead you towards inner harmony and enlightenment. Embrace the mystical journey, and awaken the true essence of your being under the expert guidance of Yogi Gangesha Chaitanya.

Nicky Rawat

(Ashtanga Vinyasa and Hatha Yoga)

Meet Yogi Nicky, a true master of the ancient art of Yoga! Born into a Traditional Family, the divine essence of yoga flowed effortlessly through his veins, making him destined to become a beacon of light in the world of wellness and spiritual enlightenment.

From a tender age, was drawn to the profound teachings of yoga, immersing himself in its transformative practices. With unwavering dedication, he honed his skills, acquiring qualifications in Hatha Yoga, Ashtanga Vinyasa, Pranayama, and Meditation. Registered as a Yoga teacher with Yoga Alliance, he embarked on a remarkable journey of sharing his profound knowledge with others.

But Nicky’s journey didn't stop there; he delved even deeper into the heart of yoga, learning from renowned yogis and sages who imparted their spiritual wisdom upon him. Specializing in Hatha Yoga and Ashtanga Vinyasa, Nicky firmly believes that yoga transcends physical exercises, encompassing a mystical and spiritual dimension that enriches the soul.

Having spent three transformative years as a devoted student of Yogi Bipin in an Ashram, Nicky emerged as a true yogi, steeped in wisdom and compassion. With over seven years of teaching experience, his innate ability to grasp the essence of yoga as a science elevates him to a league of his own.

For Yogi Nicky, yoga isn't just something to "do"; it is a way of life, a sacred cult, and an ever-evolving journey that demands perpetual refinement and attention. He stands as a living testament to the fact that yoga's benefits go beyond the physical realm, offering a profound connection to life's spiritual and mystical aspects.

Prepare to be enchanted and transformed by the magnetic presence of Yogi Nicky. Join him on this spiritual odyssey, and discover the true essence of yoga in its most awe-inspiring and extraordinary form. Your journey to self-discovery and enlightenment awaits under his expert guidance. Step into yoga with Yogi Nicky, and let the magic unfold.

Swami Atmananada

(Meditation and Spiritual Guidance)

Swami Atmananada Giri, a true embodiment of Meditation and Spiritual Guidance. Hailing from the serene lands of Kerala, his journey of self-discovery began at a tender age when he revealed his humanitarian nature, driven by a deep desire to help others. This noble calling led him to practice homeopathy and neuropathy in his hometown for several years.

However, destiny had grander plans for Swami Atmananada. In 2006, he embarked on a spiritual voyage, immersing himself in the profound teachings of the Vedas and the Upanishads of India. Guided by the wisdom of the revered Guru Nutya Chaitanya Yati, he stepped onto the sacred path of yoga, which would soon become the focal point of his life.

His quest for spiritual enlightenment led him to the Ashram of Swami Sivananda Adyatamananda Ji, where he embraced his role as a devoted disciple. For four transformative years, he wandered as a Sanyasa-mendicant, journeying to various places, enriching his soul through meditation practices.

Today, Swami Atmananada resides in the spiritual haven of Rishikesh, where he emanates the magic and light he has gathered through his profound practice. With a heart brimming with wisdom and compassion, he dedicates his life to teaching yoga, guiding seekers on the path of self-discovery and inner peace.

In the presence of Swami Atmananada Giri, one finds solace and inspiration, as his teachings illuminate the way to a deeper connection with the self and the divine. Embrace the transformative power of meditation and spiritual guidance under the divine tutelage of this enlightened sage. Let Swami Atmananada be your guiding light, leading you towards the realm of magic and enlightenment on your sacred journey of self-realization.

Rahul Negi

(Ashtanga Vinyasa and Hatha Yoga)

Introducing the young and dynamic Yogi Rahul Negi, a true prodigy whose love affair with yoga began at the tender age of 13. Graduating with a degree in Yoga, Rahul's passion for this ancient art only grew stronger, leading him to embark on a transformative journey of self-discovery and mastery.

At just 18 years old, he delved deeper into the realm of yoga by completing his Teacher Training Course at the prestigious Rishikesh Yogpeeth in 2018. Armed with knowledge and wisdom beyond his years, Rahul fearlessly stepped into the role of a yoga teacher, leaving a trail of inspiration in his wake.

His boundless expertise in Hatha Yoga Asanas and Ashtanga Yoga, coupled with the enchanting art of Mantra Chanting, sets him apart as a true luminary in the world of yoga. But what truly makes Rahul shine is his specialization in adjustment and alignment, allowing his students to experience yoga postures with perfection and grace.

From the serene landscapes of Rishikesh to the lush surroundings of Kerala, Rahul's journey as a teacher has taken him far and wide, enriching the lives of students from all walks of life. Having collaborated with various Yoga Alliance yoga schools and Yoga Studios across India, his reach extends to yogis seeking guidance and transformation nationwide.

Prepare to be captivated by the magic of Yogi Rahul Negi, whose youthful exuberance is matched only by his profound knowledge and skill. Join him on a journey of self-discovery and enlightenment, as you delve into the heart of yoga under his expert guidance. Embrace the art of adjustment and alignment, and witness the transformative power of yoga unfold in your life. Allow Rahul to be your guiding light on this incredible odyssey of inner peace and self-realization.

Kavitha Ji

(Pranayama & Meditation)

Kavitha, whose spiritual journey began in the embrace of a spiritually rich family in Karnataka, imbibing the profound values and teachings of Basavanna, the great saint from the 12th century. Her formative years in her hometown nurtured a deep connection to spirituality, guiding her onto the path of inner awakening at a tender age.

In 2006, Kavitha's quest for spiritual truth intensified as she immersed herself in the practice of pranayama under the guidance of Sri Ganeswer Avadhut in the serene forests of Srisailam. Her thirst for knowledge led her to yet another spiritual luminary, Swami Veda Bharthi, a disciple of Swami Rama. Under his watchful tutelage at Swami Rama Sadak Gram, she delved into the art of meditation and philosophy, finding profound solace and wisdom.

Eager to share the transformative teachings she had imbibed, Kavitha embarked on a noble journey of service in an ashram, reaching out to the common people in Karnataka. Her innate ability to communicate with heart and soul enabled her to spread the wisdom of her master to more than 42 villages, positively impacting numerous lives.

In 2015, Kavitha's spiritual journey brought her to the sacred land of Rishikesh, where she embraced the world of yoga under the guidance of highly qualified yogis. Her passion for yoga soared even higher, as she delved deeper into the sacred practices, igniting a spark of divine connection within.

Prepare to be enchanted by the magic of Kavitha's journey, from the nurturing environs of Karnataka to the spiritual abode of Rishikesh. Embrace the profound teachings of pranayama, meditation, and philosophy under her expert guidance, and experience the transformative power of yoga in your life. Let Kavitha be your guiding light on this enchanting voyage of inner peace and self-discovery.

Abhishek Rawat

(Ashtanga Vinyasa, Alignment Adjustment)

Abhishek Rawat, a true gem born and raised in the sacred lands of Rishikesh, the World's Yoga Capital. Abhishek's love affair with yoga began at a tender age, as he found himself naturally inclined towards the ancient art of wellness.

Fuelling his passion further, Abhishek earned a Master's Degree in Yoga Science from Sanskrit Gurukul Vishvidyalaya in Haridwar, India. A dedicated seeker of knowledge, he completed 500 hours of teacher training, studying under the guidance of various esteemed Indian teachers. Imbibing the essence of Ashtanga and Iyengar yoga through intensive courses in Rishikesh, he became an experienced Ashtanga yoga teacher.

For Abhishek, yoga is not just a physical practice but a path to natural healing and eradication of diseases. With a deep-rooted belief in the power of yogic practices and meditation, he gently reminds his students that the true power resides within them. Yoga serves as the key to unlocking the treasure of inner strength and potential.

Abhishek's vision extends beyond his personal growth; it is a heartfelt desire to spread the wisdom bestowed upon him by his teachers. Through his teachings, he aims to empower others to lead meaningful lives, tapping into their innate potential and embracing the transformative power of yoga.

Prepare to be inspired by Yogi Abhishek Rawat, whose dedication to yoga and its teachings is a beacon of light in the world of wellness. Embrace the transformative journey under his expert guidance, as you unlock the true power that lies within you. Let Abhishek be your guiding light on this enchanting voyage towards inner peace and self-discovery.

Sukuru Chiatanya

(Meditation, Mantra and Pranayama)

Enter the serene world of Yogi Sukra Chaitanya, a remarkable soul born in the enchanting villages of West Odisha, India. He delved deep into the essence of the human psyche and nature, mastering educational psychology and environmental sciences at Sambalpur University. Seeking profound wisdom, he embraced the spiritual path, immersing himself in the sacred realm of Yoga Sciences and Indian Philosophy at Dev Sanskriti Haridwar University.

Guided by the illustrious Swami Veda Bharati from the Himalayan Tradition, Yogi Sukra Chaitanya received initiation and soared to greater heights. His journey further unfolded through the sacred teachings of traditional Kriya yoga under the wise mentorship of Swami Sankaranand Giri and Swami Nityanandaji of the Yoga Satsang Society, India.

Guided by the illustrious Swami Veda Bharati from the Himalayan Tradition, Yogi Sukra Chaitanya received initiation and soared to greater heights. His journey further unfolded through the sacred teachings of traditional Kriya yoga under the wise mentorship of Swami Sankaranand Giri and Swami Nityanandaji of the Yoga Satsang Society, India.

Yogi Sukra Chaitanya's teachings resonate like a symphony, harmonizing mind, body, and soul, drawing seekers from all corners of the globe. With each breath, his students discover the profound treasures within themselves, guided by the wisdom of a true master.

Sagar Khanduri

(Ashtanga, Hatha yoga, and Pranayama)

Meet Sagar Khanduri, a true yogi and a passionate advocate of the ancient art of yoga. With a heart dedicated to spreading the joy and benefits of yoga, Sagar embarked on a transformative journey by completing a prestigious yoga certification course at P.S.K.S.D. Since then, he has been a guiding light, teaching Ashtanga, Hatha yoga, and Pranayama to students of all ages.

Sagar's enthusiasm and commitment to his craft have brought him numerous opportunities to share his knowledge. As a Yoga Teacher at the Khushi Charitable Society, he has skilfully crafted yoga sessions with variations for 25 children and young adults, ranging from ages 10 to 25. His expertise extends to renowned institutions like Samarpan Ashram Yoga School, Rajendra Yoga & Wellness Centre, and Yog Sutra School, where he imparts the wisdom of yoga through asanas and pranayama.

Not confined to physical locations, Sagar's dedication knows no boundaries. He has conducted drop-in classes at various prestigious yoga schools, including the esteemed Himalayan Yoga Ashram in Rishikesh. Additionally, his reach has extended across borders as he passionately teaches virtual classes internationally under the name "East Meets West Yog," connecting yoga enthusiasts from Canada, USA, and Europe.

Beyond his role as a yoga teacher, Sagar also serves as an English Teaching Assistant at the Khushi Charitable Society. His commitment to empowering underprivileged children shines as he assists Canadian English teachers and mentors these young minds, helping them improve their English conversation skills.

A true embodiment of balance and discipline, Sagar not only excels in yoga but also demonstrates exceptional time management skills. He embraces challenges with a smart approach, thriving under pressure and effortlessly blending hard work with grace.

Outside the realm of yoga, Sagar finds joy in playing badminton, diving into the realms of knowledge through reading, and living the philosophy he teaches. His educational journey includes pursuing a Masters in Yoga Science at Punjab Sindh Keshetra Sadhu Mahavidhyalay and obtaining a Certificate in Naturopathy from Akhil Bhartiya Prakritik Chikitsa Parishad.

As a remarkable yogi with a diverse educational background, including 200-hour Teacher Training Courses and a Certificate in Yoga, Sagar's wisdom and expertise are nothing short of exceptional. His journey began with a solid foundation in commerce and academics, evident from his Bachelor's degree at Uttarakhand Open University and schooling at S.P.N Inter College.

Not confined to physical locations, Sagar's dedication knows no boundaries. He has conducted drop-in classes at various prestigious yoga schools, including the esteemed Himalayan Yoga Ashram in Rishikesh. Additionally, his reach has extended across borders as he passionately teaches virtual classes internationally under the name "East Meets West Yog," connecting yoga enthusiasts from Canada, USA, and Europe.

Yogi Prakash

(Asanas, adjustments and anatomy)

Yogi Prakash, a true gem from the spiritual heart of India, Rishikesh. At Rishikul Yogshala, he leads the way in teaching Asana adjustment and anatomy, guiding his students towards a harmonious union of body and mind.

With a postgraduate degree in yoga from Uttarakhand Sanskrit University and the prestigious Yoga Alliance E-RYT 500 certification, Prakash Ji stands as a beacon of knowledge and expertise in the realm of yoga. His journey as a yoga professional began at the revered ashram of Swami Dharma Nanda, where he received supreme blessings and guidance.

A defining moment in his journey came when he joined forces with a renowned German organization, collaborating closely with esteemed physiotherapists for over 6 years. This invaluable experience deepened his understanding of fit and alignment, as well as various safe practice techniques. He gained profound insights into the science of yoga and modern human anatomy, fusing traditional wisdom with contemporary knowledge.

Prakash Ji’s classes are a celebration of the ancient art of yoga, infused with the wisdom of anatomy and alignment. Through his compassionate teachings, he empowers his students to embark on a transformative path, nurturing their bodies and souls in perfect synergy.

Join Yogi Prakash on this transformative odyssey, where the wisdom of yoga intertwines with the intricacies of human anatomy. Immerse yourself in his captivating classes, and witness the magic of yoga come alive in every breath and movement. Let the profound teachings of Prakash Ji be your guiding light, as you unlock the boundless potential within, aligning yourself with the essence of yoga

Bipin Singh Pharswan

(Hatha yoga, and Ashtanga vinyasa yoga)

Bipin Singh Pharswan is a certified and highly skilled yoga teacher at Rishikul Yogshala. Bipin holds a prestigious 200-hour Vinyasa Teacher certification and an advanced 300-hour Ashtanga Vinyasa Teacher certification that reflects his deep commitment to the art of yoga. With years of experience teaching at renowned institutions like the Himalayan Yoga Association, AYM Yoga School, and Shivoham Yoga School, Bipin has sharpened his expertise in various aspects of yoga.

Bipin's teaching shines brightest in Hatha Yoga and Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga, where he seamlessly combines traditional wisdom with modern practice. His Yoga Alignment expertise ensures that every student experiences the full benefits of each posture while minimizing the risk of injury. Bipin is not only a master of the physical aspects of yoga but also possesses a profound understanding of yoga anatomy.

Join Bipin in his classes, where his passion for yoga is real, and his dedication to guiding students on their yoga journey is outstanding. We invite you to explore the world of yoga with Bipin Singh Pharswan as your trusted guide at Rishikul Yogshala.

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