Yoga Teachers at Yoga Samaadhi
Yoga teachers, and instructors at Yoga Samaadhi - RYS 200, RYS 300 & RYS 500
Acharya Chandramani believes in the natural flow of life and trusts what it brings for each of us. He trusts that all things are lead and guided by a divine force and he does his best with what life brings each day. He starts his day with meditation for a centered and peaceful state of the mind to welcome the day and to bring presence and mindfulness to his actions throughout the day. Not only does he love to share his vast Vedic knowledge with his students, he also brings the ancient philosophy that he learnt since childhood into his daily life through constant contemplation and translating it into mindful speech, thoughts and actions.
Acharya Chandramani was born in a traditional spiritual family. From his early age, he was naturally inclined and interested in following the traditional spiritual practices of the Vedas. At 8 years of age, he became a serious practitioner of the yogic principles of Swetambara Jaina tradition. Later he was initiated into the Vedic Sanskrit tradition by Swami Vivekananda at the age of 10 in Prabhat Ashram, UP, India. Acharyaji was fully dedicated to the teachings and daily discipline of the traditional Sanskrit gurukulam from childhood to adulthood. Later in 2004, he was initiated by Swami Veda into a meditative lineage of yoga and meditation as passed down by Swami Rama of the Himalayas at Swami Rama Sadhaka Grama, Rishikesh India. In his pursuit of academic education, he acquired a bachelor and master degrees in Sanskrit Literature and PhD in a well-known Yoga & Vedanta scripture known as Yoga-Vashishtha from Uttarakhand Sanskrit University. Acharyaji also holds 500 E-RYT and RCYT & YACEP from Yoga Alliance USA.
Acharya Chandramani served as a fulltime traditional scholar and yoga guide at Swami Rama Sadhaka Grama, Rishikesh from 2004 until 2018. He has been guiding worldwide yoga students into the Vedic Sanskrit literature and its philosophy and holding yoga retreats, yoga teacher trainings and yoga seminars for more than 25 years. Apart from his teaching interests, he finds his passion for writing on practical philosophy of life and for sharing his personal experiences. He has authored several books including “Insights into Yoga Psychology”, and “World Peace Prayers”. He also has been the editor of several publications including “The Unadorned Thread of Yoga: The Yoga-sutra of Patanjali”. As a lifetime dedicated practitioner, Acharyaji initiated into social welfare to serve humanity through his traditional knowledge and personal experiences. Currently, he is serving at a yoga and meditation centre as Founding Director of Yoga Vidya Mandiram Rishikesh, India and Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Expertise: Yoga Philosophy & Vedic Scriptures, Vedic and classical Sanskrit language, Meditation & Relaxation
Piyush Sexena has been practicing yoga and spiritual practices and has in-depth knowledge and experience of yoga anatomy and yoga philosophy. He also owes this to his yoga practice and the blessings of all the Masters he learnt from.
He started his journey in his early age in a spiritual environment. However, his quest for knowing the inner self through yoga lead him to Swami Rama Sadhaka Grama where he studied and practiced the deeper and subtler aspect of Raja Yoga. He also holds an RYT 200 from Yoga Alliance USA.
Piyushji likes to go with an integrated approach to emphasize, assist & motivate friends towards a healthy lifestyle by focusing on the traditional aspects of Yoga which includes in-depth yoga anatomy, asanas with breath co-ordination in a meditative frame of mind. He focuses on pranayama, strength, flexibility & relaxation and imparts understandings from the ancient Indian texts & personal experiences.
Expertise: Yoga Anatomy & Physiology, Pranayama, Meditation & Relaxation
Subhash Petwal is our asana yoga instructor who is experienced teaching internationally and locally in the styles of Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga and Hatha Yoga. He has undergone his training in Mysore and Kaivalyadhama Lonavala and has been undergoing continuous practices for several extended years at Kishore Yoga Kendra Bangalore.
Subhash ji is passionate about sharing his knowledge of Hatha and Ashtanga yoga and takes great care in laying out a strong foundation for his students to further their practices. He is committed to providing extensive instruction and counseling to his students, while motivating them to find true inner peace and their healthiest self.
Subhash ji hopes to inspire people through the practice of yoga to connect with their own personal wisdom, healing abilities and expansive potential in their own pace and capacity.
Expertise: Yoga Adjustments & Alignment, Yoga Asana (Styles: Hatha Yoga & Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga)