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Our Teachers

Each of our teachers is deeply passionate about yoga, and continuing student of yoga we look forward to sharing our practice and knowledge with you, so we can learn and grow together.

Hatha yoga, Ashtanga vinyasa, alignment adjustment

Yogacharya Dhirendra Bisht

Born in the lap of Mother Ganga and grown up in the shadows of Bhoothnath Shiva Temple admist the forests of Himalayas, Dhirendra identifies himself as a nature lover. Dhirendra started his schooling at the age of 5 at Parmarth Niketen, which is an iconic and the oldest traditional schools of Rishikesh. He believes that he was being drawn to yoga by some mystical force when he started performing yoga asanas as a part of physical education in school. At a very tender age, he was already living a life of a little yogi because his routine would include practicing yoga, eating yogic food for lunch, and attending in between music sessions as a part of curriculum. Shortly after, he had to switch his school but that didn’t hinder his yogic practices. Being a believer, he never missed to worship Lord Shiva and Maa Ganga because as per Hinduism, it is considered to be the first step towards spirituality. There came a time when Dhirendra got engrossed into the technical world and felt his spiritual beliefs weakening until he met his Guru Narender Gusain. It was under his guidance that Dhirendra religiously practiced Yoga. To earn some words of appreciation, he would practice till an extent where his body would grow sore and one fine day he realized that the praise he was seeking from outside meant nothing until he learnt to appreciate himself from within. This was an enlightening moment for him where he realized that Yoga made him happy and that he was willing to spread this knowledge even further. So after taking his lessons of Yoga asanas from Guru Narender, Dhirendra moved under the guidance of Guru Nalin Sharma where he learnt about yogic philosophy and spiritual growth. Finally under the canopy of Guru Roshan Singh, Dhirendra underwent lessons on personal enhancements. He regards the three Gurus of his life as Bhrama, Vishnu and Mahesh who are considered the holy trinity in Hinduism. When his gurus thought he was ready to start his own school independently, Dhirendra founded Rishikesh Yogakulam and since then he has been teaching a large no of students from around the globe, helping them on their journey to become learnt and compassionate humans through the holistic study of yoga science.

Hatha yoga, Ashtanga vinyasa, alignment adjustment

Amit Payal

Born and brought up in Rishikesh, popularly known as the world capital of Yoga. Amit is a young yoga practitioner and a learned yoga Guru. His first formal training was at Jay Ram Ashram, Rishikesh where he did an indepth study on subjects like Hatha Yoga, Yoga philosophy, anatomy and physiology, yoga therapy, shathkarma, yogic diet and nutrition, along with other aspects of art. Since then Amit has dedicated himself to the path of Yoga. To gain proficiency in his work, Amit enrolled himself into Rishikesh Yogapeeth, the first yoga school in town, for his 500 hr training, which turned out to be a life changing experience for him. Amit has been fortunate enough to have learnt different concepts of Yoga from their respective masters and thereby considers all his teachers as his Guru, so as to pay respect to all of them for their contribution in his journey of learning. Amit’s vision is to instil a lasting experience and self-motivation in his students so that they are able to practice the art of Yoga and excel in it. He holds into his account some unparalleled experiences where he easily takes his students to a journey into one’s body and mind. He masters the skill to help naive learners coordinate their breath and movement, which happens to be the most essential practice of Yoga. By imparting his knowledge to students from across the globe, he has been able to change various lives and popularised the glory of Yoga worldwide.

Yoga anatomy and physiology

Anant Jethuri

Anant jethuri is young and dynamic teacher who born on the bank of holy river ganga since the childhood he has seen all the spiritual master around which brought him close to this holistic spiritual science he was always curious about all these spiritual aspects of yoga, he always want to help people to be healthy and always motivate them for healthy wealthy life style by the knowledge which he got on the university about health and anatomy and physiology he have done masters in biology and thougt it for different schools in Rishikesh than after that he decides to joint yoga school and thought to give the world the different approach about yoga sciences with Morden sciences.he enrolled himself for 500 hr yoga teacher tranning and than started learning about the connection of yoga with anatomy and physiology

Hatha yoga ,Ashtanga vinyasa

Yogacharya Anil kumar

Our teacher, 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.

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Yogacharya Narendra Gusain

Narendra was born and raised in Rishikesh. Narendra knew his destiny in life was to devote himself to the practice of Yoga, meditation and spirituality from the young age of sixteen. He has since shared his knowledge in India, Europe, North America and throughout Asia with many people around the world. Narendra attained his Master’s degree in Yoga Science from Sanskrit Vishvidyalaya University in Haridwar, India as well as his Doctorate in Naturopathy/Natural Medicine from the Indian Board of Alternative Medicines. Narendra further advanced his studies by developing his knowledge of Ashtanga Yoga in it’s birthplace of Mysore, India where he lived and trained with some of the worlds best Ashtanga Masters as well as completing and attaining his International Marma Science and Therapy Certification and Reiki Master Certification to advance his healing practices. Narendra trained in Vedic Astrology under Swami Maheshananda. He also studied Ayurveda and Energy healing under his Guru Sri Swami Narayana Dutt Nagar ji and is an initiate of the Udaseen lineage. Narendra is passionate about Vedanta philosophy (India’s ancient Hindu philosophy) and Tantra Meditation which led him to five months long study under the great Swami Nalin Sharma. Narendra is very respected by all who meet him and is well known for his teachings, his passion for what he does and his love of sharing his knowledge with others. He is loved by his students for his dynamic teaching style and precise adjustments that add new dimensions to their asana practice. He takes all of the disciplines he has studied and uses whatever method he believes will best reach his students to help them on their path. Narendra is a true believer in the power of yogic practice and meditation but always likes to remind his students that “The power is not in Yoga itself, the true power is already within you. Yoga is just the key to unlocking this treasure.”

Meditation, yoga philosophy, sound healing

Yogacharya Surendra ji

Surendra has been instrumental in the Yogic path since 2000. With a deep quest for spirituality, he started practicing Meditation from his teenage and continuing the exploration of inner world with the joy of sharing it to fellow travelers. Professionally trained as an Electrical Engineer, he worked with India’s top Engineering Institute (IIT Roorkee) and Multinational Companies before fully dedicating himself to the cause of Yoga. He has been trained extensively in Yogic Science from various world renowned Yoga institutes and holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Yoga Education (PGDYed) from Kaivalyadhama Yoga Institute,Lonavala and a Master of Science (MSc) degree in Yogic Science and Holistic Health. He is a qualified Yoga Teacher under AYUSH , an Indian government agency dedicated to promote Yoga and other alternative therapies , with its highest level of evaluation and recognition for Yoga Professionals. Apart from his Yoga training, he is also a Certified Sound Healer from IASH and Master of Self Hypnotherapy from California Hypnosis Institute.Currently, he conducts in depth Yoga and Meditation teacher training in association with Yoga Schools in Rishikesh. Since his association, he has successfully trained hundreds of students from more than 40 countries to become professional Yoga and Meditation teachers.

Paranayama, Meditation

Yogacharya Yashpal kaintura

Yogacharya Yashpal kaintura has done 2 years Yoga, Psychology& Management from Dev Sanskriti University, Haridwar. he is authorized by Dev Sanskriti University to teach and heal society. he is known for his authenticity and non-judgmental teaching styles with compassion centred Yoga. he has 3 years of experience in teaching and conducting workshops, seminars and retreat. Where in the main objective is to provide results with different Yoga practices integration to alternative therapies like Marma therapy, Naturopathy .His total experience includes working with organizations and renowned Academies and have also gained vast experience of dealing and counseling people by working with Academy. Availing himself to continuous yoga education from various spiritual disciplines. self, citing the interconnection with self, with each other, with the world, and with the universe at large.

Meditation,Pranayama,Mantra Chanting

Yogacharya Mandeep ji

It is rightly said that change is the only constant and the very heart of yoga is the practice of yoga i.e. “abhyasa”.Yoga is one of the best ways of making your life soulful and full of vibrancies. Mandeep Ji is one of the popular yogis in Rishikesh. He came to Rishikesh in 2002 and practiced yoga at the Ghat of Ganga for years. He completed his early study in Parmarth Niketan Ashram, the most famous ashram in Rishikesh. With his 10 years of yoga practice and teaching mantra chanting, yoga philosophy, and meditation, he has become an expert trainer of Yoga. He has also worked as an astrologer for 9 years. Mandeep Ji’s heart and soul lies in music and he says that music is life for him. He has practiced yoga and spirituality in Rishikesh for 18 years. Mandeep Ji is a Yog Guru who has given a valuable part of his life to yoga and the preaching of meditation, sound healing, and the practice of yoga philosophy. He believes that nothing in this world is constant and everything needs to get changed. He is a master of different aspects of yoga and meditation. He makes sure that all of his students remain motivated to practice yoga regularly.