“Knowing others is intelligence. Knowing yourself is true wisdom.”
We are a Yoga Teacher Training School in Rishikesh rooted in Indian yogic tradition. We have many years’ experience bringing our world renowned Yoga Teacher Training School to students from all over the globe. Our name, ‘Ananda Yoga Shala ’, truly reflects what we aim to bring to our students through our teachings and school environment.
This theme of totality and completeness is carried through in the teaching we provide, the respect we have for yoga traditions and the acceptance of students from all traditions and lineages, all over the world. We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional and comprehensive yoga instruction to support you in deepening your practice.
Anup Gupta was born in Rishikesh, a yoga sanctuary, where he studied under Iyengar, Mumbai Zubin, etc., and was called by students as a "yoga soul ferry master" who understands the soul. His yoga teaching not only has practical and rigorous dry goods, but also has a magical power to soothe the soul. In more than ten years of yoga learning practice and teaching, he has carried out multi-level and multi-angle explorations of yoga practices in different styles and schools, and creatively proposes applications The essence of yoga's philosophical wisdom is to practice yoga movements, and finally jump out of rigid rigid formalism. Correction assistive techniques are precisely filled with art, just like walking body tailors. Anup Gupta's teaching respects each individual's individual differences, and is good at using auxiliary wisdom, such as yoga bricks, ropes, yoga pillows, classroom walls, etc. for teaching. The levels of practice are richer and more concise, simple, fast, effective and safe, but it can make people Absolutely absorbing the essence of yoga is almost every student's feeling after studying with Anup Gupta.
Anup Gupta has extremely keen insight, and gives students spiritual support with compassionate care, leading students to step-by-step deeper awareness, gaining the depth and breadth of vision, and triggering students' self-exploration motivation. His finishing touches on the students make it easier for students to jump out of their blind spots and gain self-observation and awakening of body and soul.
I am Swani Shivabrahmananda Saraswati. At the age of 19 I became a Sanyasi, chose to leave behind the materialistic world and devote my life towards mastering spiritual knowledge. I am well versed in Yoga Philosophy which is based on the Bhagwat Gita, Vedanta and Patanjali Yoga Sutra. For three years i have performed a rigorous penance on the banks of River Narmada. I have also done a three year Vedanta course held at Arsha Vidhya Peetham in Rishikesh which was conducted by Dayananda Ashram. I have done YTTC from Shivananda Yoga, NayyarDam located in Kerala. Currently i am a Yoga Philosophy teacher in Rishikesh.
Ram Ji is a yogi born in Orissa (traditional family) in eastern India. He started learning yoga with his grandfather at the age of 13 and left Orissa until the age of 17. While studying economics and history at Ganga Dhar Meher University in Orissa, he continued to study yoga in depth. He also began to devote himself to spiritual practice and study under Rishikesh Sivananda. And by Swami Sivanada and Raman Maharshi. After graduating, he obtained a bachelor's degree in art and a dual degree in art and was qualified to work in the government department of Orissa. Take the first yoga class at Shivanada Ashram. During this time, he studied Swami Vigyanada from YogaNiketan and studied Patanjali's Yoga Sutra, Bhagavad-gita and Hatha Yoga and meditation. After years of meditation in the Himalayas, Ram has been teaching yoga at Rishikesh for the past 20 years, and has sincerely guided yoga enthusiasts from all over the world.
Yogi Harmindra Ji is enthusiastic towards spreading knowledge with honor to yoga and other fields like motionless life disorder, posture imbalance, and physical therapy. He is our Anatomy and Physiology Teacher. He has done Masters in yoga from one of the most famous University called as Dev Sanskriti University, Haridwar near Rishikesh. He has experience in the various aspect of Yoga Therapy and Anatomy. Being a Rishikesh local, he has been practicing yoga since childhood and teaching for more than 6 years. He has always found the system and structure of the body captivating while doing pranayama and asanas. Yogi Harmindra Singh ji is devoted to sharing his knowledge with aspirants.
(E-RYT 200 Yoga Alliance)
Manisha was born into a Yogic Lineage. From her youth she studied the sacred Texts and learned the Philosophy of Yoga from her GrandMother. She began her Yoga Journey with traditional Hatha Yoga & Nada Yoga. Through her lifelong Yoga Practice she has achieved the Inner Peace and Joy that does not depend on anything external. To expand her knowledge she studied with her teacher, Baba-Ji under her GuruJi. Over the years she has been consistently amazed by the power of disciplined Yoga Practice to bring about profound transformation in her students. She is delighted to share with her students the knowledge gained from a life of disciplined personal Practice.
Aman Gupta is a highly skilled Yoga Instructor and Therapist from Rishikesh. He began Yoga in childhood and earned his Masters Degree of Yogic Science from Uttarakhand Sanskrit University, plus Certification in Yoga & Alternative Therapy from Yoga Dev Sanskriti University. A Yoga Alliance Certified Yoga Teacher, and featured at Rishikesh’s famed ‘International Yoga Festival’, Aman shares the knowledge of Hatha, Astanga, Vinyasa, Acro Yoga, and Yoga Therapy he’s learned from his Guru, with aspiring yogi’s worldwide.
Rahul Bhandari is born and raised in the holy city of Rishikesh. After completing Bachelor of Art in 2014. He is currently a teacher of Hatha Vinyasa Flow & Hatha Yoga while teaching his aim is to give students confidence in themselves and tool to relax the mind in order to bring more happiness into their lives.
Burcu Tunca left her engineering career at 2013 and started a long journey starting with India, traveled around Asia, Africa, Australia, Europe. It was not just a outer journey, it was more an inner journey for her. She has learned Yoga, Philosophy and different meditation techniques from several teachers during her travels.
She's a certified yoga teacher from Swami Vivekananda Yoga University and Yoga Alliance. She's also certified teacher of Yoga Therapy and Ayurveda.
She has been teaching Hatha, Vinyasa, Yin Yoga, Yoga therapy classes around the world.
Sanjay is the leading team member of Ananda Yoga Shala.
In 2014 Completed Master of Business Administration
( MBA TOURISM MANAGEMENT ). International Air Transport Association IATA Certified Airlines Travel Ticketing Experts & Tour Consultant. Airport Transfers & Yoga Tours for Ananda Yoga Shala.