Yoga Teachers

An intellectual mind once quoted, “A good teacher takes a hand, opens a mind and touches a heart.” True to the above quotation, it is undeniably important that for a student to master yoga, their training must be conducted under the profound mentorship of a yoga expert only. As an aspiring yoga student, meeting the best yoga teacher who delivers the right training to you forms the first step toward the successful attainment of this majestic science. We, at 200hrsyogattc, believe in this too. And, so, our entire team of yoga instructors is an accumulation of the chosen best yoga teachers in the world. All of our yoga trainers are internationally certified.

Every student is unique and possesses a varied mind along with a distinctive body type. Our team of yoga experts recognizes this as an integral aspect of their teaching methodology. Every student is taught and trained on an exclusive nodule, keeping track of the requirements and level of their respective body type. With this methodology, the students are able to procure maximum benefit and knowledge of yoga from these sessions. Our teachers at 200hrsyogattc not only train a student, they help them live the entire experience like a true yogi.

All of our masters are registered yoga teachers with Yoga Alliance which, in amalgamation with their yogic expertise makes them some of the best yoga teachers in the world. With years of experience in yoga training and guidance, combined with the skilled expertise of training delivery, all of our yoga coaches at 200hrsyogattc strongly preach the fine act of discipline, humility, perseverance of humane deeds, cleaning therapy, and the ultimate refinement of the body and soul.

Here is our team of eminent yoga experts:


Vaishali Badola

Vaishali is a dynamic, young and passionate yoga teacher hailing from the ‘Yoga Capital’ of the world, Rishikesh. She has been teaching and practicing yoga for the last 6 years and also happens to be an avid promoter of this ancient science. Since childhood, she was always curious of yoga and in no time, was practicing difficult poses all by herself. Vaishali has completed her graduation and diploma in yogic science.She has trained under Master Diwakar Vyas and specialized in Hatha Yoga under his guidance. She is presently learning Ashtanga Yoga and her area of interest includes Hatha Yoga, Pranayama and Kids Yoga. Her teaching methods are full of fun and energy which motivates the class to a huge extent.


Priya Vig

Priya is an enthusiastic young personality with more than 5 years of experience as a yoga teacher. She belongs from Rishikesh and was also part of the television industry in Mumbai prior to working as a yoga teacher. Her interest in yoga stemmed after she has a knee surgery and adopted yoga in her life to cure herself completely. That opened her mind and since then, she has devoted herself to yoga. She specializes in Meditation relaxation, Hatha Yoga, Yoga Phlosophy and Pranayama. She is learning Ashtange Yoga at present and is a great motivator during her yoga classes.


Monika Singh

Hatha-Yoga, Yoga-Anatomy and Mantra

She is a motivated individual from a spiritual environment who is always forthcoming to inspire others to improve their spiritual, mental and physical well-being through the teachings of Yoga.
Lived in Rikhiapeeth Ashram for 8 years and managed the administration and spiritual quotient of the Ashram along with Swamiji.To contribute towards her Guru’s mission, started disseminating the teachings of her Guru through Classical Hatha-Yoga and Anatomy.Before Ashram life, she taught Yoga for 3 Years using APMB as a module along with correct postures and positional adjustments to channelize the right energy flow. She is adept in conducting havans including Maha Mritunjay Havan for student’s well-being.


Sahish Krishna Sharma

Philosophy, Pranayam and Meditation

An IT Professional turned spiritual aspirant, Krishna Sharma was born in a traditional and spiritual environment. With the quest of understanding the purpose of life, he quit the corporate world and set forth on a spiritual path, seeking bhiksha and staying in various ashrams of India from Rishikesh to Coimbatore; managing the spiritual and administration quotient of the Ashram.With his guru’s blessings, he has adopted a life to teach and spread yoga; by way of combining Yoga Philosophy with Scientific reasoning. His teachings combine the essence of the yogic world through the eyes of Bihar School of Yoga combined with the scientific reasoning of Isha Yoga Foundation. He teaches Philosophy, Pranayam and Meditation.


Ratheesh Kochukattil

Spiritual Motivator

Ratheesh was born in Kerala, where he studied Vedanta Philosophy for five years in Shivagiri Ashram. During his teenage years, he undertook a monastery life, and since then, he has been committed to the science of yoga. After the completion of 5 years in the ashram with Vedanta study, he felt the earnest desire to pilgrim in the Himalayas. As an ascetic,he has roamed around the Himalayas barefoot to places like Amarnath, Badrinath, and all over India. During his odyssey, he met many adepts and sadhus in the Himalayas who have inspired him spiritually. He reached Rishikesh, where he met His Holiness Swami Veda Bharti and he began his spiritual journey. He is a trained professional under His Holiness Swami Veda Bharathi of Himalayan tradition. During the training, he was indulged into stringent spiritual vows along with the study of yoga, meditation and Yoga Philosophy for five years. At the age of 29 following the instructions of his revered master, he began sharing the wisdom of eternal yoga to true seekers. Since then, he has been on the path of spreading yoga knowledge to all those who come in contact. He has been a yoga teacher and spiritual motivator in vatious schools of Rishikesh as well all over the country.




Since 1998, Urashima has been dedicated to practicing and teaching yoga. He fulfilled his yoga training from Sivananda Ashram, Neyyar Dam and Yoga Darsanam, Mysore. He has spread the light of yoga across India and to farthest places of Europe, Denmark and Russia. At these foreign locations, he teaches yoga at yoga festivals. He runs a Yogshala in Kovalam, Kerala, where he was a yoga teacher under Dr. Unni’s Agastyaa’s Heritage Ayurvedic center for four years. He now teaches yoga as a yoga teacher in Varkala.


Ashish Nautiyal

Hatha Flow and Ashtanga Vinyasa Flow

Being born and brought up in Rishikesh– the land of yogic wisdom, the science of yoga comes naturally to him. From a very young age, he started gaining training on the basics of Yoga science. He completed his formal teaching of Hatha yoga under the guiding light of well-known Guru Sri Ravi Bisht, Ashtanga Vinyasa and Pranayam under Master Jitender Gussain.Ashish has a total experience of 5 years in teaching yoga and possesses a sound knowledge of Anatomy, Physiology and basics of Yoga. A charming and charismatic person by nature, Ashish teaches the class in a very traditional way. His dynamic, young, and energetic personality makes the yoga classes a happy learning place to visit.



Yoga and Ayurveda

Shibin has extensively spent his years of life in unearthing the traditional science of Yoga and Ayurveda. In the year 2009, he completed a course in health-wellness and fitness-Ayurveda from Thulasi Ayurveda yoga hospital. The years of 2013 and 2014 gave him the opportunity to successfully complete the 200-hour and 500-hour yoga teacher training respectively. He is a 200-hour yoga teacher training graduate from International Sivananda Ashram in Neyyar Dam, Kerala, India. During the same time, he was indulged in Karma yoga projects at an ashram, attended Yoga Philosophy sessions and assisted in various TTC and ATTC courses at organizations. Later, he was honored with the position of Director at International Sivananda Center Trivandrum, Kerala. Over time, he had the opportunity to work as a senior yoga teacher with the finest yoga studios and schools. Today, he is an integral part of our yoga school and works for the betterment of humanity by preaching authentic yoga wisdom.


Ramesh Balasubramanian

Thirumoolar Yoga Methods, Hatha Yoga and Therapeutic Yoga

From southern India hails our beloved yoga teacher Ramesh Balasubramanian. After earning his Masters Diploma in Yoga and Naturopathy and becoming an RYT 500-hour YTTC teacher from Yoga Alliance, he devoted his life to yoga. He is a well-qualified and experienced professional of Hatha Yoga, Pranayama, Meditation techniques, Yoga Nidra,Therapeutic Yoga and Thirumoolar Yoga methods. His dedication and passion for yoga gets reflected in his ways of teaching the science. He imparts the knowledge with a lot of high spirits, energy, humor, motivation and traditional values allowing complete engagement of students.


Swami Vachananand

Ashtanga Yoga, Yoga Philosophy, Pranayama, Meditation

Swami Vachananand, popularly known as Shwaasa Guru or ‘Master of the Breath’, is a renowned yoga teacher and philanthropist. He got initiated onto the path of yoga as a Sanyasi (Ascetic) at a very young age after which he was sent to Guru Sri Marulashankara Shivayogi’s Monastery for seeking wisdom and guidance. He further traveled to the Himalayas for gaining a deeper insight into the traditional science of Ashtanga Yoga, Pranayama, and Meditation.In 2009, he was featured on TV9 in the morning ‘Yoga Yoga’ program. The Guru propagates the motto of “Yoga Yukta-Roga Mukta” which implies that a Yogic society is an ailment–free society. With the same purpose in his heart and spirit, he has been walking the path of Yoga as a serious Yogi and Guru ever since.


Sri Abhinava Siddharoodha Swamiji

Hatha Yoga, Yoga Philosophy

Sri Abhinava Siddharoodha Swamiji is a spiritual leader and also specializes in the Vedic, Tantric, and Yogic Traditions. Belonging to the Siddha Heritage himself, he is the successor of the revered master, His Holiness Sri. Shivaputra Siddharoodha Swamiji. He studied yoga at the Rishikesh Yogashala after which he went onto explore more about the traditions and philosophy of Yoga and Ayurveda.He specializes in Buddhist Yoga tradition and is also a scholar in Bhagavad Gita. Further, he has gained mastery over the Hatha Yoga style and the third-eye Awakening technique. He is lauded for this wisdom and mastery over the spiritual as well as the practical aspects of Yoga.


Vijith Pavi

Ashtanga Vinyasa, Hatha Yoga, Acroyoga, Ayurveda

Yogacharya Vijith is an advanced level Yoga Alliance certified 500 RYT (Registered Yoga Teacher). Born and nurtured in Kerala, the land of Ayurveda, Yoga and Ayurveda has been his way of life since he was 14 years old. At the very age, he began Kalari Yoga, Kalari Marma Chikitsa, and Kalaripayattu. Vijith completed Ayurveda Panchakarma Spa Diploma course and Yoga TTC under the tutelage of his Guru RR Rajeev Gurukkal (CVN Kalari Kaduthuruthi).He has trained at Sivananda, Pattabhi Jois, and Shanti Yoga. He has been teaching various subjects pertaining to Yoga and Ayurveda for 9 years now. His core specialization lies in Ashtanga Vinyasa, Hatha Yoga, Acroyoga, and Ayurveda.



Mahendra ji

Pranayama, Mudra, Shatkriya , Ayurveda

Born in Etah (U.P.), a town close to Shankasya (now Shakisha), a popular Buddhist place, Yogi Mahendra Ji heard his calling for Yoga during his schooling in Gautam Buddha Inter College. Breaking away from the initial plans of completing graduation and further running the family business, Mahendra Ji left home and traveled to Haridwar to respond to his calling. He remained under the shadow of Gayatri Pariwar at Shanti Kunj for four years during which he completed Post Graduate Diploma in Yoga Science from Deva Sanskrati University.Soon after, he did his Masters in Yoga Science from Uttarakhand Sanskrit University in 2016. His inclination to specialize in Ayurveda brought him to complete 6 months certificate course in Ayurveda.After completing education, he acquired the badge of recognition and genuineness by qualifying the QCI (Quality Council of India) from the Department of AYUSH in June 2017. Ever since July 2016, Mahendra Ji has been actively associated with Rishikul Yogshala in Rishikesh. His specialized subjects include Pranayama, traditional Hatha yoga, Mudra, and Ayurveda. In his own words, “One drop of experience/ feeling is better than a hundred words of theory.”


Abhishek Negi

Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga, Hatha Yoga

Abhishek Negi started his yoga journey in 2011 when he set foot on the pious land of Rishikesh, the global yoga capital for the first time. He went on to study Yoga from Uttarakhand Sanskrit University Haridwar, India where he earned Post-Graduate Diploma in the Science. He started studying and practicing yoga under some of the most influential and well-known yoga teachers. After observing his dedication and dexterity, the renowned teachers allowed him to assist them with their classes.For last few years, Abhishek is now mostly involved in the “Yoga Teacher Training” programs with Rishikul Yogshala and various other yoga schools in Rishikesh, India. His teachings primarily focus on exploring and refining natural movement and alignment principles in Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga, traditional Hatha Yoga.


Mohit Bhandari

Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga, Hatha Yoga

Mohit Bhandari is a young, dynamic, and disciplined teacher. Born in Rishikesh, Yoga is part of his lifestyle and soul. He has learned and practiced Yoga under the mentorship of experienced yogis and teachers in Rishikesh and also completed his study in Yoga at one of the most famous Ashrams in the town called ‘Jai Ram Ashram’. He has been dedicated to his own learning and discovery of Yoga and feels truly blessed for all the valuable learning experiences he has gained from the inspiring teachers.He teaches Ashtanga Vinyasa and Hatha Yoga Asana. He also has in-depth knowledge of Yoga Anatomy and Physiology, and Yoga Philosophy, along with other aspects of the science. He brings a warm and sincere energy to his classes. To this day, Yogi Mohit continues to engage, motivate, and empower people towards the path of health and wellness through Yoga.


Yogi Siddharth Bannerjee

Hatha and Ashtanga Yoga, Yoga Philosophy, Meditation, and Ayurvedic Lifestyle

A scholar turned mystic, Yogi Siddharth holds a Masters Degree in Forestry from FRI and is a Gold Medalist. He served SPIC MACAY (Society for the promotion of Indian classical music and culture) as its National Joint Secretary during which he attended many discourses by Ram Krishna Mission, Chinmaya mission, and YSS (Yogada Satsang Sangh) / Anand Sangha and further participated in the Gurukul held in Dharamshala with HH ‘the Dalai Lama’. From here, there was no looking back for him.Treading the path of Yoga and Spirituality, he completed 500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training course in Dharamshala under the mentorship of Yogi Shivadas Ji to became an ace-level Yoga Alliance recognized Yoga Teacher. His emergence as a Jnana yogi who is single-handedly capable of spiritually healing others and spread traditional authentic knowledge of Ayurveda and Yoga sciences has been a source of inspiration for several yogis, especially his students.



Yoga Philosophy, Psychology

Our teacher Salini is a passionate yoga patron and a firm believer in the truth that the science of yoga has the mystical powers to positively transform the health and well-being of a person. A Post Graduate Degree holder in Yoga Therapy, Memory Development, Psychoneurotics, and a Ph.D. Degree holder in the Yoga Science, Salini has extensively devoted her life to mastering the concepts of the ancient wisdom and its relevance in the contemporary times.She has a professional experience of six years and has prudently worked for Indian council for cultural relations as a yoga expert and Kayashree clinic where she assisted students in dealing with their life problems. Committed to making a difference in the education field by applying the sacred knowledge of Yoga Philosophy and scientific wisdom of psychology, she started working with Rishikul Yogshala as a Yoga Philosophy and a Psychology teacher. Her perfection in the subjects outshines in her meticulous teachings.



Yoga Anatomy and Meditation

Our teacher Sanathanan is a trained ‘Yogasiromany’ from the International Sivananda College in Canada. Following his urge to deepen the practice led him to Bangalore where he successfully completed his Advanced Yoga Teacher Training. On the path of learning the art of yoga, there was no looking back for Sanathanan as he continued to expand his wisdom in Yoga by undergoing Advanced Learning in Yoga Therapy, Reiki, Ayurveda, and various healing techniques. Further, he imbibed the techniques of personality development and stress management from renowned Sadhguru Sri. Ravi Shankar and also completed a teacher training course from The Art Of Living Foundation. Sanathan has always been attracted to the ancient science and its ability to promote healthy living and therefore, he also holds a diploma degree in Naturopathy and Yogic Science. He is a certified yoga teacher from Yoga Alliance and QCI Government of India. Living true to his purpose in life, he is now associated with Rishikul Yogshala as an Anatomy and Meditation teacher.


Natasha Kochan

Meditation and Yin Yoga

Natasha was born and raised in small-town Canada. She has spent the past three years traveling the world; exploring, learning, and connecting with others through the practice of yoga, meditation, and pranayama. She has received over 500hours of teacher training under Rishikul Yogshala in both Nepal and India, and has completed internship placements at world-renowned yoga and meditation centers throughout the globe.Currently, Natasha resides in Southeast Asia where she divides her time between developing and hosting mindfulness retreats, and completing further training under her beloved gurus.



I have a total experience of 9 years in this field with a Registered Yoga Teacher Certification (RYT) from a Yoga Alliance (YA) recognized institute. Hatha , Power Yoga ,Yoga Therapy are the yoga types that I’ve have specialized in. I possess sound knowledge about yoga movements such as asanas and other postures. Moreover, I am well versed with the relaxation and breathing methodologies and their principles. I believe that my extensive knowledge, proficiency, and broad experience in this sector will ensure development in the business of your organization.


Dipika Gauchan

Mantra & Ashtanga vinyasa

A Rishikul Yogshala alumna, Dipika Gauchan completed her Yoga TTC from Rishikul Yogshala a few years back. And since then she has been connected to Rishikul Yogshala at her heart and body both. Originally from Pokhara, Nepal, Yoga is not just a science for her, it is much beyond it. The art is so natural for her that it cannot be explained with words. She believes that each and every practitioner has to go through the path and with the help of the instrument (physical body, mind, and breath) it can be realized that you are already in the Truth and that truth is ‘Yoga’.


Kushvendra Singh

Yoga & Meditation Teacher

Kush originally comes from Varanasi in India and he has been living in Nepal since 2015. Kush has become interested in yoga after his father passed away, this is when he started pondering the questions of life and death and came across yoga philosophy. Kush says that ever since he began his yoga practice he developed a sense of calmness, contentment, lightness of spirit and intuition. He says that he now has the energy to seek the truth, and living in the state of happiness and love has become the essence of his life. Besides the spiritual benefits, he has also experienced some physical benefits of yoga as his ailing lungs have healed since he started his practice.Kush has completed his Yoga Teacher Training from Parimukti Academy in India in 2015. In early 2018, he underwent a Yoga Therapy Course with Yoga Vidya Gurukul and Iyengar Yoga course. Kush has been teaching Hatha yoga, Ashtanga yoga, and Meditation with Purna Yoga Retreat since 2016. In his free time, Kush likes to cook, go for long walks with no destination, travel, meet people and share his knowledge, trek in the mountains, and enjoy the silence.


Yogini Deepa

Laughing Yoga, Mantra Chanting and Reiki

Yogini Deepa is a daughter of the Himalayas. She started her spiritual journey three years ago and has totally transformed her life by becoming a person who is energetic, full of life, joy, love, and companion.She has learned Healing.


Prashant Jakhmola

Hatha Yoga, Yoga Nidra, Meditation

Yogi Prashant is a teacher of Yoga and a spiritual guide to his students. He has studied at Bihar School of Yoga and stayed there for six months to acquire divine knowledge of self-control, compassion, and discipline.


Bipin Baloni

Ashtanga Yoga, Iyengar Yoga

Born in a Brahmin family, the art yoga flowed naturally in Yogi Bipin. After acquiring qualification in Hatha Yoga, Ashtanga Vinyasa, Pranayama and meditation etc. and he is a registered yoga teacher trainer with Yoga Alliance,


Gangesha Chaitanya

Yoga Philosophy, Pranayama, Meditation, Kundalini Yoga, Ayurveda

Molded into a spiritual form at a tender age, Gangesha Chaitanya is a name synonymous with authenticity and genuine passion towards a joyful life. A disciple of the great Swami Rama, he received his yogic knowledge from the fountain


Annnamalai Prana Ji (Swami Thiyagaranjan)

Yoga Philosophy, Pranayama, Meditation, Kundalini Yoga, Ayurveda

A product of Kailash Ashram, Rishikesh, Swami Atmanananda Giri’s life transformed under the fellowship of Guru Nitya Chaitanya Yati as he met him at a young age in the year 1992 and his disciple Sudhi Chaitanya in 1998.