Indian Yoga Teachers (Gurus) in Rishikesh

Experienced & Professional


Our teachers make all possible efforts to share the theoretical as well as practical knowledge and experience to the students who came all the way from different parts for learning Yoga TTC course. Our main aim is to provide Traditional yoga with modern techniques also. If anyone wants to study yoga in India along with the best practical knowledge than Aatm Yogashala is the most authentic yoga teacher training school in Rishikesh. It is one of the best place to learn Yoga in India and also among the best yoga ashrams of India. Our experienced yoga teachers help students to resolve their queries and to attain the mental, physical and spiritual meaning of Yoga during their yoga teacher training course. As discipline is one of the optimum parts of Yoga, as only the person who is in discipline throughout his life can be a good Yogi. So we teach our students the syllabus of Yoga Alliance with proper discipline.

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Amit Yogi, Lead Trainer (E-RYT 500), Ashtanga Yoga Teacher, Adjustment & Alignment

Being born in the holy land of Rishikesh, his vision of following the path of yoga came naturally as health and spirituality were always subjects of his interest. It all then began with doing a Hatha Yoga Teachers Training course at the renowned yoga School Kevalyadham in Pune and then followed with practice at the Sivananda Ashram in Rishikesh. After completing the teachers training in Pune, he got introduced to the practice of Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga, which made him connect to himself in the most deepest way spiritually, his discipline and perseverance helped him achieve mastery over Ashtanga Vinyas Yoga Series 1 & 2 with the strong foundation in Hatha Yoga. After being a student for more than 5 years he started teaching yoga in the year 2008 in Rishikesh, China, Japan, Thailand & Vietnam and ever since this has become his sole identity, he is well known for his unique way of teaching Ashtanga Yoga by keeping the roots of traditional yoga.
Amit Deshwal aims at educating the poor children and is running a NGO named "Happy Faces Foundation". A dream he see's is for all children to be given their basic right of education in India and is doing his bit by helping the society.

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Ravi Bisht, Hatha/Iyengar Yoga Teacher

Ravi Bisht is a registered yoga teacher of 500 Hours from the Yoga Alliance USA commenced his yogic journey 15 years back after completing his graduation in Uttrakhand (Rishikesh). With a intention of spreading yoga as a tool for overall well being, Ravi Bisht the most well known and experienced Hatha yoga teacher in Rishikesh started his yogic path 16 years ago in the spiritual city of Rishikesh where he was born and brought up, he had a keen interest as a child to pursue this 5000 year old traditional science which was widely practiced in his city. He is by far one of the most rare teachers who teaches Yoga keeping in mind the value and ethics and teaches hatha with a strong base of Iyangar Yoga by preparing you to reach the final asana.
He strongly believes, yoga can be understood only if one is ready to accept the disciplinary rules and regulations one needs to practice and only when those are fulfilled one can experience the rising benefits of yoga in their everyday life.

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Siddhartha Veer, Yoga Philosophy Teacher, Qs & As

Born in a traditional Indian family, Siddhartha Veer grew up around temples and ashrams of great sage Neem Karoli Baba. The childhood touch with these ashram visits and wanderings in Himalayan foothills gave him deep spiritual connection and thorough understanding of the ancient Vedic wisdom. As a significant addition to his past and present life Samskaras, he had the opportunities to get in touch with the masters in the Yogic and the Vedantic traditions. Siddhartha Veer got in touch with Swami M.M Swami Veda Bharati who has been a great Vedic Scholar of this century. Being highly influenced with Swami M.M Swami Veda Bharati, Siddhartha Veer lived in his presence for some years studying on Yoga, Vedanta and practicing many methods of meditation. This made a higher impact on him leading to a deep interest in the art of Yoga and meditation as he took Deeksha(initiation) from Swami Veda Bharati and started living in Rishikesh by Mother Ganga to further Self-Realisation.
Through his intuitive insight and comprehensive style of teaching he takes his students on an entirely different level of understanding, which shows his vast dedication towards Yoga. As his master has said to many- "The world has a misery, the world has suffered. Do what you can, to reduce the pain. Do what you can, to soothe their minds."

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Dr. Rakesh, Anatomy & Ayurveda Doctor

Yogi Rakesh believes beauty is held in every moment, and a smile can connect, create, and calm. And that we all can leave a mark, no matter how small, to help make the world a better place.
Yogi Rakesh is an Anatomy Teacher. He has done his Diploma in Anatomy & Philosophy and also Diploma in Ayurveda. He has been serving his knowledge of Yoga Anatomy & Yoga Therapy for the last two years. His experience of teaching several types of students & people has taken him to another level of teaching.
His gentle behavior towards students makes him a good Explainer as well.



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Shankar Dey, Meditation, Pranayama & Kriyas

Born and raised in the traditional Brahmin Family in the holy city of Rishikesh. Yogi Shankar Ji was introduced to yoga and ancient scriptures in his early childhood by his father, a Sanskrit scholar.
He decided to pursue his studies further, travelling to the Bihar School of Yoga in Munger to complete a certificate course, before studying Vedanta at the Yoga Vedanta forest academy at Sivananda Ashram, Rishikesh. Here, he surrendered himself to perfecting his teaching and yogic discipline under the guidance of his Guru.
Yogi Shankar ji teaches Hatha Yoga, Pranayama, Yoga Nidra and Kriyas Mantra Yoga and his loved by his studentsfor his calming presence and his ability to see the challenges each individual is facing within. A class with Shankar ji leaves one feeling calm, centered and with a deep connection between mind, body and spirit.

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Khushbu Bhardwaj, Mantra Chanting & Pranayama

Sometimes you need to give yourself some time and care to live your life to the fullest."Miss Khushbu knows it better; an enthusiast of Yoga from a young age, it did not take her long to realize that there is more to her in life to gain happiness and peace than a pocket-filling corporate desk job.
Considering that, she embraced the art of Yoga to don the cape of a Yoga professional with an MA degree (Yogacharya), as well as gained years of experience to add to her credentials. Her classes are Yoga Anatomy focused for helping the students acquire optimal performance and complete benefits of Yoga while she also deepens the spiritual side of the practice through Mantra and Pranayama Yoga teachings.
She wishes to share the peacefulness and yogic insight she was able to achieve in these many years through yoga to the globe by educating them with authenticity and perfection. And furthermore wants to make them aware that there is more to Yoga beyond the Asanas.

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Neeraj Rayal, Ashtanga Yoga Asana Teacher

Yogi Neeraj Ji is born and raised in a very traditional Brahmin family within the City of God of Rishikesh.
He was introduced to yoga and ancient scriptures in his childhood by his Guru Ji.
He went on to study Yoga from Uttarakhand Sanskrit University, Haridwar, India where he earned "Yog Shastri" (Graduate or Bachelor degree) in Sanskrit.





Guest Teachers/Trainers at Aatm Yogashala


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Amit Bijlwan
Asanas Teacher

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Noelia Catalan
Course Co-ordinator

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