SPEAKERS AND TEACHERS
Dr. HR Nagendra ji
Celebrity yogini and internationally acclaimed author
Ira Trivedi is a best-selling author and yoga acharya. She has written eight books, including fiction, non-fiction, and children’s books. She has won several awards for her work, including the UK Media Award and the New Indian Express Devi Women’s Award for dynamism and innovation. In 2017, she was honoured as one of BBC’s 100 most influential women in the world. She has yoga programs on DD National, Hot Star and other leading networks.
Nitin Gadkari is a well-known Indian politician, businessman, and yoga practitioner. He believes that yoga symbolizes India's ancient culture, history, and heritage and must be adopted as a lifestyle. He has participated in yoga events and shared his thoughts on the vast benefits of this practice.
BK Shivani has been a practitioner and a teacher of Rajyoga Meditation since the year 1996. She hosted a highly popular television show, Awakening With Brahma Kumaris, which aimed at self-transformation. She is also the recipient of the Nari Shakti Puraskaar, the highest civilian honor for women in India, and has been appointed as a Goodwill Ambassador by the World Psychiatric Association.
Sri M is a yogi who started his journey at the tender age of nine. Eventually, he traveled to the Himalayas to seek a true master. Under the guidance of his master, Maheshwarnath Babaji, Sri traveled and intensively looked into India’s ancient spiritual texts, scriptures of other faiths, and the discipline of Kriya Yoga.
Yoga guru to the Prime Minister of India.
Dr. HR Nagendra Ji is the Chancellor of the Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana University in Bangalore and Yoga Teacher to our Prime Minister, Mr. Modi. Thousands of teachers have been trained under his guidance and expertise. He has also led some fascinating research in yoga and is a recipient of the Yoga Shri title from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India.
He is trained by BKS Iyengar and is one of the world's most experienced Iyengar teachers.
The founder and managing trustee of Kripa Foundation, Father Joeseph Pereira is a Catholic priest and a social worker based in Mumbai. He has been using yoga practices for rehabilitating those affected by substance abuse. He is an active practitioner of Iyengar yoga.
A sound and vibration therapist
Through the use of sound and vibration therapy, Bambi Mathur helps in diving deep into the subconscious and dissecting the layers that require attention and healing. She has studied the nature of the human mind with the teachings of the Dalai Lama.
A scientist and an expert on food and health
Dr. Khadar Valli has been worked relentlessly in reviving Siridhanya, or positive millets for over 20 years. He researched ways to deactivate deadly chemical substances at a time when food was being rapidly commercialized. He has worked hard to revive different types of millets that were disappearing. In the process, he discovered the healing properties in them that could cure even deadly diseases.
An energy coach, reiki master, and founder of TrueMana, Rishi is a human potentialist who uses energetic tools, teachings, and practices, to help people get ‘unstuck’ in their lives. He assists them in reconnecting and awakening their true inner potential and authentic expression. With these learning and practices, he helps people discover the best versions of themselves.
A yoga teacher, lecturer, and writer from New York City
Eddie Stern is a practitioner and teacher of yoga since 1987. He is the author of the best-selling "One Simple Thing" and the creator of the Breathing App. He regularly teaches Hollywood celebrities and is a major figure in the modern yoga movement.
Rakesh Chaurasia is an Indian flutist who has received the Indian Music Academy Award, the Aditya Birla Kalakiran Puraskar, the Guru Shishya Award, the IWAP-Pandit Jasraj Sangeet Ratna Award, the Pannalal Ghosh Puraskar, and more. He is the nephew of the maestro Hari Prasad Chaurasia.
Kids' yoga teacher and mindfulness artist
Ajachi completed her 200 Hours Yoga Teacher Training from Mysore under the guidance of Guruji Ramesh Shetty. She is also a Mindfulness Facilitator and loves to experiment with different ways to practice Mindfulness in daily life. Nothing brings her more joy than teaching Yoga and Mindfulness to children.