Yoga Teachers at Chinmay Yoga

Chinmay Yoga makes sure that you learn and gain knowledge from the best teachers in India. We believe in imparting knowledge to our students in the best way possible.

Prakash Dabhekar

Prakash Dabhekar

Anatomy and Therapeutic Yoga Teacher

Om Prakash Dabhekar is from Pune (Maharashtra) and a passionate lover of yoga, certified as a yoga teacher from Kevlya Dham Yoga Institute, Pune.His hunger for learning and practicing yoga more deeply and getting knowledge of anatomy which is the foundation of yoga. He joined BKS Iyengar Guruji Yoga Institution in Pune in 2001, taking asanas classes under Prashantji and Geetaji, which has been the main source of his knowledge and understanding of yoga and techniques to use props to reach final pose. Even now he goes to Iyengar Inst, for self-practice and rejuvenation and to focus on anatomy and physical science. After having a wide and long experience of yoga has written new and timely 1st Edition of book on yoga postures and its benefits-"Yoga For Healthy Living". He is among one of the best teachers, has vast Knowledge of Therapeutic yoga which he has acquired from Iyengar Institute Pune. He has been associated with the school for a long time.

Benu

Benu

Philosophy teacher

Benu is an inquisitive soul in search of truth, a spiritual seeker, a traveler and a lover of yogis and yoga.

Born in South India Kerala state as a son of M. Sreedharan Nair and L. Vimala Devi, spent 25 years to gain modern education and accomplished his graduation in science and post graduation in medical anatomy, studied basics in computer science and worked for a Florida based company for years as a B.P.O executive. In search of peace and quest for truth and to get spiritual education under the guru shishya paramapara( old Indian way of education in which teacher and disciple live together and make efforts day and night to get and practice knowledge) under the enlightened Indian yogis, left
south India in the year 2000 and marched towards the Himalayas and spent around six years in ashrams and hermitages of the holy regions -Badrinath, Kedarnath Uttarkashi, Rishikesh, Varanasi.

After 16 years of traveling, learning and teaching yoga, stayed with Swami Satyananda in his Rikhia peeth around a year to undergo Gurukul ( teacher- disciple institution) tradition course. In 2007 got a diploma in yoga from University of Kerala. In 2011 achieved yoga diploma from Bihar School of Yoga under Swami Niranjanananda. Not satisfied with only yoga attained knowledge of basics of Vedanta under the guidance of enlightened Yogi -Swami Premananda in the upper Himalayas in two years. In 2012 did part one of course in Art Of Living under SRI Ravishankar in his main center in Bangalore, South India. The inception of fructifying his passion into carreer in 2001 in Varanasi and Goa and 2013 onwards officially working as a faculty in yoga pranayama and yoga philosophy in the UK and US Allianz registered schools across the country in Goa, Rishikesh, Dharmashala and Trivandrum.

A firm believer in enjoying life in the present and in all forms. Bourne supremacy is his favorite movie and Autobiography of a Yogi- Yogi Premananda is his favorite book. Healthy drink Indian tea is his favorite and chanting mantras, doing yoga and sadhana while spending life on the bank of the holy river is his peace.

Amit

Amit

Hatha Yoga Teacher

Amit Rehela
Amit Hails grew up in Himachal Pradesh - The land of saints, spiritual seekers and wanderers. Influenced by the surrounding he started his practise at an early age and continued under the guidance of few Indian guru’s. He learned in Valley of Dharamshala (Mcleodganj) and rishikesh. Having spent a couple of years with his masters, being exposed to different styles of adepts and teachers from all over the world he grew his deep understanding and experience. This helped him to develop his unique vigorous teaching style that blends traditional Hatha yoga (iyengar style), with more intense modern flows Based ashtanga vinyasa. In his personal life amit deeply believes and duly follows the yogic philosophy that is expressed in humble attitude filled up with readiness to help others. Amit brings care and individualized approach into his most challenging classes meeting the needs of the students of all levels.

Yogi Buddhi Prakash

Yogi Buddhi Prakash

Meditation Teacher

Born in a family of enlighted souls, Yogi Buddhi Prakash Ji’ hunger for oneness with God, during his childhood was not a surprise.His ardent desire was accomplished with an achievement of Samadhi (oneness) at the tender age of seven.

During these efforts to achieve the supreme, he came to know about his past life in the Holy lap of Himalayas. He got an innervoice to pass this way of eternal joy and peace which is the ultimate goal for everyone on the earth but unfortunately was not approachable to common people.As a result "Prakash Yoga Sewa Trust,” was established, where he is passionate to teach easy ways to attain complete health-physically, mentally and spiritually by means of yoga asanas and meditation.Holding a Degree in Hindi Literature (M.A.), Yoga.

Philosophy (M.A.), Yoga (D.N.Y.S), and Transcendental Meditation.

Kankshit Maniar

Kankshit Maniar

Youngest Yoga Teacher

Kankshit is the youngest and very passionate YOGA Teacher from Rajkot city of Gujarat state, the engineering capital of Western India. Kankshit belongs to the family which has the “Yogic” background since three generations. Kankshit have had a very rare and unique lifetime experience of his formal education because he did homeschooling for his high school education because he wanted to grow in the field of YOGA.

Kankshit started his YOGA JOURNEY at the age of 12, with the systematic multy-style YOGA training such as HATHA YOGA, ASHTANGA VINYASA YOGA, IYENGAR STYLE YOGA, POWER YOGA, AERIAL YOGA, etc. Kankshit has taken his YOGA education from very well known Yoga institutes such as Kaivalyadham – Lonavala, Lakulish Yoga University – Ahmedabad, Life Yoga Academy – Rajkot, SSK Foundation – Rajkot, Exhale Yoga School – Ahmedabad, Banjaara Yoga & Ayurveda – Dharamshala, etc. Presently he is pursuing his YOGA education from Somnath Sanskrit University – Gujarat.

The inception of fructifying his passion into carreer in 2014 in Kutch – Gujarat. He has got a great opportunity to teach Yoga to High School students of Shree Vardhman Jain Boarding & Vidyalaya at Kutch – Gujarat for two years. He also started private YOGA tuitions to families and groups of people in Gujarat. He imparted YOGA trainings for the groups of the Doctors at Red Cross Society – Rajkot. He also started his AERIAL YOGA Classes in Rajkot, he is the first and only AERIAL YOGA Trainer of the Rajkot and Saurashtra region. He also got a great chance to teach and learn at Banjaara Yoga & Ayurveda, Dharamshala – HP, where he worked with many students from the different countries of the world.

Kankshit’s focus of life is only YOGA and He simply says he is a LIFETIME LEARNER for YOGA.