Our Yoga Teachers

Learn Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga in rishikesh
Master degree in Yoga & E-RYT 500

Yogi Vikas

Vikas is an accomplished teacher of both Ashtanga and Hatha Yoga with more then 10 years experience as a teacher and life long learner of the yogic life style. His talk about Yoga philosophy is very logical, rational and clear. During the course he is offering friendly but in-depth insights to Ashtanga yoga, so one can learn proper adjustment and correct alignment of the postures. Vikas is sincere, confident and resourceful person, always ready to help – his charisma and fun nature are contagious! He has strong will power and he is always ready to learn new things. Vikas believes in teamwork and prides himself on adapting to any student need with ease. He believes in perfection and dedication.

Emotional Blockage teacher
Master Degree

Yogi ManMohan Singh

Manmohan Singh started his spiritual journey a long time prior. After completing his Master’s in Psychology, the association of intellect and body began interesting him. This interest has driven him on the Spiritual path where he learned distinctive traditional yogic practices and meditation techniques which offered assistance in recuperating the intellect and body in characteristic ways.
Manmohan Singh is a big health devotee continuously learning modern things to create the body sound and efficient. Manmohan Singh is a certified Psychologist, Reiki Master, and Nutritionist moreover. His most recent endeavor was picking up information on Breathwork. He went through five long years in understanding the concepts and creating diverse breathing strategies which can offer assistance in clearing diverse physical and mental blockages.
Manmohan is greatly enthusiastic about the mind-body association and the way in which yoga can recuperate and change us through breathing, asana, meditation, and the spiritual essence held inside the practice.
Manmohan clarifies the essential concepts of the Anatomy of the human body which helps in better understanding the practice of yoga asanas. This in turn creates more awareness of the body and the numerous benefits one can get from the right practice of asanas.

Learn Pranayama in Rishikesh
E-RYT 200

Denisa Yogini

Denisa had met her first Yoga Master – Sri Vasudeva, in 2008 from whom she got the strong foundation of Yoga which deeply touched her life. Many years of self transformation have followed in his master’s ashram as well as in traveling with him across the World and, in 2012, she got instructed to teach Pranayama and Hatha Yoga. Since then, she traveled to many countries and spent many years across India, learning from different Masters and holy beings, both perfecting her own self-practice and sharing the teachings. She is also trained in Nada Yoga (Yoga of sound) and Jnana Yoga (Yoga of Self knowledge) and she had developed a profound connection and love for Bhakti (Yoga of devotion).

Denisa is very skilled therapist and has had amazing results using different therapies as Gestalt, Bach flower therapy, Aromatherapy, using elements of Family Constelation and has perfected her knowledge of Ayurveda and Jyotish (Vedic Astrology). Moreover she has proven to be very emphatic, while objective and with a clear overview both in her classes as well as in her therapies and interactions with other people’s challenges.

Learn meditation in Rishikesh
Bachelor degree in Yoga

Yogi Varun

Varun is a great teacher at Jiva Yoga Academy. At the age of 19 he suffered a tragic car crash which left him paralyzed waist down. In that accident he had an experience of soul leaving the body known as near death experience. This made him realize how thin is the veil between life and death and how much we need to achieve in our lifetime in terms of rising our consciousness and our overall spiritual upliftment. Since then Varun has dedicated himself to the yogic way, he gives Yogic Philosophy lectures on life and awakening to aspiring yogis.

Diploma & Master degree

Yogi Rajat

He embarked on his yoga learning journey in 2016, and in 2017 Rajat received a one-year diploma in yoga and naturopathy. He is a resident of Uttarakhand, so in his childhood, he did all the karma yogic work in the village, which worked to provide him stability during yoga education. During the Yoga Yatra, Rajat got the opportunity to learn Yoga twice under the guidance of Yoga Vidya Guru Swami Ramdev and in the year 2019 he took the form of Yoga under the guidance of Shri Praveen Guruji and completed 200 hours of YTTC. He has completed his graduation in Yoga from Uttrakhand open university. During this entire time, Rajat has taught Yoga to international students in Rishikesh, Kerala, Bangalore and Nepal at Rishikul Yogashala, and currently for the last 2 to 3 years he is working in Triguna and Alakh Yoga. Is. He is proficient in taking classes in traditional Hatha Yoga, Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga, Adjustment Alignment, Pranayama and Naturopathy, and is currently pursuing higher education in Yoga and trying to learning more depth knowledge.

Learn Anatomy in Rishikesh
Master degree in Yoga

Gokul Yogi

Gokul Singh holds a master degree in Yoga from Uttrakhand Sanskrit University. He is teaching all yogic techniques including Pranayama, yogic cleansings and Anatomy for years. Now he teaches Anatomy and Shatakarma in Jiva Yoga academy. Gokul has specialized himself in exclusive yogic psychotherapy which is proving to be a very effective tool in yoga practices to overcome psychosomatic disorders like depression and anxiety. He has taken multiple workshops regarding yoga asana effect on human body. He is a great instructor in teaching the importance of Anatomy, Pranayama and Ayurveda in yoga.

E-RYT 500 & Master degree

Yogi Vishal

Vishal has been teaching yoga for about 8 years. His dream has always been to share this incredible practice with other people so in 2011 she did a yoga course in Rishikesh to explore this practice deeper and learn more about all the 8 limbs of yoga. He started by teaching beginners and intermediate level students privately and volunteer-based and after that He has become a Yoga instructor for a fleet of super yachts up to 147m in Rishikesh. he is a Hatha and Ashtanga Yoga instructor at Jiva Yoga Academy now, he is a good reformer and can enhance his skills in any working condition.

learn Hatha & Iyenger yoga in Rishikesh
Master degree in Yoga

Yogi Pankaj

Pankaj was born in Rishikesh and he is trained by a very popular master – Vishvaguru in Ved Niketan Dham, Rishikesh. After getting his diploma in Ved Niketan Dham he was teaching there seven years and currently he is teaching students of Jiva Yoga Academy about the deep knowledge of Hatha Yoga and Iyenger Yoga. He is very popular among the students for his teaching style of conveying his knowledge of asana in detail.

You can meet our teachers and have a taste on how they work booking a private online class with them: https://jivayogaacademy.org/online-yoga/