Our Yoga Teachers

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

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.

Swami Ramchrit das
Master degree in Yoga

Ramcharit Das has been doing Raja and Bhakti Yoga since the tender age of 9. When he came to Rishikesh, he met his great master Swami Veda Bharati, the disciple of Swami Rama, founder of the Himalayan Tradition. He brings 25 years of meditation, yoga nidra and 15 years of Hatha, Philosophy as well as Pranayama experience.
He has done his Bachler degree in Sanskrit and now He is doing his Master degree the science of yoga.
He is a true nature lover and grounded soul who generously shares the gift of ‘real’ yoga. During the course you will learn meditation under his guidence.

Sonali Bijalwan
Master Degree in Yogic Science

Yogini Sonali Bijalwan was born and brought up in Uttarakhand, India. She is teaching yoga in Rishikesh from many years. After her graduation, she did diploma in Yoga Science at Jairam Sanskrit Mahavidhyalaya, Rishikesh. Her curiosity in yoga made her learn different forms of yoga under the guidance of experienced Yoga Gurus in Rishikesh. While being a teacher and teaching yoga, she also completed her Master in Yoga Science at Himalayiya Ayurvedic Medical College And Hospital, Dehradun to vast her knowledge and experience in yoga.
“My mission is to support my students in beginning their yoga journey by teaching them clear and true knowledge of yoga. I want my students to experience yoga and use this knowledge to make a beautiful Yoga life for themselves and for lives around them.”

Vinyasa of Hatha Yoga in Rishikesh
Vishal Sharma
E-RYT 500 & Master degree

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.

Dr. Pooja

Determined dignified and self-motivated person in her childhood she was brought up in and between nature and alternative medicine which she inherited and carved herself to be an Ayurveda and Panchakarma detox expert.
She has carved herself today as a gem in the society and is ready to establish herself in a challenging career, contributing to the growth of the Ayurveda science. Dr.Pooja gangwar is an experienced Ayurveda doctor specialist in PanchaKarma detox therapy. Additionally she is a Ayurveda consultant about life style and food&diet. 

Dr. Pooja holds a B.A.M.S Master Degree in Ayurveda from Rishikul State Ayurvedic P.G.College, Haridwar affiliated from Grahwal university.

She is providing her services in the field of Ayurveda medicine and Panchakarma for the past 12 years contributing the wellbeing of thousands of patients and training hundreds of students. Dr. Pooja contributed in healing plenty of incurable diseases that modern medicine struggle with now a days.

Emotional Blockage teacher
ManMohan Singh
Master Degree

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.

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/