Yogi Kewalanand was initiated into yoga tradition at a tender age, which brought dedication to serve inner self and mankind who aspire to have sound health and peace of mind along with harmony in life. Have been practicing from more than a decade and teaching and guiding since 10 years, in different aspects like Yogasanas, Pranayamas, Relaxation, Meditation, Yoga philosophy and lifestyle counseling
Rebekka was born on an island in the North Atlantic Ocean whose rough climate taught her to respect nature, accept constant change, fully embrace the present, and trust the natural processes unfolding around her. Her grandfather used to say that, “if humans learn how to observe and accept, then nature will provide us exactly what we need, ”so she was (kind of) introduced to the teachings of the Vedas from a young age. In 2016 when she was introduced to the yogic teachings of Patanjali and Ayurveda. From the moment of her first encounter she felt she had finally arrived home. Since then, she has adopted the path of karma, gnana and bhagti yoga as her daily sadhana. She spends most of her time in the Himalayan mountains learning, practicing, and teaching the science of “How to Live” in harmony with the physical, mental and spiritual body. Rebekka brings with her truly holistic practice, knowledge and an approach to Yoga that, if you let it, promises to transform your life in new and magical ways.
Growing up in a traditional Indian family he has a strong foundation of spiritual practice from childhood. His mother is a Yogi, which influenced the whole family to understand the 8 limbs of yoga and also the practice of them. He grew up in Rishikesh, also called the capital of Yoga, this is a very spiritual place situated in the foothills of the Himalayas, with the holy River Gangaji giving high spiritual energy to everyone around. Growing up he wanted to be an engineer and therefore pursued and completed a polytechnic diploma with the vision of finishing an electrical engineering degree. While studying the diploma his mother influenced him with her journey within Yoga. So, when the choice was there to be made, he switched his path into Yoga and enrolled into a 2-year long journey of working and attending classes at Rishikesh Yog Peeth in India. Her he was trained in Hatha and Ashtanga rooted in traditional style of Ghatastha Yoga (Kriya, Mudra, Bandha) as well as in Anatomy, Pranayama, Meditation, intention-setting. Trained to see the individual student, to be able to give the best variations to the specific individual. A lot of focus on adjustment to enhance the student’s alignment. After finishing the 2 years training Rishikesh Yog Peeth send him to his first teaching job in Darjeeling, West Bengal, India. After Darjeeling he returned to the school to teach drop-in classes in Rishikesh. Then he got a job teaching at a YTT in South Goa, India, which lead to a connection to us here at Shivalaya Yoga Ashram. Aman is teaching Hatha, Anatomy and Ashtanga with us. Certifications: Hatha and Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training 200 Hour, Yog Peeth Rishikesh - Yoga Alliance Hatha and Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training 300 Hour, Yog Peeth Rishikesh - Yoga Alliance
Rishiji was born and raised in a village, called Dhading, outside Kathmandu. His first exposure to Yoga was in 1997 at Anananda Yoga, Ktm, Nepal. Seeds where planted inside and he felt great strength from the gained knowledge. In 1998, he was introduced to Hatha Yoga and Naturopathy in Arogya Ashram, ktm Nepal, which only made him more curious. Whilst yoga has its global talks and wider prospective, he decided to join Open University Alternative Medicine Council of India, Culcatta board in 1999. He was so touched and inspired by their teaching in the fields of alternative medicine that he knew now this was the way of life and he also found out that he wanted to share this knowledge somehow. He then admitted to Gandhi National Academy of Naturopathy, New Delhi in 2000. He is a follower of Osho and decided to follow the Sanyasi path life. He loves to practiced Tantric healing and reiki, to make a difference for other people is one of the greater goals of his journey. The last many years he has been occupied with healing the clients at Yeti Healing Temple, Lakeside Pokhara. 10 years teaching experience in teaching the 8 limbs of yoga. 5 years’ experience teaching in Yoga Teacher Training Courses as a Philosophy, Pranayama, meditation and mantra chanting teacher. Teaching at Yeti Yoga Center, Rishikul Yogshala Rishikesh/Pohkara and Shivalaya Yoga Ashram In Nepal. Teaching meditation and Energy healing at Osho divine zone POKHARA since 7 years in the experiences. Certifications: - Masters in Mikao ushui system of REIK, Schiem REIKI, Aruna REIKI, 2nd degree in Osho Neo REIKI.