Pyramid Yogshala

Kirmola Laxmanjhula, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand - 249302, India

OUR YOGA GURUS

EXPERIENCE THE AUTHENTIC TEACHINGS OF RISHIKESH'S FINEST YOGA MASTERS

At Pyramid Yogshala, we are fortunate to have a remarkable team of dedicated yoga masters from India who have been immersed in the practice of yoga since a young age. Hailing predominantly from the spiritual haven of Rishikesh, our teachers bring with them an authentic and profound understanding of this ancient art form.

With a blend of highly experienced masters and talented young blood, our team embodies the perfect balance between traditional wisdom and innovative approaches to yoga. Each teacher has a unique story to tell and a wealth of knowledge to share, making the “Pyramids” a vibrant and enriching space for yoga enthusiasts of all levels.

Our highly experienced masters have spent decades honing their skills, deepening their understanding of yoga philosophy, and refining their teaching methodologies. Their journey has taken them to ashrams, monasteries, and sacred sites across India, allowing them to absorb the essence of yoga from its very roots. Drawing from these rich experiences, our senior teachers bring a wealth of wisdom, patience, and insight to their classes, guiding students on a transformative path towards physical, mental, and spiritual well-being.

Complementing our experienced masters are our talented young teachers who bring a fresh perspective and innovative approaches to the practice of yoga. With a deep respect for tradition and a passion for exploring new techniques, they infuse their classes with creativity, energy, and a dynamic teaching style. These young bloods not only understand the needs and challenges of contemporary practitioners but also provide a vibrant and dynamic learning environment.

At the Pyramids, we believe in creating a harmonious blend of the ancient and the modern, offering a diverse range of yoga classes and workshops that cater to every individual’s unique requirements. Whether you are a beginner looking to establish a solid foundation, an intermediate practitioner seeking to deepen your practice, or an advanced yogi aiming to refine your skills, our team of esteemed teachers is here to guide you on your journey.

Ravi Nagar

Ashtanga Yoga Teacher

Ravi Nagar is the founder of the Pyramid Yogshala and the co-owner of the Pyramid café with his family. He has a BA in Yoga from the Haridwar University and is currently working on his Masters in Yoga. He cares deeply about offering excellent, safe and personalized yoga education to all students, which is why he created the Yogshala. Ravi is a real Yogi and not just because of his yoga practice, but because of the way he lives his life, putting his personal best in everything he does, and the graciousness he shows to the people around him. He has a genuine care for people above the material, and this is why the Pyramid Yogshala offers the strongest yoga education in Rishikesh.

Kushal Ji

Anatomy teacher

Kushal spent a year teaching yoga to the Indian National Army, helping thousands of soldiers bolster their physical strength and alleviate the stresses of military service. He also enjoys volunteering at several yoga camps in Uttarakhand. He currently holds a Master’s degree in Yogic Science.

Satendra Pant ji

Leading Asthanga, Yogasana and Mantra Teacher

Yogi Satendra Ji is a certified & Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) from Yoga Alliance USA. He teaches Asthanga and Mantra and Yogasana also. He is very simple person with high state of intelligence and a very gentle soul. Everyone loves his true teaching & true nature.He Born in Rishikesh in the holy place and he is doing yoga from last 8 years. He also knows Astrology and had a good knowledge about Shri Bhagavad Gita.

Rupam Pundir ji

Pranayama Teacher

Roopam Pundir is a young and dynamic yoga teacher who specializes in pranayama. Her passion for yoga began at a young age, and she has spent many years studying under great masters learning all aspects of yoga but specifically focusing on the health and wellness benefits of pranayama and meditation. She is also currently furthering her studies pursuing her master degree in Yoga Science from Uttarakhand Sanskrit University in Haridwar, India. Roopam is a dedicated teacher with ample experience and is loved by all of her students. She pays particular attention to the needs of every student throughout each class and gives an in-depth and clear understanding of different breathing techniques and their benefits. Roopam leaves all of her students with a new and deep knowledge and understanding of pranayama that can benefit themselves and others for a lifetime.

Direndra ji

Yoga Philosophy Teacher

Direndra Ji is a master in Yoga Philosophy, meditation, pranayama and all related Yogic subjects. Having spent more than 12 years in traditional monastic education, and with more than 20 years of experience in Teaching, he is a gem that fascinates and and enlightens students that come across him. Qualifications : B.Sc. (Biology) from Government Autonomous Science College, Jiwaji University, Gwalior, M.P. Yoga Education : Learnt Yoga from Shri Urjanand Sarswati Maharaj, Shri Mahakal Yoga Ashram, Dev van, Joura, M.P. P.G. Diploma in Yoga Therapy from Kaivalyadham, Lonavala, M.R. Yoga and Vedanta from Divine Forest Academy, Swami Shivanand Ashram, Rishikesh, U.K.

Manoj Rawat

Hatha Yoga Alignment & Adjustment

Yoga has been Manoj’s calling since early childhood. He was introduced to yoga by his grandfather who encouraged him to follow the path of karma yoga. Later on in his life Manoj explored Bhakti and Karma in depth to take his yoga journey further. Being born in Rishikesh he has always been absorbed in spirituality and yoga, which is why chose to share his experience through teaching. Manoj developed his practice learning and living amongst communities of Swamis and Yogis. His understanding of traditional yoga grew at Swargashram, Sivananda Ashram and Jai Ram Ashram. Yogi Manoj is a teacher certified from the prestigious Bihar School of Yoga.

Yogini Yoshita Ji

Yoga Ashtanga Teacher

Yogini Yoshita is is a certified & Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) from Yoga Alliance USA. She teaches Ashtanga. Yoshita Ji has also taught yoga in different parts of India to students of varying age groups. She is a bundle of unreserved joy, and is unlikely to be found without a smile on her face. Yoshita Ji brings the same energy to the classroom and makes learning fun for her students.

Tilak Rishi

Philosophy, Meditation, Kundalini & Pranayama

Tilak Rishi, is a seasoned yoga teacher hailing from Rishikesh, India, boasts an impressive tenure of 30 years in the field of yoga instruction. His journey began in 1993 when he embarked on a year-long quest to master yoga at the esteemed Kaivalya Yoga Institute in Pune, Maharashtra, India. Armed with newfound expertise, Tilak furthered his academic pursuits in 1995 by obtaining a B.Ed diploma, specializing in English and Hindi literature.Throughout the past three decades, Tilak has passionately shared his knowledge of yoga at various schools across Northern India, leaving an indelible mark on countless students. Beyond his proficiency in yoga, Tilak’s diverse skill set includes a mastery of Classical North Indian music, earning him a professor diploma as a vocalist in 2004. With unwavering dedication and a wealth of experience, Tilak Rishi continues to inspire and guide others on their journey to holistic well-being through the transformative practice of yoga.

Acharya Sachidanand Biwas

Naturopathy and Yogic principles

Acharya Sachidanand Biwas is a revered figure in the realm of Naturopathy and Yogic science, with his roots firmly planted in the spiritual haven of Rishikesh. As a devoted sanyasi, he has dedicated his life to the pursuit of holistic wellness and spiritual enlightenment. With a profound understanding of Naturopathy and Yogic principles, Acharya Biwas has attained mastery in the art of healing and inner harmony. His journey into the depths of these ancient sciences has been marked by unwavering commitment and a relentless quest for knowledge. Guided by the teachings of wisdom passed down through generations, Acharya Biwas exemplifies the virtues of humility, compassion, and selflessness. Through his teachings and practices, he inspires others to embrace a lifestyle of balance, vitality, and spiritual awakening.In the sacred city of Rishikesh, Acharya Sachidanand Biwas stands as a beacon of light, illuminating the path towards physical, mental, and spiritual well-being for all who seek his guidance.

Himansu Kandwal

Meditation, Kundalini yoga, Mantra

Himansu Kandwal, a prominent figure in the spiritual community of Rishikesh, embodies the essence of multifaceted talent and profound wisdom. As a seasoned yoga teacher, he has dedicated himself to sharing the transformative power of yoga with students from around the world. In addition to his expertise in yoga, Himansu is renowned as a gifted singer and musician, captivating audiences with his soulful renditions of devotional songs. His melodious voice and mastery of traditional instruments echo through the streets of Rishikesh, leaving a lasting impression on all who hear him. As a Pundit and poojari, Himansu seamlessly integrates his spiritual knowledge and practices into his teachings, guiding students on a journey of self-discovery and inner peace. With years of experience, he adeptly imparts wisdom in Mantra Yoga, philosophy, meditation, and leads soul-stirring Kirtans that uplift the hearts of all who participate. Himansu Kandwal’s unwavering dedication to his craft and his profound connection to the spiritual traditions of Rishikesh make him a revered figure in the community, inspiring countless individuals to embrace the path of enlightenment and harmony.

Yogesh Negi

Hatha, Ashtanga, Vinyasa, and Yin yoga

Yogesh Negi was born and raised in the sacred town of Rishikesh, spending his entire life along the tranquil banks of the Ganges. Immersed in the spiritual ambiance of this holy city, Yogesh developed a profound connection to yoga from a young age. He is an experienced asana teacher, certified by the prestigious Yoga Sutra Foundation and Ved Niketan Ashram in Rishikesh. Yogesh specializes in Hatha, Ashtanga, Vinyasa, and Yin yoga, bringing a wealth of knowledge and a deep passion for these practices to his students. His teaching style is characterized by a harmonious blend of traditional techniques and modern insights, ensuring a comprehensive and enriching experience for all who learn from him. As one of the lead teachers at Pyramid Yogshala, Yogesh is known for his meticulous attention to detail and his ability to adapt his teaching to meet the diverse needs of his students. His classes are both challenging and nurturing,
encouraging students to explore the depths of their practice with confidence and curiosity. In addition to his technical expertise, Yogesh’s life-long immersion in the philosophy and spirituality of yoga enriches his teaching, offering students a holistic understanding of the discipline. His dedication to his own practice and continuous learning makes him not only an exceptional teacher but also an inspiring role model in our yoga community.

Yogacharya Keshavananda

asanas, pranayama, mantras, and anatomy

Yogacharya Keshavananda was born in the sacred town of Rishikesh, where his journey into yoga began at the tender age of 10. As a curious and determined child, he embarked on a quest to learn the ancient art and science of yoga, driven by a fervent thirst for knowledge. Keshava is currently pursuing his bachelor’s degree and has been teaching since 2017. He shares his expertise with finesse and insightful guidance, leading his students through the complexities of asanas, pranayama, mantras, and anatomy. His deep-rooted interest in the philosophy and scriptures of yoga adds to his multifaceted personality, making him a valuable asset to the teachers team of Pyramid Yogshala.

Yogacharya Sandeep Pandey

Pranayama, Mantra, Meditation, philosophy

Pandey Ji embarked on his yoga journey at the tender age of 11, becoming a devoted disciple of Guru Swami Veda Bharti Ji at the Rama Sadhaka Ashram. In his youth, he was a celebrated asana champion, winning numerous medals for his exceptional skills. As he matured, Pandey Ji earned widespread respect among yogis for his distinctive approach to teaching Pranayama and Meditation With a PhD in yogic sciences, Pandey Ji is dedicated to sharing his extensive knowledge with aspiring yogis through an authentic and holistic approach. His teachings are rooted in traditional practices while also embracing contemporary insights, providing a comprehensive and enriching experience for his students. Pandey Ji’s deep understanding of the physical, mental, and spiritual aspects of yoga makes his classes uniquely transformative. His ability to connect with students on a personal level, guiding them through their individual journeys, has made him a beloved and influential figure in the yoga community.
Beyond his technical prowess, Pandey Ji’s unwavering commitment to the principles of yoga and his continuous pursuit of knowledge serve as an inspiration to all who have the privilege of learning from him.

AFFILIATED WITH YOGA ALLIANCE USA

All students who complete our Yoga Teacher Training Courses will receive the school diploma and are eligible to register with Yoga Alliance as Registered Yoga Teachers (RYT®).

HAPPY FACES OF HAPPY STUDENTS

Our student community at Pyramid Yogshala is a vibrant tapestry woven with diverse cultures and backgrounds. Hailing from all corners of the globe, individuals from various countries unite under the common purpose of deepening their Yoga practice in the sacred land of India. Our doors welcome students from every continent, creating a rich melting pot of shared experiences, mutual learning, and lasting connections. Together, we embark on a transformative journey, immersing ourselves in the authentic teachings of Yoga, embracing the spiritual heritage of this ancient land, and nurturing a global community united by a passion for self-discovery, well-being, and the profound wisdom of Yoga.

Our student community at Pyramid Yogshala is a vibrant tapestry woven with diverse cultures and backgrounds. Hailing from all corners of the globe, individuals from various countries unite under the common purpose of deepening their Yoga practice in the sacred land of India. Our doors welcome students from every continent, creating a rich melting pot of shared experiences, mutual learning, and lasting connections. Together, we embark on a transformative journey, immersing ourselves in the authentic teachings of Yoga, embracing the spiritual heritage of this ancient land, and nurturing a global community united by a passion for self-discovery, well-being, and the profound wisdom of Yoga.

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