Our Teachers

Our teaching team at StudioYogashayan –Yoga Teacher Training School in India creates an environment that is nurturing and enables you to find a deeper meaning of yoga. Over past many years, we have created a space where each student is free to express and explore themselves without any expectation or judgment.

Our teachers are a unique combination of discipline, generosity, trust and humility which creates a fusion of experiences, teaching styles, approaches to yoga practice, and a multicultural environment appropriate to the eclectic group of international students we receive at our yoga centerevery year. While our teachers come from a different cultures and backgrounds, we are united in our belief that yoga is an ongoing process that benefitseveryone, personally and socially in a global context.

All of our teachers are experienced and Yoga Alliance certified and contribute their own personal style and experience to our yoga teacher training courses,while at the same time staying firmly grounded in traditional yoga disciplines.

RAKESH SATYAWALI
Founder

E-RYT 500 / Advanced 500 Hour Certified

RAKESH SATYAWALI

E-RYT 500 / Advanced 500 Hour Certified

Rakesh is a natural orator and awarded Acharya of Yoga from India. He started practicing Yoga from a very early age, and was further drawn to the practice thereafter. After visiting many ashrams learning and teaching under various Gurus, Yoga became his only way of life. He is a teacher who presents the intricate yoga philosophy and its practice in a simple, down to earth and humorous manner. Rakesh is not a monk or a renunciant; he is fearless about combining the path of yoga with the path of student. He never see it as separate from life itself. He believes that anyone can practice yoga if they have the desire and the enthusiasm to do it. He is a respected, popular, and in-demand teacher around the globe.

ANKIT AGARWAL

E-RYT 200 / Experienced 200 Hour Certified

Ankit’s interest in yoga is supported by his artistic, literary and metaphysical studies. He teaches his classes with metaphor, spirituality, humor, vigor and spontaneity. He is considered to be a “teacher’s teacher”. Ankit draws inspiration from Hindu deities and stories of yogis meditating under trees for eons.He simplifies the complexity and currency of transmission in Yoga; the historical basis ofteaching tradition in the context of modern yoga. He is amongst such rare teachers to whom art of yoga teaching comes naturally. His in-depth knowledge of yogic science and its implementation in today’s lifestyle makes him a wonderful and adorable teacher. Certified from various known schools of yoga, he moulds and restructure his teachings in a way that focuses on to bring harmony between body, mind and soul. Ankit’s writing has featured in many publications and has authored books on yoga philosophy.

ANKIT AGARWAL
Founder

E-RYT 500 / Advanced 500 Hour Certified

AMIT GHANGHAS
Senior Teacher

RYT 200 / 200 Hour Certfied

AMIT GHANGHAS

RYT 200 / 200 Hour Certfied

At an early age, Amit spent many yearspractising yoga; two of which were spent in ashram studying and teaching Hatha Yoga. During that time he contributed greatly to the progression of yoga. At the age of 20 he began working at the Studio Yogashayan helping to teach, and is now considered one of the leading teachers of the Yoga school, teaching the yoga as well as facilitating at the very highly regarded Yogashayan teacher training programs. Amit teaches for a major part of each year and his classes offer a wide range and depth of understanding of Yoga Asana as well as varied yoga styles. Teaching yoga is Amit’s passion. He is grateful to his mentors, Ankit ji and Rakesh ji who he has had the privilege of assisting with for over 4 years, for igniting his devotion to the Yoga practice and for inspiring countless students around the world.