Our Team of Professional Yoga Teachers

Omkar Yoga Shala, Rishikesh

Yogacharya Mohan Ji (Hatha Yoga Practice)

Born in a Vedic family, Yogacharya Mohan Panwar began the path of yoga at the age of 15. He completed his P.G.D.Y from H.N B. Garhwal University and his M.Sc. in yoga from Uttrakhand Open University. He is the master of Hatha Yoga with 7 years of teaching experience all over India.

His deep understanding of body alignment and asana makes him an excellent teacher in giving basic comprehension of the human body.

Yogacharya Mohan’s classes are an amalgamation of professionalism, competence, strictness with considerate softness and a good sense of humor, which makes his classes extremely effective and enthusiastically balanced. He is a passionate teacher with a zeal to discover something new in each and every student…. He is a motivating master, a professional teacher, and an incredibly awesome person by heart.

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Dr Shreejit Ghadigaonkar (Ayurveda)

Dr Shreejit Ghadigaonkar, the founder of Anahata-The Ayurveda Kutir, is a reputed Ayurveda doctor, consultant and teacher. His exemplary experience in the field of Ayurveda is commendable and worth great appreciation. His journey began in 2014 when he started practising both Allopathy and Ayurveda in Pune. His journey has been quintessential at many levels. In 2016, when he finally found his calling to practice only Ayurveda, he decided to spread its elixir throughout the world.


He completed his Bachelors in Ayurveda Medicine and Surgery in 2014 from the College of Ayurveda and Research Centre, Pune. He also secured First Rank in the PDEA (Pune District Education Association) in 2014. With his expertise in Ayurveda medicine, he has contributed greatly in the field of Ayurveda treatment and training.

Dr Ghadigaonkar is also an expert in the Panchakarma therapies, one of the many treatment procedures available at the Ayurveda Kutir. He holds the meritorious certificate of Advanced Panchakarma Course for Kerala Speciality Therapy and Panchakarma with Vaidyaratnam Ayurveda Foundation under Ashtavaidya Tradition. Since 2017, he has been working closely with the Association of Yoga and Meditation, Rishikesh as the Head Doctor of Ayurveda Panchakarma Clinic.

Dr. Usha Vaishnava (Ayurveda Doctor)

Having studied Ayurveda & Herbal Medicine at the famous 150-year-old Gurukul Kangri in Kanpur (renamed Kanpur University in 1966), Dr. Usha completed her internationally recognized Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (B.A.M.S.) in 1997. Her competence is evident in her extensive and varied experience during the past 17 years, has shared her expertise as a lecturer of Kaya Chikitsa at Himalaya Ayurvedic College (Bareilly, U.P.), as a trainee physician in Arya Vaidya Sala (Kottakkal, Kerala) and Panchkarma specialist at Bhole Baba Ayurvedic Hospital & Research Center (Ranikhet, Uttarakhand). She is currently a chief consultant and manager of the Ayurveda Nirvana clinic in Rishikesh, providing such services as detailed consultations, Prakriti analysis, basic to advanced level Ayurveda courses, Panchakarma treatments and is a respected instructor of Ayurveda in our Yoga Teacher Training Programs.

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Yogi Prakash (Asana Practice / Asana Alignment)

Yogi Prakash is a young, energetic yoga instructor specializing in Hatha Yoga and alignment. He has been living with holy and saintly people since his childhood. He was brought up in a place where spirituality is the home atmosphere, and the science of yoga comes naturally to him. From a very young age, he started gaining training on the basics of Yoga science. His teaching is based on theory, discussion, and demonstration. He has been teaching at Rishikesh since 2012.

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Yogi Kamal Ji (Asana Adjustment / Hatha Yoga)

Yogi Kamal Ji was born in a family with deep knowledge of Sanskrit and ancient texts, so the study of Vedic and other ancient texts was part of his yogic education since childhood. Further, you will learn about his achievements in Yoga study. He did 2-year training course in naturopathy at National Institute of Naturopathy (Department of Ayush Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India) in 2006. He obtained bachelor’s degree in Physical Education (B.P.Ed.) from Barkatullah University, Bhopal in the year 2007. He attained a Master of Science in Yoga from Uttarakhand Sanskrit University in Haridwar in 2010. In 2002, Kamal participated in all-India Inter-university Yogasana Championship held at North Gujarat University, Patan. In 2008, he co-founded International Free Yoga and Music Festival which lasted till 2014. He is a professional teacher of ancient hatha yoga, and shatkarma section. His compassion towards all living beings and non-fading cheerfulness combined with routine yoga practice make him one of a kind, true yogi.

Kannan Ji (Anatomy and Physiology Teacher)

M. E. Kannan Ji who is well knowledgeable in Anatomy and Physiology, proud to say that he is originally from South India, Tamil Nadu. He has spent the past 8 years practicing and teaching Ayurveda & Varma/Marma Therapy which he gathered from traditional practitioners of Tamil Nadu & Kerala. He teaches Anatomy and Physiology in such a way that, it combines modern anatomy with yogic principles to live an independent healthy life. He is also mastered in Classical Indian Martial Arts “Kalaripayattu” which is a very ancient and dynamic form of yoga that is famous in Kerala, India.

Omkar Yoga Shala is a Yoga Alliance certified yoga school located in Rishikesh, India, offering 100-hour, 200-hour, 300-hour, and 500-hour yoga teacher training programs. These programs cover traditional Hatha and Ashtanga yoga styles, as well as meditation, pranayama, and yoga philosophy. The school provides accommodation and meals for students, and graduates receive internationally recognized yoga teacher certifications.

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Omkar Yoga Shala
Ram Jhula, Swarg Ashram, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249304

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