Maharaj Ji was born on 14th September 1908 in Madhya Pradesh. Swami Ji started the path of yoga at a very early life at the age of 17. He attributed his good health to the efficacy of the practice of Sukshumavyayam Yoga, an ancient regime that combined subtle yogic warm-up with gentle stretching, breathing, relaxation, and simple exercises. Believe it or not even at this age, 106 years old, Swamiji’s faculties were still functioning at an optimum level. He was very good eyesight without the need of glasses and even healthier teeth. He was a living example for all of us today of the benefits of doing regular Yoga practice in life. Swami Ji did Hatha Yoga in Rishikesh as well as taught Sukshumavyayam Yoga to the student at Om Shanti Om Yoga School every Sunday. Swami Yogananda Ji Maharaj had never taken medication in his 106 years of life on earth. Physically he was very much fit and healthy, mentally alert as well, till the day he reached Maha Samadhi on 3rd January 2015.
Yogi Dinesh Chander Ji, the Director of Om Shanti Om Yoga School, begin yoga at a very young age with 15 years of learning and teaching yoga experience in School. Yogi Dinesh was born at Paonti Sirkhon Almora, Himalaya Hill into Brahmans Orthodox family. When he was 12 years old, he obtained his education in Hinduism in Rishikesh School (Parmath Niketan and Sivananda) and Varanasi. He studied all the Mantras, Vedas, Sanskrit, Bhagavath Gita and in deep the Hindu tradition, yogi life, and culture. He is the close disciple of his Guru, The Great Himalayan Yogi, Swami Yogananda Maharaj Ji and learned many types of Yoga from his beloved Guru. He has a Bachelor in Sanskrit and obtained the title of "Shastri" with Master in Sanskrit and Yoga and successfully obtained the title of “Yogacharya”. He is an experienced, loving, generous, friendly and humble natured person. He is well versed in Hatha, Ashtanga, Vinyasa, Sivananda, Sukshma Vyayama and Laughter Yoga. He learned many types of yoga from his Guru. His future aspiration is to open his own School in the near future with a capacity of 50-100 students. Yogi Dinesh has been traveling to many countries such as Russia, Europe, China, Indonesia, Thailand, Hong Kong, Japan, and the USA to give yoga courses. He is a qualified experienced Yoga Teacher registered with Yoga Alliance USA with e-RYT200 and e-RYT500.
Yogi Kamal Ji was born in family with deep knowledge of Sanskrit and ancient texts, so study of Vedic and other ancient text 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 degree in Physical Education (B.P.Ed.) from Barkatullah university, Bhopal in the year 2007. He attained 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 that lasted till 2014. He is professional teacher of ancient hatha yoga, and shatkarma section. His compassion towards all living beings and non-fading cheerfullness combined with routine yoga practice make him one of a kind, true yogi.
Guru Buddhi Prakash Ji was born in the year 1953. He is an M.A. degree holder in Hindi Literature and Yoga Philosophy. He got the first experience of Samadhi at the age of 7 years. He had a clear vision of his past life in the Himalayas. He completed his higher education from Agra and Haridwar Universities. He got initiation in Shankaracharya Tradition through his Master Maharishi Mahesh Yogi and he spent many years with his guru and practiced the Transcendental Meditation. For deep practice he went to a cave in the Uttarkashi Himalayas for a few years. He taught Yoga in many other countries and now he is guest teacher at Om Shanti Om Yoga School. He has 40 years teaching experience of Yoga and many spiritual seekers come to him for different level of practicing Meditation and Indian Philosophy. He has such an extensive knowledge of Indian Philosophy like Patanjali Yoga Sutra, Shiv Sutras, etc. He has been known to conduct various Yoga seminars in Rishikesh as well as other parts of India. In the year 2015 he is awarded by Yash Bharti Award by Chief Minister of UP Government.
Yogi Jitendra Kumar Ji was born and brought up in Maharishi Jamadagni Tapasthali in Himachal Pradesh. In young age, he was interested and educated in fine Arts and obtained Diploma in Fine Arts. Later he continued his study in a holy city situated at the foothills of Himalaya and obtained Master in Yoga. In his life journey, later he found Swami Vishwaroopananda and surrendered himself his teachings and perfected himself in yogic discipline at Sivananda School Rishikesh which made him as a professional teacher of ancient Hatha Yoga, Shatkarma.
There he did a certificate course in Vedanta, Philosophy, Sanskrit and Yoga from Academy Sivananda School Rishikesh, flowing instructions of his Guru, he conducted Yoga Teachers Trainings and various intensive course of Asana, Pranayama, Meditation, Kriyas for foreign students in Om Shanti Om Yoga School today for Yoga TTC. He is living in simple life in Bhagirathi School in Laxman Jhula as one of a kind of true yogi.
Dr. Usha Vaishnava Having Studied disciplines in Ayurveda & Herbal Medicine, She had completed her 5 1/2 years recognized B.A.M.S. an internationally recognized degree in Ayurveda from famed 150 years old Ayurveda University in India. Then she specialized in Panchakarma Therapy at world recognized Arya Vaidya Sala, Kottakkal (Kerala). For the last 14 years she is engaged in Ayurvada Treatment, Teaching and Training students for Ayurvedic Massages and Dietery. She also has her own clinic in Tapovan for giving Ayurvedic Treatment, Massages, Panchakarma, Nutritional advices and other personal / private consultation. She is a special guest doctor for Om Shanti Om Yoga School.
Swami Amarna Ji has done Osho Meditation Training Course in "OSHO INTERNATIONAL MEDITATION RESORT"in Pune, Maharashtra (India). He has well versed experienced in a different level of Osho Meditations and has been teaching many years in almost all the places all over India. Swami Amarna goes on felicitating, sharing Osho Meditation, Osho Visions too. Currently, he is residing in Rishikesh and continues serving and sharing his knowledge & experience from his Sadguru "OSHO" or Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh to the students from all over the world. Students really meditate, enjoy & Celebrate his classes the playful way of teaching and performing Scientifically & Spiritually which in tally with modern world and needs.
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 in 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 very ancient and dynamic form of yoga which is famous in Kerala, India.