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Shri.Rajesh Kumar (Founder of SAY in Center)
Shri.Chandrashekar (Co-Founder of SAY in Right)
Shri.Surendra HG    (Co-Founder of SAY in Left)

At SAY, the community of learners consists of a diverse set of professionals, housewives, practitioners and educators, all of whom are experiencing a wonderful change in their lives after their encounter with Yoga.

Keeping the motivation and inspiration of Dr. BKS Iyengar, we do our best to ensure that the quality of the instruction and teaching is maintained and the science is kept pure.

Our faculty is experienced and highly regarded by practicing professionals and students who continue their relationship with us. In order to meet the needs of our students with contemporary and dynamic interaction, we invite professionals with specific expertise as well.

Constant interaction and connection with the needs of our students and the realities of life, keeps us up-to-date with the changing requirements of the students.


Founder Shankara Ashtanga Yoga (SAY)

Rajesh Kumar, the founder of Shankara Ashtanga Yoga (SAY) has more than 17 years of experience in yoga practice.  A Commerce graduate, Rajesh started his yogic journey in the year 2001.

While pursuing the advanced yoga course at Pune Yoga Center in 2004, Rajesh Ji met with Padmavibhushan Dr. B.K.S Iyengar, a renowned Yogacharya of the country. With his inspiration and blessings, “Shankara Ashtanga Yoga” started in the year 2005.

He is a friendly teacher and ensures that every student gets the best result during their yoga practice in class and enables students to explore their real strength. He also helps them to use their inner sense to find out their hidden potential.

Rajesh Ji is the senior-most Yoga Guru at SAY. He believes that the sacredness of teaching Yoga requires the teacher to be polite, humane and ever ready to solve the problems of the student. Testimony to the above belief reflects in his calm attitude and brotherly behavior, making him a trusted and popular teacher among past and present students.

Rajesh Ji loves to spread a word of yoga and the importance of leading a yogic life among the present generation. Apart from teaching at SAY, he also offers his services to conduct various workshops and lectures at numerous organizations and corporations. Many of these Yoga presentations and demonstrations were on invitation from corporate companies and educational institutions including Wipro, MetLife Insurance, R.V. School of Deaf and Dumb, Don Bosco Church, Elagiri Tamil Nadu, etc.


Co-founder Shankara Ashtanga Yoga (SAY)

Chandrasekhar Natrajan is a co-founder of SAY.  He is a well-trained and well-practiced yoga teacher. His passion for yoga can be understood with the fact that when he was only 14 years old, he started his yoga practice and also participated in various Yoga Competitions (under 14) at both State and National level, and won many prizes.  Today he is an accomplished Yogi in every sense. He is offering his dedicated and devoted  services to Shankara Ashtanga Yoga (SAY).

Chandrasekhar Natrajan is a civil engineer by profession, but was a very active yoga demonstrator during his academic life. In 2005 he joined SAY as a yoga disciple and was trained under the guidance of Rajesh Ji. His passion for yoga resulted in his association with SAY as a facilitating participant.

With 10 years of teaching experience in the field of yoga, he is mature and responsible, and has a very good and healthy rapport with new students. With his humor and expertise in yoga practices, he makes his students have fun while discovering their best.

Chandrasekhar has conducted Yoga Presentations in many institutions such as the Ramakrishna Mutt, Hyderabad, and other locations creating awareness among people of the benefits of the Yoga.


Co-founder Shankara Ashtanga Yoga (SAY)

Surendra H.G. is not only a Co-founder Shankara Ashtanga Yoga (SAY) but also an efficient and committed yoga teacher of this institute.

Surendra, a commerce graduate, started his Yogic life in 2006 as a brilliant student of SAY. He was a most punctual and sincere yoga disciple who earned the distinction of yoga training under special observation of Rajesh Ji, who was very much impressed with his ability and sincerity to perform yoga practice during his studentship.

In 2007 Surendra offered his valuable services to SAY as a yoga teacher. Rajesh Ji, being aware of his dedication, punctuality, and enthusiasm toward yoga, found in him a genuine and committed person to take responsibility in SAY, thereafter elevating him as a yoga teacher. With his 8 years of dedicated services here, Surendra has earned a good reputation as an influential yoga teacher all over the region.

Teaching in a very simple and easy way, Surendra pays individual attention to all students during his classes, making Yoga a joy to learn.

Smt. Yashoda Thimappa:

Shankara Ashtanga Yoga (SAY) Teacher

Smt. Yashoda is one of the well experienced and highly dedicated yoga teachers at our Shankara Ashtanga Yoga. From last 8 years she is practicing with 6 years of experience as a yoga teacher. Her prominence of study has been intensely rooted in her esteem for understanding the healing limit of yoga and its connection between the physical, mental, and enthusiastic parts of oneself.


Smt. Sujodatta:

Shankara Ashtanga Yoga (SAY) Teacher

Smt. Sujodatta is also veteran and devoted yoga teacher. She too has 6 years of experience as a yoga teacher and 8 years of yoga practice. She has a wider range of skills to support her students need as they can explore and develop their own through yoga practice. Her primarily interested is in creating a context for yoga practice and hopes to powerfully express the ever present realities hidden within the deep, living heart of Yoga.

Mrs. Maheshwari:

Shankara Ashtanga Yoga (SAY) Dietician

Mrs Maheswari, one of our SAY student has done her M.Sc in Human Nutrition and Nutraceuticals and at present is doing her M.Sc in Counselling and Family Therapy.

She has over 12 years experience in Dietitics and Nutrition. At present she is working as Senior Diet Consultant in EXCEL CARE Hospital. She prescribes diet mainly for Diabetes, BP, irregular menstrual cycle, PCOD, anemic, renal, weight reduction,weight gain and for all age groups.

Any one interested for diet consultation can contact her in the number 7259706899 and fix a prior appointment at SAY studio