About the instructor
(ERYT 500, 40,000 hours of teaching experience) Ram is the head teacher and director of our yoga ashrams with teaching experience of 19 years. He has trained over 5000 yoga teachers worldwide since 2009. Born and raised in India, his yoga and vedic philosophy education started at the age of 8 years as a part of his primary school education. He has in-depth knowledge of various ancient scriptures like Vedas, Bhagavad Gita, Patanjali Yoga Sutras, Hatha Yoga Pradipika as well as anatomy and physiology.
Kalyani Hauswirth-Jain is a senior teacher & Creative Director at the Arhanta Yoga Ashrams since 2013. She was born and raised in Switzerland. Since early adolescence she has been fascinated by art, bodywork, the body-mind connection. The mother of two children now, she has been teaching yoga for over 10 years, training yoga teachers for more than eight years at the Arhanta Yoga Ashrams in India and the Netherlands. She is co-author of the critically acclaimed book – Hatha Yoga for Teachers & Practitioners: A Comprehensive Guide to Holistic Sequencing. Kalyani has profound knowledge of physiology and movement technique.
Omkar Jain is an experienced yoga teacher trainer with teaching experience of over 5,000 hours. He has been teaching at Arhanta Yoga since 2011 and has become an essential member of the team. Omkar was born and raised in India, and grew up with traditional values. He has studied with various reputed teachers like Saraswathi Rangaswamy (daughter of Sri. Pattabhi Jois). His classes are fun and challenging for students of all levels. He teaches with focus, discipline and humor at the same time. His ability to comprehensively transmit knowledge helps students to mature into confident teachers.