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Anandi Alison Francis

Anandi (Alison Francis) has been in the wellness field for 30 years. She’s an Ayurvedic consultant, senior  Akhanda Yoga teacher and trainer, and founder of The Sleep Guru.  She’s also a certified Chopra meditation teacher. Anandi started her studies with Yogrishi Vishvketu in 2007, and has remained a dedicated student ever since.   She’s the creator of Sleepology, a new wellbeing process and in-depth enquiry into the causes of stress, exhaustion and sleep issues. Anandi is also the author of Breathe Better Sleep Better, which explains how to use the breath as a healing tool, not just for sleep, but…

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Eila Devi

Eila Devi enjoys the adventures of life, taking the road less travelled, making friends and sharing the gifts of Yoga. She’s grateful to have learned from teachers who are bridging ancient wisdom into our current, collective consciousness. Experiencing Yoga in the Himalayan region of India was a significant turning point for her. It’s here that she began studies with Yogrishi Vishvketu ji, and with ongoing faith and practice she is proud to carry the Akhanda Yoga teachings across the world.   Eila Devi became a Yoga teacher in 2000, teaching a variety of asana styles full-time. She co-owned a Yoga…

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Mary Hammerstein

During a time of personal challenges, I instinctually immersed myself in yoga. The practice helped me regain my health and reconnect with myself after a car accident left me bed-ridden for a year, and after ending an engagement two weeks prior to the wedding. Yoga helped me breathe my way home as I cared for my mother during her 4-year battle with uterine cancer. Teaching yoga provides me connections that have carried me across continents and through cities and towns all over the world. I received my 200-hour certification from the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health. This gentle and…

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Robin Campbell (Prem Sagar)

Robin Campbell (Prem Sagar) holds a Bachelors degree in Psychology & Anthropology and a Masters in Counselling Psychology. He is a registered psychologist in Calgary, and works in private practice. Prem has pursued the art of yoga and spiritual transformation since 1999, when he first met his teacher, Yogi Vishvketu in Rishikesh, India. He developed a deep connection with Yogi Vishvketu and has remained a dedicated student. Since then, Prem has been part of the teaching faculty for the Akhanda Yoga Teacher Training programs, in particular spearheading the Yoga Lifestyle Coaching training. As part of the teacher training programs, Prem…

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Varsha Panwar

Varsha has be practicing yoga since childhood in Rishikesh, India. For her Yoga is a science of well-being and a multi-facetted methodology for integrating body, mind and soul. Varsha holds a BA in Yoga from University of Patanjali, Haridwar and an MA in Yoga from Uttarakhand Sanskrit University, Haridwar. She completed her YTT 200 and 300 with Yogrishi Vishvketu at Anand Prakash Yoga Ashram, where she now teaches Akhanda Yoga classes, Foundation Courses and co-teaches on the April YTT 200 course. She also works as a Liaison for teacher training students and the Ashram Office.

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Vishwajeet Chatterji

Vishwajeet has been a practitioner of Akhanda Yoga for the past 16 years and has leveraged his practice for focus and clarity in his personal and professional life. He is an accomplished business executive & entrepreneur having started a $100M+ division at a major corporation, helping quadruple the stock price of an electronics company and having launched his own technology startup. He is also the proud father of 3 children, Chetan, Jaya and Dharma and happy husband to Kiran. By combining leading business management techniques, combined with a yoga and meditation practice, he finds that despite the hectic busy-ness of life, powerful…

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Yogrishi Vishvketu

Himalayan Yoga Master and Co-founder of Akhanda Yoga, Yogrishi Vishvketu (Vishva-ji) is known for his infectious laughter and stories. His holistic approach brings forward ancient wisdom for a modern age, incorporating asana, pranayama, mantra, meditation and yogic wisdom in every class. Vishva-ji’s deepest aim is to inspire people to connect to their true nature, which is joyful, fearless, expansive and playful. A Yogi at heart, Vishva-ji has studied and practiced Yoga in the Himalayas since the age of 8, and holds a PhD in Yoga Philosophy. He has been teaching for over 25 years at workshops and conferences internationally and has…