Mariellen Ward

Mariellen Ward is a professional Canadian writer and travel blogger. She is also a content marketing, communications, and SEO expert. Mariellen began travelling to India in 2005, about a year after meeting Yogrishi Vishvketu at a Yoga Conference in Toronto, and has spent more than seven years in the country altogether. Mariellen’s travel blog Breathedreamgo, […]

Deeksha Raturi

Deeksha is originally from Rishikesh and has gained a Bachelor’s in Science (Information Technology) and a post-graduation in Yoga in 2020 from Haridwar. She started practising pranayama with her father when she was in her teenage years, and began believing in Yoga and the power of breath. In May 2017, Deeksha started working at Anand […]

Jot Anant

​​At the core of all of Jot Anant’s teachings is a desire to harness the power of the ancient wisdom of Yoga to heal ourselves, as a way to contribute to healing the world.  Jot Anant completed the 300-Hour YTT and 100-Hour Pranayama Foundations with Akhanda Yoga Institute. She has also done in-depth studies of […]

Gayatri Devi (Claudia Buzzetti)

Gāyatrī Devi met Yogrsishi Vishvketu in 2005, three years after she began her Yoga practice with Pranav Baba. That first encounter with Vishva-ji initiated a deep transformational journey she is still proudly walking today. A curious and hungry spiritual seeker from a young age, Gāyatrī Devi has chosen Yoga as a lifestyle and as the […]

Savita (Michelle Macnamara)

Michelle is a committed Yoga practitioner and teacher. After many years of disciplined asana practice, Michelle was introduced to Yogrishi Vishvketu, founder of Akhanda Yoga, and has since completed more than 600 hours of Akhanda Yoga Teacher Trainings and Yoga Life Coaching. Witnessing the incredible transformations that occur in her students with AY motivates her […]

Yogrishi Vishvketu

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. His deepest aim is to inspire people to connect to their true nature, which is fearless, expansive, joyful and playful. A yogi […]