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Yogrishi Vishvketu, PhD

Himalayan yoga master and cofounder of Akhanda Yoga

Yogrishi Vishvketu, also called Vishva-ji, is a Himalayan yoga master and cofounder of Akhanda Yoga, known for his infectious laughter, playfulness, and stories. His holistic approach brings ancient wisdom to the modern age, incorporating asana, pranayama, mantra, meditation, and yogic teaching 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 eight and holds a doctorate in yoga philosophy. He has since trained thousands of teachers through his Yoga Alliance 200- and 300-hour Yoga Teacher Training (YTT) programs in Rishikesh, India, and teaches at workshops and conferences internationally.

He continues his father’s legacy of charitable works in local communities. In 2007, Vishva-jicofounded Anand Prakash Yoga Ashram Trust in Rishikesh. In 2013, he founded Sansar Gyaan Pathshala, a free school for over 250 underserved children in rural Uttar Pradesh, India, which is supported by the Canadian charity Helping Hands for India.

Yogrishi Vishvketu is the author of Yogasana: The Encyclopedia of Yoga Poses and is currently working on his next book.

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