Lead teacher Nagesh Hiregoudar is an E-RYT 500, RPYT with Yoga Alliance USA (Registry ID: 67820
He is a deeply experienced and extensively qualified yoga practitioner who embodies and imparts the highest standards and ethics of training to his students.
Nagesh leads Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga teacher training courses at Ojashvi Ashtanga Yoga shala, a registered Yoga school with Yoga Alliance in Rishikesh
He has enriched his teaching experience through the most rigorous courses for yoga teacher training that of the Ashram style training at the Bihar School of Yoga in Munger Bihar and Vedanta through a Yoga Vedanta Course at the Yoga Vedanta Forest Academy, Divine Life Society Rishikesh, popularly referred to as Sivananda Yoga. In these trainings he learnt the deep philosophies and practices of these world famous traditional schools.
Nagesh has been passionate about understanding the scientific basis for the yoga practices. Accordingly, he studied for and successfully completed his Masters degree in Yogic Sciences from the University of Mangalore, India besides a Certificate Course in Yogic Studies from Karnataka University, India.
His deepened interest in Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga, fuelled his hunger to experience the authentic tradition and the teaching methodologies of Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga in Mysore. Accordingly, he also studied Asthanga Vinyasa Yoga in Patanjala Asthanga Vinyasa Yoga Academy of Mysore, Karnataka
With this rich background of learning, Nagesh has been determined to impart these rich teachings to the modern society at large. With this in mind, he has participated in several National Seminars and Conferences on Yoga and presented papers on the Applications of Yogic techniques in the management of psychosomatic diseases.
He has also conducted several corporate training sessions and workshops both in India and Overseas with diverse workforces of companies of various industries to increase the productivity of the employees and to improve the lifestyle of the workforce through yoga training programme.
With his diversified experience, since more than 10 Years Nagesh has exclusively devoted himself to teaching of Yoga, he is bringing a most humane approach to his teaching. With his special insight in understanding the special needs of each student, he brings a calming and encouraging approach that is so essential for effective learning. Students of Yoga teacher training course feel understood and respect him for his extremely compassionate approach.