Nrithya Jagannathan is a Madras University top ranker with a Masters Degree in Communication. She also holds a Diploma in Yoga from Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram, a pre-eminent Institute of Yoga and Yoga Studies in Chennai. She has over 12 years of experience as a Yoga teacher and Yoga Therapy consultant at Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram.
She is one of the senior faculty members at the KYM Institute of Yoga Studies which conducts short-term and long-term certificate courses in Yoga and allied subjects for both Indian and international students. She is a guest faculty for yoga at the Kalakshetra Foundation, Chennai.
Nrithya is also on the Faculty of the Department of Healing Chants at KYM and has had over eleven years of experience teaching chanting to individuals and groups. She has travelled extensively around the world, teaching yoga and chanting, as part of a fund-raising project for the Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram.
Nrithya conducted a workshop on "Management of Digestive Disorders" under the auspices of Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga(MDNIY), New Delhi in February 2010. Further she has also presented papers on various aspects of yoga at the Sri Ramakrishna Sports University, Coimbatore, at the annual yoga festival organised by ICYER, Pondicherry, Stella Maris College for Women, Chennai, Meenakshi College for Women, Chennai, Seethalakshmi Ramaswamy college, Trichy and at the International Confluence of Humanity, Power and Spirituality, Kolkatta. She has also conducted a one-day international workshop on "Application of Yoga in the Management of Stress Disorders" at the Mangalore University.
Nrithya Jaganathan is also a professional Bharathanatyam artiste and is currently doing her Ph.D on "Yoga and Natya," at SCSVMV University, Kanchipuram. Nrithya currently heads the KYM-Media department at KYM which focuses on publishing scholarly works on various aspects of Yoga in multiple media formats. In this capacity she has edited and given the commentary on T Krishnamacharya's work on yoga, "Yoganjalisaram," published by Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram.