Geetha Shankar

Geetha Shankar, is the one of the senior most faculty of the Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram (KYM). She is presently the Director of KYM Institute of Yoga Studies and a Yoga Therapist Consultant and Teacher at KYM. She had the blessings of learning under Yogacharya Shri T.K.V. Desikachar and completed her Teacher Training about 20 years ago. For over 20 years she learnt important texts in Yoga and application of Yoga for illnesses and spirituality and is presently heading the department of Yoga Studies for more than 10 years. As a head of the department she had conducted number of Yoga programs involving theory, practice, application and philosophy of Yoga for Indian and International students. She also learnt Vedic Chanting and functions as a Healing Chant Teacher also. Her teaching career includes Consultations and Classes of Yoga for Therapy, class room teaching of all aspects of Yoga to Indian and International students in India and abroad. He has anchored special programmes combining the ancient Indian rituals in the modern context from the Yoga point of view. She functioned as a Nodal Officer under Swami Vivekananda District Yoga Wellness Center Program initiated by MDNIY New Delhi, under Ministry of AYUSH Government of India for over three years. Happily married she has two sons who are professionals in their respective career and her family practices Yoga.