Our Board

Our dedicated volunteer board of directors provides the overall strategic direction and purpose to develop programs and services that serve our mission to share the Traditional Indian Yoga Knowledge and create a healthy living community worldwide.

Meet our team

Guru Dharm

Community President and Founder

Dharm’s Post Graduation Thesis was about “Human Consciousness and Yogic Science”. He explored and researched the psychology between human consciousness and the practice of yogic techniques and lifestyle. These days he is still combining his lifelong passion for yogic knowledge, wisdom, and consciousness. He is working on how he can truly help individuals and society through the Ayurveda techniques and yogic lifestyles that grant him the peace and joy he experiences today.

Mrs Sajjan Kaur

Co-Founder and Director of WYA New Delhi, India.

Considering the need of Indian yoga culture and its society, I’ve been working hard with my team to empower our worldwide community for yoga schools and teachers since November 2011. We started the organisation with an ideal of sharing “One Passion, One Community and One Place” in the name of  World Yoga Alliance. Here I highly recommend you to work together to complete our mission, which is “To share the Traditional Indian Yoga Knowledge and create a healthy living community worldwide.”

Chodhary Anand Singh Ji

Governance Committee Member and Co-Founder

Anand Ji always has a vision to sharing the truth and helping the society in all around the India.

“Co-Founder of World Yoga Alliance” and a traditional Karma Yogi and practicing yoga for the past 38 years. Working for human resources and Indian national society with a national political party called as Aap. He got the great experience of social science.

ACHARYA SATYAPATI JI

Governance Committee Member & Co-Founder

He is a traditional Sanskrit & Kriya Yoga Master for the past 42 years. He left his home at the age of 13 to enter the pure environment of the Gurukulam. He learnt about Sanskrit Vyakaran Acharya from the Arsh study there. He has a great yoga teaching experience with great yogis all around India. He works with India’s most famous and spiritual Yogis.

– Degree:

D. in “Sanskrit Language” from INDIA
Master in human consciousness and yogic Science

Dr. Ishwar Bhardwaj – Professor

Education Development Committee Member & Co-Founder

One of the most respected and recognised name in India. He is a yoga professor and head at Gurukul Kangri Vishwavidyalaya (University at Haridwar City) in India. He run the department of Human Consciousness and Yogic Sciences.

The Department of Yoga was established in Gurukul Kangri University, Haridwar in 1984 by starting four months diploma in yoga.

The Certificate In Yoga (Six Month duration), PG diploma in Human Consciousness and Yogic Science (1 year duration), yoga as an elective subject in Alankar /B.A. and two years M.A./M.Sc. in Human Consciousness and Yogic Science courses were started by the department in 1984, 1988, 1990 and 1992 respectively.

The department also started Ph.D. programme in Yoga in 1996. UGC sanctioned the grant in aid to establish the Department of Human Conscious and Yogic Science in 2001.

DIMITRIS PAPAPETROU

Managing Director

Co-Founder of Yoga Europe School and the Managing Director of “World Yoga Alliance Europe”. He is one of the main Yoga Teachers with standard of 200, 300 and 500 hour Teacher Training Courses organized by Yoga Europe WYA. Moreover, Dimitris has organized many Yoga workshops and Yoga retreats throughout Europe. He believes that the love of the heart is endless and love for human has no limits. His motto is “Nothing is impossible for those who are willing to try”.

Pantelis Nastos

Managing Director – Greece

He is always working in the yoga industry with his pure intention. He is great karma and a bhakti yogi in his own path, always follow the yoga path and its lineage. He has been sharing yoga practice since 2010. He is a founder of Triselion Yoga School.

MRS. ANANYA TITNANTABUT

Thailand Division Director

“Director and a representative of World Yoga Alliance” in Thailand. She is also the founder of “WYA Thailand Yoga Community”. She is an experienced Yoga Teacher, and one of the main yoga teachers to organize events with all educational standards of WYA in Thailand.

Mr. Worapoj Maniam (Kru Note)

Education Development Committee – Exclusive Teacher Trainer

He worked in Thailand as a Certified and Registered Yoga Teacher by World Yoga Alliance and currently teaching in Professional Yoga classes in Bangkok at My Peace Yoga. He has yoga teaching experience more than 12 years.

– Teaching Style: Hatha, Vinyasa, Therapy, Meditation.

– Training Experience:

200 hour Yoga Teacher Training by Byron Yoga Center NSW Australia (2010)

100 hour Yoga Teacher Training by Thai Yoga Institute (2011)

200 hour Yoga Teacher Training by WYA Thailand Yoga Institute (2014)

Miss Jomkwan Wangdee (Kru Jom)

Governance Committee – Exclusive Teacher Trainer

She worked in Thailand as a Certified and Registered Yoga Teacher by World Yoga Alliance and currently teaching in Professional Yoga classes in Bangkok. She has many years yoga teaching experience.

– Teaching Style: Yin Yoga, Hatha, Vinyasa, Therapy and Meditation.

– Expert: Ayurveda and Food Science.

MONCHAYA PLOYLEARMSANG (Kru Oh)

Standard Management Committee – Exclusive Anatomy Teacher Trainer

She is an Exclusive Yoga Anatomy Teacher Trainer and teaching professional yoga classes and Anatomy yoga trainings in all around the world.

She is Certified and Registered Yoga Teacher by World Yoga Alliance.

– Teaching Style: Traditional Hatha and Basic Vinyasa, Therapy and Meditation.

– Expert: Yoga Anatomy and Food Science.