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Mr. Raghu Ananthanrayanan

Mr. Raghu Ananthanarayanan obtained his Postgraduate Degree in Bio-Medical Engineering from IIT, Chennai. He is a trained Yoga Expert, Teacher and Coach in the lineage of Shri. Tirumalai Krishnamacharya, often referred to as the father of modern Yoga. He had the benefit of being trained directly by Krishnamacharya as well as his son, Shri. T.K.V Desikachar.

The Core of Raghu’s approach to teaching Yoga, while based on the Krishnamacharya tradition, however, has incorporated many aspects of experiential learning and introspection that make it contemporary and accessible.

Raghu Ananthanarayanan has co-founded Sumedhas Academy for Human ContextThe Barefoot Academy for Governance and FLAME TAO Knoware (Pvt. Ltd); He serves on the board of several companies. He is now engaged in mentoring a young group of “sacred activists” called Ritambhara, as well as the co-creation of a platform for Yoga Teachers from the Krishnamacharya Tradition called “Ananta Yoga”. ​He is also associated with YogaVahini, a training and healing center that specializes in offering Yoga teacher training and therapist training programs. Raghu and his wife, Sashi took up this journey simultaneously. Sashi followed the Vaastu stream with Shri Ganapati Sthapati, a renowned exponent of Vaastu shilpa shastra, and Raghu followed the Yoga stream with his teacher Shri Krishnamacharya, a renowned yoga expert.

He has developed a unique methodology called “Totally Aligned Organization”, and a model called the “Tensegrity Mandala” that brings together his understanding of Yoga and Organizational Processes.

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