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OUR INSTRUCTORS –  AT THE CORE OF WHAT WE DO

Ruchica Patni

Ruchica Patni

Founder and Yoga Teacher and Therapist

Ruchica is the founder of Yoga Library and a certified instructor and therapist from SVYASA – Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandana Samsthana. Her passion for yoga has taken her to yoga centres in London, Philippines, Hong Kong, Korea, India, Vietnam and Singapore.

She conducts classes for corporates, kids and personal training focusing in Hatha yoga.

She led the yoga sessions during International Yoga Day in Singapore at 50 centres across Singapore including Community Centres and International schools. With this she has been able to bring yoga to more than 3,000 people In Singapore in June 2018.

By sharing an experience of not only the physical journey but also her passion for connecting with the subtle body through practices of meditation, pranayama and self-reflection, she constantly strives to remind students to meet the challenges of yoga (and life) with patience and endurance while enjoying the rewards with gratitude and humility.

She also teaches regularly at old age homes, institute of mental health, to help the society and has received tokens of appreciation for her work.

Anand Goyal

Anand Goyal

Co-Founder and eRYT200 / YACEP Yoga Teacher

Anand is an Executive Director at JPMorgan Chase Singapore, running APAC Macro Execution Sales. He has a Bachelors in Engineering and Masters in Financial Engineering from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

Anand was drawn towards yoga as means to balance his busy corporate lifestyle. He is a certified yoga instructor from SVYASA – Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandana Samsthana. His passion for yoga has taken him to yoga centres in London, Philippines, Hong Kong, Korea, India, Vietnam and Singapore.

He conducts classes for students, corporates and personal training focusing in Hatha yoga.

Anand led numerous yoga sessions which included Chair Yoga sessions during International Yoga Day in Singapore at 50 centres across Singapore including Community Centres. With this he has been able to bring yoga to more than 3,000 people In Singapore in June 2018.

He also teaches regularly at old age homes and institute of mental health, to help the society and has received tokens of appreciation for his work.

Nathalie Sofia

Nathalie Sofia

Senior Yoga Teacher

 

Nathalie started her practice of Yoga in 2009 and it quickly became a passion.
She could notice all the benefits on her physical and mental health, becoming calmer and more balanced.

Feeling a deep heart attraction and curious to know more about Yoga, she signed up in 2017 for a 200 hours teacher training by SVYASA – Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandana Samsthana, in Singapore, and started to give Yoga classes to friends and community centers to the elderly.

Willing to learn more, a year later she registered for another 200 hours teacher training based on alignment, with Space and Light Yoga at Como Shambala.
Continuing to get more knowledge, she has completed a Yin Yoga certification, a kids yoga certification and currently she is learning Yoga therapy.

To strengthen her teaching and practice, she constantly follows workshops in the field of yoga, meditation, mindfulness and sound healing. Her goal is to reach as many as possible people with Yoga, for them to enjoy all the benefits in their bodies, mind, life and relationships. Thus all of them can feel grounded, become
mindful and enhance peace all around.

She is grateful to all her gurus, teachers, friends and students she met along her yoga journey and she is looking forward to meet you!

Vanasri Upadhye

Vanasri Upadhye

Senior Yoga Teacher

 

Vanasri started her yoga journey during her primary school days. As a teenager, she enjoyed doing yoga with her friends. This love of yoga, from early childhood days, led her to pursue yoga instructor course from SVYASA – Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandana Samsthana.

As Vanasri continued her learning journey, she started practicing regularly and found that yoga helped her to manage her allergies and headaches. Her yoga learning journey progressed and she completed advance hatha yoga and yoga therapy classes. From formal education perspective, she has completed Masters in Computer Science from New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA.

She loves to teach and spread yogic practices. She has conducted Ashtanga yoga and Hatha yoga classes for adults and kids. She conducts yoga therapy sessions for migraine, diabetes, arthritis, knee/back/neck pain, asthma, cardiac problems, and menstrual cycle disorders.