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Meet Us

  • Our team is unique blend of Indian and International experienced and certified teachers & therapists for a holistic support for your stay with us.

  •  All our teachers have solid traditional knowledge with modern understanding and approach 

  • All our teachers are on the path of self development & growth  in cultivation of joyful living 

  • We only teach what we ourself follow,learnt & experienced on the path of healing 

Please have a read below for an introduction to the people of the Earth Yoga Village. We are looking forward to meeting you in person!

Founder

Anand Garg

Founder, Managing & Program Director  E-RYT 500 & YACEP (Yoga Alliance certified teacher)


Anand is an Ex-BFSI who said goodbye to corporate world in jan 2012 after having worked in the financial industry for 11 years and started his journey back to his inner self through yoga, meditation and other spiritual practices.he had enlightening moment where he realized that.life is lot more to be than just barely  somehow managing our existence in regards with our day to day functions in relation to Physical/Mental/Emotional/Social/Financial/Professional health & in the quest of that in 2012 he simply set himself on that path.where he starts to understand that life is not about managing things but life is all about living it abundantly & joyfully.As the time passes & his wisdom grows.he describes his life to be meaningful, joyful & wholesome.he is very grateful to universe for such rich,privileged & empowered life where he has been given a limitless possibilities & opportunities with all the tools & resources to be able to design,create & architect joyful living.

Since 2012 with change in course of life.his inner world is continuously evolving.Over the period many professional & personal events have led him to be reborn wiser & kinder,In sink with creation & law of nature.he is a big believer of balanced life between inner & outer world.Investing a balanced time & energy on both in order to have a harmonious existence.he truly propagates & practices that.He still feels that journey is continued as we all have our own unique operative systems.which needs to be Acknowledged/Accepted/ Observed /Understood & Healed in its own time depending on the complexities of it.it does not matter how long it takes.What matters the most is that life will never be same from thereon.It ll keep on rising to higher scales of joy & peace every passing day.

 

He travelled  all across India & Asian Countries for almost 3 years of from Jan 2012 to Dec 2014 in understanding the very nature of life & its existence by spending lot of his time in ASHRAMS,MONASTERIES,ECO VILLAGES & COMMUNITIES,VIPASANNA & SILENT MEDITATION CENTRES,SPIRITUALS FESTIVALS.serving,practicing & attending many courses & trainings.which inspired & led him to start a holistic community of EARTH YOGA VILLAGE  On 5th jan 2015.Apart from his corporate degrees.he is trained & graduated as Shiromani of Yoga (Yoga Teacher) April 2012 & with Master of Yoga( acharya of yoga ) in March 2016  both from Sivananda Ashram in Kerala India.he is deeply  involved in learning and understanding the Yogic & Buddhist  philosophies & psychology,Modern psychology,Nature of our existence & relation with creation,Mind body soul connection.he has a more than 10000 hours of collective teaching/learning/practicing experience in above subjects.

He is an ardent follower of a fundamental religion of life called “The Law of Nature“. This concept looks at basic understanding of life  as " what you give is what you receive "which advocates compassion & oneness.

 

Anand lives by the motto 'Love the Life you Live & Live the Life you Love.'

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Olivier Charles

Lead Teacher 200/300/100 Hrs TTC  E-RYT 500 & YACEP (Yoga Alliance certified teacher)

Olivier discovered Yoga while living in London in 2003. Suffering from back pain and running injuries, yoga became an essential tool in his recovery, and later a passion in its own right. Always a student at heart Oliver has recently completed the Advanced Yoga Anatomy course with Tom Myers, building on his understanding of the body and yoga practice even further.

 

Over the years, Olivier has found that the key to a successful practice is honouring the physical body’s limitations – and moving fearlessly into the possibilities of greater strength and flexibility through patient and persistent practice. He has a light hearted, compassionate and playful approach to teaching, and helps his students to grow through self-observation without judgment. Having spent time teaching on trainings and retreats in India, Europe and Japan for the last 8 years, Olivier  owns and runs a yoga retreat centre and a yoga studio in West Japan with his wife, Hiromi. Nichiren Buddhist (SGI) for over twenty years. when not in GOA. He brings to the Earth Yoga Village team an extensive knowledge of yoga integrating the best elements of modern yoga, anatomical precision and buddhist teachings.

Manager Ayurveda & Spa

Anushree Singh

 

Yogic Anatomy,Philosophy  & Source of our spiritual knowledge 

Anushree has graduated with honors in yoga philosophy & specializes as an anatomist & yoga therapist as well as bio mechanics of yoga body and breath. She has been training yoga enthusiasts to understand themselves and there practice since last 7 years.her approach towards teaching is friendly as well as firm blending strong tradition knowledge with modern approach.

 

She was introduced to yoga by Dr. Om Anand and her learning still continues from life, as she resides in her Gurus ashram living since she was 11 year old . At present she is pursuing her research on yoga and the nervous system.She believes that we have huge potential within us to know our selves at every dimension and the tools is yoga.she has been powerhouse of inspiration for every student passing by Earth yoga village in last 2 years 

 

Her yoga practice lives on the mantra which says: Stay inspired from within, as outside inspiration is too limited for your awakening.

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Dr. Praveena  Shetty

M.A & PHD  Yoga Philosophy  Gold Medalist Patanjali Yoga Sutras 

Dr. Praveena Shetty is from India. She has been known for her Multiple Masters /diplomas and a doctorate in Yogasutras & other Indian philosophies. She had been a professor for long duration with K. J. Somaiya Sanskriti Peetham & K. J. Somaiya Buddhism center Mumbai  for & has been teaching yogic philosophies for a decade now.her teaching style is simple & practical 

While she was working as professor at a senior college teaching Human resource and development, life changed for her. She had bouts of  Migraine and so she sought the help of Yoga therapy for physical respite. Little did she know that this was going to be a life changer for her. She is on a nomadic journey for the past one year following the inspiration of Abhyaas and Vairagya.now she is here with us Spreading her Wisdom & Compassion to make this world better place thru  practical application of  Yoga sutras holistically in day to day life. 

Lead Teacher 200/300/100 Hrs  E-RYT 500 & YACEP (Yoga Alliance certified teacher)

 

Bine has been living a partial nomad lifestyle as a Yoga teacher for the last couple of years. Over the past

four years she worked as a teacher trainer, leading Yoga teacher trainings courses, wrote concepts for 200hrs Yoga teacher trainings and successfully qualified more than 800 Yoga teachers from all over the world. As a   E-RYT 500 she teaches both, drop in classes and teacher training courses, her main practice and teaching style is Vinyasa Flow, offering creative, challenging and playful sequences to her students. She also teaches Hatha and Yin Yoga. In YTT courses she covers all Yoga theory subjects, as well as alignment & adjustment of Yoga Asanas.

Bine found Yoga for herself as a healing practice at a difficult time in her life, when she worked 65hrs per week, managing fitness clubs where she took care of sales & marketing, customer service, finances, administration and human resources development. In addition she is been responsible to teach the sales team across Germany to ensure success of the famous fitness brand. Her journey to find peace within, brought her to mother India and Sri Lanka where she enrolled herself in various TC programs in Ayurveda  & different Yoga Styles as in Hatha, Sivananda, Ashtanga, Vinyasa and Acro Yoga.Traveling the world for Yoga, Bine met many people who, burned out by western lifestyle, were struggling on their path, trying to reconnect with themselves and with nature.Through her teachings, she wants to help them bring back light and happiness in their lives, just as Yoga did it for her.Besides flowing on the mat herself, she loves being in nature, especially close to the ocean. Whenever she can dance, laugh, be active and surrounded by friends,

Bine is in her happy place – where she wishes everyone else to be too!

Yoga Teacher   E-RYT 200  (Yoga Alliance certified teacher)

 

Eli  is a free soul, full-time spiritual & adventurous seeker,A go getter, always ready to welcome unknown,. she is very creative in her approach towards life & her teachings.she very kind,loving & gentle soul.who sees good in everything and everyone with her ever growing wisdom.she has done her teacher training course with EYV in feb 2018 .she has been working and teaching with us since than.her teaching is truly world class yet simple to follow and understand.she also participated in many silent & well being retreats in last years.she embodies what she preaches.

 

Get Involved 

 

Earth Yoga Village is a community of like-minded people who live by the motto 'Live the Life you Love & Love the Life you Live'. We hope to inspire many other beautiful souls on this planet and to offer you the chance to come and experience, we offer different programs for people traveling on a budget. For people wanting to explore the world, India or community living and share their skills and wisdom with us. Together we grow. Every helping hand is welcome as long as you can commit to be involved fully and passionately.

We live a conscious life that includes compassion towards other beings and ourselves. We create harmony in our surroundings and aspire to live a fulfilling happy life that inspires everyone we touch. If you think you can help us spread the love and inspire others, please apply below. We can't wait to meet you.

 

Earth Yoga Village Community work exchange  Program

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Requirements 

- High degree of self-discipline

- Compassionate behavior

Age - 27 to 40

200 HRS Teacher Training

What we offer in return

- Love, smiles, faith and immense gratitude

- Work Exchange under YogaHoliday program

-  will be rewarded with everyday sunshine and the gentle breeze of the Arabian Sea

 

 Duration & Dates

   15/Oct/2022 to 05/Feb/2023

  29/Jan/2023 to 07/April/2023

 

our work exchange is 5 hours a day for 6 days a week  in return of a bed in 4 bed hut ,all meals & classes as per village program. 

Please keep in mind that this is a self-development work exchange program for everyone wanting to progress on their spiritual path. On top of helping in a village & developing your teaching skills, you are expected to attend at least two classes every day to support your spiritual growth towards living the life you love and loving the life you live.

You shall adhere to all rules and regulations at Earth Yoga Village and failure to do so will result in dismissal and we will ask you to leave.

By submitting the below application form, you agree with all terms and conditions applicable for work exchange .

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