Himalayan Yoga Master and founder of Akhanda Yoga, Yogrishi Vishvketu (Yogrishi) is known for his infectious laughter, playfulness and stories. His holistic approach brings forward ancient wisdom for a modern age, incorporating asana, pranayama, mantra, meditation and yogic wisdom in every class. Yogrishi’s deepest aim is to inspire people to connect to their true nature,
which is joyful, fearless, expansive and playful.
A Yogi at heart, he has studied and practiced Yoga in the Himalayas for 40 years, and holds a PhD in Yoga Philosophy. He has been teaching at workshops and conferences internationally for over 25 years, and has trained thousands of teachers through his Yoga Alliance registered 200- and 300-hour Yoga Teacher Training programs in Rishikesh, India. Yogrishi continues his father’s legacy of charitable works in local communities.
In 2007, he co-founded Anand Prakash Yoga Ashram Trust in Rishikesh. In 2013, he founded Sansar Gyaan Pathshala, a free school for over 250 underserved children in rural Uttar Pradesh, India, which is supported by the Canadian charity Helping Hands for India. Yogrishi Vishvketu is the author of Yogasana: The Encyclopedia of Yoga Poses, (2015) and collaborated on the Business Casual Yogi (2019).