Our Organisation


a1000yoga Academy is an earnest effort in bringing together the knowledge and practice of Yoga to address the wellness needs of our present day world. The founders, saw the need for thorough professionalism in Yoga services in India and set up an Educational Academy in 2011. Currently the Academy is functioning from Indiranagar, Bangalore, India and its operations are run by HYAP Trust.

Our Vision

Every Individual empowered with complete control of their Health and Happiness.

Our Mission

Impart Authentic and Professional education to Aspiring Yoga teachers.

Systematise and standardise Yoga teaching methodologies.

Provide Continual Support to Yoga teachers with Technical, Operational and Business skills.

Our Approach: Sattwa Method

We all are seeking absolute  happiness in life
Absolute happiness is within us and is a result of sound physical mental health, harmonious interpersonal relationships and spirituality
We can increase this in our life by increasing Sattwas and limiting Rajas and Tamas
Sattwa can be increased by Right Practice, Right Food and Lifestyle , Right Relationships

Our Journey


Starting with 5 students in a class in 2011, a1000yoga Academy after 72 batches and about 2000 graduates, is an institution and most sought after school for quality and reliable Yoga teacher certification courses, ranging from basic to advance to specialisation in teaching children and pre-post natal women.

The teacher training programs are designed to make it accessible for passionate yogis from all walks of life to immerse themselves in traditional practices meant for modern application.

‘a1000yoga’ – the name: The number 1000 is of archetypal importance in Eastern sciences. The Sahasrara chakra, represented by a 1000 petal lotus, is the highest level of consciousness that any human form can attain in their life on earth. Yoga practices facilitate Actualization of this highest consciousness, in a systematic and safe manner.

Why choose a1000yoga Academy


Our courses are designed for all who want to learn and pursue Yoga in its purest form and is open to homemakers, working professionals, artists of all ages and ethnicity.


Our belief lies in teaching yoga from authentic sources to fit today’s audience and lifestyle, free from any dilution to the classical method.

Great value for the time

Effort and money you would invest in the course. You take back, good health, yoga knowledge including spreading the same through teaching yoga to the community.

Only for business

Here – We are not a school that sells certificates for the sake of it.

A FAD or a Trend

We do not teach populist, fad yoga like Acro yoga, Aerial yoga, Beer yoga act.

False Claims

We do not make false promises nor do we engage in modern-day spiritual mumbo-jumbo.


Pradeep Sattwamaya (Deep)

Pradeep had the blessed opportunity to be accepted as a disciple by his guru, Paramhamsa Swami Niranjanananda Saraswati ( In the sanyasa lineage of Shri Adi Shankara, Swami Sivananda, Swami Satyananda ). Pradeep spend two full years living and imbibing Yoga at Gangadarshan, a Yoga gurukula along the banks of river Ganga in Bihar. He has now completed first 12 year phase of discipleship.

Pradeep has also studied the Mysore Astanga Yoga and Iyengar Yoga (with props). He is currently pursuing his studies in Ayurveda and modern Neuroscience.

He started practicing yoga as a seven year old, learning classical asanas from his father, post an engineering degree, devoted full time to studying yoga, graduating M.Sc. program in Yogic sciences (from the world’s first yoga university, Bihar Yoga Bharati, Munger, India, with a university gold medal).

He has been teaching yoga in India, Europe and South east Asia, He successfully built a chain a yoga studios in Bangalore which was later acquired by a major Health brand.   He has been training and mentoring over 2000 budding yoga teachers since 2006. 

Yoga tradition in India

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Traditional Home of Yoga and Yogis for many millenium

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Existing long unbroken lineage of Yoga schools

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Holistic approach to Yoga

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Complete alignment of Lifestyle, Food, Language and Culture for the through practice of Yoga

Meet Our Teachers