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. Pradeep currently heads a1000yoga Academy. He has been training and mentoring over 2000 budding yoga teachers since 2006. Yoga Sattwa is Pradeep’s new initiative in Mysore for immersive learning . To learn more visit yogasattwa.