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GIUSEPPE PETRACCA      (Ácárya Premamáyananda Avt.)

Teaches Modules 1,2,4-6 & 7-12

(Ácárya Liilánanda Avt.)

Teaches Modules 6 & 7

(Ácárya Dharmavedánanda Avt.)

Teaches Module 8

is the in-charge of AMYS since 2014. He has been a yoga & meditation teacher since 1987. He graduated from Ánanda Márga’s Ácárya training in 1994 and has since established and run several yoga centers in Europe, Australia and South East Asia. His passion for environmental and welfare issue has engaged him in various humanitarian projects. Ácárya Premamayánanda is the resident teacher, and will be the students’ guide throughout the course. He is the full-time teacher. 

became an Ácárya in 1982,  and has gained fast popularity due to his deep understanding of yoga philosophy,  often presented in an innovative and humorous way. He has 40 years of experience in teaching yoga and philosophy in Europe,  South America and now in Asia. He’s AMIA part-time teacher. 

majored in psychology before undergoing training as an Ácárya in 1972. His specialty is Natural Therapy.  He has given individual treatment to many thousands of patients. He is the director of the network of the Ánanda Márga Yoga Wellness Centers, in Philippines, USA, India, Taiwan and several other countries. These centers offer to radically improve the health of almost anyone who is chronically diseased or stressed. He’s AMIA part-time teacher.

KOHLI SATISH CHANDER (Ácárya Shambhushivánanda Avt.)

Teaches Modules 7 & 11

(Avtk. Ánanda Sainjaná Ácáryá )

Teaches Modules 1-6


Teaches Module 3

is a yogic monk and chancellor of Ananda Marga Gurukula, an international network of over 1200 schools and research institutions. He received his PhD in Business and Applied Economics from the University of Pennsylvania. In 1992 he was the recipient of the International Mahatma Gandhi Award. For over 40 Years, he has been a monk and teacher of meditation. He was the keynote speaker on several global forums, including the Lithuanian Parliament on the occasion of their independence from USSR, the Kyoto Forum of Japan, and the Parliament of World Religions in Cape Town, South Africa. He is AMIA part-time teacher.

is a Singaporean Yoga Teacher holding a Bachelor in Health Science (Complimentary medicine). A certified manual therapist, she had practiced in a clinical environment. Her interest in Health Care & fitness life style started in the 90s.  She practices a variety of yoga from well-known traditions such as Satyananda, Vivekananda, Yin Yoga and Viniyoga. She has a 500 RYT with Subtle Yoga in the USA and is currently  continuing the study of yoga and neuroscience. A yogic nun of Ananda Marga, she regularly holds program on yoga detox, yoga and meditation and spiritual lifestyle training. In the last four annual Art & Music Festival in Siberia, which attracts more than 1000 visitors, she represented RAWA (Renaissance Artist & Writers Association). She has taught personalized meditation to over 2500 ladies. She is AMIA part-time teacher.

Yoga was able to relieve his back pain and this inspired him to deepen his practice and share his knowledge with others. He has 450 Hours of Teacher Training with Ánanda Márga, 200 Hours of Vinyasa Flow Teacher Training and a 50-Hour SmartFlow® Teacher Training Intensive on Older Adult, Restorative and Therapeutic Yoga. Along with his knowledge in chiropractic and TCM, he has focused his practice in Yoga Therapy and Anatomy. Lloyd is AMIA part-time teacher and he will be teaching Certificate Course Module 3: Yoga Anatomy, Physiology & Bio Psychology. His teachings are well known for being very practical and hands on. He believes that there is a yoga practice for everyone, regardless of age, flexibility and strength. He is AMIA part-time teacher.

(Ácárya Shankarsanánanda Avt.)

Teaches Modules 1,2,4-6 & 7-12

(Ácárya Shiilabhadránanda Avt.)

Teaches Modules 4 & 7


Teaches Module 9

has a broad background in Aśt́áuṋga yoga (Raja yoga), Rájádhirájá yoga and Sahaja yoga, with a special passion for meditation. He is AMIA Part-Time teacher.

has a unique ability to bring hope and positivism to the students’ mind. Having more than 40 years of yogic experience,  he possesses a deep knowledge about yogic science and lifestyle. He will be teaching the various aspects of the eight-limb Aśt́áuṋga yoga &  is AMIA part-time teacher.

 who holds a Master of Arts (Fine Art)  loves sharing Art with people and communicating ideas through art-making. She exhibits regularly and works within areas such as Painting,  Drawing,  Sewing,  Installation Art and Video work.

Her interest in Yoga started ten years ago and since then she has been studying from various Yoga schools:  Sivananda, Ánanda Márga and Vivekananda and teaches yoga part time. Her real passion is to bring Art and Yoga together and most importantly, to make other people benefit from these wonderful aspects of living:  Yoga and Creativity. She’s AMIA part-time teacher.