Dr. Jitendra Das, Yoga
Total years in practice: 20
Dr. Jitendra Das has studied Yoga, Ayurveda and Vedic scripture at school and university, as well as with senior Indian masters. He studied Yoga, Ayurveda, Sanskrit, Veda and related subjects in Haridwar.
Haridwar is known as the ‘door to heaven’, and attracts many Yogic saints and Ayurvedic masters. It is also an ideal place for Ayurvedic ancient healing and Yogic centres. Jitendra Das completed his B.A. 'Bachelor's degree' in Sanskrit, Yoga, Vedic literature and Philosophy subject, M.A. 'gold medal awarded' in yoga and scientific research, and 'Ph.D.' in Patanjali Yoga and Ayurveda at Gurukul Kangri University, Haridwar, Uttrakhand, India. He also completed MA in Sanskrit from Sampurnanand Sanskrit University, Varanasi.
Dr. Das has travelled, studied and practiced yoga all over India at Ashrams with practitioner monks, during his school vacations. After his graduation, he decided to share the knowledge and experience that he gained through his practice and from other sources. Therefore, he developed a small place in Rishikesh for Eastern and Western seekers of Yoga and spirituality. By now, this place is well known as Patanjali International Yoga Foundation (PIYF), and is registered with the Indian government and Yoga Alliance international. He teaches and practices Yogasana, Pranayama, Bandha, Mantra, Mudra, meditation, cleansing Kriyas, Ayurveda and Vedic chanting at Rishikesh, and gives conferences, workshops and seminars worldwide.
Dr. Jitendra Das is committed to offering Ancient Style of Hatha Yoga (Patanjali system) and Ayurveda workshops and courses internationally, as well as to offering a 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training (YTT) course, Yoga-Therapy and Ayurveda Course (YTAC) and Yoga-Meditation Retreats at Rishikesh India. He calls the style of Yoga he is teaching "Ancient Style of Hatha Yoga", meaning the real form of yoga from the source of Ancient Sage Patanjali
He has practiced Yoga since 1986 and studied Yoga in the university for five years to complete his Master degree in Yoga, He then spent another five years to complete research in yoga for a PhD Degree. He has been teaching yoga since 2001. He personally conducts and is responsible for all Yoga Teacher Training and Yoga Therapy and Ayurveda, Yoga Meditation Retreat and Yoga Courses.
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