Faculty

Dr N. Chandrasekaran (Dr NC) MBBS

Dr N. Chandrasekaran is one of the world’s most experienced yoga therapists, a western medical doctor, international trainer and author.  In 2010 he founded the Viniyoga Healing Foundation of India (VHF) after more than a decade heading the Yoga Therapy Department at the Krisnamacharya Yoga Mandiram (KYM) in Chennai. In that role he conducted consultations […]

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Saraswathi Vasudevan – Yoga Vahini

Saraswathi is an internationally renowned and sought after therapist and trainer. She has two Masters Degrees (in Nutrition and Psychology) from the University of Madras, Chennai, and for over 16 years was a yoga teacher, teacher-trainer, therapist, consultant and head of the research department at an internationally renowned institute of yoga in Chennai. She has […]

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Leanne Davis

Leanne Davis – Viniyoga Australia Leanne has worked in complementary medicine since 1983 and taught yoga since completing the Sivananda Vedanta Yoga Academy training in India in 1988. She has a Bachelor of Health Science in Acupuncture and practices Traditional Chinese Medicine, body-work and Ayurveda alongside her work with Yoga. She is now a senior […]

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Christiane Steinward (M. Physiotherapy, PGDYT)

Christiane is a Senior Yoga teacher in the tradition of Krishnamacarya, graduate of the YTA PGDYT course and registered Physiotherapist. She first studied with Dr N.C. and Saraswathi Vasudevan at the KYM (Chennai) in 2005 and has continued her studies in classical Yoga, Yoga Therapy, Physiotherapy and Ayurveda since that time. She is currently based […]

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Mr A.F. Lara Abiesheikh – Viniyoga Healing Foundation of India

Lara is an exponent of yoga, having practised the entire array of asanas and pranayama techniques since the age of fourteen. Initially, he studied at the Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram, where he then taught for nearly eight years. His quest for perfection propelled him to further seek guidance from other senior and popular teachers in the […]

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