About Shakti Yoga Peeth

We are one of the internationally acclaimed yoga school, running under the aegis of Akshi  Foundation,  a school that is marked by quality teaching, rigorous training and strict discipline. We aim to serve the humanity weaving into their lives the magic of Yoga. The school is run as per the standards set by Yoga Alliance, USA, fostering the student’s complete art and science of Yoga in its varied forms.  Our school is built on the foundation of love, care and peace and to maintain  harmony with your life and the world around. If you start loving yourself, you would start loving the world around you- Its people, animals and nature everything that nature has within its precincts.

Each of our Yoga teacher’s is highly experienced in his or her own field who would not only teach but also guide you in Yogic journey. We would be offering Ashtanga, Vinayasa Yoga, Hatha Yoga and Kundalini yoga to meditation, pranayama and much more through our 200 hour yoga teacher training course and yoga retreats. Our other faculty members are very caring and helpful and would take care of all your needs.


Spending few days in Rishikesh means you are blessed with the soulful, the life that can breathe you with energy and help you to focus on your aim for which you are here in this vicinity. We are located near banks of River Ganga which is an experience in itself. The surrounding natural environment will dazzle you.

Fully furnished rooms are available for the students. They can have the rooms on single bases or twin sharing basis. Each room is airy with windows opening to the scenic environment around. All the facilities are provided likeshiva-yoga-accommodation2

  • Double bed
  • Coffee table
  • Side drawers
  • Iron
  • Locker
  • Cupboard
  • Attached Bathrooms with 24 hours running hot and cold water
  • Free wifi


Meals are provided there times a day- Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Complete vegetarian food will be provided that would be prepared by the Ayurvedic chefs to ensure you are getting healthy, delicious and nutritious food. Food would be different each day to make you cherish every Indian delicacy and when you are at home you have many memorable memories to take back with you.

Our Yoga Gurus

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 Arya Vivek
Yoga Anatomy, Yoga Therapy, Teaching Mythology, Philosophy

Arya’s Vivek acquaintance with yoga happened at a very young age because of his father Sri Vivek’s influence and motivation.  For fifteen years he has lived and followed the ashram life but his hunger to learn Yoga and philosophy took him to the Himalayas. The sages noticed his passion and zeal in him and taught him secret mysteries which are still unknown to the people. He also gained knowledge in Naturopathy, Acupressure, Pranic healing and learned the philosophies of Buddhism, Jainism, and Sufism, on body Anatomy and Physiology. He is currently doing PH.D in Yoga. Besides being a teacher his spark for learning continues. The selflessness and desire to continue learning made him one of the best teachers that students adore.

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Siddharth Verr Singh 
Philosophy, Meditation And Yog Nidra

Siddhartha Veer, born in a traditional Indian family, grew up around the temples and ashrams of great sage Neem Karoli Baba. These ashram visits and wandering in himalayan foothills gave him deep spiritual understanding of the ancient vedic wisdom.

As a result of his wanderings and past life Samskaras, he met and served Revered M.M Swami Veda Bharati, one of the greatest Vedic Scholar of 21st century, who guided him and initiated him on the path of meditation. He has studied Advaita Vedanta texts under H.H Swami Dayananda Saraswati and M.M Swami Abhishek Chaitanya Giri.

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Yogacharya Sanjeev Panday Ji
Pranayama, Meditation And Relaxation

Yogacharya Sanjeev Pandey Ji is a most inspiring and a popular pranayama teacher in Rishikesh. His teaching would leave a magical spell on the students. Yogacharya Pandey has been performing pranayama since last twenty years and the intricacies he adopts while teaching is amazing. He can deliver the familiar techniques in new ways making them very easy for students to follow. His teachings are based on the classical works:   Bhagawad Gita, Hathayogapradipika, Upanishads and Gheranda Samhita. He was earlier a successful businessman but gave up this materialistic life to adopt the Yoga for whole his life.


Tanushree Rawat
Yoga Philosophy, Kundalini Yoga

Tanushree has seven years of the most rewarding yogic journey and now giving the same knowledge to the students. She teaches asanas, pranayama, meditation and other forms of yoga to her students with professionalism and with great dexterity and skill.  She has attained post graduation in yoga from Sanskrit University in Haridwar, and also did MSc in Yogic Science. She also did six months certificate course from Ved Niketan Ashram and 200 hours Teachers Training course from Jeevmoksha Yoga Gurukul. She began her teaching career from ashrams in Rishikesh. She has also actively participated in many international seminars. In 2015, she was invited as a speaker in Californication beauty and spa in Kazakhstan. She was also honored by Embassy of India for her active participation in the First International Day of Yoga that was held on 21st June 2015.

 Yogi Ashish
Hatha Yoga, Alignment & Adjustment, Vinyasa Flow

Ashish is a young yoga master whose love and passion for yoga can be seen in his eyes. There is a certain dynamics at play when he teaches asanas to his students. He is teaching yoga since last six years in Rishikesh and other parts of the country demonstrating and implementing different concepts of classical Asanas. He got his training from the international school of yoga Ved Niketan Dham in Rishikesh and gained the masters degree in yogic sciences from Sanskrit university in Uttarakhand.  He has attended many workshops and seminars on Physical education, sports training & amp and yoga in different parts of the country. He holds the spirit of yoga high whatever he does and wherever he goes.

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Yogi Pankaj
Ashtanga Vinyasa

Yogi Pankaj is an experienced and educated teacher belonging to the traditional Indian family. He is also a badminton coach but his first love is Yoga.  He has acquired his Master degree in the Yoga Science and art and also gained RYT200 certification.  His teachings on Hatha and Ashtanga Yoga have been very inspiring and students love him for the way he corrects their postures while taking into consideration body constitution of each student and safety. He is very encouraging and goes deep into the teaching asanas while incorporating meditation, breathing technique, yoga philosophy and mantra.

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