Upaya Yoga started by yogi Prem Krishnanada with the vision to provide the best Teacher Training Course equipped with highly trained experts and gurus. We are affiliated by Yoga Alliance USA. Our centers are located in Goa, Rishikesh & Bali. Our certification course is available for yogis all around the globe.

All our multi-faceted classes are conducted by graduates of Yoga Teacher Training Course. We have on board a team of highly skilled instructors who have dedicated themselves to ensure they bring about a spiritual transmutation in their students, to help connect with the divinity of yoga, with awareness, expertise, patience, and compassion.

Meet Our Teachers

Manager & Teacher at Goa Center
Prachi was born in the northern part of India, Rajasthan. In her home state, she completed a master’s degree in sociology Read More
Alida Maugeri
Manager & Teacher at Rishikesh Center
Alida is Italian originally from Catania. Her journey into yoga started four years ago in London to eventually bring her to India Read More

Prashant Pandey

Prashant Pandey is a Yoga Teacher, Therapist, Astrologer and Acupressurist by profession with experience of 23 years in Read More

Yoga Bali Teacher

Rohil Jethmalani

Rohil began his journey into yoga by coming into contact with meditation 6 years ago. In a quest to find his true Self, he visited many masters Read More

Ruchira Pandey

Ruchira Pandey is a Yoga Teacher & Therapist by profession with experience of 23 years in the field of yoga teaching. Read More

Yoga Teacher Praba
Praba was born in Tamil Nadu, South India. He was born into a family of yogis who practice in the Ashtanga style that characterizes Read More

Ayush Sharma

Ayush discovered yoga in his childhood when he started to perform asanas as if it was a new game. Read More



Prem was born in Lumbini, west Nepal, on 3rd April 1991. He is a graduate in Arts. He enjoys painting, playing guitar and flute in his free time. Read More

Chetan Bhadri

Chetan Bhadri was born and grow up in a Brahmin family in Rishikesh . He experienced yoga for the first time in his young age and was immediately amazed by its physical and spiritual benefits. Read More


Jessica’s love for Yoga started during her Psychology studies in University. Besides being dedicated to the study of human thoughts and feelings and making humanitarian trips around the world,  Read More


Christine has studied yoga since 1998 and has been teaching ever since then. Completing her Masters and Diploma in Naturopathy and Yogic Science. Read More

Neeraj Nautiyal

Swami Niranjan (Neeraj Nautiyal) was born in the Himalayas at the junction of the rivers Alaknanda and Mandakini in Rudraprayag. Read More


Vanessa Fabbrilei
YIN Yoga Teacher

I’m a certified yoga teacher, recognized at both national and international level. I’m officially registered with CONI Read More

Yoga Bali Teacher

Ella Trotter

Ella’s passion for yoga started many years before she found herself at the Upaya Yoga center in Goa. After many years of Travelling, Read More

Dr. Harsh Agarwal
CMD, Vardan Ayurveda Nilayam – Teacher

Dr. Harsh comes from a family of Doctors, whose Grand Father was a very famous Ayurvedacharya during the 1970s. Read More

Yogacharya Mohan Panwar

Yogacharya Mohan PanwarBorn in a Vedic family, Yogacharya Mohan Panwar began the path of yoga at the age of 15. Read More

Dr Nitin Patil
Dr Nitin Patil born in Kolhapur, interested in Ayurvedic herbal medicines since childhood is what brought him to study deeper in the philosophy of Ayurveda. Read More