About Krishna Raja
Kirshna Raja-Certified Yoga teacher and Yoga Therapist, hailing from a family of traditional Yoga practitioners in South India.He learned Yoga techniques at the age of 8 from his uncle who was a yoga teacher and regular Yoga practitioner at Ramakrishna Mission and Vivekananda Ashram where they teach authentic traditional Yoga techniques.
He spent nearly 25 years as a Marketing professional, working in India and abroad going through the stress and strain common to all marketing professionals.
Later in his life he realized the importance of traditional Yoga which provides the suitable solution for all the modern life style related health and social problems. He joined SVYASA Yoga University,(SVYASA-Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana) in Bangalore and became a Certified Yoga Teacher and Therapist. He also underwent various Yoga Therapy Training programs at the University which has a 250 bedded Yoga hospital within the campus.He was also a member of the Yoga Therapist Team of the SVYASA for one year for the "STOP DIABETES THROUGH YOGA" project of the University to teach Yoga Therapy techniques to prevent and manage Diabetes through Yoga.
Later he joined "The International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center" - Headquarters in Canada - founded by Swami Sivananda and Swami Vishnu Devananda from South India.Now it is an International organization with Yoga Ashrams and Yoga centers in more than 30 countries offering Authentic Hatha Yoga teachings.
Krishna Raja underwent and completed successfully the "Teachers Training Program" and "Advanced Teachers Training Programs" in Sivanda Ashrams. These Courses Certifications are recognized by the YOGA ALLIANCE 200 Hour and 500 Hour level in USA and CANADA.
Krishna Raja is the founder of "YOGAWAY" - Yoga training center in Bangalore, India, along with his wife , who is also a certified Yoga teacher.
He has been teaching Holistic, Integrated Authentic Yoga to Individuals, Foreign Tourists, Corporates and Institutions.He also visits abroad and teach Yoga in many countries.
He has participated in International Yoga Conferences in India and Abroad. He was awarded "YOGA SIROMANI" - "TEACHER OF YOGA" and "YOGA ACHARYA"-"MASTER OF YOGA" titles from The International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center.
Krishna Raja has been teaching Yoga for many years and his teachings are based on Holistic Integrated approach coupled with modern medical and scientific explanations adhered by Dr.Nagendra-Former Scientist of NASA(U.S.A) and Dr.Nagarathna, M.D.,FRCP(Edinburgh) founders of SVYASA Yoga University, Swami Sivananda(He was a Medical Doctor and later a world renowned Sage) and Swami vishnu Devananda- close disciple of Swami Sivananda.
To Compliment his teaching in yoga, he has studied "Foot Reflexology" and successfully completed the training program with the world famous WATPO THAI Therapy school in Bangkok, Thailand and Ayurveda Body Massage from Kerala, India.
Now his main aim is to introduce the "YOGAWAY OF LIFE" to many people as possible all over the world by teaching Intergrated Holistic Yoga.
200-Hour YTT, 500-Hour YTT
Currently Working With
Himalayan International Yoga Center Teacher Training Siem Reap, Cambodia