Amit Raina (Om Ji)

Born in Srinagar, Kashmir, India in a Brahmin family . His grand father was disciple of Swami Ram Ji who is from the lineage of Abninavagupta . His mother Krishna is a master in Sanskrit and father Dwarka Nath is a great follower of lord Shiva. Being born in the Kashmir Shaivism Tradition  and having interest in spirituality from young age, he grew around great shaivite masters. Knowing that there is more to life than what you see with your eyes and what you perceive with your mind,he started practicing meditation and yoga from young age. In the city of Pune while working as an Engineer in a deep meditation he had a strong vision after which he left the comforts of his life and traveled all over the Himalayas and stayed in various ashrams

He studied in Gurukula Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, in the sacred city of Haridwar at the faculty of Oriental Studies the philosophy of hatha yoga ,asana, pranayama and satkarmas and receive the certificate in yoga, then he went to Bihar School of Yoga in Munger and receive the certificate in Yogic Studies, were he studied satyananda yoga, karma yoga, Bakthi yoga and Jnana yoga.

He is a student of B.K.S Iyengar yoga institute in Pune for more than fourteen years,were he learnt body alignment, the proper use of props, correct postures and pranayams. He is  certified by Guru Ji BKS Iyengar as an Iyengar Yoga teacher. He also studied Tantra and various scriptures at the feet of various masters to whom he bows his head with deep respect and practicing the meditations as prescribed by the scriptures of Agamas and Hatha yoga.
He has developed new form of yoga incorporating the wisdom of agamas with the practices of yoga and has been teaching yoga through out the world, at the same time knowing the importance of his heritage he is spreading the real meaning of Tantra.
E-RYT 500 ( Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher) recognized by the Yoga Alliance

Lina Ma

Born in Colombia, South America, is a graduate in Anthropology from the University of the Andes, Bogota. Experienced Yoga Teacher  of Kashmir Shaivism School of Yoga . Lina is a Qualified Iyengar Yoga Teacher by Guru Ji B.K.S Iyengar in Pune- India, Colombian Iyengar Yoga Teacher click here . Lina is also certified Yoga Instructor by Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana, a Yoga University specializes in yoga therapy in Bangalore India having a background on Integrative Yoga, alignment and Therapy. She studied Yoga Philosophy Jnana Yoga for 2 years. As an Anthropologist she has dedicated to live and share different traditions having studied  the dynamic and traditional practices of the  cultures in India and South America, for a combined living research. As part of her graduate work at Department of Human Sciences she worked in different Indigenous communities writing articles of Shamanism Medicine, plants and body movement and worked as a cultural researcher on projects for education. In India she has been studying with the kashmiri pandit community the Kashmir Shaivism Tradition. She is bringing yoga as a tool for social change in different schools being  certified yoga teacher for kids & families. Lina is Certified Prenatal Yoga Teacher and currently the codirector of the prenatal Yoga TTC at KSSOY, she teaches restorative yoga  for  prenatal, childbirth and postnatal time based not only in studies but as well in her own experience as a mother bringing her knowledge, preparation and life experience  of the homebirth and lotus birth of her daughter.
She is a yoga practitioner for more than 15 years. Her search took her to India where she is living and teaching, she is also currently teaching in different parts of the world. She continues to study in Pune  (Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute) . Lina also practices Vipassana and study Vajrayan Buddhism and sufi meditations.

Krishna Challo

From Kashmiri Pandit tradition Krishna is a Sanskrit scholar and guest faculty of KSSOY; she is a graduate in Sanskrit and has masters in Hindi and Master in education from the University of Kashmir.Founder & Program Director of KSSOY

Having teaching experience of over 40 years in different parts of India.

Dr Rohtas Singh

He is a Physician (MBBS, MD) from the Government College of medical Sciences, Rohtak, Haryana, , and specializes in neurology
Dr Rothas is guest faculty of KSSOY in anatomy and physiology.
He is also a yoga practitioner and supports KSSOY in research programs.
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