Dr.Venky (Ph.D) is best known to most Singaporeans as the senior Yoga Master of Planet Fitness where his classes are often packed to maximum capacity due to his large following of yoga students who have benefitted from his experience. Despite the numerous accolades to his name, he commands respect though his unassuming persona that exemplifies the true teachings of yoga; humility, simplicity and a generous heart. Through his charismatic personal manner, he inspires students to look at yoga beyond asana practice, and leads them on a spiritual journey towards physical and emotional stability and power and to see yoga not just as physical exercise, but as a way of life.
With 21 years of experience in teaching various types of yoga both in India,Singapore and Europe, he is a internationally acclaimed master of Hatha Yoga, Ashtanga Yoga (Patanjali’s eight limbed path), Raja Yoga, and is best sought after for his Power Yoga, Hot Yoga, Hatha Vinyasa and Advanced Asana classes at Planet Fitness and previously at the International Women’s Club in Pune (India).
Dr. Venky also specializes in the treatment of symptoms for Sciatica, neck and lower back pain, Asthma, Diabetes and blood pressure using Holistic techniques such as foot reflexology, massage therapy and flower remedies, in addition to Yoga therapy, physiotherapy and Biochemic medication. He specializes in Yoga therapy for backaches, neck aches, diabetes, high and low blood pressure, sinusitis, constipation, indigestion, stomach acidity, various digestive problems, and migraines. He also specializes in Yoga for stress management for busy executives by using various ancient therapeutic yogic techniques such as asana, pranayama, prana dharana and meditation.
In addition to this, he offers Singapore. Europe and India’s most comprehensive 200 hrs teachers’ training course (Accredited by Yoga Alliance USA) for the teaching of Yoga, tapping on his vast knowledge of both traditional yoga thought and practice, and sports science. Many accomplished yoga teachers in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Australia, Rusia, England, Germany, Portugal, Argentina and USA owe their beginnings to Dr. Venky, who through is experienced hand, has turned many avid practitioners of yoga, into masters in their own right.