Yog Nisarga Team
Sandip Chaugule (Sw. Prem Sandip)
E-RYT 500 & SYT (Founder & Director)
“I believe that only the path that takes you beyond your comfort zone of the known is the real “Yoga” everything else is nothing but a mind- churning dream. Meditation is the substantial tool to take this jump beyond the mind. “Yoga to meditation”– that’s the fundamental path which I have to offer in my teachings.”
When Swami Prem Sandip was six years old, he was introduced to Meditation & Yoga Practices by his elder brother Yogi Abhay. Later, in his teenage, he started exploring various paths of Yoga & Meditation through books and directly experimenting on his own. In next few years he deepened his mediation practice and traveled many places and ashrams in India, his journey included OSHO ashram & Meher Baba’s pilgrimage.
He further studied Mysore-style Ashtanga Yoga classes led by Rolf and Marci in Anjuna, Goa. During this time he also gained proficiency in Hatha, Sivananda & Iyengar Yoga. This extensive learning makes him a teacher with rare combinations, Traditional Hatha & Ashtanga Vinyasa flow style of Yoga with Iyengar alignments.
He has concluded more than 60 Yoga Teacher Training and numerous Yoga Retreat Programs across the globe.
Acharya yogesh is one of the authenticate gems in the world of yoga.. He is associated with therapeutic aspects of different yogic practices. He is excellent teacher for philosophy, yogic anatomy and traditional Hatha Yoga. Yogesh has mastery over cleansing process and pranayamic technique. One of the eminent specialty of Yogesh is chakra therapy/ cleansing and balancing. He is practicing alternate healing therapy, a combination of psychological counselling, Ayurveda, Chakra therapy, mudra therapy, yoga and pranic healing over six years. On his philosophical and spiritual journey he has studied many great seekers of the truth like Patanjali, Osho, Budhha, Gurdjeff, Lord Krishna, Aurobindo, Shankaracharya and many more and what is more he has not only studied these philosophy but he is trying to live a life according to essence of this philosophy. Over these years he has developed completely scientific attitude towards spiritual practices leading to combination of Eastern feeling and Western mind. He spends most of his time in Osho- Gurdjeff communes when he is not teaching. He combines all the knowledge he has got from various path of spirituality. Yogesh has also teaching experience of philosophy, yogic anatomy, hatha yoga, Pranayama, meditation and various cleansing processes in different schools and individual workshops in India and Europe.
Dr. Siddhesh Bandekar
Dr. Siddhesh S. Bandekar has completed the degree in Ayurvedic medicine (B.A.M.S.) from Goa University. He decided to take this further in serving the society through General health care by using general principles of ayurveda.. Dr. Siddhesh brings along with him first hand experience in Panchakarma (Detoxification treatments) and pulse diagnosis (Nadi Pariksha). His Passion towards ayurveda and inclination towards serving the society made him popular in the field. He has successfully done several trips to Russia and Ukraine. Due to his Academic interest he also delivers lectures on ancient principles of ayurveda. He carries an experience of more than 10 yrs in the field. To keep himself abreast of trends in ayurveda, Dr. Siddhesh attended numerous conferences of national and international stature. By joining Yog Nisarga, he looks forward to serve society through ancient knowledge of ayurveda and he is proud to be a part of the team.
Tanja is a Yoga Alliance Registered Teacher and B.A. Physiotherapist who has dedicated herself to the study and practice of Yoga and other healing modalities. As a teen,Tanja began to study Philosophy, Nutrition and Meditation. Since then, she has delved into a variety of healing modalities, such as Core Energetics, Hatha Yoga Practice, Enlightenment Intensives, Rebirthing, Vipassana and Zen Retreats, the Feldenkrais Method, Aroma therapy, Thai massage, and Yumeiho therapy. In 2005, she met two teachers who made a significant impact on her practice and study of Yoga. Swami Brahmajnanananda taught Tanja a broad spectrum of Yoga practices and directed her spiritual studies towards Sri Ramakrishna and Sri Ramana Maharshi. David Williams, a pioneer of the Ashtanga Vinyasa System, instilled in her a deeper understanding of this system. A certified Physiotherapist by profession with an extensive knowledge of Anatomy and Kinesiology, Tanja’s teaching is safe, adaptable and deeply therapeutic. Tanja teaches from the heart. She believes everyone is unique and that each student’s uniqueness should be respected in Yoga practice. As a result, she gently guides her students to find the appropriate practice for themselves in the present moment, rather than teaching a one-size- fits-all style of Yoga