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Location: Mumbai

Priya Gupta



Priya’s yogic journey is an inspiration to many. Being on Hypothyroid medication from last 16 years, Priya had started attracting many health issues, triggered by her existing Thyroid. The well curated yogic journey in last 8-9 years was so fulfilling that she is off medication from last five years and that is in consultation with doctor. 


Priya’s teaching experience goes back to Kolkata wherein, she had been working under doctor’s supervision on different medical issues with their patients.  Seven years back, she moved to Mumbai and after that there was no looking back. She kept updating herself with her practice and yogic education and has been working extensively on wide range of cases, bringing Therapeutic Yogic Bliss in many lives from Back Pain to Knee Pain to Depression to even Complicated Pregnancy. The list is endless. Her credentials include:


  • Medical Certification in Yoga from World Yoga Society, Kolkata

  • 200 hours Yoga Teachers Training Program from Yoga Alliance, USA

  • 75 hours Prenatal Postnatal Teachers Training Certification from Shammi’s Yogalaya in association with            Doctors from  Jaslok Hospital

  • She is also a National Level Yoga Referee

Location: Mumbai

Sejal More



Being the youngest teachers at Shammi’s Yogalaya, Sejal not only brings the youthfulness into her teaching with her amazing postural flow but is also well experienced in handling therapy cases especially back pain, knee pain etc. 


She has been associated with Shammi's Yogalaya for the past 5 years where she gained hands-on experience with therapy and different kinds of teaching while assisting Shammi Gupta directly in different sessions. Currently, she has individual students from various time zones with specific needs for whom she creates programs suitable for their specific needs with care and expertise. Her credentials include:


  • 200 hours Yoga Alliance Certification. 

Location: Pune

Priti Saha



As much as you can see her doing fearless stunts with the kids to get the best out of them, you can equally witness her stability and heightened awareness in handling therapy cases as well as easing the mental and physical discomfort of senior citizens. She prepares young talents for the national competition, is invited as a judge for National Competitions across India, and brings Yogic Bliss into Corporate Living and much more. She is also associated with Jnana Prabodhani Navnagar Vidyalaya, Pune as a Yoga Facilitator. Her credentials include:


  • She has completed her 200 hours TTC from Yoga Alliance (an International Certification Body, USA).

  • She is YCB Levels certified with Ministry of Ayush, Government of India.

  • She has done Medical Therapy Yoga Teacher Training Diploma from Pune  District Yoga and Fitness Institute and Yoga Peace Sansthan, Jaipur (Rajasthan)

  • she has completed the National Yoga Referee Course and associated with different Yoga Federation Of India For Yoga Competition

  • As a National Yoga Referee, she also performs the duty of judging different yoga competitions at the National Level in different parts of India. In fact, she has also participated in many such National Competitions and has earned many medals to her name.

  • Under her training as a yoga coach, her students have won many medals and trophies at the National level.

Location: Mumbai

Prity Daiya



As one of the senior teachers at Shammi's Yogalaya, not only has Prity evolved with rich yogic experiences by meeting specific demands of her clients but has also come up as an inspiration to many by  working on her own medical issues - The Yogic Way. Yes! She is a real life example of living a yogic life. She transfers the same conviction into her clients to bring them a wholesome yogic experience. Her clients really admire her for her patience and softness on the job. Her credentials include:
* Master's Degree in Yoga Shastra.
* Certified in Yogic Therapy, Natural Living & Naturopathy.
* 200 hours Teachers Training Course from Yoga Alliance, USA.
* Advance Diploma in Yoga and Diploma in Foundations of Yoga.
* Certified in Prenatal and Postnatal Yoga.
* Diploma in National Yoga Referee.

Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE

Sanjana Kothari


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Even though Sanjana has spent years in Corporate life, she always had a natural inclination towards getting deeper understanding of the subject. It was this passion towards the subject that she had been an avid practitioner for years until almost five years back, when she decided to dip into the subject and start living around it whole heartedly. 


Sanjana operates Shammi’s Yogalaya Abu Dhabi Branch and has a rich experience of working with expats from different parts of the world including India, Emirati (UAE), Pakistan, Afghanistan, France, Iraq, Philippines, Russia, Uzbekistan, Egypt, and Lebanon. She has worked extensively on various cases with successful results. Patience and empathy being her virtues she helps AUTISTIC Children to explore and enjoy yoga. Her credentials include:


  • 200 hours Yoga Alliance Teachers Training Certification

  • 75 hours Pre-natal and post-natal Certification

Location: Kolkata

Rakhee Gupta


Rakhee’s transformational self on the body, mind and nutrition with the yogic living shows her passion for the subject. For the last 4 years, Rakhee has been deeply involved with different aspects of Yogic Learning, Teaching, and Imbibing it into her lifestyle. She is a yoga devotee in her practice and has been working with clients from different time zones aptly fulfilling their specific requirements on yogic application. Her credentials include:

  • Certified Yoga Teacher with Yoga Alliance 200 hours Teacher’s Training Program

  • She is a certified Yoga Therapist from the Ministry of Ayush, India

  • Has completed 75 hours of prenatal and postnatal program 

Her yogic stance inspires others towards a long-term wellness commitment. Her experience includes working on some specific cases - cervical spondylitis, migraine, back pain, knee pain, arthritis, thyroid, and diabetes. She has also worked extensively on prenatal management in a yogic way.

Meenakshi Ahlawat


Location: Banglore

Meenakshi Ahlawat, one of the senior teachers at Shammi’s Yogalaya has been associated with Yogic Living for the last 14 years and has been able to bring miraculous changes in many cases using Yog as the tool for wellbeing.

  • She has completed her 200 hours TTC from Yoga Alliance

  •  (an International  Certification Body, USA).                                                 

  • She was able to rich her yogic knowledge in one of the best Yoga Institutes in India, SVYASA, Bangalore during her Yoga Instructor Course

  • She is certified in 75 hours of Prenatal and Post Natal Teachers Training and believes in sculpting strong mothers and transforming them forever.

  • Meenakshi combines her knowledge of Yoga, Anatomy, physiology, lifestyle concepts of Ayurveda, and energy healing concepts to create a holistic experience for the practitioners. She has handled many therapy cases to her success. In fact, she had been able to show amazing results in some of the critical medical cases including critical pregnancy.

  • Her natural inclination towards plant-based food helps her patient to transform their lifestyle not only with Yog but also with Nutrition (she has done many courses in plant-based food)

  • Pursuing a Yoga Therapist certification course from the AYUSH Ministry, Government of India

  • 1st level certification - National Yoga Referee


In her endeavor to bring a pain-free life through her holistic approach, she has been able to work on knee rehab, weight loss, and other lifestyle diseases across the globe - Singapore, Taiwan, USA, London, and Morocco to name a few.​

Location: Mumbai

Surbhi Mathur


Passionate and dedicated Yoga Teacher with a deep passion for holistic well-being. 

Skilled in creating a supportive and enriching environment for students of all levels. 

Yoga Alliance Certified in Hatha and Vinyasa yoga, blending breathwork with mindful movement. 


Surbhi’s teaching style emphasizes alignment, mindfulness, and fostering a sense of inner balance. She strives to inspire self-discovery and personal growth through the transformative power of yoga.

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