About The Teacher
Yogi Dinesh Shastri, the Director of Om Shanti Om Yoga School, begin yoga at a very young age with 15 years of learning and teaching yoga experience in Ashram. Yogi Dinesh was born at Paonti Sirkhon Almora, Himalaya Hill into Brahmans Orthodox family. When he was 12 years old, he obtained his education in Hinduism in Rishikesh Ashram (Parmath Niketan and Sivananda) and Varanasi. He studied all the Mantras, Vedas, Sanskrit, Bhagavath Gita and in deep the Hindu tradition, yogi life and culture.
He is the close disciple of his Guru, The Great Himalayan Yogi, Swami Yogananda Maharaj Ji and learned many types of Yoga from his beloved Guru. He has a Bachelor in Sanskrit and obtained the title of "Shastri" with Master in Sanskrit and Yoga and successfully obtained the title of “Yogacharya”. He is an experienced, loving, generous, friendly and humble natured person. He is well versed in Hatha, Ashtanga, Sivananda, Sukshambyayam and Laughter Yoga. He learned many types of yoga from his Guru. His future aspiration is to open his own ashram in the near future with the capacity of 50-100 students. Yogi Dinesh has been traveling to many countries such as Russia, Europe, China, Indonesia, Thailand, Hong Kong, Japan and USA to give yoga courses.
He is a qualified experienced Yoga Teacher registered with Yoga Alliance USA with e-RYT200 and e-RYT500.