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Ankur Chavda (Anant)
Ankur Chavda (Anant)
He currently teaches

Ashtanga Yoga

Hatha Yoga

Hot Yoga

Kids Yoga

Pranayama & Meditation

Sivananda Yoga Stretch

Yoga Basic

Yoga Stretch

Yoga Therapy classes

Master Ankur has been practicing yoga from a very young age. His talent and skill was evident when he participated in various State and National Yoga competitions, often getting placed within the top 5 positions.

After attaining his Master of Science degree in Organic Chemistry at the Gujarat University in Ahmedabad, India, Master Ankur's passion for yoga prevailed and propelled him to further attain a Degree in the REIKI Method of Natural Healing. Intent on developing his passion even more, he also went on to study Yoga while simultaneously pursuing his education.

Upon his certification as a Yoga teacher, Master Ankur stayed on as a teacher at his alma mater – the Sivananda Ashram Centre, a recognised institute of the Gujarat University in Ahmedabad, India. During his tenure which lasted over 10 years, he conducted classes for various groups, and was awarded the Yoga Prachar Ratna by the H.E. Governor of Gujarat, India. 

Master Ankur's repertoire of experience includes teaching yoga to defence personnel at the National Defence Academy in Pune, India. He has also conducted training courses and received recognition from the Chinese Yoga Association in Sijhih City, Taipei, Taiwan, as well as the Taiwan provincial Physical Educational Yoga Exercise Association.

Having been with True Yoga in Singapore since 2009, Master Ankur currently conducts Ashtanga Yoga, Yoga Basic, Hatha Yoga, Hot Yoga, Kids Yoga, Pranayama & Meditation, Yoga Stretch, Sivananda Yoga Stretch and Yoga Therapy classes.

Binulal Thekku Veettil (Binu)
Binulal Thekku Veettil (Binu)
He currently teaches

Asana & Pranayama

Gentle Yoga 

Hatha Yoga

Hot Yoga

Sivananda Yoga

Sun Series

Yoga Fitness 

Yoga Stretch 

Yoga Therapy

Binulal Thekku Veettil

Master Binu has a strong list of credentials to his name which includes a Master of Physical Education and Sports from the Pondicherry University, as well as a Post Graduate Diploma in Fitness Management from the Symbiosis International University in Pune. 

His passion for Yoga encouraged him to further his education in this speciality, spurring him on to pursue his Post Graduate Diploma in Yoga Studies from the Pondicherry University, followed by an International Teacher Training Course at the world renowned institute of International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centre, achieving the title of “Yoga Siromani”.

Master Binu’s repertoire of work experience dates back to 2003 where he was a Yoga and Physical Education teacher at the Anugraha Students’ World, and the Achariya Siksha Mandir in Pondicherry. He was also a yoga instructor in Hong Kong for 3.5 years before his arrival in Singapore. 

Currently at True Yoga, Master Binu  teaches a variety of classes including Asana & Pranayama, Gentle Yoga, Hatha Yoga, Hot Yoga, Sivananda Yoga, Sun Series, Yoga Fitness, Yoga Stretch and Yoga Therapy.  

Hari Prasad L.(Prince)
Hari Prasad L.(Prince)
He currently teaches

Bollywood Dance

Desi Pop

Fusion Dance

Hari Prasad L.

Better known as PRINCE, Master Hari has extensive experience as a choreographer, performer and dance instructor, with exposure of over 1000 stage shows all over India, Dubai, Malaysia and Singapore.

As a certified folk dance choreographer from the Andhra Pradesh Department of Culture, Master Hari has participated in several state and national festivals such as the 14th National Youth Festival in 2009, and has even garnered 1st prize in various dance events over the years. 

Through his years of experience, PRINCE has expanded his repertoire to include various western dance styles, and has developed choreography that incorporates a unique blend of traditional, semi-classical, desi pop, hip hop, jazz, freestyle, bollywood, fusion and folk styles. These choreographies have been utilized in both corporate and commercial shows all across India, as well as in his teaching curriculum during his role as a dance master at various institutions.

Currently based in Singapore, PRINCE teaches a variety of dance classes including Bollywood Dance, Fusion Dance and Desi Pop at True Yoga. 

M Nirupan Chakaravarthi (Niru)
M Nirupan Chakaravarthi (Niru)
He currently teaches

Gentle Yoga

Hatha Yoga

Hot Yoga

Pranayama & Meditation

Sivananda Yoga

Yoga Therapy

With a string of accolades to his name, Master Nirupan has taken part in numerous yoga competitions and attained first place in various championships. One such example is his position of Champion at the 10th Tamilnadu State Open Yogasana Championship in 2005 which was coordinated by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports Government of India. He also won first place in the 1st International Yoga Technical Congress organised by the International Yoga Prabhu Academy in 2005, as well as the 19th Pondicherry State and 1st Tamilnadu Yoga Sport Championship 2004 organised by the Pondicherry Yogasana Association.

To complement his list of awards, Master Nirupan has attained a Post Graduate Diploma in Yoga from the Annamalai University, Tamilnadu, as well as completed an International Yoga Teacher Training Course at the Sivananda Forest Academy in Trivandrum. 

However, besides his list of yoga credentials, Master Nirupan also holds a Master of Business Administration in International Hospitality and Tourism Management from the Edith Cowan University, and a Bachelor of Hotel Management and Catering Science from the Barathidhasan University, Tamilnadu. 

Master Nirupan’s professional experience includes being a yoga instructor at the Vivekananda Institute of Yoga Therapy in Karur, Tamilnadu, India, where he encountered practitioners belonging to a wide array of nationalities. He also worked with the International Yoga Teachers Training Course at the International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Dhanwantri Ashram in Neyyar Dam, Kerala, India.  

Mohankumar Rajaraman (Mohan)
Mohankumar Rajaraman (Mohan)
He currently teaches

Asanas & Pranayama

Gentle Yoga

Hatha Yoga

Hot Yoga

Pre-natal Yoga

Sun Salutation Series

Yoga Therapy

Mohankumar specialises in Hatha Yoga and Pilates Matwork, and has a Post Graduate Diploma in Yoga from the Annamalai University in India. He has also completed a Master Course in Kundalini Yoga and Meditation from the World Community Service Centre.

In addition to being a Yoga instructor, Mohankumar is a qualified Physiotherapist equipped with a Master of Physiotherapy (Orthopaedics) from KMCH College of Physiotherapy.

Since joining True Yoga Singapore in 2008, Mohankumar has conscientiously made an effort to continually upgrade his qualifications in order to excel in his profession. Besides attaining his certification in STOTT PILATES® Injury and Special Populations, he is also a certified instructor for the STOTT PILATES® Matwork and Reformer. Further to this, he has also achieved his Certified Pilates Instructor status for the All Populations Mat, Reformer, Cadillac and Chair from the Pilates Academy International.

Other achievements include his qualification as a CORE Qualified Instructor by Merrithew Health & Fitness. He has also completed an advanced Kinesio Taping course with the Kinesio Taping Association International, and a Trigger Point Therapy course with the Institute for Integrative Healthcare Studies.

Most recently, Mohankumar’s passion to enhance his teaching capabilities has also seen him attain his certification as a Specialist in Exercise Therapy by the International Sports Science Association (ISSA), as well as complete an instructor course in Tai Chi for Osteoporosis with the Tai Chi for Health Institute.

His job experiences include being a full-time Yoga instructor and therapist at the Kovai Medical Centre and Hospital and as a part-time Yoga instructor and Senior Physiotherapist for the sports team at Dr. NGP Arts and Science College in Tamil Nadu, India.

He hopes to impart his years of expertise in Hatha Yoga to fellow Yoga practitioners, as well as help in the rehabilitation of injuries through the practice of yoga and Pilates. 

Mohankumar currently teaches Hatha Yoga, Gentle Yoga, Hot Yoga, Yoga Therapy, Core Yoga, Pre-natal Yoga, Asanas & Pranayama, the Sun Salutation Series and a variety of Pilates Matwork classes.

R. Pavan Kumar (Pavan)
R. Pavan Kumar (Pavan)
He currently teaches

Bollywood Dance

Fusion Dance

Introductory Dance

Certified with a Diploma in Kathak Dance from the Pratibha Art Academy’s Institute of Kathak and Folk Dances, Master Pavan has garnered much experience as a choreographer, performer and instructor. 

Master Pavan’s achievements include performances in countless national festivals and award shows such as the MAA TV FILMFARE Awards in 2006, as well as several National Youth programs conducted by the Government of Andhra Pradesh. 

His extensive experience also includes almost a decade of classical, western freestyle, folk art forms and ballet choreography for numerous establishments such as CHANNEL Media and Events in Hyderabad, as well as the Trepeze Dance Academy and the Centre Stage Dance Institute in India. 

In addition to his repertoire of accomplishments, Master Pavan also began his teaching career as a dance master at several educational institutions in India since 2004. 

Rahul Trimbakrao Pankhade (Rahul)
Rahul Trimbakrao Pankhade (Rahul)
He currently teaches

Gentle Yoga

Hatha Flow

Hatha Yoga

Hot Flow

Hot Yoga

Yoga Basic

Yoga Therapy

Despite having both a Bachelor of Science and Post Graduate Diploma in Multimedia under his belt, Master Rahul’s inherent self-motivation pushed him to explore his passion for Yoga and pursue a career in this path. He attained the Certificate Course in Yoga qualification from the Kaivalyadhama S.M.Y.M. Samiti’s Gordhandas Seksaria College of Yoga & Cultural Synthesis. 

Master Rahul has also taken part in various yoga competitions such as the Second All India Yoga Festival & Competition held in Kanchipuram, India, as well as the 2nd Asian Yoga Championship organised by the Asian Union of Yoga in Bangkok, Thailand. 

His professional yoga teaching experience commenced in 2008 and spanned across various institutes and centres in India, as well as a 2 year overseas tenure with an established fitness centre in Bangkok, Thailand. 

Rajib Kumar Ghosh (Rajib)
Rajib Kumar Ghosh (Rajib)
He currently teaches

Asana & Pranayama

Ashtanga Yoga

Yoga Therapy

Rajib is an exponent in Ashtanga Yoga and he holds the title of “All India Yoga Champion 1997”. He graduated with a Yoga Teachers’ Training Diploma and a Diploma in Advanced Therapeutic Hathayoga and Rajayoga. Since then, he has taught for many years at Oriental Yog Gym in India.    

Sudhir Singh Nameirakpam (Sudhir)
Sudhir Singh Nameirakpam (Sudhir)
He currently teaches

Gentle Yoga

Hatha Yoga

Hot Yoga

Pranayama & Meditation

Sun Salutation Series

Yoga Therapy

Sudhir graduated from the established Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana University (SVYASA) with a Master of Science in Yoga, and is a certified Yoga instructor by the Vivekananda Yoga Maharidyapeetham University (VYOMA).  

Specializing in Yoga Therapy, he was an Assistant Yoga Instructor at Prashanti Kuteeram, an internationally reputed Yoga therapy centre that treats patients with psychological and psychosomatic ailments. His work involved conducting physical examinations and recommending treatments to patients, using a combination of yogasanas, pranayamas and meditation, strengthening his beliefs that Yoga helps one to achieve peace of mind and harmony with the body. Sudhir has also worked as a Senior Yoga Therapist at SVYASA and as a Yoga Instructor at the Chisel Company in Bangalore, providing home-visit Yoga Therapy classes.

Sukhdev Singh (Yogi)
Sukhdev Singh (Yogi)
He currently teaches

Gentle Yoga

Hatha Yoga

Hot Yoga

Yoga Stretch

Yoga Therapy

Yogalates

Well-versed in Hot Yoga, Hatha Yoga, Power Yoga and Pranayama Meditation, and being a sportsman himself, Sukhdev’s credentials include being a Personal Trainer to some of Asia’s most eminent golfing personalities such as Asia’s Number One professional golfer Jyoti Randhawa, Singapore’s top professional golfer Mardan Marmat, the first Singaporean to win the European Tour 2006, and Kyi Hla Han, Asia’s Number One golfer in 1999. 

Other celebrity students include R.V.S Rathore, silver medallist in the 2004 Athens Olympics in double trap shooting, Ravi Shastri, ex-Indian cricket captain, and Vijay Amritraj the tennis legend. His professional tips have also helped Rahul Dravid, India’s cricket team captain, Delip Tirki, India’s hockey captain, Narian Karthikeyan and F1 driver, Ernie Els.

With his vast experience and his passion for yoga, he has won the Gold medal in the Kurukshetra University Yoga Championships and also clinched the position as runner-up at the All-India Inter-University Yoga Championship as well as taking 6th place in the Asian Triathlon Championship held in Chennai, India.

Sukhdev also holds a Postgraduate Degree in Yoga & Preksha Meditation.

Vikram Singh Chamiyal (Vicky)
Vikram Singh Chamiyal (Vicky)
He currently teaches

Ashtanga Yoga

Hatha Yoga

Hot Yoga

Power Yoga

Pranayama & Meditation

Sun Salutation series

Yoga Therapy

Vikram first took up Yoga in his early teenage years. Through regular practice, he came to appreciate the full range of benefits associated with yoga and was inspired to become a yoga instructor so as to impart the knowledge and share the benefits of yoga to more people. Before coming to Singapore, Vikram taught at various places and clubs including the Musco Executive Club and the Zenith Executive Club, both in India. He even conducted workshops in overseas cities including an in-house seminar at the China Yogi Yoga Centre in Beijing, in 2006.

Adeline Tien
Adeline Tien
She currently teaches

Ashtanga Led

Hatha Yoga

Intro Hatha Vinyasa

Yoga Basic

Adeline first discovered yoga in 1994 when she was searching for her perfect workout. Her personal yoga practice is influenced by several yoga styles - Hatha Vinyasa Yoga, Ashtanga Yoga, Iyengar Yoga as well as Anusara Yoga. 

Adeline began her yoga teaching career in 2002. She holds a Teacher Training Certification from Yoga Arts and is also registered with the Yoga Alliance with 200 hours of training in Asanas, Pranayama, Anatomy & Physiology, Adjustment and Teaching Skills.

Despite having had the privilege to practice and study with several world renowned yoga teachers such as Rodney Yee, John Scott, David Roche, Danny Paradise and Matthew Sweeney, Adeline believes in continuing her yoga teaching practice. She attends various yoga classes, workshops and training sessions and is also continuing her yoga teaching practice with guidance from her yoga teacher mentors Rachel Hull, Christina Sell and Noah Maze.

Guat
Guat
She currently teaches

Gentle Yoga

Hatha Yoga

Power Yoga

Vinyasa Yoga

Guat’s passion and love for yoga started 12 years ago and her classes are suitable both for beginners and the more advanced practitioners. She teaches Gentle Yoga, Power Yoga, Hatha Yoga and Vinyasa Yoga at True Yoga and has been doing so since 2005.

She holds a certificate in Yoga Teacher Training in Kamal’s Rythmic Yoga (KRYOGA) and also completed her Yoga Instructor Certification Course with Vivekananda Yoga Center.

Despite having years of devoted practice, study and countless workshops behind her, Guat still regularly attends workshops of several world renowned yoga teachers such as Anna Forrest, Matthew Sweeney, Ann Barros, Lance Schuler, Glen Scott and David Muehsam.

Jade
Jade
She currently teaches

Ashtanga Yoga

Sun Salutation

Vinyasa

Jade found yoga when she was going through a difficult period in her life. Suffering from insomnia, a slipped disc, arthritis and grappling with the premature birth of her second child, she was depressed and seriously needed help. Upon practicing yoga, it didn't take long before most of her symptoms disappeared.

A firm believer in the healing powers of yoga, Jade embarked on her journey towards learning more. She completed her Intermediate Yoga Teacher’s Training in KRYOGA (Kamal’s Rhythmic Yoga) in 2002 and went on to attain several other yoga certifications including Anahata Yoga, Purna Yoga and Prajna Yoga. 

Jade has been teaching at True Yoga since its inception in 2004 and enjoys teaching an energetic form of Sun Salutation, Vinyasa and Ashtanga Yoga. 

Jane Tan
Jane Tan
She currently teaches

Pre Natal Yoga

Jane has been teaching yoga since 2001 and has certifications with YogaFit and Shivshakti Institute (International), India. She also holds a certification in Yin Yoga from Sarah Powers.

In 2009, Jane retired from her corporate work and now pursues her passion in sharing her love and experience of the inexhaustible benefits of yoga with others, while continuing to explore, upgrade and deepen her study by attending workshops with many esteemed teachers such as Seane Corn, Judith Lasater, Rodney Wee, Shiva Rea, and Sarah Powers.

Through her practice, Jane has found her niche in teaching Yoga to pregnant women.  She is also a certified Pre and Post-natal teacher with The Yoga Space (Australia) as well as an experienced Pilates and Yin Yoga teacher.

With her Yoga and Pilates background, she weaves together these two great practices to help pregnant mothers at all stages of pregnancy, birth and beyond. She also completed an Active Birthing workshop which helps her share with expectant mothers on the empowerment of women and their partners to help them understand birth physiology and the principles of Active Birth. She currently teaches Pre-natal Yoga at True Yoga and will soon be registered as a RPYT (Registered Prenatal Yoga Teacher) with Yoga Alliance.

Jerry
Jerry
He currently teaches

​Pilates Matwork

With a string of fitness certifications to his name, Jerry is a Qualified Fletcher Pilates and certified Pilates Method Alliance Teacher. He graduated from one of the most prestigious Pilates programs available in the world, created by Rob Fletcher, Joseph Pilates’ direct student. Jerry started teaching Pilates in 2004 with the mission of teaching and inspiring his students to make changes that would improve their quality of life. 

His career in the fitness industry began as a Physical Training Instructor with the Singapore Armed Forces, and as a personal trainer with the Singapore Sports Council. Despite holding a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical Engineering) degree from the National University of Singapore, Jerry derived greater fulfilment from teaching Pilates to corporate and private clients alike. He also attained a BabySmart Certification which enabled him to design exercises to address issues that women face before and after pregnancy. Furthermore, obtaining a Golf Certification with The Golf Athlete provided Jerry with an understanding of Golf biomechanics, and he could even design a Pilates program for golfers.

Jerry has been teaching at True Yoga since 2008, and currently teaches Pilates Matwork classes.

Jo Phee
Jo Phee
She currently teaches

Yin Yoga

Jo has been teaching at True Yoga since its inception in 2004. She is the Director of Teacher Training and oversees the centre’s Teacher Training Programs and international workshops.

Equipped with a 3-year Diploma in Satyananda Yoga Teaching with the Bihar School of Yoga, Jo is also registered with Yoga Alliance as a teacher trainer at the highest level of registered yoga teachers – E-RYT 500. She also holds several other Yoga Alliance certifications with various schools. 

With a special interest in Yoga Anatomy and Chinese Medicine, Jo’s teachings have been devoted primarily to the mindfulness practice of Yin Yoga which she teaches in the style of her Yin Yoga mentors, Paul Grilley and Sarah Powers.

Sabu
Sabu
She currently teaches

Cardio Pilates

Gentle Yoga

Hatha Yoga

Hot Yoga

Pilates Matwork

Prenatal Yoga

Yogalates

Previously a National Track & Field Athlete, Sabu has represented Singapore in various sporting events such as the South East Asian Games, Asian Track & Field Games, and the ASEAN Schools Games. She was even awarded the Colours Award by the Singapore Sports Council which recognizes students’ contributions and outstanding achievements in sports and games organised by the Singapore Schools Sports Council. 

With her early and extensive exposure in the sporting arena, Sabu proceeded to attain her aerobics and fitness instructor qualifications with the Singapore Sports Council while pursing her vocation as a fashion designer. She was also a fitness instructor and taught a range of classes such as Kick Boxing, Cardio Boxing, Abs, Buns & Thighs, and Bhangra-cum-Belly Aerobics on a part-time basis. 

In 2004, Sabu pursued her certification in yoga from the Indian Yoga Institute of Swami Vivekananda. She subsequently also obtained her Polestar Pilates certification, and has been teaching yoga and Pilates full time since 2005. 

Sabu currently teaches Cardio Pilates, Gentle Yoga, Hatha Yoga, Hot Yoga, Pilates Matwork, Prenatal Yoga and Yogalates at True Yoga. 

Yvette Tee
Yvette Tee
She currently teaches

​Vinyasa Yoga

Yoga Therapy

Yvette first discovered yoga in 2000 when she was on vacation in Thailand. Since then, she took up yoga seriously and practiced regularly. Yvette completed her International Yoga Teacher’s Training with KRYOGA (Kamal’s Rhythmic Yoga) in 2005. In 2006, she left her job in the corporate sector to become a full-time yoga teacher. 

Besides providing yoga consultancy to various organisations and causes, such as promoting Earth Hour for the World Wildlife Fund, Yvette has taught over 6,000 classes to local and international practitioners. Her style of yoga combines an emphasis on inner awareness, flow, physical alignment, breath work and mindfulness. 

Yvette has been teaching at True Yoga since 2006. As a teacher, she is warm yet professional, inspiring, passionate and attentive. Yvette’s passion for yoga can be experienced in her Vinyasa Yoga and Yoga Therapy classes at True Yoga.

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