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Sumit Manav

Lifestyle Yoga Founder & Lead Instructor


A celebrated Yoga personality, acknowledged as one of the top 10 Yoga teachers from India. His revolutionary fitness techniques have been well acclaimed by both regional and international media. By understanding modern lifestyles, he has successfully created a fusion of ancient Yoga practices to cure many vexing lifestyle ailments through his brand Lifestyle Yoga.

Sumit’s journey began from the North Indian town of Baghpat in Uttar Pradesh and took him to the Himalayas, home of pure yoga, where he discovered Yoga as a way to human consciousness and overall well-being. Sumit began practising Yoga in 1998 at the age of 18 under the guidance of his Guru Shreeram Sharma Acharya in the Himalayas. During his four-year training, he interacted with the mystics and it was this experience that brought him closer to understanding the physiology and psychology of the human body. In 2005, he earned his degree, a P0ST GRATUDATE DIPLOMA in Yoga Science and Human Consciousness, from Haridwar in India and since then has been acclaimed as a professional trainer/therapist, spreading magic of yoga throughout the world.

Today, he spreads his wisdom of Yoga through practising and facilitating progressive yoga through dynamic asanas, pranayamas, counselling, reflex actions and therapy. He has trained and facilitated many corporate workshops and has conducted induction programs for beginners as well as professional group classes. Hundreds of people, particularly those suffering from diabetes and hypertension, have benefited from his Pranic healing therapy.

From training corporate groups for leadership skills, to providing consultancy and advice to people regarding correct methods of exercising using fitness equipment to actual body pump, backbends and arm balances with Astanga Yoga to actual fitness coaching, he has touched upon every aspect of well-being that he personally considers important.

  • More then 17 year and 18000 hour of teaching experience
  • National yoga champion
  • Tought 200 plus workshop and Meditation course
  • Taught Yoga & Meditation in Germany , Austria , Malaysia ,India ,UAE
  • Member of Indian Association of Yoga
  • 3 year Bachelor course in Physical Education & Yoga
  • Certified in Pranic Healing
  • One year Diploma in yoga and human consciousness
  • Attended many national and international yoga conference
  • Practised under BKS Iyengar for 2 years
  • 100-Plus Mindfulness Yoga Retreat Worldwide

Ritesh Manav

Yoga Teacher


A certified Yoga Teacher from Gurukul Kangari, Haridwar in India with a diploma in Yoga from DSVV in 2011. Ritesh is Lifestyle Yoga’s youngest, most energetic Yoga instructor with 6 years teaching experience in Delhi and Dubai with a background in Sports. Specialising in Hatha, Ashtanga and Vinyasa yoga and helping people with many ailments.

  • Yoga Certificate course from Gurukul Kangri one the ancient Yoga school
  • 1 year Diploma in Yoga and Human Consciousness
  • Experties in Yoga Therapy for Back Pain, Servical Spondylitis, Passive Yogic Stretches.
  • Study Hatha Yoga, Raj Yoga, Dhyan Yoga,

Nidhi Dhyani

Yoga Trainer


Lifestyle Yoga is a new chapter towards the best learning experience. It’s a great platform for me to learn and teach at the same time. Lifestyle Yoga is my second home now and I am so happy to be part of this organisation.

I feel blessed to be born and raised in the internationally recognised yogi town of Rishikesh where yoga came into my life at a very early age. You cannot hide from yoga here; instead you must embrace and become a part of it. A lifelong practice of yoga led me on a spiritual path and has taken me up to the next level. I decided to choose yoga as my career and began a journey towards a deeper education in yoga.

I later completed a post-graduate degree in Yoga Sciences from Uttrakhand Sanskrit University in Haridwar, Uttarakhand. Since then I began teaching in Rishikesh and for 3-Year I have been teaching with Lifestyle Yoga.

  • 2-Year Master Degree in Yoga Science
  • Expert in Yin Yoga, Hatha Yoga, Prenatal Yoga, Vinyasa Flow, Power Yoga and Meditation
  • Tanu Dhwana

    Yoga Trainer


    Tanu's first memory of yoga was when her mother was performing sun Salutation. Tanu is a blessed yogini who was born in the town Haridwar, Haridwar is an ancient city and important Hindu pilgrimage site in North India's Uttarakhand state, where the River Ganges exits the Himalayan foothills. Under the guidance of her mother, she chooses the path of wisdom and realization.

    She went through an authentic 2-year post-graduation degree In Yoga science from Uttarakhand Sanskrit University, Haridwar. Tanu specializes in Traditional Hatha yoga, Vinyasa Flow, Ashtanga vinyasa, Pre-Natal Yoga, Weight Loss Yoga, Shatkarma, Pranayama & Meditation.

    Tanu classes are dynamic with a strong emphasis on breath and meditation. She believes in the connection between the mind and body and encourages her students to approach their practice as a form of moving meditation.

    Edwin Ebinger

    Corporate Wellness Expert


    Edwin combines expertise from a broad background that includes professional experience in government, consulting, leadership & management, research & development, and high-stress fieldwork, as well as academic studies in multiple disciplines. He has merged these skills with wellness and personal development practices drawing from both Eastern yogic and meditation practices and Western neuroscience.

    Edwin’s corporate and government service culminated as the senior financial planner for the U.S. Navy’s Mine Warfare portfolio of over 2 billion USD, and served as the principle advisor for unmanned systems to the scientific and R&D communities. Throughout his managerial career, he held several leadership and analytical positions in the Navy, and earned a specialized designation in foreign relations. Prior to this, Edwin was a first-responder to crises as a certified bomb disposal technician, parachutist and scuba diver.

    Paralleling these business pursuits, he has studied at leading universities and earned numerous degrees: International Development/Applied Sociology (PhD), Strategic Studies (MA), Interdisciplinary Humanities (MA), Mindfulness Studies (GC), and Oceanography (BA). He has completed yoga teacher training in Yin and Hatha as recognized by the World Yoga Alliance & Yoga Alliance. He is active in several UAE charities and wellness events.

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