Sri Joydip as a Yoga Teacher


Short Bio

Sri Joydip is an International Yoga teacher who taught Yoga in International bodies like US Consulate , Indian Council of Cultural Relations and Corporate bodies like Birla Corporation Limited , National Small Industries Corporation,Eta Maelco. He  has his education in ‘Yoga and Psycology’ from Sri Aurobindo Centre for Advance Research , ‘Creative writing’ from British Council, and ‘Management’ from Indian Institute of Management , Kolkata and ‘Reiki Healing’ from Reiki Kendra, “Mindfulness and Peak performance[ Online] ” from University of Monash . He has a 30 years of Yoga practicing and 14 years of Yoga teaching experience. Sri Joydip has written three published books in Yoga and spirituality  – ” Wisdom Stimulus – Application of Bhagvad Gita in Self Management ” , “Living the truth” and “Living Well” . Sri Joydip has also  written numerous article on Yoga which have been published on  Speaking Tree, The Complete Herbal Guide Magazine , Cure Joy , Zenward and .BYR blogs.

Full Bio

Why do Sri Joydip teach Yoga ?


2003-2009 as a Part Time Yoga Teacher, and Yoga Student in Sri Aurobindo Centre for Advance Research.


Sri Joydip is  teaching yoga for last 14 years and practicing Yoga for last 30 years. Sri Joydip started teaching Yoga in 2003, as a part time teacher , sharing his own practices to a group of people. In 2007, he did a professional course in ‘Psycology of Yoga’, from Sri Aurobindo Centre for Advance Research, Pondicherry, in Sri Aurobindo’s Integral Yoga based on ‘Synthesis of Yoga’. The course emphasized on the psychological aspect of Yoga . Earlier , he did also training on Reiki 1st degree and second degree from Reiki Kendra , where he learned about the subtle aspects of healing and therapy. At 2009 , he had a deep spiritual experience in Sri Aurobindo Ashram, followed by meeting his Guru Arunachala Shiva/ Guru Dakshinamurty in Tiruvannamalai.

2010-2016 as an Yoga Teacher, Writer and Filmmaker on the subject related to Yoga, in Sri Joydip Ashram

From 2010 , he restarted teaching yoga, more regularly on banner of Sri Joydip Ashram, mostly taking reference of Bhagvad Gita’s yoga and its application in Management and Maharishi Patanjali’s Yoga sutras. He wrote three books on it, and visited across India, giving lectures upto 2011 .

In 2012 , I went into a deeper search and sadhana on Yoga for one year . That year , in the meditation with Sri Dakshinamurty (who is known as Adi yogi – the first yogi), in a temple in Tiruvannmalai , a system of Yoga is revealed to him , how we can connect with the energy of ‘inner sun’ with a group of mantras , pranayamas , Surya Kriya and Asanas . Surya yoga alongwith Surya Kriya and Surya Dhyana formed a part of system of Yoga , which is referred as “Wellness Yoga” and which helps on mindfulness and building awareness that could heal disease , create a sense of wellbeing and make people happy                 .

He started teaching Surya Yoga from 2012 onwards, and he initiated many students across the world , on this system of yoga, both online and offline.

From 2013 onwards , he started regularly publishing  articles in Speaking Tree, and many other Yoga journals, across the world, on Yoga, which includes The Complete Herbal Guide Magazine , Cure Joy , Zenward and .BYR blogs..

In 2013, he also joined the ‘Yoga Teachers Training Workshop’ with Ramkrishna Mission Vivekandanda University, as a Yoga Filmmaker, in Assam and created two films on ‘Yoga as Medicine ‘ and ‘Yoga for Wellness’ on the application of Yoga on Medicine, and the application of Yoga on Human Wellness. ‘Yoga as Medicine’ was highly praised and selected for screening in Kolkata International Film Festival 2013.

In 2014 and 2015, he was the secretary of the Organising Committee, of World Yoga Festival 2014 in Burdwan, and World Yoga Festival 2015 in Tiruvannmalai , which is jointly organised by Sri Joydip Ashram and Eastern India Yoga and Spiritual Organisation Association, where he have many different yoga school participated, and exchange their thoughts and views on Yoga.

On 2015, he did 2 online courses from 2 International Universities in Australia (Monash University) and Russia ( University of Aberdeen) on Mindfulness , Peak Performance , Food and Nutrition along with Well being . This courses helped him to connect his knowledge on Yoga with mindfulness, Nutrition , Food habits and create programs like Wellness Program , Workplace Wellness Program which help many students to live well , become happy and have a general sense of Well being.

For last 14 years, he is teaching yoga to share some of divine gifts, he has received for using Yoga for health and Wellbeing, and transforming human beings into Divine Beings.

He loves writing on Yoga, and he has almost 6 Paperback/E-books on Yoga , numerous articles on blogs and also many videos, telling different aspects of Yoga.

Yoga Programs Sri Joydip teaches


  1. Wellness Program ( General ) – 10 hrs – 5 days [ 2 hrs each day] – The program teaches Surya Yoga , Surya Kriya , Surya Dhyana and Wisdom Points on Wellness.
  2. Wellness Program ( Weight Loss ) – 10 hrs – 5 days [ 2 hrs each day] – The program teaches Surya Yoga , Surya Kriya , Surya Dhyana and Wisdom Points on Weight Loss.
  3. Weekend Workplace Wellness Program – 10 hrs – The program teaches Surya Yoga , Surya Kriya , Surya Dhyana and Wisdom Points on Workplace Wellness.
  4. Wisdom Courses – 10 hrs – The program teaches application of Bhagvad Gita for better Self management .
  5. Surya Yoga TTC [ Rishikesh] – 21 days – A complete guidance of application of Surya Yoga for conducting therapy.
  6. Gyna Yoga Teachers Training (Guru Poornima) Retreat ( Tiruvannamalai) 48 days – Spiritual Retreat Program with Advance Research on Yoga and Advaita Philosophy.
  7. Gyna Yoga Teachers Training (Deepam) Retreat ( Tiruvannamalai) 48 days – Spiritual Retreat Program Advance Research on Yoga and Advaita Philosophy.

Yoga and Spirituality Related Books

1.Wisdom Stimulus – Application of Bhagvad Gita in Management (2011) – Lulu Publishers.
2. Living the Truth -( 2013) – Lulu Publishers.
3. Beyond Religion (2013) Lulu Publishers.
4. Arunchala Shiva – The Ultimate Sadhana (2014) Lulu Publishers.
5. Living Well ( 2016) Lulu Publishers

Yoga and Spirituality Articles Publication

1.The Great Synthesis- A Journey from Ancient to Modern Education , Philosophies , Teaching style and practice (2010)- Management Teachers Consortium Journal .
2.Understanding Sri Aurobindo’s Psycology of Yoga in light of Mandukya Upanishad (2008) – Submitted as a research paper in Sri Aurobindo Centre for Advance Research.
3.Medieval and Early Modern Puranic and Religious biographies of Tiruvannamalai – based on the Puranic Text of Arunachala Mahatmaya a important portion of Skanda Purana.
4.Yoga Sutras for Yoga Lifestyle [ 2014] Unpublished.
5.Yoga for Conflict Resolution – Zen Ward Magazine [ 2015]
6.Essence of Yoga – Speaking Tree Blog [ 2015]
7.Living Well – Speaking Tree Blog [ 2015]
8.How to naturally lose Weight – Speaking Tree Blog [ 2015]
9 . Living in the moment – Workplace Wellness – Speaking Tree Blog [ 2016]
10. Top 10 reasons for learning Surya Yoga – The Complete Herebal Guide Magazine [ 2017]
10.Gyana Yoga: The Secret to Health, Wellness & Happiness – BYR Blog [ 2017]

Yoga Films

Yoga as Medicine – 2013 – Sri Joydip Ashram, in collaboration with Swami Vivekandananda Value Education forum, supported by Ramkrishna Misison Vivekananda University.

Yoga for Wellness – 2013 – Unreleased.
Essence of Yoga – 2015

Yoga and Mindfulness a series based on Patanjali Yoga Sutras -2017

Spiritual and other Education   Related Degree’s

Online Course on Mindfullness and Peak Performance – Monash University [ 2015]
Online Course on Food and Nutrition – University of Aberdeen [ 2015]
Creative Writing , British Council [ 2015]
Psycology of Yoga , Sri Aurobindo Centre for Advance Research [ 2007-2008]
Reiki I and II , Reiki Centre Kolkata [ 2003]
Young Professional Program , Indian Institute of Management [ 2003]
Professional Network Computing , National Institute of Information Technology [ 1998]
Bsc [ Bio] Burdwan University [ 1997]