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Cécile Vieillard

500 Level Teacher,Co- Director France

Cécile lives in the south of France, where she loves being close to the Mediterranean sea. Cécile began practising yoga in the USA and Shanghai when she was an Air France crew member. When she lost her medical licence to fly, Cécile discovered Transformational Hatha Yoga, and she understood quickly that she wanted to teach yoga to give the strength trough the knowledge that’s why it’s her yogi name Atma Shakti. Cécile has a pharmacy licence which complements her yoga teaching, and she aims to give her students a deeper connection with themselves through balance and good health


Vandana Wadera

Co - Director

Vandana Wadera started her experience with yoga 17 years ago with traditional Hatha Yoga practice, under the direct guidance of Sri Swami Vidyanand – Founder President, SriMa International School of Transformational Yoga and Yoga Alliance International – at the then Hyatt Regency, New Delhi. Brought up and educated in England, she graduated with a degree in Pharmacy from Kings College London. After training and brief work experience as a pharmacist, she moved to India, where her interest in learning holistic healing techniques could now be cultivated. Vandana is a Master and Grand Master Level Teacher of Integral, Transformational Hatha Yoga, internationally certified by Yoga Alliance International. Today, Vandana continues to teach Transformational Yoga and Meditation techniques, as well as assist Sri Swami Vidyanand in conducting Teacher Training Courses of 100, 200, 500 levels at the Srima International School of Transformational Yoga, New Delhi, where she is a Director. The school has certified over 150 teachers across the world. Vandana emphasises on traditional gentle style of yoga, aimed at releasing stress through working upon the body, mind, breath and awareness, leading to self-transformation, resulting in good health, emotional balance, increased vitality in life and general peace and harmony within oneself. Vandana offers personalised classes to suit all age groups, adapted to different levels of fitness and all levels of experience in yoga, leading students towards healing and meditation. 

India,New Delhi

Sonu Wassan

500 Level Master, Co-Director

Sonu Wassan started her experience with yoga seven years ago, with Sivananda Yoga. She followed this with a specialised teacher training course from the Aurobindo Ashram on yoga for children and adults. Sonu has trained under the direct guidance of Swami Vidyanand, and is a certified Master and Grand Master of Transformational Yoga. Sonu has taught yoga in the prestigious Aurobindo Ashram, and has since conducted her own independent yoga classes. She emphasises on traditional gentle yoga working upon the body, mind, breath and awareness, leading to a transformed you with good health, balanced ttitude and vitality to deal with urban and modern day lifestyle and stress. Sonu offers personalised classes, to suit all age groups and all levels of experience in yoga.


Utkarsh Sanjanwala

500 Level Master, Co-Director New Zealand

Utkarsh (Uttar Kashi) is also an Ambassador for Yoga Alliance International – Mumbai, Maharashtra & Goa Region. Having studied and taught in the Bihar Tradition of Swami Satyananda, he went on to learn Transformational Yoga directly under the guidance of Swami Vidyanand. Painter, Photographer, Graphic Designer, Writer and  Musician, his life transformed when he got introduced to Yoga. A series of experiences led him to quit his corporate job and he began to explore the traditional science of Yoga & Meditation. He is now an established and experienced Yoga Master of Hatha Yoga, Pranayama and Meditation & Yoga Therapist, based in Mumbai, channelizing his energy towards exploring and sharing this beautiful ancient science with the world. 

Auckland, New Zealand

Hollis J Antler

Co - Director Los Angeles, USA

 Hollis J Antler | Spiritual name: Yogini Surya MukhiDirector of SriMa's Beverly Hills Branch, California, USAantler.hollis@yahoo.comYogini Surya Mukhi is a direct disciple of Swami Vidyanand, having studied under his guidance at Pondicherry and later in Delhi. She holds a Grand Master Certification in Yoga for Children, Teenagers, & Youth and a 500 Hours Master’s Certification in Hatha Yoga, Pranayama, & Meditation. She is beautiful, soft and youth full, with a sharp mind and open heart with a contagious enthusiasm that can easily uplift her students’ mood and energy.“ Surya Mukhi’s consciousness is fully open with the truth, harmony and perfection. This is because she is a Yogini from the past life, as I have seen in my meditation.” – Swami Vidyanand

Beverly Hills, CA, USA

Srdjan Jovanovic

500 Level Master, Director Serbia , Grand Master

Born and raised in Belgrade Serbia, Srdjan lived for almost 20 years all around Europe (Greece, Italy, Hungary, Poland, etc.) being a professional basketball player. While in sports, he found Yoga, which helped him to reduce injuries and improve spiritual development. Srdjan is licensed FIBA couch and Transformational Yoga instructor. At the moment he is based in Belgrade, with his wife Nina, who is Yoga instructor too, and one year old son, Alexey. Srdjan is the first Transformational Yoga teacher in Serbia, and Director of the SriMa School Serbia branch.


Adela Fryhover


Adela is passionate about Yoga and even more passionate about sharing Yoga with others. Adela is recognized and certified by Yoga Alliance India and Yoga-Alliance-International, RYT-500 Master Level Instructor.  Adela is also a Certified Holistic Nutrition Counselor from Atma Jagriti Research, Training and Healing Foundation, New Delhi, India. Adela has been practicing Yoga for 10 years. She moved to India from USA in 2009 and just as soon as she settled in she spent most of her time learning Yoga and Yoga Philosophy in New Delhi, India under the direct guidance and discipleship of Swami Vidyananda- Founder and President of SriMa International School of Transformational Yoga, Yoga-Alliance-India and Yoga-Alliance-International.  Adela spent 2.5 years under his apprentice and completed more than 3400 hours of in class Yoga training in addition to several hundred hours of Yoga Philosophy. Adela’s true passion for Yoga led her to teach at SriMa International School of Transformational Yoga and taught Yoga to the Summer Class of 2010 to students from all around the world. Today, Adela teaches in Dubai Marina, UAE.

500 Level Master

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