Ravi ‘the smiling Yogi’ was born in India into a family of spiritual teachers and from a young age he grew up with a yoga practice as part of his daily life. In his early twenties he lived at several Ashram in Rishikesh, where he studied Hatha and Ashtanga Yoga. The years following, Ravi worked as the resident teacher at one of the top retreats in Goa, where he led classes for thousands of students from all over the world. in 2017 he moved to London and quickly became one of the city’s most sought after traditional yoga teachers. During his time in London, he teaches for studios and brands such as Wanderlust, Bamford and the OM Yoga Show, private clients in the entertainment and fashion industry, as well as staying committed to his community classes. In 2019 he created ‘Ravi Yoga Goa’ a boutique Yoga retreat on a quiet beach in South Goa. One evening in November 2020, his life was turned upside down when he was critically injured in a road accident and spent over a month in Intensive Care on a ventilator. By God’s grace and miracles he survived and Ravi is extremely grateful he was given a second life. He feels that the power of yoga played an essential part in his survival and recovery.
Ravi is passionate about making the principles of traditional yoga understandable for everyone. In his classes, he combines movement, breath and sacred mantras in an accessible and playful way.
"Yoga is not about the perfect pose, it’s about reconnecting with yourself and finding harmony between you and you. This will bring peace and health to your body and mind.”
Hatha Yoga & Pranayama
Breathe, stretch, relax…
Restore the connection with yourself through the classic practice of Hatha yoga with the use of pranayama breathwork, dynamic asanas and mantra.
This authentic yoga class has a focus on connecting breath with movement to bring harmony to body and mind