Dr. Radheshyam Mishra Ph D (Pundit Ji)
D Y Ed – The Yoga Institute, Mumbai,
ERYT-500 – Yoga Alliance
Founder & Director, Ujjain Yoga Life Society & YogaLife USA

ERYT 500, 35000 plus Hours Teaching Experience with half a million people in 44 countries With 24 years of extensive Yoga teaching experience, Pundit Radheshyam Mishra has a vast and deep know-how of Indian cultural traditions. A man with deep urge to serve humanity and man-kind, at the age of 14 years Pundit Ji started his journey and went to various places and gurus in search of a true path in life.

He has spent his early years studying Indian classical music (Tabla from Shri Lalit Mahant & Flute from Shri Malhar Rao Kulkarni , Indian Ritual Traditions (from Pundit Jagdish Chandra Bhatt, Indian Astrologyand Ayurveda (from Shri Kesharimal Vaidya), Tantra tradition (from Shri Umesh Bhatt) and Hath Yoga (from Yogiraj Krishna Chaitanya Brahmachari). Later he discovered that Yoga encapsulates all the other traditions of Indian culture and thus began his systematic training in the science of Yoga at the Yoga Institute at Santacruz, Mumbai, India under the guidance of his true guru and a Living Yogi Dr. Jayadeva Yogendra and his ‘Soul mate’ Smt. Hansa J. Yogendra. He graduated from the Yoga Academy as a qualified yoga teacher in 1994 and went on to conduct Yoga training for various groups around the country and abroad.

In his initial years after becoming a certified Yoga Teacher, he taught Yoga in many schools, hospitals, Police groups etc. In the corporate world, he has conducted workshops for stress, time and physical management through Yoga and trained many executives of World’s renowned companies like Reliance Capitals, Tata Consultancy Services, Accountants World-USA, Mahindra & Mahindra etc. Through his unending soul-searching quest, he then decided to devote his entire life to the promotion of Yoga in India and around the world and soon became a renowned International Yoga Guru.

With a greater vision to uplift his home town “Ujjain” and to nurture its great potential in the field of Yoga (Being the birth & Karma place of Great Yogis of history such as Yogi Matsyendranath, Yogi Bhartahiri, Guru Sandipani and Mahrishi Dhanvantari), he established the “Ujjain Yoga Life Society” (UYLS) at district Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh state of India, in 1996, and has since traveled around the globe teaching, sharing and expediting his knowledge in the field of Yoga and holistic health.Pundit Ji has visited more than 44 countries and open many branches/affiliated centers in many countries. Due to its excellent working under the supreme guidance of Pundit Ji, UYLS has been recognized as “Swami Vivekananda District Yoga Wellness Center”, the only center in the entire state of MP amongst the 100 such centers all over India recognized by ‘Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga’ and Department of Ayush, Government of India.

Pundit Ji always desires of giving back to the society what he has received from his great lineage and thus made remarkable contributions for the world by authoring 6 Books on Yoga; released a World Famous Video DVD “24 Minutes Yoga for 24 Hours of Energy” along with an audio CD on Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras known as “Pantanjal Yoga Darshanam”, making the great philosophy of Yoga easy for a layman to understand.

Pundit Ji was honored by ‘Doctor of Philosophy Ph D – in Vedic Yoga in April 1997 by Yoga Samskrutham University Florida USA. He has earned numerous awards & recognizations in the field of Yoga and is an active Member of International AIDS Society. International Yoga Federation. He is also a Member of committee of Scholars and Experts of Yoga, formed by the Ministry of Human Resource & Development, Government of India for the project ‘Yoga in Higher Education’ in 2016.

He is publisher of Yoga Journal ‘Yoganant’ and Chair Person of International Yoga Seminar-Organizing Committee. He served on various posts on teaching and non teaching at the Vikram University, Ujjain since 1996 and started ‘P G Diploma in Yoga Education’ program in the department of Philosophy.

He has established Yoga training and research centre in Ujjain for conducting Teachers Training Programs of 200 & 500 hour’s levels and various Research Projects in the field of Yoga for total health. This Centre is also an affiliated Yoga School of The Yoga Institute, Mumbai, Indian Yoga Association, Yoga Alliance-USA, International Yoga Federation (IYF) and Council for Yoga Accreditation International (CYAI).

Possible to contact him directly by email – director@yogalife.co.in