Meet the visiting instructor – Pradeep Teotia (Libra)
When did your yoga journey start? And why did you start?
I think I was six or seven years old!
Describe your first class?
Amazing, crazy and very energetic and peaceful.
What led you to decide to become a yoga instructor?
I wanted to share my passion with others.
What do you find most rewarding about being a yoga instructor?
Seeing change in people’s lives.
Describe where yoga has helped you overcome a challenge in life.
It has made me more aware!
If you’re a parent, how do you think yoga affects your parenting?
It helps me listen to my kids more and give them a good advice!
What else do you do in life, aside from yoga? Eg, job, hobbies, lifestyle, creative outlets
Listening music, cooking, hikes, going out in nature and relaxing at home.
What is your favourite yoga pose and why?
Child’s pose because it helps me find peace within.
What is the yoga pose that challenges you the most and why?
Warrior 3 because I have to empty all my thoughts and be present.
What is your greatest fear?
Losing my parents. I just lost my father few months ago.
Do you have any long term yoga goals?
Describe your lifestyle and eating habits:
If you were a supermarket item, what would you be? Why?
Honey – because it’s sweet!
If you could only instil one thing from yoga to your students, what would it be?
What is your favourite thing in life? Besides yoga, of course!
Tell me something that not many people know about you?
I am very emotional person.
Pradeep was born and raised in a small village outside of New Delhi, India. Pradeep is an internationally certified yoga teacher who draws mostly from his training in India. He has practiced and studied yoga his entire life – starting with his grandmother in his early years. He developed his unique, distinctive style of yoga, Original Bhakti Yoga (Yoga of Devotion). Over the years, this style, an amazing workout for the body, mind and spirit, has made him a well-known, popular teacher across the country and around the world.
yogafusion are very honoured to have Pradeep visit the studio and deliver two workshops, Spice Up Your Practise on Wednesday, 8 October at 6.30pm and Aim True on Friday, 10 October at 6.30pm. Be sure to book to avoid disappointment as there are limited spaces.