Vinyasa Yog Peeth

Our Founder & Teacher


About Founder

Vimlesh Joshi possesses a Master’s degree in Hindi literature, Naturopathy, and Yoga Science. During his early years, he was immersed in the traditional Indian schooling system, where he experienced the unique Gurukul tradition. This educational journey led him to the study of Vedas, Upanishad, and ancient scriptures. After completing his academic studies, he pursued classical traditional yoga education under the guidance of various instructors, eventually attaining professional certified yoga training.

Having been born in the serene lap of the rural Himalayas, Vimlesh’s upbringing proved to be a valuable blessing. This environment granted him the precious opportunity to delve into Hatha, Vinyasa, Iyengar, and multi-style yoga teachings from diverse masters. His dedication to yoga practice paved the way for him to achieve recognition as the best yoga teacher in Rishikesh, a distinction bestowed upon him by the Minister of Uttarakhand in 2017.


Vimlesh Joshi’s educational journey and commitment to yoga exemplify his deep-rooted connection to traditional teachings and his dedication to spreading the benefits of this ancient practice.



Meet With Our Yoga Experts


Vimlesh Joshi

Founder & Hatha, Ashtanga Yoga Teacher
Vimlesh Joshi holds a Master’s degree in Hindi literature, Naturopathy, and Yoga Science. At his tender age, he was sent to GURUKUL as a traditional custom of the ancient Indian schooling system. He studied Vedas, Upanishad, and ancient scriptures during Gurukul time. Upon his compilation of academics, he learned classical traditional yoga from the various teachers and later got professional certified yoga training. Born in the rural Himalayas, comes as a blessing for him and he got the opportunity to learn Hatha, Vinyasa, Iyengar, and multi-style yoga from different masters. He continues his yoga practice which yields him an award of the best yoga teacher of Rishikesh by the Minister of Uttarakhand in 2017.

Neha Thakur

Co-Founder, Yoga Anatomy and Pre-Natal Yoga Teacher

Neha Thakur, a certified yoga instructor, brings extensive expertise in yogic anatomy, as well as prenatal and postnatal yoga. Her professional journey commenced within the hospitality industry, where she established herself as a hotelier, contributing her talents to renowned brands like Hilton, Radisson group, and The Lalit for nearly a decade. However, as time progressed, she found herself drawn to a more holistic path ingrained in her essence. This realisation prompted her departure from her hotelier role to pursue yoga studies under the guidance of various masters.


Subsequently, becoming a certified yoga teacher through one of Rishikesh’s esteemed yoga schools. Neha’s passion for yoga extended beyond the realm of teaching, leading her to delve into specialised areas such as yoga anatomy, prenatal and postnatal yoga, and yoga for children. Her commitment to knowledge and practice led her to assume teaching roles in prominent Yoga Schools within Rishikesh.

Driven by the aspiration to make certified yoga training accessible, Neha co-founded Vinyasa Yogpeeth. Her teachings encompass yoga anatomy, prenatal and postnatal yoga, reflecting her dedication to holistic well-being for all stages of life. Neha Thakur’s journey exemplifies her commitment to providing valuable, informed, and accessible yoga education to a diverse audience.


Swami Amarna

Meditation / Dhyana Teacher

Swami Amarna has done Osho Meditation Training Course in “OSHO INTERNATIONAL MEDITATION RESORT”in Pune, Maharashtra (India). He has well versed experienced in a different level of Osho Meditations as well as other traditional meditation methods and has been teaching many years in almost all the places all over India. Swami Amarna goes on fecilitating & sharing Meditation, Currently he is residing in Rishikesh and continues serving and sharing his knowledge & experience. Students really meditate, enjoy & Celebrate his classes the playful way of teaching and performing Scientifically & Spiritually which in tally with modern world and needs.


Sunil Rayal

Asana Teacher

Sunil Rayal” (RYT) ~ As a motivated yoga Instructor with advanced training in yoga and specialization in traditional Hatha Yoga & lyengar Yoga, I inspire others to improve wellness and commit long-term health and fitness goals. I am energetic and outgoing with collaborative spirit. I lead yoga classes for beginners to advanced students according to their body types and fitness levels. It’s really important for me to make sure every student practice safely, respect their limitations and get the benefits of the practice.
Master of Arts in Yoga From Himalayan Garhwal University, Pokhara District Pauri Garhwal, Uttarakhand. :-Post Graduate Diploma in Yogic Science from Uttarakhand Sanskrit University, Hardwar. :-Graduation Bachelor of Commerce from H.N.B. Garhwal University, Uttarakhand. :-Successfully Completed 200 hours + 300 hours Yoga Teacher Training Course ,Yoga Alliance U.S.A.