KISHAN SHAH

BFA - The School of the Art Institute of Chicago 1997

(In final year of completion) Clinical doctorate degree in Ayurvedic Holisitic Medicine

Ashtanga Yoga Research Institute - Mysore, India
Years of training with Sri K Pattabhi Jois 

Ashtanga Yoga intensive with Lino Miele 2001-2003 - Kovalum, Kerala. India 

200 Hour Sivanada Yoga Vedanta Certification 2001 - Uttar Kashi, Himalayas. India with Swami Govindananda

International senior assistant to Shiva Rea for six years

Intensive studies with Andrey Lappa in Universal Freestyle Yoga

Initiated into the KKA Kalaipayattu lineage - Gurukkal C.M. Sherif
South Indian Martial Arts - authorized to teach beginning level

Adjunct Professor UCLA for three and a half years - Dept. of World Arts & Culture
philosophy, culture and practice of yoga and meditation.
Lecture courses on Hatha Yoga Pradipika and Yoga Sutras of Patanjali.

 Global Festival Presenter
International - Balispirit Festival, Bali; International Yoga Festival, Rishikesh India;
Uplift Festival, Byron Bay, Australia; Zambhala Festival, Goa, India; Envision Festival, Costa Rica
USA - Lightning in a Bottle, Beloved, Lucidity, Pranafest, Tadasana,
Mountain High, Woogie Weekend, Serenity, Burning Man

International Ambassador to Manduka Yoga

Featured in Yoga Journal Magazine, Whole Life Times, Yogi Times, Details Magazine, Allure Magazine

Born to an Indian father and an American mother, Kishan blends both ancient Eastern
and modern Western scientific, cultural and philosophical ideas of spiritual evolution into his practice.
Drink from the cup of the ancient masters with a 21st century kick.  Kishan is a teacher of
Yoga and Meditation, practitioner of Ayurvedic Medicine, herbalist,
bodyworker and spiritual guide for your life’s journey.

My Raja Vinyasa Flow classes feature an inspiring soundtrack of beats, classical
and soundscapes that paint the tone for inspiration and introspection.  Authentic Yoga
and Meditation techniques to take you to your edge and bring you back into a
deep state of relaxation and meditation. Dynamic sequences that are
Ayurvedically inspired to flow with the seasons for balance, cleansing and rejuvenation. 

Tapah Svadhyaya Isvarapranidhanani Kriyayogah