Born to a family of yogis, Master Yogananth Andiappan was only two years old when he started learning yoga from his father, Dr. Asana Andiappan, a renowned yoga guru in India. Yogananth has won numerous state, national, and international championships and has authored three best-selling books on yoga. He is also the Editor-in-Chief of Asana International Yoga Journal, and is currently working on a book on 3,000 yoga postures – a complete yoga encyclopedia.
Lakshmi Andiappan is a fully qualified medical as well as a Yoga Therapy practitioner. She has been practicing yoga from the young age of two under the eagle eyed tutelage of her Father and Guru Dr. Asana Andiappan, a pioneer of Yoga Therapy and Thirumoolar’s Ashtanga Yoga in India. Beyond her medical qualification, Lakshmi has a Master degree in Yogic Science and is currently pursuing her Ph.D in Yoga Therapy.
Lakshmi is the Chief Yoga Therapist at the Dr. Asana Andiappan College of Yoga ad Research Center in Chennai. She is a well known Pre-natal Yoga Specialist in the State of Tamil Nadu India. Lakshmi has won many awards in Yoga from district, state and international level.
Today, Lakshmi presents in various conferences on various topics including yoga therapy for different ailments such as obesity, heart conditions, and most recently, yoga for pregnancy complications. She is also on the expert panel of Asana – an International Yoga Journal. She is keen to combine her medical knowledge with her yoga practice in order to share her learning and experience with her yoga students.