This year’s theme is #YogaForHumanity and what better way to stay true to it than to give a shout-out to the people who promote it? So, on this International Day of Yoga, we celebrate yoga influencers in India.

Who are the top yoga influencers in India, according to us?

1. Tara Mitra 


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A well-known yoga therapist and chanting teacher, Tara Mitra belongs to the T Krishnamacharya lineage. She firmly believes that yoga therapy is the best way to achieve mental peace and maintain physical health. Her chanting sessions are attended by people worldwide. 

2. Vinay 

Vinay is a certified yoga teacher specialising in Hatha, Ashtanga, Kriya, Vinyasa and meditation. His Instagram is full of pictures of him doing difficult asanas. He also takes online yoga training sessions for those who can’t attend in person. 

3. Rajat Thakur 


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An entrepreneur, a yoga teacher, and fitness creator, Rajat Thakur is an inspiration for all yoga enthusiasts out there. He owns a business called Manali Yogashala and runs yoga teaching movements in the Himalayas. 

4. Sonal Dwivedi 


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Sonal Dwivedi is very passionate about yoga and has been working as a yoga trainer for the past 9 years. She founded Urban Asanas, a studio in Gurugram, to spread her love for yoga to other people. She also takes online yoga sessions. 

5. Rina Hindocha 


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Rina Hindocha’s Instagram speaks of her love of yoga and Ayurveda. She frequently uploads videos with instructions and tips on how to do various asanas. Her decade-old experience as a yoga instructor reflects on her feed. 

6. Vizeta Tomar

Expecting soon or planning a pregnancy? Looking for asanas to maintain the physical as well as mental health of you and your baby? Then you should definitely check out Vizeta Tomar. She is a certified prenatal yoga coach and womb yoga trainer. She also works with rehab centres and helps in the treatment of addicts through yoga. 

7. Adhipa Kalany


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Adhipa Kalany is a yoga instructor from Kerala, currently living in Dubai. You will find her doing difficult yoga asanas at every place she goes—be it a beach, mountain, or the balcony of a hotel room. 

8. Payal Vashishth


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Payal Vashishth is so passionate about yoga that she went ahead and did her master’s in it. She is well versed in Hatha and Ashtanga asanas. Her prenatal and postnatal yoga training sessions have helped many new mothers in the transition phase. She has also worked with Cult Fit as a trainer. 

9. Swas Yoga


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Swas’s Instagram feed is full of pictures and videos of her doing yoga in the serenity of nature. She is a holistic nutritionist, wellness coach, advanced yoga therapist, and fitness enthusiast. Her training sessions and workshops are available for all, from individuals and groups to corporates.  

10. Manvi Sharma


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Manvi has many awards in her kitty, including the Asian Games and CBSE Nationals. She’s a fitness enthusiast from Punjab and has been part of the acclaimed USA Yoga Alliance. You will find her doing yoga asanas in every possible place on her Instagram.

11. Divya Kumar

Divya was introduced to yoga by a friend late in her life. And since then, there has been no turning back for her. She quit her IT job, started her own yoga training classes, and has been continuing that for almost 10 years now. So far, she has trained over 2,000 students in this mindful practice. 

Yoga influencers to follow this Yoga Day

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That’s it, folks!

Those were the yoga influencers in India who we’d recommend you follow if you need a dose of inspiration to stay fit, fine, and healthy this Yoga Day.