Dr. Manasa Rao 

Yoga Educator

Dr Manasa Rao is practising yoga since the year 1995. She has done her Bachelor’s in Psychology, English literature and Communicative English under Bangalore University & Post-graduation in Media law from NALSAR, Hyderabad. She was working as a media professional till 2011 when she realised that her calling was Yoga.

She has completed her MSc and PhD in Yoga with the University of Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana (SVYASA), Bangalore. She has been involved in teaching Yoga for the past 11 years.

As her research focus was on Yoga biomechanics for cricket players, she is involved in bringing the practice and philosophy of Yoga closer to the cricket players for their physical, mental and emotional well-being. She was a yoga columnist at news9live digital.  

She has embraced each opportunity to teach, regardless of the age, experience or ability of her students. She started on the journey to teach and write with a conscious purpose to share the amazing benefits of Yoga. She genuinely believes that Yoga is about connecting, healing and becoming aware of a higher reality within all of us, that stretches beyond the mat.