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Mysore Krishnamacharr Yoga Shala, under the management of Kanchen Mala, has been the place where several teachers including renowned Sri.Guruji BNS Iyengar have been teaching Yoga for over a decade. Mysore Krishnamacharr Yoga Shala is dedicated to teaching all aspects of yoga, including Asana, Pranayama, Mudra, Philosophy, Chanting, Ayurveda, and Teacher Training. We provide certification for all of our courses including Teacher Training.

Located in central Mysore, we offer a clean, private space in which to practice Yoga. Students are required to register for a minimum of one month. Multiple subjects may be taken during this period to create a complete and in depth yoga experience. Asana is taught in the mornings and various other subjects are taught through the day. We offer accommodation nearby for those who prefer to have a short walk to classes.

Mysore Krishnamacharr Yoga Shala places great importance on the traditional system of Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga and bases its teachings on the original scriptures that pertain to yoga. The school is open to all yoga students from all cultures who are sincerely interested and ready to learn.


The Most Capable Yoga Teachers

Sri Kanchen

Kanchen started practicing yoga two decades ago and has been teaching professionally for over 10 years. She has studied with many eminent teachers about asana and adjustment and is” well -versed” in astangavinyasa yoga and hatha yoga.

She has learnt Pranayama, Mudra and Philosophy with Sri BNS Iyenger. She has also studied with Sri Balaji Rao Thombre and with many other illustrious teachers on Meditation and Chanting.

Kanchen has also won many prizes at district and state level Yoga competitions.

She established and has been running successfully the Mysore Krishnamacharr Yoga Foundation.

Dr. Vinaya T.M.

Dr. Vinaya is an Ayurvedic Doctor and Yoga practitioner based in Mysore.

She is presently working as visiting faculty at an Ayurveda Medical College in Guntakal, Andhra Pradesh, India.

She is a consultant physician at the Traditional B V PUNDIT’S HEALTH CARE CLINIC and she also teaches applied aspect of Anatomy in relation with Yoga Practices at MYSORE KRISHNAMACHARR YOGA FOUNDATION since 2017.

She integrates Ayurveda and therapeutic yoga for health and wellness. She also has taken classes in therapeutic diet and Ayurvedic cooking which are other fields of interest.

Dr. Aravind Bagade M.D. Ayurvedic Medicine

Dr. Aravind is an Ayurvedic Physician and Nutritionist for Doman International Institute at Philadelphia and also teaches at Shiva Ayurveda Medical College in Himachal Pradesh in India.

He completed his M.D. Ayurveda from Government Ayurveda Medical College and Hospital in Mysuru, Karnataka and has over 6 years of experience in Ayurvedic practice besides teaching at the University.

Dr. Aravind also teaches principles of Ayurvedic Medicine at Krishnamacharr Yoga Foundation in Mysuru from the past three years.

Pradeep Kumar

Pradeep Kumar is the Asana adjustment and alignment teacher at MKYF.

Pradeep is the student of Yoga since more than 20 years and has studied under various masters. He is also a winner of the University, and State level Yoga competitions in Mysore.

He is having a lot of patience and understanding about the students who train with him and teaches them with care and careful consideration to injuries etc.

He also provides explanations about the Asanas in an simple, easy to understand way.

He is working currently in a reputed school in Mysore as a Yoga teacher for children since 3-4 years.


Post-graduate diploma holder in Yoga Studies from Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram, Srimathy’s association with yoga began in the year 1997. In 2003, after a long stint as a teacher in KYM, Srimathy began learning and practicing Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga under Shri K. Pattabhi Jois in Mysore. She has also learnt Yoga with Shri Sharath Jois and Mrs. Saraswathy. Srimathy has learned vedic chanting from Shri T. D. Krishnamachari, and continues to learn from Smt. Akhila Ramasubramaniam, a vedantic scholar.

Office Visiting Hours ( Mon - Fri )

Morning: 06:30 AM – 9:00 AM and 10:15 AM – 12 NOON

Evening: 04.30 PM – 06.30 PM

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+91 9986390093

Postal Address

#490, Devamba Agrahara,
K.R. Mohalla,
Mysore – 570024