Real Yogis at Planet Yoga Hong Kong

December 31, 2009

Planet yoga brings only real yogis from all over the planet.
Come in and meet them and receive a complimentary yoga class.

Master Kapil

  • Gold Medallist
  • Post Graduation in Yoga Psychology at Bihar Yoga Bharati, Munger India
  • Graduation in Commerce
  • Conducted Yoga camps and Shivirs in an around India including Indian Institute of Management, Joka Tata Consultancy Services, Salt Lake National Police Academy
  • Conducted Yoga classes for his excellence Mr. Viren J. Shah, Governor of West Bengal Conducted Yoga Health Management Courses and special camps for children.

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Master Ram

  • Championship title winner in Western Freestyle Dance and Millennium Freedom Competitions
  • First place in the Western Dance YMCA Competition
  • Has performed for international events like “Jam 2008” at Hong Kong’s International Music & Dance Festival
  • After studying and performing in India, Master Ram has been packing classes in Hong Kong with his high energy style. Classes include; Bollywood, Fusion, Modern Belly, Freestyle, and Salsa. He brings a fresh new energy and passion to his classes which has captured the hearts and rhythms of his students. “The Power to determine the direction of our life is not decided by life itself, but by us. Everything in our own hand, regardless of the challenges that we may face in the future, we should never give up on living out our dreams.“ Master Ram

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Master Naveen

  • Post Graduate in Yogic Science from Swami Vivekanda Yoga Anusanthana Samsthana, Bangalore, India
  • Certified Yoga Instructor and Therapist at the Swami Vivekananda Yoga Ashram, Bangalore
  • Certified Yoga Instructor – Khusboo Welfare Society, Bangalore, India
  • Conducted workshops in Yoga and Meditation at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur Chief Yoga Therapist at the NMP Medical Research Institute, Bangalore
  • Awarded “Best Teacher” in Yoga and Meditation, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
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Master Raj

  • Graduate in Yogic Science from Swami Vivekananda Yoga University, Bangalore, India
  • Diploma in Yoga and Naturopathy, Swami Vivekananda University, Bangalore, India
  • Certified Yoga Therapist from the Swami Vivekananda Yoga University
  • Awarded “Best Yoga Instructor” at the AYUR Rejuvenation Centre, New Delhi
  • Certified Yoga Instructor – Acupressure and Acupuncture Practioners Welfare Association, New Delhi
  • Certified by the Naturopathy and Yogic Sciences University, Karnataka, India

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Master Vaibhav

  • Highly experienced in performing and choreographing performances in productions across India
  • Achieved highest rankings in over 30 state and national dance competitions across India
  • Studied, performed and trained Jazz, Street Jazz, Contemporary, Hip-Hop, Bollywood and Salsa under the guidance of renowned teacher, Pritpal
  • Classes packed with the latest in modern dance styles, fun, energy and nightclub ready moves are what you can expect from Vaibhav’s classes. His ability to bring his students to his level is what makes this instructor so unique and he is bringing it to Planet Yoga exclusively fresh from India.

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Meet Master Ram: Martial Arts influenced Dance hits Planet Yoga Hong Kong

December 31, 2009

Dance as exercise is becoming hugely popular and Master Ram sets the pace. A lifetime of dance and martial arts has made him fast and flexible. He uses his talents to design a range of classes from Bollywood to Freestyle. Having started teaching at 15 he is recognized as one of the youngest certified dance instructors.

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RY: As the Dance Director, you customize a wide range of classes–Bollywood, Freestyle, bellydancing specifically for Planet Yoga. What are you working on at the moment?

Ram: Right now, I am preparing for the new Master Classes at Planet Yoga. We are very lucky to have a lot of dedicated and eager dancers at Planet Yoga so these sessions are designed with them in mind. The choreography is meant for intermediate and advanced dancers who are looking for something a little more challenging.

RY: You are one of the youngest certified dance instructors in India. How did you become a dance instructor? Were you always a good dancer?

Ram: I was always very athletic as a kid–I studied Martial Arts for 7 years and became a Black Belt. I began training in dance at a very young age and started teaching classes when I was 15.

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RY: Who has inspired you most as a dancer?

Ram: My biggest idol, without a doubt, is Michael Jackson. Not just for his techniques but his innovation, his star quality and charisma. In my profession, it is easy to imitate others’ styles and techniques. It is important for me to create original choreography so that my students are learning something new and exciting, not something they have already seen somewhere else.
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RY: Some of these classes may sound a little intimidating –Bhangra Funk, Modern Belly Dancing. For someone who has little or no experience dancing how would you encourage them?

Ram: I always teach each of my classes with one goal in mind, and that is to help my students build self-confidence, have fun and raise their energy level. Some of the classes are more challenging than others, but ultimately, it is not about learning specific techniques or fancy moves, I want them to feel good about their bodies and health.

RY: Planet Yoga is known for having instructors that have real talent and great experience. What does real yoga mean to you?

Ram: For each of my classes, I try to create a unique experience. I listen to my students and give them lots of feedback. It is important for me that anyone who comes into my class feels that they are able to take with them something that is worthwhile. Real yoga for me is creating a personal experience for each of my students.

To join a class taught by Master Ram: Please call us at (CWB): 2525 8277, (CTL): 2525 8288 or (TST): 3165 8080