About

Founded in 1999, Yogalife is a leading provider of yoga training in Europe and India.


Our goal is to guide people from all walks of life on the journey towards their true self.


We believe in the the potential of every human being.


With yoga and modern coaching tools , we offer you a way to unfold.

Yogalife root.

Yogalife’s roots lie in India and have grown from there across Europe. We teach authentic yoga and connect ancient wisdom with modern science.

Yoga teacher across the globe.

For more than 20 years, Yogalife has been training yoga teachers across the globe. This long and broad experience helps us to design unique training programs that take you further and deeper.

Yoga to find and grow.

Yoga is all about finding the real you and the treasure you carry inside you. Our teacher's trainings are an opportunity to discover or uncover that teacher you already are, waiting to unfold.You will get to know coaching tools of yoga to find and grow.

Courses of yoga.

In our training courses, you will not learn this one particular style of yoga. You are going to discover your own yoga style and you will learn how to help people find theirs. You will be able to understand the need of you students and design session accordingly.

lectures and asana clinic.

After your 200 hrs Teacher Training Course, you can join the community of yogic enthusiasts by applying to the Continuos Education Program (CEP). Here you can assist in lectures and asana clinics, teach yoga and meditation classes. get new inputs, connect with other students, be a valuable inspiration to the new group of students, guide them find their direction and voice, practice a karma yogi’s attitude and the commitment to fully be present in the moment and experience.

The yoga world is huge. With Yogalife you will get a lot of personal guidance and you will learn how to guide your own students in the same personalized way. You will become part of a big, international Yogalife Family which will give you always possibilities to connect also years after your training.

20 Years of Authentic Yoga Education

We are passionate about training yogis and yoga teachers and are grateful for the collaboration with multiple international organizations, TV and adventure projects as well as with corporate leaders that use the Yogic way of life to deal with the tasks they are facing.

1999

Foundation of Yogalife in India

1992-2004

Teaching Yoga at, Worldbank, UNHCR, WHO, WMO, International Red Cross, etc.. in India and Switerzland

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2005

Contribution in the design of Yoga Teacher Trainings for Deepak Chopra in the US

Sanjeev and Deepak

2008

NDTV TV Good times - Yoga Shows: Sweat & Bodylicious, India

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2009

Coaching the film crew of Eat, Pray, Love in India

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2009-2016

Coaching the pilots of the Solar Impulse Project in India, China, Switzerland

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2019

TEDxTalk "Decoding Yoga" in Switzerland

Sanjeev and Deepak

"WE CREATE A SAFE ENVIRONMENT FOR YOU TO IMMERSE YOURSELF IN THE DEEPER LAYERS OF YOUR BEING"

Meet the Team

Over the many years of our journey, a lot of our students became core teachers in our team and bring in experience from all over the world.

During your teacher training you will benefit from the diverse backgrounds of our trainers and their vast knowledge and skillsets.

Be embraced by their life mission to share knowledge and support you on your journey to uncover your true potential.

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Sanjeev Bhanot

Yogalife Founder

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  • Teaching yoga since 1992
  • Established Yogalife in 1999
  • Experienced, charismatic and caring
  • Shares with humor his profound knowledge of Yoga
  • Implements his knowledge of the ancient scriptures in today’s life
  • Created Antastha Yoga
  • Skilled eyes to find on the spot the physical or emotional issues
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Manoj Bhanot

Founder Yogalife Belgium

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  • Modern, grounded, and lovable
  • Expert in human energy and chakras.
  • Studies in anatomy, biochemistry and physiology
  • Implements his knowledge of the ancient scriptures in today’s life
  • Natural ability to connect with people through his sense of humour and his communication skills
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Mica Preguerman

RYS 5OO, Lead Trainer

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  • Colourful, creative and motivating yogic soul
  • Creative and Communication Director in Yogalife
  • She is the smile of Yogalife
  • Advanced Teacher Training Coordinator in Ibiza
  • Guides you to open your heart and brings you to your inner happiness
  • Read more about Mica’s expertise:
    www.micayogaibiza.com
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Shweta Bhanot

Yogalife Festival and Teacher

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  • An inspiring yogini with a calm and peaceful presence
  • An inspiration to many happy yogis in her energising hatha yoga classes and workshops
  • She is the backbone of Yogalife in Belgium
  • Shweta is the youngest of five children, four of whom are yoga teachers
  • Becoming a yoga teacher was a natural choice, as she has so much knowledge and understanding to share
  • Initiated into yoga by her Guru Swami Niranjanananda
  • Completed her Yogalife TTC in Dharamsala in 2011
  • She has been teaching classes in New Delhi and Belgium and developing workshops about Insomnia and Sleep
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Anne-Laure Rondel

TTC Teacher

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  • A dreamer with both feet connected to the ground
  • Former professional dancer, joyful to discover Yoga
  • Teaches Hatha Yoga, motivating her students to travel deep inside
  • Cherishes her Yoga Nidra practice
  • Loves food, spontaneous playing with kids and the daily walks with her dog and partner in crime, Pilou
  • Originally from France now living in Belgium
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Diana Elizalde

TTC Teacher

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  • A warm, joyful and inspiring teacher that contributes in the path of self-discovery, evolution and acceptance
  • She comes from a long lineage of teachers so becoming a yoga teacher, especially for children and families, is natural for her
  • Specialized in the Science of Happiness at Berkeley University and First Aid for Sports
  • She also develops workshops around Yoga and anxiety, sleeping disorders, Yoga for kids, teens and families
  • Passionate about reading and writing and a world traveller
  • She loves to spend her time in her quiet home with family and pets
  • Born in Mexico, living in Belgium for more than two decades where she runs a Yoga Studio in Oudenaarde, her hometown
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Catherine BeaubreuilL

TTC Coordinator and Teacher

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  • Practicing yoga for more than 25 years
  • Yoga was her tool to deal with stress in a multinational company
  • After her 200hrs TTC, she decided to guide people to well-being
  • Open hearted and kind, her yoga sessions moves in harmony with the flow of life
  • She studied biology and is trained as a therapist in foot reflexology
  • She followed the Advanced Teacher Training "the body" (100 hrs) in Geneva
  • Trained in Yoga Nidra, has a big interest in energetical healing
  • Loves guiding meditation and relaxation sessions
  • Lives in Switzerland coordinating the Geneva Yogalife trainings
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Poonam Stecher Sharma

TTC Lead Trainer

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  • Our calm and positive yoga expert, balancing hard-working professionalism with warmth and compassion
  • Her yoga combines ancient wisdom with modern developments in physical training
  • She is a main contributor for educational content in our training manual and leading the Yogalife TTC in Zurich at Sanapurna
  • Born into a family of Yoga teachers, after finishing her Masters in Sociology, she studied at the world’s first yoga university, Bihar Yoga Bharati (Bihar School of Yoga), followed by a one-year residential postgraduate Diploma in Yogic Studies
  • Since 2001, she has been teaching yoga professionally in India and Switzerland
  • She taught yoga in UN organisations, corporations like P&G, and the students and teachers at Webster University, Geneva
  • She was – together her with her brother Sanjeev Bhanot – also the yoga advisor for Julia Roberts in the Hollywood film Eat Pray Love and she has also been featured in many yoga programs on Indian television
  • In 2011, together with Thomas Stecher, Poonam founded Sanapurna in Zurich
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MIRONEL DE WILDE

TTC Teacher

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  • An open-hearted and deeply spiritual yoga teacher with a natural soothing voice
  • He uses yoga to balance yin and yang energies, and combines Eastern and Western wisdom
  • He believes we can use these connections to reach greater happiness and harmony
  • Explored the depths of yoga philosophy and practice in India by the Ganges river in Rishikesh
  • He studied Thai Yoga Massage in Thailand
  • Trainer in Nonviolent Communication
  • Working on a documentary film about yoga
  • Born in the Netherlands, Mironel grew up in Canada, but has lived an international life
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Pankaj Sharma

TTC Teacher

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  • Born in the Himalayan region of North India.
  • Pankaj started his journey of Yoga to find the true purpose of life.
  • In the year 2013-2014, he followed yoga sadhana courses in Delhi and Rishikesh, India. Later he completed the course from Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga, Delhi. During his bioscience engineering studies in Belgium, he continued yoga learning from Yogalife.
  • Pankaj is now teaching Hatha Yoga, Yoga for the back and spine, Yin yoga and Yoga Nidra classes full-time.
  • He connects science and yoga to live a happy and healthy, medicine free life. Pankaj loves to bring understanding of the scientific links to yogic practices.
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Nadine Vanmanshoven

TTC Teacher

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  • Physical therapist with a strong background in applied anatomy and a tremendous curiosity for the human body
  • Trained in Yoga, manual lymph drainage, Creative Consciousness coaching, Shiatsu massage, Meditation, Palliative care, Ortho Molecular Therapy.
  • Nadine has taught anatomy for Yogalife since 2014.
  • Her holistic style is based on years of experience and knowledge as a physical therapist, complemented by awareness from the rich Indian Yoga tradition, anatomy, pathology and life itself.
  • Driven with passion and enthusiasm, an incredibly soft and kind soul, Nadine is everyone’s favorite teacher and friend.
  • “I love the interaction, applying yoga to all my patients and the ever-growing knowledge to my yoga and anatomy classes. Teaching is learning, growing, creating and providing conditions, to bring out the greatest assets in people. “
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Elize Tikmane

TTC Teacher

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  • Born in Riga, Latvia and living in Mechelen, Belgium since 2012.
  • Loves to take time for each asana to sink deeper and explore it ‘inside out’.
  • For Elize, the silence and stillness of the body and mind are as important as the movement.
  • Teaching weekly classes in Mechelen and online since 2013, Elize offers a balanced mix of Hatha, Yin and Antastha Yoga.
  • Since 2016 Elize has been a valuable assistant and teacher in the Yogalife Teacher Trainings.