Arati Jaykumar is Master of Physiotherapy ( Orthopaedics ) and has worked with patients over a wide range of clinical settings, including children, communities and old person’s rehabilitation over an 11 year period. She is familiar with both neuro & cardio rehabilitation and specializes in orthopaedic rehabilitation. Apart from the above she is also a Value Educator - teaching personality development and communication skills in colleges.
Arati has had a keen interest in yoga since her college days and that passion subsequently led her to converge with her Swami Vidyanand, the Founding father of Yoga Alliance International. In order to deepen her understanding of the subject she trained as a GRAND MASTER in Transformational Hatha Yoga and Meditation, Pranayama and Yoga Therapy with over 1000 Hours of Teaching and is qualified, experienced and has successfully held Yoga & Meditation Training in 200 Hour Level Yoga Teacher Training, Yoga for Pre & Post Natal, Yoga for Children and Teenagers, Yoga Therapy and several other applications of Yoga with over in her tenure as Director of the Sri Ma International School of Transformational Yoga, Pondicherry Branch. She is certified in the above by Yoga Alliance International (YAI). Prior to her Grand Master Training with Swami vidhyanad, she has completed her 500 Hour Master Level Training course dedicated to the art of Transformational Hatha yoga, pranayama (breath practice), mantra, meditation and all exoteric & esoteric practices.
She has been trained directly under Dinah Rodrigues, yoga therapist (an Integral Member of I.Y.T.A. and Honorary Member as consultant of the World Yoga Therapy Council of I.F.Y. – India) in Hormonal Yoga Therapy for Menopause in France –Aix En Provence
She spends her time both deepening her own practice and knowledge by continually trying to combine physiotherapy, knowledge of anatomy with the cultured art of Transformational Yoga & Hormonal Yoga Therapy to produce a holistic deep therapy which draws on an ancient tradition of exploring body, mind & soul combined with the biomechanics and physiology of medical science. Her profound belief is that the combination of these arts will have intense therapeutic and rejuvenating effect on anyone who cares to practice this teaching.
She is currently the Director of the Srima International School of Transformational Hatha Yoga Centre in Pondicherry.
Director of Vidhyanada Transformational Yoga School Australia