Gulnaaz Dashti began her study and practice of yoga in 1990 under the guidance of B.K.S. Iyengar, Dr. Geeta S. Iyengar and Prashant S. Iyengar at Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute in Pune, India.
In 1998, she was granted a teaching position at the prestigious institution by B.K.S. Iyengar and has since become one of the senior teachers of beginner, intermediate and advanced classes. Under the watchful eye of Dr. Geeta S. Iyengar, she assisted in the medical classes for over 20 years. This rare and specialized skill of therapeutic application is a hallmark of Iyengar Yoga and furthers the mission that students can experience yoga regardless of their ailments or medical conditions.
In 1999, B.K.S. Iyengar requested her to travel internationally to teach Iyengar Yoga to women in Tehran. Since that time, she has been overseeing the training of women throughout the Middle East as well as conducting workshops, intensives and trainings in Europe, Canada, Australia and South East Asia.
In 2011, she received the name Yoganjali and the blessings of B.K.S Iyengar to open an Iyengar studio in Baner, Pune. She currently conducts weekly classes of all levels including, pranayama, medical and children’s classes.
She continues to be a devoted student of Prashant Iyengar and the philosophical traditions of Yoga.
Her teaching conveys the understanding and wisdom of direct experience, an unwavering commitment to the teachings of Iyengar Yoga and a generous, lighthearted relationship with her students.
Tahera Dashti has been practicing yoga since the year 1996 under the guidance of Late Dr. B.K.S. Iyengar, Dr. Geeta S. Iyengar and Shri. Prashant Iyengar. She has also been teaching at the R.I.M.Y.I. for medical therapeutic classes. She excels in the yogic knowledge and teaching abilities, she has been a yoga teacher since 2000
Due to vast and deep knowledge Tahera has extraordinary understanding of human body, this enables her to give her students the best yoga training and in medical classes. Her students find relief and healing from their problems.
Dedication and commitment, those are the strengths of Tahera and the same is reflected in her classes. Her students are always enthusiastic to attend her classes. Over the period many students have taken her classes, many of them still continue to learn under her guidance.
Murtuza Dashti has been practicing yoga since 1997 under the guidance ofLate B.K.S. Iyengar, Dr. Geeta S. Iyengarand Shri. Prashant Iyengar at the R.I.M.Y.I. institute. He has been teaching at R.M.Y.I. institute for the medical classes since the last 15 years. He is one of the main teachers at the Yoganjali Yoga Classes.
Murtuza is known for his kindness and soft nature among all the students. His students love attending his classes and enjoy learning yoga from him.
Murtuza will go out of his way to help his students. His humbleness while teaching and interacting with his students makes him a unique teacher.
Javad Birjandi has been practicing yoga since childhood. He has been directly trained under Late B.K.S. Iyengar, Dr. Geeta S. Iyengar and Shri Prashant Iyengar. He also has been teaching at the medical batches at the R.I.M.Y.I. He also is privately teaching at a few I.T. companies based in Pune. He is among the main teachers at the Yoganjali Yoga Classes.