Aatmayog History

Pratibha Jani
She is a resident of NJ for over 31 years. She earned her BS in Ancient Indian history and Culture from the University of Bombay,India. Born and brought up in Mumbai-India, the practice of yoga was instilled in her at the age of 9 by her parents. She is an experienced E- RYT with the Yoga Alliance.  She has over 1800 hours of teaching experience. She has been practicing and teaching Yoga for over 25 years. She is a certifies yoga therapist and meditation instructor. Her love for practicing and teaching Yoga grew stronger with time. Her style of teaching is authentic, traditional (From India) and in the true sense YOGA for mind, body and intellect. She has been a free lance – Cultural /Educational tour Guide in India for over 6 years before moving to the US and enjoyed every minute of it.   Her passion is to

Teach

  • Our children how to excel in their academic and athletic careers by increasing focus and concentration
  • The right way to breathe so they can lead a happy, healthy and fulfilling life
  • Self awareness and self Observance techniques.
  • Our seniors how to live longer, healthier and happier lives
  • Bring-Gentle and beginner Style of yoga into every home

Teach our

  • Yoga Teachers to be better Yoga teachers

Affiliations:
Corporate Yoga-Hospitals
Yoga teacher training programs and Yoga /Cultural Retreats in USA and India
Own Yoga/Stress Management workshops in Randolph/Rockaway/Denville NJ.
On faculty at County and state colleges
Senior Chair Yoga

In her spare time, she does writing in English and various Indian languages including sanskrit shlokas from Bhagwad Gita on her Sanskritchantsnprayers site.

She also loves to cook and shares her videos on her youtube channel and her site for  Healthy vegetarian recipes.

Her knowledge of yoga comes from various institutions and classes over the years. The Santacruz Yoga Institute-Bombay India and The Yoga Vedanta
Seva Ashram [in Matawan , NJ],to mention a couple. She has over fifteen years of  yoga teaching experience in the US.
Between 1999 and 2005, she volunteered as the lead teacher and program creator at Matawan yoga vedanta center Sunday school for children ages 7yrs. to 16 yrs, teaching  yoga, and Indian languages such as Hindi, Gujarati and Marathi, as well as Sanskrit shlokas with meanings from the Bhagwad Gita. She volunteered at Parsippany Sunday school as a yoga teacher for students aged 7 yrs to 18 yrs. She enjoys working equally with children and adults.  Her adult students enjoy the non competitive, destressing and relaxation programs which help them get energized and rejuvenated. During the summer of 2007 she completed an intensive training program in Classical Ashtanga Yoga from one of the world’s oldest organized Yoga Institute, “The Yoga Institute”- at Santacruz,  Mumbai India.

Besides being a Yoga instructor and a mother of two, she brings with her over 15 years of corporate experience.

She Believes that Patanjali’s Yoga sutras are one of the best creations for Human Kind and every one should try and follow at least some of the eight fold paths to lead and fulfilling life. 

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