Guest Profile: Aadil Palkhivala
Aadil Palkhivala is one of the world's top yoga teachers. Having begun his studies with B.K.S. Iyengar at the age of 7, Aadil has been training yoga teachers in India, Europe and the United States since 1976. Aadil is the author of Fire of Love: For Students of Life and Teachers of Yoga, a book that seeks to restore the essence of yoga. Aadil has written for Yoga Journal Magazine and been an "Asana Expert" for both the magazine and the website. He is frequently a keynote speaker at Omega Institute, Yoga Journal, and The Body, Mind, Spirit Symposium, on tops such as stress and holistic health.
With an encyclopedic knowledge of health matters, Aadil was a naturopath for 10 years. He trained as a clinical hypnotherapist and is also an Ayurvedic health practitioner. In addition, Aadil has degrees in physics, math and law. Aadil and his wife, Savitri, are the founders and directors of internationally-renowned Alive and Shine Center in Bellevue, Washington and The College of Purna Yoga, a 200-hour, 500-hour and Certificate-Level teacher training program.