Yogaraj CP

First initiated into Yoga at the age of 5 by his father, S. Chidhambaram, who learnt Yoga from the masters in Himalayan.

He later learnt Yoga from Acharya A. Yesudas Antony, who has studied Yoga in the world renowned International Sivananda Ashram in Kerala, India.

Early Age

Yogaraj has participated and won many Yoga Competitions since 1988.

In 1991, he won the championship award at the State Yoga Competition, in Tamilnadu, India and was awarded the title Yogaraj (King of Yoga).

In 1997, he was awarded The International Best Yoga Demonstrator by the Government of Pondicherry. He has received awards from the Chief Ministers of three Indian States Karnataka, West Bengal and Pondicherry.

He started teaching Yoga at the age of 17. He completed a Diploma in Naturopathy and Yogic Science at Yoga and Natural Living Development Trust, Chennai, India. He also completed a teacher training course at Divine Life Society (Sivananda) in Chennai and received the title Yoga Ratna, meaning

Rewards & Guinness Records holder

2004: staying in headstand posture for 2 hours and 40 minutes, which was appreciated by South China Morning Post and the Phoenix News Channel

2006: The only Yoga Instructor who received Creative and Innovation Award for the year while working for Pure International (HK) Ltd to appreciate his creativity in Yoga.

2009: Achieved the Guinness World Record for Longest Yoga Marathon that lasted 28 hours in which he performed 1,019 different Yoga postures.

2011: New Guinness World Record for 23 consecutive yoga positions on a moving motorcycle in Mumbai, India.

2015: New Guinness World Record by continuously performing more than 1,500 yoga postures for 40 hours and 15 minutes.

The teacher of teachers

Many of his students are now working as yoga teachers in Hong Kong and other Asian Countries.

- He had taught Yoga in Anna University, Chennai, India.

- He was the Guest lecturer in Pondicherry University, India, Chief Teacher of Pure Yoga Taipei.

He had worked at many famous yoga studios in Hong Kong. He is currently Guest Yoga Teacher in City University of Hong Kong.

He is the founder of Divine Life Yoga Limited and the director of Prana Yogam, to help yoga practitioners to achieve the wellness of body, mind and soul, and facilitate their journey on their personal transformation.

Prana Yogam

Opened in January 2012.

Located on Austin Road, Tsim Sha Tsui

1000 sq. ft., including 2 classrooms

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