Bound to Himachal Pradesh, popularly known as the ‘Land of Mahadev / Shiva, ‘ spirituality was always a part of Sonaal’s life. From an early age, he was more into physical sports and the physical side of Yoga. His Father taught him Sanskrit (the language of Yoga) and Pranayama. Since his Father comes from an Air force background, he had been traveling with his family around India since his childhood, and that made him very much familiar with the diverse side of India, learning different cultures and their philosophy become a part of his life.
Leaving his career as a successful Lawyer, Sonaal moved to the South to pursue his Yoga TTC from Art of Living Ashram. Sonaal has studied Sanskrit, traditional Hatha Yoga, and build a solid foundation in Shatkarmas, Pranayama, Mantras, Mudras, and Philosophy. He also did his training from the Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga (Certified by the Ministry of AYUSH) under the guidance of Bal Mukund who was one ofthe 3 main disciples of Dhirendra Brahmachari.
Sonal believes in discipline and dedication and that’s how he leads his classes. His asana classes are intense but bring a lot of stability and focus. Being humorous in nature makes his theoritical philosophy classes quite interesting, with a blend of stories and a touch of humor, students leave his classes with big smiles on their faces.
He sees teaching as a service – to help people discover the knowledge of the physical body and the working of the mind. You will see Sonaal in Hatha, Vinyasa, Shatkarma, Pranayama, Meditation and Philosophical classes. He will also mesmerize you with beautiful stories form India Culture and Mythology.