Yoga is the science of right living, which should be incorporated as a life style. Yoga works on various aspects of human personalities such as physical, mental, and emotional.

This has been envisioned by Dr. Sunanda Rathi and associates for benefit of society. She is operating the Yoga Initiative Center which is one of the best Yoga training institutes in the city. They are affiliated with Svyasa Banglore & VYASA Bangalore.

A joint venture by Chiranjiv Foundation and Yoga Initiatives under Rathi Foundation,, affiliated to the world-class Bengaluru-based varsity VYASA, is committed to deliver the best in the field of yoga academics.

Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana or VYASA is a registered charitable institution (1986) working for making Yoga a socially relevant science.Universities Grant Commission) UGC has declared S-VYASA as a Deemed to be University under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956 since 2002. With Dr H R Nagandra, prime ministers yoga guru as its chancellor, S-VYASA is the best known exclusive yoga varsity in the country.


Efficiently run by a dedicated team of experts, offers yoga courses, specialised therapy programmes, workshops, seminars and study courses. Dr. Sunanda Rathi, eminent academician and yoga researcher and RamkumarRathi, renowned yoga exponent, are the driving forces who are aimed at bringing qualitative yoga education to Pune.