Dr. Koushik Chattopadhyay (KOUSHIK) is trained in traditional hatha Yoga for over 25 years in India. He has competed in several Yoga tournaments in India and had been awarded "YogaKumar" (Champion of Champions). He started teaching Yoga in Cape Town, South Africa and has several years of teaching experience. His typical one hour class includes hatha Yoga asana, pranayama (breathing) and dhyana (meditation). His knowledge on human biology gives him a more in depth understanding of different asana and different forms of Yoga. He is a certified Yoga Instructor in the US by YogaFit (Level 1: Foundations of Safety for Personal Practice and Teaching). After teaching in the east coast for a while, he moved to Los Angeles. Currently he teaches at 24 Hour Fitness. He also has a large pool of private clientele. He is also in high demand to teach in different retreats and resorts. Along with indoor studio classes, KOUSHIK is proficient in teaching Yoga in the water (in pool) as well as on outdoor (on a sandy beach and on grass lawns).