Richard Schultz - E-RYT

Richard is a certified Yoga instructor and has spent more than a decade training in and teaching various aspects of Yoga. He offers training in the traditional Hatha style, the dynamic Vinyasa Flow style, as well as in the Iyengar Method of Yoga.

Born and raised in upstate New York, he’s been living in Asia for the last eight years studying eastern philosophy and teaching Yoga. Richard has traversed countries like China, Myanmar, India, Nepal, Malaysia and Thailand, and each land has opened like an oyster offering pearls of wisdom. He spent nearly two years in India studying Yoga and one year in Myanmar studying Vipassana meditation.

Richard's style blends the main principles of the Iyengar Method and Ashtanga Vinyasa. He teaches students how to be technically sound in the postures without sacrificing rhythm and flow. He utilizes dynamic adjustments to give the students a deeper experience.

Richard has trained with several prominent Iyengar Yoga teachers in India and the United States, and has also studied at and employs techniques from the Vivekananda Yoga Institute (VYASA) in Bangalore, India. He completed his Teacher Training program with Yoga Master Bharath Shetty in Mysore, India.

Richard is a registered member of Yoga Alliance. He holds a certificate in anatomy and physiology from Fulton Montgomery College in upstate New York. Besides teaching in Malaysia, Richard has also spent time teaching in India and his homeland of New York.

Ganesh Upadhyay

Ganesh was brought up in the yoga tradition since a young child in Nepal and India. He has been practising for over 20 years and has studied yoga at the Vivekananda Yoga University in Bangalore, Divine Life Society in Rishikesh, Bihar School of Yoga in Munger and KPJ Ashtanga Yoga Institute in Mysore. He holds a Master in Sanskrit and Vedic Philosophy from Banaras Hindu University, and frequently participates in yoga conferences around India.

Ganesh is a highly enthusiastic teacher with bounds of energy and creativity, and is extremely willing to share his knowledge and experience. He has a natural flair for understanding the human physical, energetic and mental faculties which enables him to help every individual to work to his or her fullest potential.
  Iwan Ismail

Iwan was introduced to Ashtanga in 2011. He is committed to teaching the traditional Ashtanga method as taught by Pathabhi Jois and holding space for fellow practitioners to discover the power of their own practice, and to discover for themselves what yoga means to them.

He continues to visit Mysore, India, every year to deepen his practice and study with R. Sharath Jois at the K. Pathabhi Jois Ashtanga Yoga Institute.