Yogacharya S.Harish's Biography
Harish was born on February 4, 1985 in Chamarajanagar, Karnataka , India to Bharathi , Wife of Yogacharya Sri. V.Sheshadri. He was raised in a yogic household where both his father and mother practiced yoga. As a child he can remember practicing yoga but it wasn't until he was 18 that he began to take yoga as a daily practice, and began serious instructions directly from his Father & Guru Sri V. Sheshadri.
He spent three years focused on his Graduation in BCA.
Harish is certified Yoga Teacher from different Universities in India and completed YIC and YTTC in reputed Institutions. He has secured 1st Rank in both, Diploma in Yoga and Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga and Post Graduate Diploma in yoga courses and also secured 2nd Rank in Diploma in Yoga and Nature Cure conducted by University.
He has successfully completed Master of Science in Yoga (M.Sc in Yoga) in the year 2016.
He learned Maharshi Patanjali's Yoga Darshana [ Yoga Sutras] and practiced Ashtanga Yoga with Maharshi Nagaraja Surya Narayana Pande for the period of 3 Years.
He has done SSY, SSY Higher, NSY, MSY, Patanjali Kriye and TTC with Guruji Prakash Yogi.>
Up to the age of 17, Harish took part in athletics competitions, mainly 100 mts and 200 mts. He then switched to competitive game Kho-Kho [Traditional Indian team sport] for 6 years, representing Karnataka State for 4 times at the National level and secured 1st place.
Unlike other children who have yoga teachers as fathers, Harish was never forced into Performing Yoga as a child. He came to yoga on his own and it was his choice to follow his father's way. Harish knew that he would one day follow Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga path blessed by his Father and Mother.
When he was 21 years old, Harish began to assist his Guru Sheshadri regularly from 2004 during classes at the Mysore Mandala Yoga shala, a routine of dedication Harish has following for many years. He feels that he is learning every day during the classes from his father. His adjustments are Dynamic and Precise in the practice room are very highly valued by all the yoga practitioners.
In 2008, both Sheshadri and Harish started Teaching in his New Yoga Shala in Krishna Murthy Puram, Mysuru by the name of Patanjala Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga Shala [ PAVY Shala ].
In 2007, Harish accompanied Sheshadri first time to do Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga Workshop in Berlin and Cologne, Germany on his European tour. In 2009 he has completed a month of yoga workshop in Europe which included Austria, France and Germany. Since it was January, it was his first chance to see snow!
In 2010, he has completed the yoga workshop in Europe which also include Austria, France ,Budapest.
In 2011 and 2012 he is regularly visiting European Countries for Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga Workshops.
In 2012 , For a month of European trip he has done Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga workshops in Thailand and Lebanon for 2 weeks.
In 2013, he has done yoga workshops in Europe for the period of one month which includes Austria and France.
In 2017, he has done yoga workshops in France for the period of 50 days which includes Lyon, Chamonix, Marseille, Biarritz, Lille and Paris.
In 2019, he has done yoga workshops in France for the period of 50 days which includes Lyon, Chamonix, Biarritz, Lille and Paris.