Bhoomaji started practicing yoga in 1988. He has 16 years experience of teaching yoga. Born and educated in Kerala (South India), Bhoomaji entered into the monastic life of renunciation & spirituality at the age of 18. After seven years studying the Sanskrit language and scriptures in Sivagiri Math in Varkala, he moved on to Sivananda Ashram in Neyyar Dam, Kerala - for the intense practice of yoga sadhana (pranayama practice). From the Sivananda Tradition, Bhoomaji completed the Yoga Teachers Training Course and Advanced Teachers Training Course (ATTC) in 1996 and has also completed three Sadhana Intensive courses since then. After completing the ATTC, Bhoomaji lived in a cave for 5 months in Gangotri (the source of the Ganges in the Himalayas) for intensive yoga practice. He has also traveled to France, Spain, Cambodia and Malaysia. During his stay in the Sivananda Ashram in Neyyar Dam, Bhoomaji was teaching Yoga, as well as providing his voluntary services voluntary services in other departments of the ashram. Bhoomaji also studied Marma Vidya (Pressure Point) from Rajkumar Aasan, in Marthandom, Tamil Nadu. He is registered with Yoga Alliance as an Expert Yoga Teacher. In 2002, he left the ashram and started teaching on his own in Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh.