Born, grew up and studied in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India in 1979. From childhood Rajeev was founded in spiritual life style; influenced by his grandmother. Began to know yoga through his uncle in 1997 and Sivananda Ashram, Neyyardam in 2000. Rajeev began yoga with a stiff body and fall in love with it.
Everyone's understanding and love about yoga are different. He believes in more practical aspects of yoga which could help the people to find peace and harmony in body and mind. Even though follows the traditions of Sivananda & Hatha Yoga traditions; he would like to add up the practices and teachings of T. Krishnamacharya's Vinyasa tradition.
What he offer in his teaching is a stronger foundation, alignment, approach. Pranayama & Meditation are the key practices of yoga which he never forget to remind in every section. He teaches the students to learn to feel more through the body to understand their own inner alignments and physical alignments. He believes in every person is their own teacher and we become a tool to initiate it.
He is an approved ERYT500, YACEP provider and Yoga Acharya with 20 years of teaching experience. He offers the yoga workshops, yoga retreats and yoga teacher trainings throughout India and in China for last 15 years. He founded Drishti Vinyasa Yoga Shala, Trivandrum in 2010 and Drishti Vinyasa Yoga Shala, Shanghai in 2011.