Yogacharya Swami Yog Subodh (Dr Subodh Simkhada) is Naturopathic Physician, Yoga and Reiki Master of The Himalayan Yoga Resort and Academy. He is a dynamic individual with over 21 years of experience in teaching nature cure, yoga and other spiritual healing with different techniques. He got the Spiritual Name “Swami Yog Subodh” from his Spiritual Guru and he is Yoga Alliance USA Registered Yoga Guru with E-RYT 500
Swami Yog Subodh, was initially trained in “Hatha Yoga” (Physical Discipline) and Ashtanga Yoga (Classical Yoga) by the Indian Yog-Maharshi, He then practiced Yoga Therapy and other Natural therapies in Nature Cure Research and Teaching Hospital in Nepal. During this time, he became a qualified Doctor in Naturopathy and worked as a Naturopathic Physician in the same Hospital. In 2001, he participated in the International World Congress of Alternative Medicines and also different International and National Naturopathy, Alternative Medicines, Yoga Conference, Seminar and Workshop time to time in Nepal and India. His lectures and yoga demonstrations earned him an international award - “Lifelong Yoga Popularity”. More than three dozens of articles have already been published in different weekly or monthly National and international Magazines. Thousands of people have benefited from his teaching, motivation, resolution and service. He is also social activist associated to Lions Club of Kathmandu Spiritual as President and Disabled and Orphaned Child Awareness Nepal as vice-president.
In 2002, he received "Doctor in Complementary Medicines (M.D.)” degree from The Open International University for Complementary Medicines, Shri-Lanka. During that time, he underwent training on “Human Consciousness and Yogic Science” from the Prof. Dr. Yogeshor Vardhwoj of The Gurukul Kangri Yoga University, Haridwar India and later he did Master Degree (Yogacharya) in Human Consciousness and Yogic Sciences in Same University in Hardwar, India. In His extensive training also includes “HIV and AIDS Care and Support through Yoga and other Alternative Therapies”, “Mind Management Training”, and “Personality Development Training”. Now he is doing P.HD thesis on Samadhi In Yog.
His other notable accomplishments include advanced training on different types of Massage like Ayurvedic, Shiatsu, Thai Traditional and foot reflexology, Acupressure, Acupuncture, Ayurvedic Pancha Karma Training in Kerela, India. He did Reiki Master Degree in Nepal.
In 2003, he opened a Clinic named “Natural Health Centre and Complementary Medicines” in Kathmandu, which is recommended by Lonely Planet. Swami Yog Subodh initiated courses of “Complementary Health Assistant” under OIUCM, Nepal Branch. His professional accomplishments and memberships include, National Skill Testing Board (NSTB) of CTEVT, Subject Committee (Yoga) in Curriculum Development, and “Complementary Medical Practitioner Association Nepal”. He is a member of Yoga and Nature Cure Association, Nepal, the Secretary of Integrated Health Academy Nepal.
As if that these accomplishments are not enough for a life time, Swami Yog Subodh is an editor of monthly "Public Health Magazine”. He has written extensively on health issues in many Newspapers. He attempted some interviews and demonstration in FM and Reputed Television in Nepal. He has participated in numerous seminars and conferences related to Yoga, Natural Therapies and Health Education. He has conducted yoga programs in schools and colleges.
Whilst learning the many aspects of yoga at our centre, Swami’s wisdom and experience will inspire and guide your progress into the deep practice of yoga known as Sadhana. His yoga classes are full of uplifting energy, fusing yogic and modern scientific knowledge with his genuine loving nature and sense of humor. His excellent communication skills, full of knowledge and enthusiastic energy will harmonize you with the spirit of classical yoga on scientific, psychological and clinical approach in the Himalayas.
Swami Yog Subodh was born in a picturesque hilly region, 150 K.M North from Katmandu below Ganesh Himalaya. After completion of high school, he came to Kathmandu for higher education. His unique personality led him towards Yoga Studies due to his interest in health sciences. He is a vegetarian, takes only two times natural food a day, does fasting once week and lives a simple life. His Yoga presentations, based on the philosophy of human consciousness and wisdom and the psychology are rational, scientific as well as illuminating.