About Us

Himalaya Pravas

Uttarakhand state is famous for being home to the world-famous Himalayas mountain range. It is often referred to as the Devbhoomi (Land of the Gods). The pilgrimage and picturesque town of Rishikesh is located in the foothills of the Himalayas and is the destination for all seasons and all reasons. It is well known as the world capital of Yoga.

Himalaya Pravas is a non-profit organisation having one of the best meditation, yoga and naturopathy centres in Uttarakhand state.

Yoga is an ancient Indian science and way of life that includes not only physical movements and postures but also regulates breathing and meditation. The practice involves active attention and mindfulness components but its potential benefits have not been thoroughly explored. We focus on traditional yoga techniques and spirituality. One can learn about energy healing, meditation, yoga nidra, yoga labryth, aqua kriya, wellness classes, ayurvedic classes and much more.

Our Mission

To spread peace, health and joy through yoga. All are welcome to our academy to learn not only about how yoga can help maintain a healthy body but also how yogic philosophy, applied in daily life, can help maintain a peaceful mind and spirit.

Sithanna International Yoga Academy

Sithanna International Yoga Academy is recognized worldwide for teaching yoga authentically, preserving its purity and tradition. We offer a wide range of programmes and even the possibility for spiritual growth through Karma yoga as a temporary or full time staff programme participant.

Our academy and our teachers have made teachings understandable and available to all by simplifying them into five points, showing specific ways to develop physical and mental health as well as spiritual growth through ~ Proper Exercise (Asanas), Proper Breathing (Pranayama), Proper Relaxation (Savasana), Proper Diet (Vegetarian), Positive Thinking (Vedanta) and Meditation (Dhyana).

Our Goal

Himalaya Pravas dedicated to cultivating human potential. The Foundation is a human service organization that recognizes the possibility of each person to empower another.

You were the light in my life,
My joy, My strength, My pride,
Could never go a day,
Without you by my side.
You showed me how to love,
And to live peacefully.
You filled my soul with a fragrance,
I still breathe in today...
You were more than ordinary,
Your radiance so true,
Your warmth felt even on a
winter's afternoon.
That day came and you went away,
I was left flooding in a sea of pain.
How could anyone have understood,
What it felt like to lose you...
You were everything in my eyes,
A God in disguise...

Waking each morning to realise the same,
With swelled eyes to call out your name,
Knowing echoes of memory was your only 
voice left on this plane.
We know you in a safe place,
We send you love everyday.
Someday we will all return home,
And smile as you welcome us,
In your illuminate embrace.
We love and Miss You Dearly Dad...

Word from FOUNDER

The year 2017 culminated in the launch of the Sithanna International Yoga Academy (SIYA), named for my late dad, a truly special soul. With charitable naturopathy centres worldwide, our aim is to spread good health and well-being to all it's people. We also offer and train people in the art of yoga, naturopathy and Ayurveda, the traditional way of healing all kinds of health ailments. So I humbly invite you to come share the SIYA experience with us.

Michie Naidoo

Founder of Sithanna Yoga

In the memory of her father Sithanna Naidoo.

Society Members

This life for us is an endeavor to help people experience and express their divinity.

Sanjay Kumar

Founder Of SIYA (President)

Michie Paturi (Naidu)

Founder of SIYA (Vice-President)

Sant Parmar

Society Member

Moksha Priya (Rajkumari)

Society Member

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