About Us


7th International Yoga Convention, Competition and Festival (IYCCF) is a timely call for exchanging the ancient to latest findings and teachings of Yoga, its impact on Education and Health. It is a unique opportunity to participate in the conference to be attended by Researchers, Analysts, Yoga Acharyas, Yogis, and common people. Participants from over 40 countries are expected to attend the conference. Primary language of the programs would be English. However, some programs may be in Sanskrit/Hindi.

Inviting participation in following categories

  • Yoga Convention
  • 1. Paper Presentation

  • Yoga Asana Competition
  • Malkhamb Competition
  • Yoga Therapy Sessions
  • 1. Neck and Shoulder Pain
    2. Lower Back Pain
    3. Digestive Disorders
    4. Diabetes
    5. Obesity
    6. High Blood Pressure
    7. Psychosomatic Disorders
    8. Headache, Migraine

  • Laughter Yoga Session
  • Partner Yoga Session
  • Kids Yoga
  • Elderly Yoga
  • Yoga with Props
  • Chair Yoga
  • Bhakti Yoga (Mantra Chanting)
  • Karma Yoga
  • Sufi Dance


  • Yoga Therapy
  • Fire Ceremony with Vedic Mantra Chanting
  • Vedic Iconic Village
  • Kids Yoga and Face Painting
  • Laughter Yoga Sessions
  • Chair Yoga Sessions
  • Yoga with props
  • Yoga Philosophy
  • Elderly Yoga Sessions
  • Yoga dance/ Sufi dance
  • Yoga therapy sessions by Great Masters
  • Yoga Philosophy Talks by Enlightened Masters
  • Paper Presentations

Sponsorship welcome

For Sponsorship please contant: 7thyoga@gmail.com

Volunteer Positions Open

  • Blog writers
  • Social Media Promoters
  • Publicity Help

Volunteering positions in various categories are available and we are recruiting. Please contact us to know more about the details.


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Yugpurush Mahamandleshwar Swami Shree Paramanand Giriji Maharaj

Once in a great while an enlightened being comes amongst us to illuminate the truth and nudge us in our awakening. Krishna, Confucius, Buddha, Jesus the Christ, Mohammad, and others have come and taught those who would listen in a manner appropriate for the time.

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Dr. Omanand (Guruji)

Dr. Omanand (Guruji), was born in Kanpur, India near holy river Ganges. 'Vyayamshala', a 129 years old Yoga School in Ujjain, was his first learning ground. During childhood instead of playing with children he would either meditate in temples or waters of river Kshipra for hours.

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Dr.Sat Bir Khalsa

Ph.D. has been fully engaged in basic and clinical research on the effectiveness of yoga and meditation practices in improving physical and psychological health since 2001. He has practiced a yoga lifestyle since 1972 and is a certified instructor in Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan.

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Mr. Uday Deshpande

A living legend, appeared on Ted Talk for having put the ancient art of Mallakhamb on world map single handedly. Being a reputed National level player of Mallakhamb in the early seventies, helped Deshpande to achieve a natural feel for the sport and to understand the unique demands of a sport like Mallakhamb.

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Ms. Nanamal

V. Nanammal is India's oldest Yoga teacher who comes from Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India. The 99-year old Yoga teacher who has trained one million students over 45 years and teaches 100 students daily. 600 of her students have become Yoga instructors around the world.

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Ram Vakkalanka

Ram Vakkalanka is an internationally known Nada Yogi, Yoga philosopher and Sanskrit expert. Ram travels across the globe sharing his deep knowledge of Nada Yoga, Vedic wisdom as well as sciences such as Ayurveda and Astrology.

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Deepak Anand, Argentina
  • Yoga and Yoga Therapy Teacher (500hs)
  • Jyotishi (Certified in Hindu Astrology)
  • BA in Nathuropathy and Yoga Therapy
  • Certified in Yoga Therapy for Cancer
  • Nutrition Dietetic Technician
  • Author of: Introduction to the Practice and philosophy of Yoga
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Praveen K. Verma

Mr. Praveen Kumar Verma has a solid yoga practice spanning over 28 years. His teaching experience is more than a decade .he has taught both on national and International grounds and presently working in Hanoi, Vietnam for the last 8 and is the Director of YOGA NOW, his dream project.

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Dr. Madan Kataria

Dr. Madan Kataria, a medical doctor from Mumbai, India popularly known as the ‘Guru of Giggling’ (London Times), is the founder of Laughter Yoga Clubs movement started in 1995. It has now grown in to worldwide movement with thousands of Laughter Yoga clubs in over 100 countries.

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Dr. B.K Bandre

Dr B.K Bandre, Ph.D. (Yoga), D.Litt (Yoga) : For last 37 years he has dedicated his most precious moments to Yoga,Yoga Therapy. He treated many ailments through yoga therapy. He teaches Yoga Therapy.

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Samera Zagala

Samera (Ma Sananda) is on the spiritual path since several years. She did a training as healer and medium with a shamanic teacher in Germany. There she also first learned about spiritural energy, chakras and meditation.

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Abha (Ma Aatma Anand) is a seasoned Yoga teacher, Meditation Teacher and Yoga Therapist based in Singapore. Primarily a Psychology Major and a Certified Personal Trainer from American Council on Exercise, she has acquired great hold on behaviour modification strategies as well as movement patterns and their anomalies.

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Prof. Divyadarshan

Prof. Divyadarshan, MA (Masters of Yoga Education) having 25 years of teaching experience. A dedicated and very sincere yogateacher. He teaches Yoga Asana, Kriyas, Pranayam, Meditation.

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Dr. RC Panda

Prof. Ramesh Chandra Panda Vice Chancellor Panini Sanskrit University Ujjain

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Events Schedule

    Saturday January 5th, 2019
  • Inauguration Ceremony: 10 am
  • Conference
  • Exhibition
  • Yoga Competition
  • Malkhamb Competition
  • Cultural programs
  • including light meditation, Traditional dance, music, presentations
  • completion of the day 8pm

    Sunday January 6th, 2019
  • Start of activities
  • Yoga Sessions 7 to 8
  • Other activities continue till 4pm
  • Valedictory ceremony 4pm

Package with conference

Attend 7th IYCCF by attending various workshops by Master Trainers, Yoga Therapists, Researchers and Adept Yogis. Present a Paper or take part in Yoga Competition/ Mallakhambh Competition( certificate will be issued ) and also earn a certificate in one of the following courses:

Being Blissful Meditation(TM)

  • Become a certified Being Blissful Meditation(TM) Facilitator (2 weeks Residential Course and 40 days of self practice)
  • Fees: a special price of $600/ including boarding and meals.
  • To know more visit: beingblissful.org
    • Date: From January 8 to 22nd, 2019
    • Arrival January 4th and departure 22nd evening
Yoga Therapy Certificate

  • 2 Weeks Residential Course. Credits added towards YTTC. Learn Yoga Therapy for Neck, Back and Shoulder issues. Daily practice to learn soft skills to connect with your clients through the art of listening and understanding verbal and nonverbal communication.Course
  • Fees: $600 including accommodation and meals
  • Date: From January 8 to 22nd, 2019
    • Arrival January 4th and departure 22nd evening

Basic Teacher’s Training Certificate Course: 100 hours

  • Fees: $500 including Accommodation and meals
  • Date: From January 8 to 22nd, 2019
  • Arrival January 4th and departure 22nd evening
Yoga Philosophy Certification course course: 2 weeks:

  • Insight of Shrimad Bhagvad Gita, Patanjali Yoga Sutra, Yoga Taravali, Hatha Yoga Pradipika, Gorakh Samita.
  • Fees: $600 including accommodation and meals.
  • Date: From January 8 to 22nd, 2019
  • Arrival January 4th and departure 22nd evening

Sightseeing Tours to nearby attractions

  • Ujjain

  • Maheshwar

  • Omkareshwar

  • Mandu

  • Indore

We shall help arrange the transport on sharing basis and advise main attractions. Normal cost of travelling to each destination on sharing basis in the bus/taxi is around $7~12 per person.

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