Mahesha Mrtyunjaya (Howell Bosbyshell)
Mahesha has studied Yoga philosophy since his youth and has been a devotee of Shri Brahmananda Sarasvati for over 15 years. He is past president of the Board of Trustees of the Yoga Society of New York. Together with his wife Shalini he has a small design company - Kailash Design. They are the creators/webmasters of Ananda Ashram's website. Professionally, Mahesha is a geology professor in Pennsylvania who studies the Appalachian Mountains. He is an experienced hiker and surfer.
Srivatsa Ramaswami is the longest-standing student of Sri T. Krishnamacharya outside of the master's immediate family. He has written four scholarly books on Yoga including Basic Tenets of Patanjala Yoga and The Complete Book of Vinyasa Yoga and is currently working on another with his wife, gynecologist Dr. Uma Ramaswami. He has produced about forty audio recordings of Sanskrit chants, including Sun Salutation and Gayatri mantras. Srivatsa Ramaswami is a registered Yoga Teacher with the Yoga Alliance at the E-RYT 500 level.
Philippe Pascal Garnier is an accomplished sound practitioner who specializes in recalibrating the body's energy centers using the sound of crystal bowls, Tibetan singing bowls and untempered tuning forks. Originally from Paris, France, he was initiated into sacred ceremony in a variety of Native American traditions. After experiencing a deep personal transformation, he pursued intensive training in energy healing and Sound Therapy with Amazonian curranderos and other teachers.