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A Little More About Us

Yoga for the Soul

At Yoga Shala 853 Academy, we celebrate the ancient wisdom found in yoga and seek to share it with all. We provide various styles of yoga and a wide range of yoga classes and offerings. Our Yoga Studios are home to all levels of practitioners, recognizing that each individual has their own, unique path to follow. Check out all of the classes and our professionally trained instructor and find out what works best for you.


About our Mentor, Victor Kumar (VK)

Victor Kumar is an entrepreneur, Yoga Alliance ERYT 500 certified, YACEP (continue education) provider teacher and the founder of Authentic Yoga Shala 853 Academy. Also, he is an ECYT 500 Yoga Teacher of Yoga Alliance International (India), and a Senior Lead Trainer of the Yoga Teacher Training Courses. He has been teaching yoga for more than 15 years in Hong Kong and Macau, organized various yoga classes, workshops, and has developed wisdom in the yogic field with constant practice of self-study in yoga.

He is well experienced with more than just a solid foundation in Hatha Yoga, Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga, Alignment Yoga, Tantra Yoga, Mantra, Pranayama, deep meditation techniques and the most is Ancient Yoga Philosophy. His teaching is based on theories like Anatomy, Physiology, Yogic Science, discussion and demonstration, using all the modern tools and techniques without losing the Ancient Enrichment to teach authentic yoga.

At the same time, besides being a yoga mentor and instructor, Victor Kumar is also an artist, dancer and an entrepreneur. Driven by his passion in dancing since fourteen and his determination as a pioneer in Macau, he first introduced Bollywood and Indian Dance in 2008 and formed "Bollywood Dreams Group". Since then, he has progressively become a dancer, dance and fitness instructor and choreographer highly regarded in Bollywood and Western dance styles, actively holding dance workshops and events across Asian countries. He then established Indian Culture Association of Macau in 2012, and has been actively taken part in the local community, connecting the two countries with dance, yoga, arts and culture. 

A Path to Living Well

He has been teaching the RYT300-Hour Kriya Yoga advanced teacher training course based on ancient and modern yogic techniques to lead the program to create knowledgeable authentic yoga teachers, and he has recently started RYT 200-Hour to develop more dedicated yoga teachers from the foundation. His discovery through yogic studies became a great motivation for him to share his yoga journey with others to create true freedom, true happiness, harmony and peace.

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