Chanaka Rukshan

Education and Qualifications

July 2015

Yoga Teacher Training Diplom at Yoga Vidya Gurukul, Maharashta, Nashik, India

March 2015

Aroma Therapy, 3 months Weekend Course, at Buddhika Vittahachchi Hospital, Colombo, Sri Lanka

February 2014

Usui Reiki Natural Healing System, Reiki First Degree

October 2012

Yoga Therapy Teacher Training at Paramanand, Institute of Yoga Sciences & Research, Haridwar, India


Diploma in Counselling (1 Year) at Sri Lanka Foundation Institute, Colombo

March 2003

Yoga Teacher Training Diplom (1 Year) at Yoga Vedanta Academy, Colombo


Studied Yoga at Yoga Vedanta Academy, Colombo


Work Experiences

Since 2016 - New Sahasrara Shala

  • I built my own Sahasrara Shala at Rukshan Yoga Road, Mirissa.
  • Giving all lessons in my Sahasrara Shala starting from Automn 2016.

Since 2012 - Yoga Teacher (freelancer)

  • Specialized in traditional Hatha Yoga, Kriya Yoga, Kundalini Yoga, Meditation (Buddhistic and Hinduistic), Healing, Yoga Therapy, Psychological Counseling.
  • Giving daily two hours classes for different levels from Monday to Saturday at Yoga Meditation Hall on Hill Top Temple to foreigners.
  • On Sunday and Fullmoonday I give free classes for Yoga and Meditation to Sri Lankan and other People.
  • Service Yoga classes to Sri Lankan People.
  • In my Six-Months Weekend Course I train locals as Yoga Teacher. There are eight students at the moment. I have trained 20 Yoga Teachers in the past years. Most of them are working as Yoga Teachers in Sri Lankan hotels.
  • Since three years I offer Yoga Teacher Training and Yoga Retreats to foreigners. So far I taught individually nine foreign students. They came from Germany, Switzerland, Croatia, England, etc. Yoga Retreats I offered on request to around 15 students.
  • My Yoga Business is registered at Sri Lankan Government under following number: MAT/12/2933

2005-2014 - Yoga Teacher at Barberyn Ayurvedic Resorts, Weligama

  • Daily Yoga Classes to foreigners
  • Offering different Yoga Workshops at various Hotels and Resorts

2008-2010 - Yoga Teacher at Lotus Villa (Ayurveda Lanka Hotel), Ahungalla

2002-2004 - Working as Assistant Yoga Teacher at Yoga Vedanta Academy, Colombo

  • Yoga Classes and Workshops like Office Yoga
  • Yoga Training for Police High Training Institute, Sri Lanka
  • Lecturer for Yoga Teacher Training Program