The main objective of Yoga VIdya Niketan is to reach our ancient heritage, the Yoga Shastra, to every door step and spread the knowledge and the technique of performing Yoga Practices for attaining and maintaining positive health and personality development irrespective of any caste, creed, age, sex or religion. Starting from the modest beginning, YVN’s activities have grown manyfold and rapidly over the years.

Padmashree Award
Yogacharya Sadashiv Nimbalkar (Founder – Director, Yoga Vidya Niketan) received “Padma Shri” Award from Honb’le President of India Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Navi Mumbai Ratna Award
Yogacharya Shri Sadashiv Nimbalkar & Smt. Shakuntala Nimbalkar with Navi Mumbai Ratna Award

Yoga Vidya Niketan
1st Floor, Shri Samarth Vyayam Mandir,
P.L. Kale Guruji Marg, Off Gokhale Road,
Dadar (West) Mumbai 400 028.
Tel.: 24306258 / 24367079
(between 6.00 to 8.00pm on weekdays excepts on Sundays and holidays)

Yoga Bhavan
Plot No. 14, Sector 9A, Vashi,
New Mumbai – 400 703
Tel: 27669710.
(between 6.00 to 7.00pm on weekdays excepts on Sundays and holidays)


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Who We Are

Yoga Vidya Niketan (YVN) was founded in 1974 by a small group of Yoga lovers under the dynamic leadership of Shri Sadashiv P. Nimbalkar, who is the Founder-Director.

The main objective of YVN is to reach our ancient heritage, the Yoga Shastra, to every door step and spread the knowledge and the technique of performing Yoga Practices for attaining and maintaining positive health and personality development irrespective of any caste, creed, age, sex or religion. Starting from the modest beginning, YVN’s activities have grown manyfold and rapidly over the years.

Our specially designed, easy-to-perform yogic courses are based on the ancient principles of yoga, blended with the modern tenets of Physiology, Bio-chemistry, Heatlh, etc. and tailor made to suit evry individual’s needs.

The courses presently conducted are:

Diploma in Yogic Education (Teachers’ Training Course);
Diploma in Yogic Therapy and
Diploma in Natural Living and Naturopathy.

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New Courses

One Year Diploma course in Yogic Education commences in July every year

To bring Yoga in every household that after doing this course student will be the First Yoga Teacher to the members of his or her own family.

To prepare a qualified teacher by a systematic & disciplined teaching of Yoga and other allied subjects;

To expose them to the activities of the Yoga Teaching in Yoga Institutions, Health Centres, Hospitals, etc

Diploma in Yogic Therapy, Natural Living & Naturopathy One Year Diploma course – commences in August every year

To bring awareness to the students about the Holistic Health that they can be the instrument to create a healthy and peaceful society;

To train and then to prepare the already qualified yoga teacher into a Yoga Therapists and the Naturopath;

To expose them to work as Yoga Therapists & Naturopath in the Yoga Institutions, Health Centres, Hospitals.