Dr Lathashekhar is a staunch proponent of Yoga who believes, practices & preaches Yoga for healthier living without medicine. She has treated number of very difficult cases through Yoga with great success. She has won several International, National & State Level Yoga Competitions. She has been awarded with Yoganidhi, Yogarathna, Yogakalasiri, Yogapraveene, Mudrapraveene and many more. She has been awarded Aryabhata International Award for contribution to Yoga.
She has started her yoga carrier at the age of 29 and with an average of 4 hours per day of rigorous and continuous Yoga practice she could master the art of Yoga. With an intention of spreading the health benefits of Yoga that she explored to the public and the needy she has taken up teaching of Yoga.
She was born to Shri Krishnadevaraiah and Smt. Shreemati and after completion of her PUC she took to the study of Yoga and practice of Bharathanatyam.
After graduating in Bachelor of Naturopathy & Yogic Sciences (B Nat) she has completed BAMS, MSc. (Yoga), Certificate of Therapeutic Yoga and Teacher training in Yoga to expand her knowledge in Yoga Therapy and practice. She has taken up courses in Pranic healing, Reiki (II Degree) to understand the occult healing techniques. She had also taken up training in Mudra Therapy as an additional aid to holistic healing that she teaches. She has had her training in Touch Therapy to become a full fledged healer. She had learnt Transcendental Meditation to practically understand the stress relieving benefits of meditation.
She has been bestowed with a rich experience of healing people through yoga for the past 10 years. She has treated and trained School children to aged men and women. She has proved that Yoga can effectively tackle the various challenging diseases like Thyroid problems, Menstrual problems, Diabetes, Hypertension, corpulence, Asthma, Back pain, Knee pain, Stress, Depression, Gastric problems,lack of Concentration in children, Memory related problems etc.
For her services in the field of Yoga Lathashekhar has been honored by Shri Shri Ravishankara Guruji of Art of Living, Lion’s club Malleshwara, Vipra samaja of Shringeri, Cultural Societies, Pontiff of Murusavira Matt, Karnataka Social Development Society, Institute of Ayush for spreading awareness on holistic therapies.
She was awarded Aryabhata International Award, Yoganidhi, Yogarathna, Yogavisharade, Yogapraveene, Yogakalaprathibhe, Yogabhushana, Rashtrabandhu, by various institutions in recognition of her services in the field of Yoga, Mudra, Pranayama therapies. Recently she was honored by Shri Shri Siddhaganga swamiji, Sri Sheelasampadana Mutt. Gonipete, Bhadravati on the occasion of release of “Mudra Sanjeevini” a treatise on Hand gestures to self healing written by Lathashekhar herself.
Dr Lathashekhar was awarded Yoganidhi for her therapeutic achievements in the field of healing through alternative methods. The award was given away at a function which took place in Hubli in the year 2013 which was presided over by Hon. Chief Minister Shri Jagadish Shetter.
The book “Mudra Sanjeevini” was written both in Kannada & English by Lathashekhar with an intention of spreading the noble art of Mudra Therapy among the fellow men and women. Mudra therapy is gaining popularity because of zero side effects and its efficacy in treating the diseases without medicines. The economical method is so very effective in bringing about cures even in chronic problems.
Mudra sanjeevini deals with great number of hand gestures which are effective against almost all kinds of diseases. It throws insight into the action of individual mudras, how they are practiced, what kind of diseases they cure and for how long mudras have to be practiced.
Presently mudras are probably the most economical, easy to practice very effective therapeutic method with zero side effects. With its application spanning all the age groups and all genders it can cater to the need of the present day requirements more comfortably than many alternative therapeutic systems.
Her treatise on Mudras was telecast through Kasturi Kannada channel for a consecutive period of 2 months and people have been greatly benefited by the teaching methods of Lathashekhar. She has earned the name Mudra Praveene through her successful healing practice in which she has made use of hand gestures to heal.
Lathashekhar has learnt Bharathanatyam Junior from Vidushi Sharadamani, Mangalore and later she was guided to complete Bharathanatyam Senior by Kalamandalam Usha Datar at Datar Institute of Fine Arts, Bangalore. Presently she has taken up Vidvat and Smt Vidya Ravishankar is teaching her the advanced Bharathanatyam. She is also teaching Bharathanatyam to students at Amrith Yoga Kendra.
She had worked as Aerobics and dance instructor at Kendriya Vidyalaya Kudremukh continuously for 5 years and then at Amrith Yoga Kendra she has continued teaching both Yoga and Bharathanatyam. Her Bharathanatyam classes are known to meet the nuances of bodily movements required in Bharathanatyam as she integrates Bharathanatyam with Yoga making it a complete experience.
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Mudra Sanjeevini in English & Kannada versions are available in all the leading book stalls in Bengaluru
Yogasanjeevini a treatise on Yoga written by Dr Lathashekhar carries with it her rich experience and understanding of Yogachikitsa. It comprises of over 100 Asanas, pranayamas, kriyas, their description, their usage, and the way to perform them coupled with warnings here and there to take precautions while performing the difficult asanas. The book is appreciated by legends in the field of healing like Dr BM Hegde, a renowned heart specialist, Dr Ravi (Cardiac Sugeon) etc. and has testimonials from various persons who are benefited through her methods of Therapeutic Yoga. The book may serve as a valuable resource for beginners and advanced Yoga practitioners