DR. ISHWAR V. BASAVARADDI is an accomplished Yoga Scientist, Philosopher, and an eminent Yoga Master, with over 36 years of, teaching and research experience in the field of Yoga. He served as Director of the Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga (MDNIY) for more than 18 years and was the founder Head of the Institution (HoI) (2018 to 2023) of Yoga Certification Board (YCB) under the Ministry of Ayush, Government of India, and has made remarkable contributions to the field of Yoga and traditional medicine. He also served as an Adviser to government of India for Yoga and Naturopathy for one Year. He was also Head of WHO collaborative center for traditional medicine (Yoga) for more than 10 Years.

DR. ISHWAR is known for developing age specific, disease-specific Yoga protocols and Yoga protocols for various target groups. He is one of the leading architects of the Common Yoga Protocol (CYP), a widely practiced Yoga regimen adopted by millions of people across the globe. Lakhs of people has got Yoga training and therapy and thousands of students got Yoga education under his mentorship