About Ishan Shivanand

Born in an ashram, Ishan was put through rigorous physical training and many years of deep transformative meditations. After years of self-practice when Ishan moved from India to California, he recognized the global health crisis. As the Founder of Yoga of Immortals (YOI), Ishan brings the timeless ancient Yogic wisdom and healing sciences of India to millions across the world, providing much-needed non- invasive, non-pharmacological treatments that enable complete physical, mental, and emotional well-being.

Having been adopted by and integrated into numerous corporate and healthcare wellness initiatives, Ishan’s innovative and powerful YOI Wellness Programs have not only helped address rising cases of professional burnout, but they have also helped healthcare organizations support the mental well-being of the many frontline healthcare workers (HCWs) coping with severe psychological problems resulting from and throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

Today, Ishan is on a mission is to bring good health through the scientific Yoga of Immortals (YOI) protocols. Crafted by him through his deep knowledge of contemporary medicine including disease preventive yogic techniques and innovative ancient mindfulness through cognitive & emotional stimulation, that are customized for many healthcare institutes, universities and corporations to help enhance performance, reduce stress and fend off burnout.

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Ishan was born in a monastery in Northern India to a divine couple. Ishan’s father is an enlightened yogi and his guru. While his father planned his spiritual journey and taught him to walk on it, his mother has been his friend, philosopher, and guide. Ishan’s formative years were spent in monasteries preparing his body and mind for the tough spiritual life ahead. He learned everything from Yoga and Meditation to Martial Arts and Herbal Medicine over 20 years. After many years of rigorous training in the monastery, Ishan was introduced to the world and the world to him. Today, Ishan Shivanand is a much sought-after expert in Human Resources development, Cognitive Therapy and Performance Enhancement Coaching. 

Many large multi-national organizations such as GOOGLE, MICROSOFT, FACEBOOK etc have repeatedly turned to Ishan to help their employees master techniques to not only combat or minimize stress but to also learn how to thrive in a high-paced, high-stress environment. While most change management experts and wellness consultants focus on providing a long to-do list for organizations and senior management in order to improve the well-being and performance of their employees, Ishan focuses on making individuals physically, mentally, and emotionally strong, robust and at the same time flexible and agile.

Ishan’s work has taken him to far remote corners of the globe as well as the top cultural and financial capitals of all major countries of the world.

Ishan’s global journey in numbers

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Over Organized Exhibitions Worldwide
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Meditation Sessions in 100+ cities internationally
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Corporate professionals addressed
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Philanthropic Initiatives Worldwide

Awards & Recognitions

Ishan’s work has reached all corners of the globe today. Awards and recognition continue to flow in from the governments and corporations around the world as thousands of people experience enormous benefits from Ishan’s efforts.

2022

21 April 2022

The town of North Hempstead, NY recognized the efforts of Ishan Shivanandfor his world-renowned balanced mind and mindfulness leader for contributions to the well being and quality of life for our veterans ,corporates & global communities.

15 April 2022

The United State Senator, recognized Ishan Shivanand& ShivYogfoundation for teaching communities how to thrive in a high-paced, high-stress environment. Helping individuals mental and spiritual hardships leading them towards a more peaceful life.

12 April 2022

The New Jersey Bergen county, recognized Ishan Shivanand& ShivYogfoundation for bringing yoga benefits for scientific spirituality & philanthropy.

2021

7 Aug 2021

The Nassau county, NY acknowledged the efforts in reducing stress, depression and providing mental & physical well being globally, during the Covid crisis through online & app-based programs.

21 June 2021

The California State Assembly honors Ishan Shivanandfor Bringing the wisdom of HimalayianYogis to those you seek to make their lives Purposeful, Meaningful and Successful.

21 May 2021

The Nassau county, NY recognized the efforts of Ishan Shivanandfor spreading good health during the Covid-19 pandemic and for his community service.

21 May 2021

The Nassau county legislature, NY commended Ishan Shivanandfor the $ 485,000 Covid-19 relief provided to the people of India through ShivYogUSA along with 300 desperately needed oxygen concentrators supplied to the hospitals of India.

May 2021

Town of Hempstead, Long Island recognized the outstanding commitment to enhance quality of life for the people of India. Donated $ 485,000 for Covid-19 relief. Provided 300 oxygen concentrators to India.

2019

30 Nov 2019

City of Cerritos, LA lauds YOI founder for unravelling the secrets of ancient Santana ShivYog wisdom for global well being was made available for 1m+ people, through online and app-based programs during the time of a global health crisis.

7 Dec 2019

City of Cincinnati, OH commends the Founder for building focused, resilient corporates by raising human consciousness through bespoke methods of spiritual excellence for corporate success through live conferences with millions across the world in 150+ countries and 5 continents.

2018

15th January 2018

Recognition of meditative, spiritual and motivational initiatives towards “Youth empowerment” by Cllr Bhagwanji Chohan, Mayor of Brent.

2017

November 29th, 2017

Special Congressional Recognition by Brian Fitzpatrick for Ishan’s “Body, mind and soul personality development” seminars targeted at stress relief, productivity enhancement, sleep and relaxation.

November 29th, 2017

Flag of the USA flown over the US Capitol, November 29, 2017 in recognition of his contribution in the field of “Stress relief, global peace initiatives & meditative practices for individual & societal health improvement.”

November 25th, 2017

Special citation, Nassau County, New York for his outstanding contribution to guide the youth towards “An achievement-oriented life” and instilling a sense of self-motivation for all.

October 28th, 2017

Special Youth Empowerment Commendation by Mayor, The City of Milpitas recognizing Ishan’s tireless efforts leading the youth towards “Ancient cosmic rejuvenation with a contemporary touch”.

August 4, 2017

Acknowledgement Letter from Canadian National Leader of Opposition Progressive Conservative Party (PCP) Patrick Brown, welcoming Ishan’s benign presence in Ontario.

2016

July 7, 2016

Appreciation Letter, Mayor, City of Columbia.

June 27th, 2016

Commendation by House of Delegates John J Bell.

June 26th, 2016

Special commendation by John Cook, Virginia Delegate.

18th June 2016

Special Citation by Comptroller, Nassau County, New York.

June 16, 2016

Conferred US flag by Honorable US Senator Mike Fitzpatrick.

7th May 2016

Official Proclamation of Commendation and administrative recognition from Lake City, Georgia Mayor Willie Oswalt.

1st April 2016

MGI/RTI Recognition for Youth Empowerment, Govt of Mauritius.

14th January 2020

Special appreciation by the biggest sports club in Mauritius churning Olympians. The club recognized Ishan ji’s outstanding contribution in helping athletes from economically weaker sections lower stress, boost performance and excel with the mental strength edge.

December 24, 2019

Brooklyn, New York: Proclamation for bringing good health, peace and joy to millions around the globe in thousands of meditation and self-improvement programmes worldwide.

December 7, 2019

Cincinnati's Proclamation of Ishan Shivanand Day in honour of his powerful method of excellence for personal and corporate success through vedic wellness and mindfulness modalities.

4th October 2019

Ishan Shivanand Honoured by UK World Book of Records for his matchless contribution in preventative and promotive healthcare through vedic mindfulness protocols.

3rd May 2019

Appreciation by the Mauritius Ministry of Education and Human Resources, Tertiary Education and Scientific Research for performance coaching talent management and stress reduction to students and learners.

21st June 2018

Recognised in the British Parliament through an Honour Award for alleviating stress, mitigating suffering & making this world a better, more peaceful place through mindfulness workshops and ancient meditative protocols imparted in all seminars globally.

November 29th, 2017

Flag of the USA flown over the US Capitol, November 29, 2017 in recognition of his contribution in the field of stress relief, global peace initiatives & meditative practices for individual & societal health improvement.

November 29th, 2017

Special Congressional Recognition by Brian Fitzpatrick for Ishan ji’s body, mind and soul personality development seminars targeted at stress relief, productivity enhancement, sleep and relaxation.

November 25th, 2017

Special citation, Nassau County, New York for his outstanding contribution to guide the youth towards an achievement oriented life and instilling a sense of self motivation for all.

November 25th, 2017

New York State Assembly, Certificate of Merit conferred by David I Weprin for Ishan ji’s dedication & service to global community.

October 28th, 2017

Special Youth Empowerment Commendation by Mayor, The City of Milpitas recognising Ishan ji’s tireless efforts leading the youth towards ancient Shiv Yog cosmic rejuvenation with a contemporary touch.

August 4, 2017

Acknowledgement Letter from Canadian National Leader of Opposition Progressive Conservative Party (PCP) Patrick Brown, welcoming Ishan ji’s benign presence in Ontario.

7th May 2016

Official Proclamation of Commendation and administrative recognition from Lake City, Georgia Mayor Willie Oswalt.

1st April 2016

*MGI/RTI Recognition for Youth Empowerment, Govt of Mauritius*

18th June 2016

Special Citation by Comptroller, Nassau County, New York*

June 27th 2016

Commendation by House of Delegates John J Bell*

June 26th 2016

*Special commendation by John Cook, Virginia Delegate*

July 7, 2016

*Appreciation Letter, Mayor, City of Columbia*

June 16, 2016

*Conferred US flag by Honorable US Senator Mike Fitzpatrick*

Kannen Chu on behalf of California Legislative Assembly honoured Ishan Shivanand for his outstanding contribution towards inculcating the virtues of Unconditional Love, Acceptance and Forgiveness through Shiv Yog Meditative sciences and for offering a refreshingly new perspective on ancient wisdom to the global community.

Ishan’s global journey in numbers

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Over Organized Exhibitions Worldwide
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Meditation Sessions in 100+ cities internationally
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Corporate professionals addressed
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Philanthropic Initiatives Worldwide