Smt. Hansaji Jayadeva Yogendra has been in forefront of The yoga movement in the last four decades, as a teacher, teacher-educator, an excellent communicator in the Television medium, and as an author of several books on Yoga. She lends a patient ear to anyone who takes his/her problem to her and provides an insight which helps the person to get a grip and find a satisfactory solution. Thus she is a caring counsellor too.
Born in 1947, Smt Hansaji was a frequent visitor to The Yoga Institute even while she was studying for B.Sc. and later, for a degree in Law. When she married Dr. Jayadeva Yogendra, it was a turning point in Hansaji’s life. With her innate charm and capacity, she brought about dramatic changes in the Institute. The ladies’ wing was expanded and she enthused a dynamism and radiance to all the activities. She took over as the Director at The Yoga Institute in the year 1997.