One of the 8 greatest Indian yoga masters in the world
- Yoga Brahma Award 2015 at 15th International Ayurveda Conference U.S.A
- Gold Medalist in Yoga
- Author of 6 Books on Yoga and Ayurveda
- Founder of Kri Yoga
- Founder of Andhra Ashtanga
- Advisor to the Board of Yoga Alliance International
- Master of Yoga – International Yoga Federation
- Ayurveda Counselor. Kerala Ayurveda, U.S.A
- Ayurveda Practitioner, NAMA (National Ayurvedic Medical Association), U.S.A
- Performed 60 hrs of Yoga Episodes on TV ‘Yoga for Everyday life’ Vietnam (YouTube: master kamal yoga)
There are only a few legitimate keepers of the ancient wisdom and traditions of Yoga. Each is called a Yoga Master who after decades of training and teaching develops his/her own unique style of Yoga. Sri Srinivas Suresh Kamal (Master Kamal), , is one such Yoga Master. He created a system of Yoga called “KRI YOGA”. The word ‘Kri means ‘to create”. Creating new happy, healthy, joyful bliss full life with Yoga.
He began practicing at age five in India. He was initiated by Swami Veda Bharati of the Himalayas into the highest Himalayan tradition. His talents for both Yoga and motivating people were obvious and his determination led him on a journey to bring new Yoga systems to the world. For the past 2 decades he has mastered many styles of Yoga i.e., Hatha Yoga, Raja Yoga, Ashtanga Yoga, Kundalini yoga, Himalayan meditation and Philosophy of Yoga. And also his mastery of martial arts (he is a 5Dan Black Belt) and various fitness science’s helped him to incorporate additional ways to strengthen the body and mind. His teaching has made him as one of the most successful and famous Yoga Master in the World.
He eventually travelled to Singapore (1994) and with hard work and determination he found success. Soon he was gracing scores of billboards in Asia as a unique and new style Yoga Master. He has become a mainstay of magazines, is Hong Kong’s first New Age Wonder and has appeared numerous times on network television in Asia. He is the pioneer in bringing yoga into the limelight throughout Asia.
He has travelled intensively spreading his teachings throughout Asia, the U.S.A and Australia. His extensive knowledge of effective exercise and postural analysis has made him in demand by high profile clients, corporate, models, and sports professionals. He leads Seminars, Workshops, Courses, and Lectures on the subjects of creative mind and body health. His compassion, wealth of knowledge and mindfulness earned through decades of practice and teaching has created a Yoga boom in Asia. His success in establishing Yoga in Asia has him honored in a book ‘ the Great Indian Yoga Masters ‘ that was launched in London in 2002 , as one of the 8 Top Indian Yoga Masters in the World. He was awarded with an Honorary Gold Medal (2014) from Indian Board for his achievement in the field of yoga.
Today, Master Kamal and KRI YOGA are at the forefront of the world’s goal of better solutions to many of the personal challenges people face today. Stress, weight issues, focus, concentration and mental clarity problems, circulation and heart troubles, and dozens of other maladies can be treated or eliminated with KRI YOGA, and without the use of dangerous prescription medicines and other unhealthy approaches.
Recently he introduced ‘Infrared Hot Yoga’ for the first time in Asia. He also introduced ‘Ayurveda’ the ancient Indian Wisdom of healing & rejuvenation to the people of Thailand. This makes Master Kamal and his Kri Yoga centers, as the most popular centers in Bangkok, Thailand that provide total well-being program for its members.
With all of his accomplishments, Master Kamal remains energetic and determined to assist people in gaining better mind and body health. With this as his goal, he is bringing his KRI YOGA lifestyle and health discipline to the world. The center also sets the foundation for KRI YOGA worldwide brand which will extend his vision and care for helping others to live better and more joyful lives.
”I’ve combined the unique elements of Yoga and other disciplines that I have studied over the past twenty years to develop superior mental and physical health. This is by improving muscular strength & endurance, cardiovascular conditioning and bone strength, glandular efficiency, flexibility, mental fitness and improves communion between the material and spiritual worlds.” —Master Kamal