Host ProfileHost Profile: Aadil Palkhivala
Aadil Palkhivala is the author of Fire of Love: A book that seeks to restore the essence of yoga. He has also written three manuals used in beginning, intermediate, and therapeutic teacher trainings. In addition, Aadil has written extensively for Yoga Journal, having been its Asana Columnist and author of the Teacher's Column for the website, as well as the "Asana Expert" for both the magazine and the website. He is frequently a keynote speaker at national events.
An encyclopedic knowledge of health matters informs Aadil's teaching. Aadil is a certified Shiatsu and Swedish bodywork therapist, a clinical hypnotherapist, and an Ayurvedic health practitioner recognized by the American Ayurvedic Association. He continues to be a student in the healing arts.
Starting with a bachelor's degree in physics and math, Aadil eventually got a degree in law. He practiced law in Washington State until resigning to devote his energies to his life purpose of exploring and teaching Purna Yoga. He has a passion for the arts, especially poetry, and has intensively studied elocution, operatic singing, Japanese flower arranging, painting, and drawing.
Aadil has served as advisor/board member to many organizations including Prevention Magazine, Yoga Alliance, Yoga Journal, The Iyengar Yoga National Association of the United States, and The National Association Certification Committee. His educational lectures take him throughout the U.S., Europe, Asia, Canada, Mexico, and India. Aadil has been featured in newspaper and magazine articles locally, nationally, and internationally, and has been a guest speaker and presenter on television and radio programs and news shows. He has been the keynote speaker at the Body, Mind, and Spirit Symposiums, Yoga Journal Conferences, and Omega Conferences.
Aadil works diligently with people who desire a better quality of life through a humanistic approach to wealth and health. He is president and CEO of The Innerworks CompanyTM, and lives in Bellevue with his wife, Savitri, and daughter, Zenia.