Sunaina, a modern day yogini & lifestyle coach is one of the First Indian Women to represent the country at The United Nations headquarters in New York for the most prestigious Yoga day celebrations in 2019 where she made more than 5000 illustrious world leaders practice the art of Yoga and she also lead the celebrations virtually in 2020. She is a celebrated global icon reputed for making Yoga fun and exciting. She completed her Double Major in Econometrics and Economics from The University of Nottingham, UK. She then went on to pursue her degree in Psychotherapy and Child Development, finally finding her solace in practising and spreading her love for Yoga. In her span of 12 years as a Modern Yogini, she has managed to reach new heights and add many feathers to her hat.
In 2018, the wellness instructor led the celebrations of The International Yoga Day in India along with the Vice President Shri Venkaiah Naidu and taught various other eminent personalities.
She completed her Yoga training from some of the most renowned gurus in Rishikesh and went on to become a global Yoga quintessential and celebrity Yoga teacher. She now enjoys her own Yoga show on various channels like Tata Sky(50 million viewers), Disney + Hotstar (50 million subscribers), Aaj Tak, SonyLiv (20 million viewers).
She travels and conducts multiple Yoga and Ayurvedic workshops internationally in global cities like New York, London, Dubai.
Leading her clients into a wellness journey she has facilitated various adventure filled Yoga retreats like fitness and surfing in Sri Lanka, Trekking and Yoga in Kerdarkantha, Yoga on a cruise in Vietnam, and spiritual and wellness exploration with Yoga in Humkund Sahib and rejuvenating retreat in Bhutan.
Having dealt with her own experience of deep pain due to the very serious condition of spondylitis during her childhood and overcoming six painful slip discs, she has managed everything through Yoga and meditation.
Understanding the troubles of corporate lifestyles, she now curates customised wellness series that works like magic for pain, stress and anxiety experienced by corporate employees called SpineItUp. She has orchestrated exclusive corporate workshops at prestigious firms like Google, Puma, Vodafone, Sanofi, and helped the employees overcome their mental stress and physical pain successfully.
She has even led a movement with women workshop for Porsche in association with Man’s World.
Giving birth to the concept of Yoga on the go, she has also been associated with Jet Airways in their first-ever fitness program where she taught Yoga on their screens, rolling out to all of their international flights around the world.
She has also worked with reputed universities and colleges like Jain University, and IIMUN. She has hosted live Yoga sessions with Radio Mirchi. She has also trained Kingfisher Calendar girls and brides of BandBajaBride (a reality TV show). She also conducts travel and wellness workshops with Lonely Planet.
Her age-defying looks, zest for fitness and global reputation has sparked the interests of many international brands to be associated with her, few of them include, TheBodyShop, FitBit, UNIQLO, Starbucks, Colgate, Raw Pressery.
You will witness celebrities vouching for her skills and find her featured in prominent magazines like Elle, Vogue, India Today, GQ, Cosmopolitan and many others.
To share her love and learnings of wellness and Yoga, she is co-founder of clothing line Sunamana that makes comfort and fitness wear a stylish affair.
She very strongly believes that practising Yoga should be a lifestyle and not be another demand you put on yourself. She aims to nurture her student’s mental and physical wellbeing through her Yoga teachings.
To know more about her journey visit @sunaina_rekhi on Instagram