Raghunath, is an ex-punk musician, husband, father of four, inversion ambassador, bent on bhakti, detox junkie, evolution assistant, coalesced by kirtan, cacao consumer, puranic story teller, and reciter of the Gita. A former hardcore punk singer-songwriter, he started practicing yoga in New York City in 1987 with Dharma Mittra and also studied Shivananada Yoga. He spent six years as a celibate monk at a Krishna Bhakti ashram in India, where he studied, meditated, and lived the ancient yogic texts. He excels at making esoteric yoga philosophy understandable and practical for the contemporary world.