Yoga For Happiness Academy

Yoga For Happiness Academy

5.0 (2)
15 years in business

About this pro

I, Shanthi Yogini, am 2-Minute Yoga Master who teaches Yoga, not as fitness exercises, but as a tree with several branches like meditation, values, chant, and dance.

I offer simple 2 minute practices to instantly change any negative stories we may be telling ourselves and others, to positive ones. Once our story changes, we can transform stress to self-mastery, negativity to positivity, tightness to flexibility, tension to relaxation, pain to healing, and illness to wellness. We can truly begin to live our greatest possible life.

I am #1 international best-selling author of “Happiness: The Key to Success”.  

I have lived a Yoga way of life from my young age as I was born and raised in a Yoga family in India. Yoga is NOT what I teach. It is my way of living, being and enjoying.

I have 2 certifications in Yoga, one from the US and one from India, the birthplace of Yoga. I have a certification in Dance therapy. I have been coaching and training full time for the last 15 years.

---My service stands out in what you learn, how you learn and how long you learn.

**What do you learn with me?

All our setbacks in the body, mind or relationships are due to stories we tell ourselves or others. If you can tell different stories, you can heal back to health and achieve success in whichever area of life you choose.

You learn how to tell 2 minute stories and live your dream life through the ancient science of Yoga. Yoga is more than Yoga poses. So, you learn to use Yoga as a tree with several branches. Yoga poses is just 1 branch. All the branches prepare you to tell positive stories to benefit your body, mind, intellect, relationships and your inner core.

**How do you learn?  

You learn simple tools from Yoga which can be done in 2 minutes which train you to tell positive stories in your mind.  You learn the fundamentals thoroughly so that you can practice independently and confidently. You learn customized syllabus-based Yoga that addresses your entire life, not just your body.

So those who seek life coaching find that this method benefits them.

**How long do you learn?

My goal is to make you independent and confident in whatever you learn – poses, exercises, breathing, eating, meditation, values, or affirmations – in as little time as possible. You don’t work with me any longer than what is necessary for you to get the required training and mentorship to heal and succeed. 

There are many things I enjoy about my work:

1.       1. My students feel empowered to integrate the ancient science of Yoga in their life even if they learned for only for 1 or 2 hours.

2.      2. My students are able to address their whole life concerns and goals, NOT just back ache or leg pain.

3.      3. My students can benefit a lot even if they find only 2 minutes at a time to invest in themselves for their practice.

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Smithfield, RI 02917
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  • Julia Fryer

    I chose the YogaLaasyam program as my personal introduction to Yoga and I have found it meaningful, giving me a sense of direction. The program feels good and gives me opportunities to learn Yoga with a sense of understanding. My favorite surprise is how much of fun it is. It is good for my growth and has become a part of my day. I chose this dance style of Yoga because I was intrigued by the Mudras, as I had a bad break in my left wrist area last year. I was very interested in dance as well as symbology. Shanthi’s program starts in a way I can follow without hurting myself because she emphasizes on respecting your body. The program never makes me feel rushed to push myself through something I’m not ready for, but has a nice, smooth progression that matches the relaxing and meditational tone of the teachings. I can feel each Mudra stretch some muscles of my hand while working others. The shikara mudra feels especially good on my thumbs, which have some arthritis from my job. I wanted to learn Yoga ONLY from someone who had the whole story (not just the poses, but the wisdom and science). Shanthi was my natural choice as she is dedicated to sharing the ancient wisdom of Yoga in its authentic form. Shanthi’s teaching style is so natural that I feel like a child who is learning through play. Thank you, Shanthi!

  • Jansenius T. Lange jr.

    “After my urgent visit to the ER, with a blood pressure reading of 214 over 90, Mrs. Shanthi Yogini immediately urged me to learn from her “Yoga Breathing Lessons”, on how to reinvent my breathing system. Three weeks into the practice, my blood pressure went down by 64 points. One of the most special gifts I received yet, at human level. Thank you so very much for saving my life Shanthi. I am grateful for you…” - Jansenius T. Lange Jr.


What is your typical process for working with a new student?

The typical process is that I ask them to fill out a questionnaire about their life and then talk to them about my recommendations and what aspects of Yoga can address their needs.