Meet the Bloggers

Justine O’Connell

Written by Justine O’Connell: Justine is currently living and traveling in India after taking her 200 hour yoga teacher training course with Rishikul Yogshala in August 2015. An experience that changed her life and way of thinking about the world. She quit her London life and hasn’t returned as for now she is happy doing yoga, drinking tea, reading books and writing for her blog.

Natasha Thompson

Natasha was born and raised in Canada where she worked for more than ten years in the dental field. She set off in July 2015 from her hometown of Kelowna, British Columbia on an adventure to see and explore as much of the world as possible.

Shruti Singh

Shruti Singh is a creative writer, a blogger and a yoga enthusiast. She has been practicing yoga since a few years now. She has been a student of Rishikul Yogshala where she attended their yoga teaching training program. And she has not looked back ever since. She claims that yoga has spiritually inspired her. And, she wishes to inspire others by sharing her thoughts and insights on it.

Hayley Statter

Hayley first discovered yoga in 2010 in London, and over the years has tried out many styles of yoga at various studios. She intensified her practice in 2015 and has seen first hand how yoga can help transform people inside and out. Having used various aspects of yoga to change her lifestyle and outlook, she undertook her 200hour YTT in June 2016 at Rishikul Yogshala, and now teaches private lessons and small classes, splitting her time between Morocco and London. Alongside her passion for yoga, Hayley is a photographer and marketer, and combines these three vocations in a balanced lifestyle. She loves to travel and experience new cultures, and hopes to use her skills in yoga and photography to see even more of the world.

You can read all about Hayley’s quest to be happy, do things and live well at


David completed his 500 hour yoga teacher training course in May & June 2016 and wrote these wonderful words as part of the International Yoga Day celebrations in Rishikesh where he recited them to an audience at a local Ashram.

Aditi Roy

Aditi Roy, a travel blogger and a yoga enthusiast, has been practicing yoga and meditation and blogging about her experience for the last 3 years. She has been associated as a blogger with Rishikul Yogshala, one of the most sought-after yoga schools headquartered in Rishikesh, India for the last couple of years. During her time with the school, she has had the opportunity to attend some amazing and life-changing retreats and yoga sessions and travel to other centers of Rishikul Yogshala.

At present, she sits in her comfortable room, practices yoga and meditation, reads, and writes about the various things she is learning during her journey with Rishikul Yogshala.