Dharmavir Singh Mahida Dharmavir Singh Mahida had worked as an engineer for nine years in the automotive sector in Germany before he decided to quit and return to India to pursue his deep interest in yoga and philosophy. His new job took him to Pune, where he met his mentor, BKS Iyengar, with whom he worked at the Ramamani Yoga Institute for many years. An active sportsman, he has taught yoga at the Sports Medicine Centre of the Army, Navy and Air Force. This helped him to understand yoga from a different perspective. Dharmavir has years of experience in understanding the pure essence of yoga philosophy, along with Vedanta. In 1990, he set up a yoga institute in Pune where he teaches as well as trains yoga teachers. He has learnt Vedanta for many years under the tutelage of Swami Sat Swaroopananda and is also a student of Sanskrit. Dharmavir lives in Pune and has been teaching yoga for three decades in India and Europe.