Ramanand Patel is regarded as a leading yoga instructor for students and teachers around the world. When he was twelve his father initiated him into yoga practice and philosophy. After meeting a few other teachers, he started more serious study under Guruji (Yogacharya Sri B.K.S. Iyengar) in 1968. Since 1984 he has studied Vedanta philosophy under H.H. Swami Dayananda Saraswati. He has also learned from sharing his knowledge with a vast number of students and teachers since 1964. He has a special interest in the effects of Sound on yoga practice and offers a number of workshops in this subject with his friend and a world class musician in the North Indian classical style, Pandit Mukesh Desai. Ramanand is respected as an innovator in the use of props and working with students who have special needs.
Ramanand Patel is currently not instructing any classes.