Qualification: 
MSc, MA, BA
b_senthilkumar@cb.amrita.edu

B. Senthil Kumar currently serves as Assistant Professor in Amrita Darshanam (International Centre for Spiritual Studies) at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore campus. 

He obtained M.Sc. Yoga Therapy from Tamil Nadu Physical Education and Sports University in 2016, M.A. Sociology from University of Madras in 2009, and B.A. History from Loyola College in 2007. He has also completed Post Graduate Diploma in Yoga and Yoga Therapist Training Program at Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram.

As an expert of traditional yoga asana techniques, he has had extensive experience on conducting yoga classes and workshops to Indian and international groups since 2010 and yoga therapies since 2012. He has also presented papers in various workshops, seminars and conferences related to yoga. He was selected as one of “The 100 Most Inspiring Yoga Teachers in India” by hellomyyoga.com in June 2018.

Senthil is also a trained athlete and gymnast.

Publications

Publication Type: Conference Proceedings

Year of Publication Title

2017

B. Senthil Kumar, “Innovative Methodology in Yoga Therapy (Seminar)”, Innovative Ideas to Impart Yoga-Collection of Seminar Papers. pp. 67-76,by Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram, 2017.

Publication Type: Conference Paper

Year of Publication Title

2017

B. Senthil Kumar, “Individualized yoga therapy in the tradition of Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram with case studies-‘Parkinson’s Disorder’ and ‘Wheezing’”, in National Conference on “Yoga and its applications” organized by the Sadguru Yoga Ashramam Charitable Trust, 2017.

2013

B. Senthil Kumar, “Lifestyle Practices of Youth and the Role of Yoga”, in Conference of National Yoga Week 2013, 2013.

2013

B. Senthil Kumar, “"Yoga as a Lifestyle Strategy for Youth” and “Adaptation of Asana Practice for Sports Persons – Asana Demonstration with Practice"”, in National Seminar on “Yoga towards Enhancement in Sports” organized by the Department of Physical Education and Centre for Ethics and Human Values, Seethalakshmi Ramaswami College, 2013.

2011

B. Senthil Kumar, “Lifestyle Practices of Youth”, in National Seminar on “Health and Society”organized by Department of Sociology, PeriyarUniversity, 2011.

2008

B. Senthil Kumar, “Awareness in the Common People about Human Rights”, in National Workshop on “Right Tools for Sustainable Development-Using Human Rights Strategies and Mechanism to Support Development and Environmental Objectives in International Trade”, organized by Presidency College, 2008.

Publication Type: Journal Article

Year of Publication Title

2013

B. Senthil Kumar and Dr. Latha Satish, “Lifestyle Survey of Urban Youth: An Analysis of Healthy Behaviour in Relation to Yoga Practice”, Indian Journal of Community Psychology, pp. 230-244, 2013.