Karuna Nagarajan, MBA, MSc, PhD.

Professor, VaYU

Email: kxn@vayuusa.org


  • Ph.D. (Yoga)
  • M.Sc. (Yoga)
  • MBA
  • B.Com.

Current Designation:

  • Associate Professor, S-VYASA Yoga University.
  • Founder and Managing Trustee of Svaraveda Foundation, an exclusive institute for Music therapy research and Courses.

Experience in Academics:

  • Chief Compiler of Self-Learning Material on Yoga for Distance Education: Compiled more than 300 SLM for Distance Education Courses– S-VYASA. Yoga instructor's Course (YIC), Post Graduate  Diploma in Yoga Therapy (PGDYT), Bachelors of Science  (BSc Yoga) and Master of Science (MSc) – Nov 2005 to till date
  • Teaching Experience:  Yoga Philosophy and Health, Hatha yoga, Yoga therapy Principles & Practice, Cultural History of India, Patanjali Yoga Sutra, Bhagavadgita, Indian Culture, Streams of Yoga, Health Philosophy and Yoga, etc -  Aug 2007 – till date.
  • She has guided more than 100 students for MSc Dissertation and currently guiding six Ph.D. students.
  • Course Coordinator for Post Graduate Diploma in Yoga Therapy (PGDYT )
  • She is an expert committee member in many national bodies on Yoga
  • She has 18 publications on Yoga and has authored multiple books. Her latest book provides an Introduction to Indian Music Therapy (2021).