Nepal Yoga Festival Organizer, Lata

Lata Tulachan

Representing the heart of Nepal, she carries with her an extensive entrepreneurial background spanning 13 years in California’s retail space via LataLove.com, and 7 years curating in private luxury travel. Beyond her business ventures, she’s a certified yoga instructor with a unique specialization in Shamanic-Planetarium sound healing.

Lata’s passion has led her to numerous yoga festivals across the USA, and has absorbed their transformative essence. With the insights and bonds formed over the years, Lata now envisions introducing the magic of these festivals to her homeland, intertwining the global spirit of Yoga with Nepal’s rich culture.

Manohar

A native and proud resident of Nepal, is deeply rooted in the yoga realm, with over 18 years of dedicated practice supported by training from India’s prestigious institutions. From a young age, Manohar and his family have been living embodiments of the yogic example, striving to infuse the Sanskrit meaning of “Purna” – living in completeness or fullness – into every facet of their lives. His innovative spirit led the pioneering integration of yoga and meditation in Nepal’s famed trekking adventures in 2008. This transformative approach not only reshaped Nepal’s trekking experiences, offering a harmonious blend of physical activity and spiritual serenity, but also paved the way for other trekking companies to offer these unique experiences.

An esteemed figure in the local community, Manohar has also played a significant role in the Nepal Yoga Festival, contributing his expertise and passion for yoga.

Nepal Yoga Festival Organizer Manohar
Nepal Yoga Festival Musician - Manose

Manose

Celebrated as Nepal’s foremost Grammy-nominated multi-instrumentalist and composer, has captivated international audiences for more than two decades. His music, known for its healing properties, has won the hearts of millions globally.

Amidst the COVID pandemic, his 111 days of continuous free meditations on social media provided a much-needed refuge for countless individuals. Further extending his support to holistic healing and cultural unity, Manose will infuse the Nepal Yoga Festival with his musical genius, personally curating an immersive sound experience that promises to be an integral highlight of the event.

Shweta Sherchan

Shweta Sherchan stands as a testament to the vibrant entrepreneurial spirit of Nepal. A native Nepali, she is not only a trailblazer in the Digital Marketing sphere but also a female entrepreneur who has forged her path since 2016.

She is an educator and mentor, Shweta has meticulously crafted and delivered eight distinct courses, nurturing the skills of more than 2,000 students, professionals, and business owners. Her commitment to growth and learning extends into her involvement with the Nepal Yoga Festival, where she integrates her Digital Marketing prowess to amplify the event’s reach and success, further showcasing her dedication to her craft and her country’s cultural heritage.

Lina Wang

Lina Wang, a passionate and dedicated yoga enthusiast who has embraced the practice of yoga and has also become a seasoned professional in the field, has completed rigorous yoga instructor courses. Lina is a practitioner and also holds certified expertise in guiding others through the transformative journey of yoga.

With over six years of experience in this field, Lina Wang has honed her skills and knowledge, becoming a beacon of inspiration for those seeking a holistic approach to well-being. Her journey began as a personal quest for balance and inner peace, but it soon evolved into a mission to share the profound benefits of yoga with others.

Lina’s commitment to her craft is evident in her role as a Country Coordinator for Purna Yoga in China region. As a coordinator, she plays a crucial role in spreading the teachings of Purna Yoga, And shoulders the responsibility of overseeing and coordinating all Purna Yoga activities within China region Her duties include facilitating communication between regional stakeholders, organizing and promoting events and workshops, oversees financial reporting, and collaborates with relevant stakeholders to optimize resource allocation and ensuring adherence to the principles and standards of Purna Yoga.

Lina’s achievement is a testament to her unwavering commitment to the principles of yoga and its ability to bring about positive change.  Lina stands as a shining example of what dedication, expertise, and a genuine love for the practice can achieve in the world of yoga.

Purnima

A multi-faceted professional, management graduate with 15+ years rich and varied experience in Human Resources & customer care. Good problem-solving and analytical skills and extensive cross-culture exposure.

At present I am certified yoga instructor, completed my yoga certification from Texas, USA and Kerala & Mysore India. Though I am certified yoga instructor, I will always be student of practice and I am deeply grateful for loving wisdom my teachers have shared with me.

I believe, yoga is a process which creates magical changes in our body, mind and soul. It is a lifelong process of wellbeing, starts in body, transverses to mind and heart with good health, positivity and warmth.

Ram Chhetri

Ram Chhetri is a highly esteemed professional with an unwavering commitment to responsible travel, serving as a true inspiration to others. With remarkable expertise and a profound passion for sustainability and positive local development, Ram Chhetri stands as an exceptional guide and ally for those seeking to explore Nepal and the Himalayas in a responsible and impactful manner.

With an extensive career spanning over 20 years in the travel industry, Ram Chhetri hails from the breathtaking foothills of the Himalayas. Throughout his journey, he has made notable contributions to various facets of the travel industry, including retail, wholesale, media, and technology. In 2007, he established Himalayan Dreams, a pioneering creative agency that leverages cutting-edge technology to curate unparalleled travel experiences for discerning clients.

Ram Chhetri’s visionary approach centers around three key pillars: storytelling, customer experience, and product innovation. By employing these pillars as guiding principles, he consistently endeavors to bring his vision to life and elevate the travel industry to new heights.

Malabika

Over the past three decades, Malabika has managed and coordinated a variety of events, workshops and trainings. In New York City, she worked as a Fundraising and Development and manages several non profits fundraising galas with more than 300 attendees and key note speakers as well as smaller scale gallery evening events. She worked with all logistics and operations from start to finish raising valuable funds for survivors of violence. In Hong Kong, she helped to create the infrastructure of the mental health and psychosocial program for refugees and asylum seekers enabling a fluid and comprehensive assessment of people’s needs and then referrals to valuable resources. In Nepal, she worked with the Relief Trust to provided Holistic Wellbeing and Ear Acupuncture Trainings for medical professionals and people in need. 

In Singapore, began teaching yoga at newly designed yoga initiatives. She has organized International Yoga Day for her daughter’s school in Singapore and Portugal, creating theme specific content for the students. In Taiwan, she provided a variety of trauma, wellness, and yoga trainings and workshops throughout the community. She worked with the Education Council’s to train teachers to provide wellbeing programs for students. She worked with the Community Centers for several years to offer her Yoga for Wellness Series focusing on body-mind-spirit yoga and wellness. She also provided trauma trainings to various educational and non profits in Taiwan. She was integral in creating and managing the Wellness Sanctuary at Taiwan’s Oceansound yoga festival for several years. Here, she participated in and coordinated the healer and wellness practitioner area. This included scheduling, creating safe and inclusive spaces, and providing workshops that enabled the healers to showcase their offerings.