Jay Gupta learned yoga from Vishwayatan Yogashram in India in 1983 and has been exploring the depths of yoga since then. Throughout his life, Jay has endeavored to achieve a scientific understanding of yoga and nature cure practices. He has traveled from the Himalayas to Kerala (southern most part of India) learning a variety of yoga and nature cure practices. He shares some of the practices from the Himalayan masters in his DVD Subtle Yoga for Rejuvenation and donates all the proceeds for advancing the science of yoga.
Jay is a student of Guruji Swami Swayamanand Giri in Haridwar, India. Additionally he received a yoga teacher certification, as well as advanced training in Chakra Shuddhi and Prana Vidya from the renown Bihar School of Yoga in Munger, India.
He has been teaching yoga for over 15 years and is registered with National Yoga Alliance. He is on the faculty of several Yoga Teacher Training (YTT) programs, including an Advanced YTT program, that serves 15 yoga studios from the Greater Boston to Cape Cod areas.
Jay is a licensed pharmacist and completed M.Sc. in International Marketing from University of Strathclyde. He works as a community pharmacist and specializes in MTM (Medication Therapy Management), and previously had a career in international marketing of Ayurvedic and Pharmaceutical products.
He is a life member, past president and past secretary of the board of directors for the Vrindavana Preservation Society (VPS). Together with his wife Terry and VPS volunteers, he has coordinated a number of yoga retreats and events.
Jay Gupta, RPh, MSc IM, RYT