Meet With Himanshu Kapoor ( Hari )
Arc Yoga & Massage was founded in February 2014 by Himanshu Kapoor - Holistic Health Practitioner. Himanshu Kapoor (a.k.a. Hari) is a second-generation teacher of Yoga and Meditation, a Holistic Health Practitioner, and is licensed to practice Massage Therapy.
Arc Yoga & Massage offers a space to develop a holistic lifestyle by incorporating Traditional one-on-one Hatha Yoga (Asanas, Pranayama, Meditation), Massage Therapy, and Food Therapy (Cooking Classes).
Himanshu was born Bareilly, a small town in the Northern region of India, in the state of Uttar Pradesh. At the age of 8, Himanshu began his Yoga journey by watching his father and role model, Prakash Chand Kapoor, practice Asanas (yoga poses), Kriyas (yogic Cleansing techniques), and Meditation. He would often join his father in his practices. In the 1980s, Himanshu moved to New Delhi, the capital of India, which brought huge changes in his life. He was introduced to the Sivananda Yoga Center and gradually fell in love with the Sivananda Tradition of Yoga.
Himanshu started volunteering his time at the Sivananda Yoga Center; he taught Asana Class, led Satsangs, and ran the front desk, cooking, and cleaning. Through his work with the Sivananda Yoga Center, Himanshu made his way to Grass Valley, California to the Sivananda Ashram and Yoga Farm.
Himanshu now owns a studio in Ocean Beach, San Diego where he offers massage, yoga, and cooking classes. He dreams of someday moving to Hawaii and creating a Yoga Center, mind body and spirit, oasis experience. He loves his life and friends, and he is happily spreading the message of his guru, Swami Vishnudevananda.