Kevin Sahaj

Kevin Sahaj is a dedicated yoga practitioner who has been studying and practicing yoga for 30 years. His approach to teaching is eclectic and draws from many different methods and teachings to help students align their lives towards awakening. His focus is to offer the right method for the individual according to their needs and aspirations. He is the life partner of Satya and together they are leading the Delight Yoga Teacher Training and offering guidance in the spiritual direction of the school.

  • What’s your life motto?
    I try to be present in everything I do.
  • What is Inner Peace for you?
    To be here now.
  • Could you describe your most peaceful moment/situation?
    Surfing when I lived in Australia was always full of peace, and being in nature is always peaceful for me.
  • What experience taught you the most in your life?
    The past does not exist, the future is yet to come and now is the only real place to be.
  • What was the most valuable piece of advice that you received?
    From my teacher Namkhai Norbu: "life is just like a big dream" and "be present".
  • Who/What is your biggest teacher?
    All my teachers, big and small, are the same.
  • What do you do when you have a bad day?
    Try to see that it is just a projection of my mind and find the place where the mind isn't making trouble for me.
  • If you could wake up tomorrow having gained one quality or ability, what would it be?
    To establish myself completely in the nature of mind and abide in the ultimate reality.
  • What is your funniest/most defining/most beautiful characteristic?
    I am really like a weird combination of a cartoon and some sort of fire dragon.


At a young age, Kevin Sahaj was a martial artist. He then had a spontaneous awakening experience from which an urgency to the search for the truth was born. His first meditation teacher was SN Goenka in the Vipassana Buddhist tradition. From this ground, he studied Mahayana Buddhism with Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Nepal, Vipassana meditation in Thailand with Ajahn Buddhadasa, Zen Buddhism with Japanese zen master Hogen. Over a period of 8 years, he studied with K. Pattabhi Jois in Mysore, India. In the Viniyoga tradition with TKV Desikachar. Tibetan Yantra Yoga with Fabio Andrico and Laura Evangelista guided by Namkhai Norbu. Tibetan Bon Dzogchen with Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche. Tibetan medicine and healing Yoga Nejang with Dr. Nida Chenagtsang.

Sahaj has a deep interest in energy healing and awakening and has studied Qi Gong, Energy Release Bodywork, and various disciplines in the field of healing from the traditional healers in Bali. There are many more important teachers and he is still learning.

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When a student is ready, the teacher appears.
When a student is truly ready, the teacher disappears.

Lao Tzu