Ganesh Giri has been practicing yoga and meditation since 1998, and has studied with Swami Jaya Devi Bhagavati and Ma Jaya Sati Bhagavati since May 2000. He’s studied ashtanga and Power yoga with David Swenson, Bryan Kest, Adele Gale, John Meredith and Tommy Moss. He studied classical yoga in Kashi Atlanta’s Classical Yoga Teachers Training (YA 200hr) in 2004 and 2007. He completed the Kali Natha Yoga Teachers Training (YA 200hr) with Ma Jaya in 2010.
In 2000, he was introduced to kirtan, a form of spiritual practice using melodic chanting, by his teacher, Swami Jaya Devi. He’s since performed and/or recorded with Arlo Guthrie, Bhagavan Das, Arjuna (Dave) Stringer, John Friend, and Wynne Paris, and performed for yoga workshops with Swami Jaya Devi Bhagavati and other teachers in Kashi Ashram in Sebastian, FL. Ganesh Giri also leads kirtan at Kashi Atlanta, and is a freelance musician in the Atlanta area.