Shanti Parakh, MA, MSc is an internationally known yoga teacher, reflexologist, metaphysician and healer. He served for many years as the vice-chair of the International Mahavir Jain Mission Canada, having been appointed directly by the chair and founder, Acharya Sushil Kumar.
Even though Shanti was educated in the sciences from the Indian Institute of Technology, he has been practicing/teaching yoga for over 55 years and has been reading palms and working on the hands and feet for over 50 years. Shanti has won championships in hatha yoga and has taught at Brock University, the State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo State College, Niagara University, and other colleges in the Buffalo area.
Shanti has appeared on television programs in the Niagara Region, Toronto, and western New York. There have been articles about Shanti in major newspapers across the United States, Canada, and India. He has published books and posters on yoga and reflexology. Shanti has lectured on and demonstrated yoga at international conferences in India, Canada, and the USA. Shanti holds a Master of Arts degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo and a Master of Science degree from the Indian Institute of Technology in Mumbai where he was a silver medalist. Learn more about Shanti on his website.