Directors and teachers of
Bhakti Yoga School

Syam Vallabhi Devi Dasi

Syam Vallabhi Devi Dasi, also known as Samantha Miller, is a dedicated Ayurvedic and Yoga practitioner who embarked on her transformative journey in 2001. Her passion for the healing arts and yoga has led her to become a prominent figure in the field of Ayurveda and Yoga throughout South America.

Syam Vallabhi received her Ayurveda certification in India in 2008 and has continued to expand her knowledge under the guidance of Ayurvedic masters in the United States, primarily with Divya Altar. She remains committed to her studies and recently achieved advanced Ayurveda and Panchakarma certification with Dr.Vinod in India. Her annual trips to India are not only for personal growth but also to guide students to experience the sacred practices of Ayurveda.

Throughout her intense yoga journey, Syam Vallabhi has mastered several yoga disciplines including Anusara Yoga, Yoga Therapy, Yin Yoga, Restorative Yoga and Hatha Vinyasa Yoga. She is a pioneer of AcroYoga in South America and Asia, since 2008. In 2013, she founded the BYS 500hrs advanced studio.

Syam Vallabhi’s commitment to holistic wellness extends to other healing modalities. She holds certifications in Reiki, Breema, Cranial Sacral Therapy, Yoga Anatomy, Ayurvedic Massage, Marma Point Therapy and Traditional Thai Massage from several countries, including Thailand, Laos, Bali and the United States.

Syam Vallabhi’s commitment to holistic wellness extends to other healing modalities. She holds certifications in Reiki, Breema, Cranial Sacral Therapy, Yoga Anatomy, Ayurvedic Massage, Marma Point Therapy and Traditional Thai Massage from several countries, including Thailand, Laos, Bali and the United States. She is also a Vedic Astrologer and certified in reading the Human Design chart.

She is initiated into the Bhakti Yoga tradition and lineage in India by Srila Bhakti Kavi Atulananda MJ and Chaitanya ND.

Syam Vallabhi Devi Dasi’s passion for Ayurveda and Yoga, combined with her extensive training and dedication, make her a trusted guide on the path to holistic wellness. Her teachings and therapies are an offering of the ancient wisdom she carries, empowering people to lead healthier and happier lives.

Chaitanya Nitai Das

International Director of the Bhakti Yoga School with main Ashrams in Cusco and Colombia. Chaitanya has been in the field of yoga from a very young age and has lived in ashrams and monasteries in South America, the United States and India.

He has been practicing and teaching Bhakti Yoga and Mantra meditation for over 35 years and is initiated into the traditions of the Indian Vedic Culture by his Spiritual Master S. Atulananda A.

Before founding the Bhakti Yoga School in 2004, he studied with such masters as Pattabhi Jois, Larry Schultz, Reed Taylor, and John Friend.

He travelled to India for the first time 20 years ago where he certified in Vedic Astrology by “AIFAS” with the title of “Jyotish Sastracharya”. He continues to travel to India yearly to continue his studies as well as to share with his students the yoguic teachings.

Currently, he is the founding director of the BYS Yoga Teacher Training Programs and has trained over 1,000 yoga teachers in the last 20 years.

Atulananda Acarya

Spiritual Master of Chaitanya Nitai Das and Syam Vallabhi DD, he is a Disciple of Srila AC Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada and has been working for over forty years to raise the consciousness of humanity. His work includes creating spiritual communities and yoga retreat centers, designing ecological and organic farms, publishing Vedic literature, and teaching the ancient Vedic science of self-realization. Born in Chile, he currently has centers in Central, South and North America, as well as Europe and India.

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