Writer & Yoga Acharya
Ira Trivedi is a yoga acharya and a best-selling author. She has written eight books, ranging from fiction and non-fiction to children’s books. Ira also has two yoga shows in India, airing on Doordarshan National and on India Today.
Ira teaches yoga around the world, and was part of the team leading the first International Day of Yoga at Rajpath New Delhi, where two Guinness World Records were created: for the largest yoga lesson and for the most nationalities in a yoga lesson.
Ira’s books have been published by leading publishers in India and internationally. Her book ‘India in Love: Marriage, and Sexuality in the 21st century’ is a landmark book on India’s new social revolution. She has also won several awards for her work, including the UK Media Award for her work on bride trafficking and the New Indian Express Devi Women’s Award for dynamism and innovation. In 2017, she was honored as one of BBC’s 100 most influential women in the world.
Ira has lived all over the world: in four countries, nine cities and three continents. She graduated from Wellesley College, Massachusetts, USA with a BA in Economics and completed her MBA from Columbia Business School, where she won the prestigious Feldberg Fellowship for demonstrating extraordinary leadership potential, as well as academic excellence. Ira currently lives in New Delhi, India.