Kamala is a Sivananda accredited Yoga Teacher who has been teaching in Katoomba (Blue Mountains, NSW) since 1989. She commenced her practice in Sydney in 1977 with respected Yoga Teacher Acharya Upendra Roy, and taught at Acharya’s Yoga Meditation Centre in 1979 under his guidance.
Kamala completed the Sivananda Yoga Teachers’ Training Course in 1981 and the Advanced Yoga Teachers’ Training Course in 1988 under the direction of renowned Yoga Master Swami Vishnudevananda Saraswati. In 1992 Kamala accompanied Swami Vishnudevananda on a Ganga Parigrama – a pilgrimage down the Ganges from its source at Gomukh in the Himalayas. Since 1999 Kamala has been cataloguing Swami Vishnudevananda’s archives – personal papers, lecture tapes and photographs – in preparation for his Biography. In 2003 she edited the Autobiography of respected Vedantin and Sanskrit scholar, Swami Chaitanyananda of Uttarkashi. In 2006 Kamala edited Vishnudevananda Upadesa, a collection of extracts from the existing transcripts of Swami Vishnudevananda’s satsangs, talks and lectures. She is currently auditing Swami Vishnudevananda’s lectures, satsangs and talks for uploading to the web (http://audioarchive.sivananda.eu) and editing Swami Swaroopananda’s Advanced Raja Yoga Course lectures for publication in 2012. Kamala has been giving workshops to Level I and Level II Yoga Teacher Trainees since 2006.