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Ira Trivedi, Yoga Acharya: Bio, Books, Work, Education & Awards Received

Ira Trivedi is a best selling author and yoga acharya. She has written eight books including fiction, non fiction and children’s books. Her book India in Love, Marriage and Sexuality in the 21st century is a landmark book on India’s new social revolution in marriage and sexuality. Apart from that, the versatile Ira is also a trained journalist writing mainly on environmental and gender issues. Her Yoga shows on television have been quite popular. There is also no denying that the popularity of her shows also stems from her physical beauty.
Ira Trivedi Bio
Ira’s books have been published by leading publishers in India and internationally and have been translated into several languages. Ira contributes to a number of publications where she writes on the issues of gender, feminism and culture. Her work has appeared in leading publications in India and around the world.
In addition to her work as a writer, Ira is a Master of Yoga who holds the highest training the Acharya training from the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centre. Ira has studied and taught yoga around the world, and was part of the team leading the first International Day of Yoga (June 21, 2015) 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. This event was attended by the Prime Minister of India and the Chief Minister of Delhi along with many other national and international dignitaries. She has her own TV show on India Today, Yogaira and has a daily show upcoming on Doordarshan National. She is the author of the 10 minute Yoga Solution and My Book of Yoga. She is the founder of Namami Yoga, a charity that teaches yoga and life skills to underprivileged children and co-President of the United Nations Young Changemakers conclave.
Ira Trivedi Doing yoga

Ira Trivedi Bio

Check complete Biography of Ira Trivedi below:
Real Name: Ira Trivedi
Nick Name: Ira
Profession: Author, Journalist and Professional Yoga Trainer
Height: 168 cm, 5'5''
Weight: 62 kg approx
Date of Birth: 1984
Age: 34 years
Birth Place: Lucknow
Nationality: Indian
Caste: Brahmin
Religion: Hinduism
Father: Vishwanath Trivedi, the former Chairman of Air India, India’s National Airlines.
Mother: NA
Sisters: Two sister (names not known)
Marital Status: Unmarried
Hobbies: Yoga, Reading and Writing on gender issues.
Marital Status: NA
Educational Qualification: Ira Trivedi did her schooling from Indore, India. 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.
Controversies and Recent News: Ira was recently in news for her idiotic tweets and statements where she termed Hinduism as regressive and Islam as progressive religion when it comes to treating women. The real life example is quite different.

Ira Trivedi's Books

Her works include India in Love: Marriage and Sexuality in the 21st century, What Would You Do to Save the World? (Penguin Books), The Great Indian Love Story (Penguin Books) and There’s No Love on Wall Street (Penguin Books). She writes both fiction and nonfiction. Her nonfiction and journalism focus on issues of women and gender in India.
Ira Trivedi in Barcelona

Her recent book My Book of Yoga, a book of yoga for children introducing the character of Om the Yoga Dog, came out on the International Yoga Day, 21 June 2016.

10 Minutes Yoga Solution
In this book, yoga acharya and bestselling author Ira Trivedi tells you how you can shed weight, get washboard abs, lower blood pressure with just 10 minutes of yoga a day. Just 10 minutes can get you in shape, cure back ache, achieve better exam results and even heal a broken heart. Yoga is much more than an exercise it prepares and disciplines your body and mind for a transformative spiritual experience. Tested and perfected on hundreds of Ira s students, the modules in The 10-Minute Yoga Solution will put you on the path of health, healing and self-discovery.

Nikhil and Riya: A Love Story
Nikhil and Riya was released in early 2017 to positive reviews. It was her first foray into the YA market. The story is set at the Residency School, and is the story of two students, Nikhil and Riya.

The book is thought to be based on Ira’s experiences at the Daly College, Indore.

India in Love: Marriage and Sexuality in the 21st Century
India in Love: Marriage and Sexuality in the 21st Century is a 2014 non-fiction book about India’s new social revolution in marriage and sexuality. It describes the major social changes that Indian society is going through today, Trivedi traveled to over a dozen cities and interviewed 500 people including academics, policymakers, law-enforcers and other participants in India’s sexual and marriage revolution. India in Love is her first work of non-fiction, and it is divided into two parts; sexuality, and marriage.

What Would You Do to Save the World?
Trivedi wrote this book when she was 18 years old. Written from the perspective of Riya, a contestant in the pageant, Trivedi writes about the murky ongoings behind the scenes of an Indian beauty pageant.

The Great Indian Love Story
The Great Indian Love story is a social satire on Delhi high society. The book begins with Riya, returning to New Delhi after failing to find a job in the US after finishing college. In Delhi, Riya meets Serena, a troubled young woman whom she befriends and through whose eyes Riya sees Delhi’s high life and its accompanying dark side. The Great Indian Love Story also tells the story of Parmeet, Serena’s mother, who looks for passion outside her marriage with disastrous consequences, and S.P. Sharma, Parmeet’s husband, who is driven to violence by her infidelity.

There’s No Love on Wall Street
Continuing with the ritual of naming her protagonists, Riya, in her third book too, Trivedi tells the story of a pre-medical student who gives up the life of latex gloves for the charms of the Wall Street. As an intern at Goldenstein Smith, Riya works long, tedious hours, gets caught up in an insider trading scam, and discovers a hedonistic life style which is not as glamorous as it once appeared. She finds solace in an unreachable love, Jonathan, a Vice President at Goldenstein Smith.

This book took five years of planning and writing, revealed Trivedi, during her talk at the annual literary festival of IIT Delhi, LITERATI 2011. When asked about her fascination with the name Riya, Trivedi said that such a fascination did not exist, it was just a name that stuck.

There’s no Love on Wall Street was released at the Jaipur Literature Festival.

There’s no Love on Wall Street’ was released at the Jaipur Literature Festival by Pulitzer Prize winning author Junot Diaz. According to a DNA review, the book’s ‘ microscopic look at banking is severely convincing. Plus, the BlackBerry is where it rightfully belongs, in banking, and not in the manicured palms of teen princesses ‘.

My Book of Yoga
My Book of Yoga was released on the International Yoga Day, 21 June 2016. The book covers asanas, pranayama and mindfulness practices for children. The book introduces the characters of Om the yoga dog, Prana the frog and Moksha the meditating elephant.

Awards Received

She has won several awards for her work including the UK Media Award for her work on bride trafficking and the Devi Women’s Award for dynamism and innovation. In 2017, she was honoured as one of BBC’s 100 most influential women in the world. Ira is regularly invited to speak on news channels, to students, youth groups and corporates on yoga and her work as a writer.
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