Megala is from South India. She started practicing yoga in her teens, inspired by her brother Yograj C. Poovendiran, who was her first yoga teacher. Before becoming a yoga teacher, Megala was a nurse. She has won national level yoga championships and titles such as “Yoga Jothi”, “Yoga Ratna” and “International Yoga Demonstrator”.  Megala underwent intense training courses to become a Yoga teacher such as ‘Diploma in Naturopathy and Yogic Science’ with Dr. Asana Andiappan; ‘The Teacher’s Training’ and ‘The Advanced Teacher’s Training’ courses at the International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centre in India. She received the titles “Yoga Siromani, Teacher of Yoga” and “Yoga Acharya, Master of Yoga”, and “Ashtanga Yoga” with Mr. Pattabhi Jois in Mysore.  Megala loves to share her knowledge with everyone and she comes with plenty of it, having acquired ten years of yoga teaching experience.