Yogi Akal (aka Singh Sahib Agia Akal Singh Khalsa) is a visionary leader in large scale development and sustainability, connecting private sector financing with global investment opportunities.
He has a distinguished record advising governments, corporations and private individuals. Over the years, Yogi Akal has guided world leaders and CEOs to achieve maximum results, overcome obstacles, and go beyond their expectations. He is a dynamic and compelling speaker, having conducted hundreds of programs for prominent universities, media outlets, government agencies, and corporations.
Yogi Akal has been an influential advocate for peace, human rights and gender equality. He was the first yogi to be elected to a national board for peace education and to serve as a delegate to the United Nations.
He is known for his straightforward communication and unique ability to create winning strategies. His innovative leadership approach brings people together for extraordinary success.
“I believe that there is a genius inside each living being, each soul and that this prodigious consciousness moves us individually and collectively, constantly and patiently, from darkness to light in each moment of our life. Each of us goes through this process, personally and professionally, in our own way, with our own unique circumstances and capacities.”
‐ Yogi Akal
Since 1973, Yogi Akal has traveled the world, training teachers and therapists and consulting with heads of state and corporate leaders.
As a pioneer in the field of Yoga, he was the first yogi to appear on national and international news networks, and has continued to appear in prominent media globally. He established the first career oriented and academic institution for comprehensive Yoga Therapy training in Canada, providing a new model for holistic education, and a state of the art online academy for the Yogic Arts and Sciences.
Earlier in his career, Yogi Akal introduced complementary therapies into the mainstream. He was the first to teach Drama Therapy and Specialized Yoga in schools and hospitals in both British Columbia and Quebec, the director of the first Children’s Ashram in North America, the first to teach Yoga in public schools in New York, Connecticut and Quebec, and the first to introduce Yogic Counseling to psychologists in Ottawa and New York.
An expert in working with the total being, both personally and professionally, Yogi Akal is recognized as a world master in his field.