Kaliji is internationally renowned as a yogini and founder of TriYoga®. Traveling extensively, she has taught TriYoga on a daily basis for over 30 years. Integrating Eastern thought and Western tradition, she has presented 40 keynote addresses at yoga conferences and other venues worldwide, and has been featured widely in the media. She was featured in the book Secrets of the World’s Inspirational Women, with photos of the women in the prestigious National Portrait Gallery in London. Kaliji’s presence, her mastery of the flow, and the ageless wisdom inherent in TriYoga have inspired and transformed countless lives.
In the tradition of ancient yoga, TriYoga is guided by Kriyavati siddhi (kundalini-inspired yoga) as it flows through Kaliji. She has systematized asana (posture), pranayama (breathing practices), and dharana (concentration techniques) from Basics to Level 7, and over 1000 hasta mudras (hand gestures) have expressed through her.
TriYoga, which includes the full range of yoga practices, is taught in more than 40 countries by over 1100 certified teachers (200+ in China), and 37 TriYoga Centers have been established, including centers in Australia, Austria, China, Denmark, Germany, India, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan, Ukraine and the United States.
In addition, Kaliji is co-founder of Chant Club®, a music ensemble presenting Sanskrit chants in call-and-response style. She is a vocalist and plays harmonium.
Inspired by her love of animals, Kaliji has practiced the vegan plant-based lifestyle for over 30 years.
Kaliji was given the title “Yogini” by H. H. Sri Ganapati Sachchidananda Swamiji of Mysore, India. In 2006, in recognition of Kaliji’s global humanitarian service, Sri Swamiji and Datta Peetham honored her with the Vishwa Bandhu award. Vishwa Bandhu translates as friend of the universe, a caring relative of humanity.