Hariprasad transitioned from a decade-long career in digital consulting into leadership and organisational development eight years ago. His journey has been one of rediscovering and reimagining what it means to live a life that creates a context for personal unfoldment and fulfilment that simultaneously enlivens self, other and the context one is in.
This pursuit led him to found Zensei Leadership Pvt. Ltd. to design leadership, coaching and OD programs, and Yogaśāla to curate holistic wellness retreats, workshops and personalised consultations for individuals and groups across India and abroad. He specialises in creating deeply self-reflective explorations through experiential and embodied practices anchored in ideas drawn from arts, music, and theatre contextualising it in lived experience of the individual and the organisation. This enables participants to come up with original and personal leadership narratives for themselves.
After a decade of working in the digital marketing space with Google, Accenture & Amazon, I chose to transition into the yoga and coaching space. I founded Yogaśāla, Tarot Dojo, Digital Nomad, & Zensei.Coach. potrait image here I’ve He has organised numerous yoga retreats across India and abroad, and teaches one-to-one personalised yoga practice in the tradition of Sri T Krishnamacharya. He is a student of Antaranga Yoga (Inner Work Through Yoga) and Yogasutras under Sri Raghu Ananthanarayanan (Co-founder – Ritambhara), and is undergoing an training to be a yoga therapist under Smt. Saraswati Vasudevan (Founder – YogaVahini). He is also a life coach and holds contemplative conversations with individuals who wish to explore the possibility to become the best that they can be in their lives.
Executive Coaching is broadly defined as the coaching work that is undertaken with senior executives in order to help them improve their effectiveness in both their managerial capacity and in their present or ensuing leadership roles. Over the past six years, Hari has worked with founders, leaders and senior executives across diverse industry verticals such as technology, health, legal, arts and development sectors. He has also worked in partnership with leading coaching and OD consulting organisations in helping clients design and implement customised coaching programs that suits their organisational design. Core of his work in this space is in enabling mindset transformation through practices anchored in neuroscience, mindfulness, and yogic practices.
Team coaching is a process for developing teams to become more resourceful, harmonious, and agile while staying aligned with the organisation’s goals. Team coaching integrates and maximises the value of other team interventions and experiences to build long term capacity of the team. Hari facilitates team coaching sessions using evidence-based, scientifically informed adult learning frameworks and systemic processes. Some of the themes that can be explored in team coaching include:
Deep dive into understanding and making sense of the dynamics and patterns in the intra-personal and inter-personal relationship spaces using insightful frameworks and explorations. Relationship Coaching is for anyone who wishes to heal dysfunctional relationships and to nurture healthy, nourishing relationships in their lives.
LSP is globally acclaimed as a transformational problem-solving and strategic thinking methodology. It was formulated by best minds at LEGO® with the help of psychologists, researchers and experts in the arena of learning. Hari is certified in this method by the Association of Master Trainers under the guidance of Masao Ishihara, Managing Director of Robert Rasmussen and Associates Japan. Hari has also created a series of offerings called ‘Leela’ integrating the principles and method of LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® with ideas from Yoga Sutras and Mahabharata archetypes.
Drama-based corporate training is a powerful change management tool that is at the same time fun and engaging for the participants. Drama-based learning initiatives help build a more sensitive, capable and involved workforce. The methodology used is rooted in intersectional pedagogies including tools of applied theatre and arts-based methodologies. These helps unpack diverse aspects of corporate leadership space and how they manifest in our interpersonal and professional spaces. Participants experience embodied and experiential learning that enables deep self-reflection.
Personalised coaching sessions that combine practices from a wide spectrum of globally accepted leadership and personal unfoldment methods. The theme of the session can range from personal to the professional depending upon the need of the client. Hari has extensive experience in holding spaces for coaching conversations to individuals from diverse professional and cultural backgrounds. The 1-to-1 coaching space is one that is inclusive, diverse and healing for those seeking a personalised deeper engagement.