KHYF uses “foundation” in its name as if it is a non-profit, but it is actually a for-profit partnership controlled by Kausthub Desikachar.
Kausthub Desikachar slanders senior teachers taught by TKV Desikachar while he is the one with the history sexual abuse and unethical conduct.
Kausthub Desikachar attempts to defend his takeover of Viniyoga with evasions and falsehoods. We ask him to reply with facts.
The trademark does not appear to be registered in India where Kausthub Desikachar claims to lead the worldwide headquarters of Viniyoga®, nor in the USA.
Viniyoga was used by many senior teachers from the 1980s to represent individualized yoga instruction, at the suggestion of TKV Desikachar. Kausthub Desikachar has now copyrighted the name to own it, and is threatening legal action against all those who use it.