Dr Hemant Bhargav has a degree in conventional medicine (MBBS) with MD and PhD in yoga therapy. He is working as Assistant Professor of Yoga in the Department of Integrative Medicine, NIMHANS, an Institute of National Importance, Bengaluru, India. He has 10 years of experience in yoga therapy, particularly, in its applications in the field of mental health and neurosciences. He has more than 70 research publications in these areas with two ongoing funded projects from department of Science and Technology as the Principal Investigator. He has been invited as speaker in several national and international conferences. From NIMHANS, he was involved as a member in development of Tele-yoga guidelines in India by Central Council for Research in Yoga and Naturopathy, Ministry of AYUSH. He is also a member of UGC task force on Education and Research in Yoga.