Alka Tyagi, a poet, writer and a yoga exponent, is Associate Professor in English Dept. at Dyal Singh (eve) College, University of Delhi. She has edited Kalidasa's Abhijnanashakuntalam (2005) and has co-edited Gendered Space (2004) published by Doaba House and Shrishti Publishers, respectively.She has published a collection of short tales called Healing Tales (2011) which is a retelling of stories from Zen, Buddhist, Chinese and Indian oral traditions,published by Yash Publications, Delhi. Her book, Andal and Akka Mahadevi: Feminity to Divinity(2013) has been published by DK Printworld, Delhi. Two collections of her Hindi poems called Sun Ri Sakhi (2009) and Amaltas (2014) have been published by Surya Prakashan Mandir,Bikaner and 'Ka- Kala,Sampada evam Vaichariki' respectively. Her English poetry collection, Whispers at the Ganga Ghat (2014), has been published by Mark Media, New Delhi. She is associated with Bihar School of Yoga, Munger for the last fifteen years.Trained in Yogic Studies in this tradition,she has been teaching various aspects of Yoga and Meditation at various platforms in India and abroad.