Swami Muktibodhananda is a world-class exponent of the Satyananda Yoga system. Born in Melbourne, Australia, from childhood she was drawn to the disciplines of yogic sadhana and ashram life. At the age of 17 she traveled to India to live with her guru Sri Swami Satyananda, and lived at Bihar School of Yoga, Munger for 10 years studying, teaching and practising sadhana under the direct guidance of Sri Swami Satyananda. She authored the Yoga Publications Trust commentary Hatha Yoga Pradipika, Light on Hatha Yoga and Swara Yoga, the Tantric Science of Brain Breathing. She is well versed in the scientific as well as traditional aspects of yoga.
Swami Muktibodhananda returned to Australia in 1986 and since then has been teaching in Australia and aboard. In 1993 she was given the title of Yogacharya by Swami Niranjanananda.