Vikram obtained his medical degree from The University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi University, Delhi, India in 2000. He then went to the UK and obtained Membership of the Royal College of Psychiatrists in London in 2005. He completed sub-specialist training in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and then worked as a consultant psychiatrist in Wales for several years, also obtaining a Post Graduate Certificate in Medical Education in 2014. He and his family moved to New Zealand in 2016. Vikram has practiced yoga for 26 years and has taught yoga teachers the philosophy underpinning yoga from a traditional perspective. He brings both a traditional and a contemporary narrative of the practice of yoga which is informed by his experience as a psychiatrist.