Zhanna began her practice of Iyengar yoga in St. Petersburg, Russia in 2005 where she was a Pilates Instructor. She was surprised how quickly yoga helped her feel more balanced and relaxed on and off the mat, and she understood the healing potential of Iyengar yoga. She fell in love with Iyengar yoga and decided to become a yoga teacher. Zhanna completed the teacher training program first in Russia, then again at YCT under the guidance of Marlene Mawhinney. She has made one study trip to Pune. She has been teaching Iyengar yoga since 2006, and at YCT Toronto since 2011.
As a teacher she is dynamic, precise, engaging, and gently humorous. “Teaching for me is a great joy. This is something that I love and want to continue to do all my life.” When she is not teaching she enjoys spending time outside with her dog.
Certification: Intermediate Junior II
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