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Meena Thimmana

Meena is a mother of three active boys who are 3, 5 and 7 and have been her full-time job for the past 7 years. Growing up in Toronto, Canada, Meena was a figure skater for over 20 years participating in single competitive skating at the national level and synchronised skating for 18 years followed by years of learn to skate coaching. She studied at York University for 5 years and became an elementary school teacher which later brought her to teach internationally in Abu Dhabi where she met her husband and settled down in the UAE for good. During her years she travelled to over 30 countries and had various adventures all over the globe.

Yoga has always been a part of her life as her Father and his family, being of Indian descent always practiced and spoke about yoga and pranayama (focused breathing exercises) since she was a child. She has practiced many types of yoga over the years such as swing yoga, acro yoga, bikram yoga, pre- and post-natal yoga. She has attended the Bali Spirit Festival in Indonesia 3 times and loved experiencing all the various health, mental and emotional benefits from such a practice. After completing the 200 yoga teacher training, she is very excited to fuse aspects of mental health, holistic healing techniques, journaling, yoga, breathing and meditation to help others find peace and stillness in their busy daily life. She believes it is never too late to take some time for yourself to practice some self-care and take a moment from all the responsibilities that women and mothers often have at home to find some balance in your own life.


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