Our team of instructors is carefully selected to provide you with a wholesome and welcoming wellness experience at Naya.

We bring you a professionally certified group of instructors, with a healthy mixture of local and international experience, including some that have learned from legendary teachers in the field.

Our family of instructors embodies the Naya vision, to provide you with a fresh opportunity for new beginnings.

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Naseem Kapassi

Yoga Instructor

Naseem brings over ten years of yoga practice and teaching experience to the Naya family. A full-time mother to twins, Naseem moved to Dubai in 1998.

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Juana Basto

Yoga Instructor

Originally from Colombia, Juana has been practicing yoga for over 8 years and decided to share her practice and become a yoga teacher

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Mylene Pezzotti

Yoga Instructor

After years of corporate life and practicing yoga to balance the stress of work, Mylene decided to "do what you love and love what you do".

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Miriam Vadillo

Pilates Instructor

Miriam was a Marine Biologist who spent 12 years of diving with and caring for thousands of sea creatures between Spain, UK, Cayman Islands and Dubai. She showed an...

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Ozlem Dogruoz

Pilates Instructor

Ozlem, originally from Turkey, graduated from the University of Cukurova with a degree in Business Economics and accomplished a Certificate of Business Administration...

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Leona Wisely

Pilates Instructor

Leona began her journey to becoming a Pilates instructor in 2009. Studying with Balanced body, she is a certified Mat and Reformer Instructor.

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Alison Hunter

Pilates Instructor

Alisson began taking Pilates classes during her career in dentistry to help with chronic neck and back issues and from the first class, she was hooked!

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Emilie Mikulla

Yoga & Pilates Instructor

Having contracted a major case of wanderlust, Emilie has traveled the world, working as journalist and teaching movement. After the second surgery on her spine...

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Ha Bowtell

Pilates Instructor

Ha is a certified Pilates instructor in both Matwork and Reformer through Pilates Moves Sydney, Australia. She also teaches Prenatal & Postnatal Pilates ...

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