Welcome to Naya Yoga & Pilates! We offer a serene and welcoming space for the ultimate Yoga and Pilates experience.
Originally from Colombia, Juana has been practicing yoga for over 8 years and decided to share her practice and become a yoga teacher inspired by her father, also a yogi, whose life was transformed by the yoga practice. Her background as a professional dancer, allows her to design a fluent practice through the asanas and emphasize in the correct body alignment. She aims to explore the Spiritual through the Physical, by applying yoga philosophy, asanas, meditation and pranayama into the practice. She believes yoga is a physical, mental and spiritual workout, and a life-changing journey.
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". She fell in love with Yoga while living in China for 8 years and traveling throughout Asia. Mylene is an RYT-200hr certified Yoga instructor. Her journey started with Ashtanga and her training with YogaWorks developed her style into an inspiring, rhythmic and safe flow. Her passion for Yoga is contagious and she focuses on the benefits of this traditional practice with a modern twist. She is athletic, leading an active, healthy and happy lifestyle. Mylene now shares her gentle and calming presence with a strong and dependable practice on and off the mat.
Ozlem, originally from Turkey, graduated from the University of Cukurova with a degree in Business Economics and accomplished a Certificate of Business Administration with the University of California at Berkley. Ozlem has lived in Turkey, France, California, Italy, Switzerland, and U.A.E. and is the mother of a 6-year-old son. After working in the corporate world, Ozlem discovered the challenge of Pilates and the pleasure of training others with the goal of changing their attitude toward health and fitness. In 2013 Ozlem gained her Stott Pilates certification in mat and reformer and since then has been teaching her passion and is continuing on her path of self-improvement through continued learning and teaching.
LEONA WISELY - Leona began her journey to becoming a Pilates instructor in 2009. Studying with Balanced body, she is a certified Mat and Reformer Instructor. Leona enjoys continuing and developing her education through varying workshops and training, most recently completing Pilates Chair Training. In 2014 Leona became a certified Booty Barre instructor which combines both her love of dance and pilates.