Shivani Yoga Center organizes yoga retreats, teacher training programs, and wonderful holidays around the world since 2011.
Yoga Alliance E-RYT 200
Begum Gulderen is the owner of the first Shivani Life Center, in North Cyprus. She started practicing yoga during her travels, at the very early age of 17 and at 21, she started learning and teaching yoga in Asia. She worked as a teacher at one of the most well-known yoga resorts in Goa, India. Begum is now based in Istanbul, Turkey, and enjoys sharing her teaching with people from all nations. She has arranged and directed yoga retreats in India, Japan, Turkey, and Cyprus along with yoga workshops. She is also a certified Pilates teacher, a Feng Shui specialist, and a Thai massage therapist.
Iona trained for 5 years in Rishikesh, India, the motherland of yoga, under the highly respected Ashtanga Yogi Kamal. Since then, Iona, an ex-dancer and comedy actress has taught yoga internationally for centers in Sri Lanka, Goa, and the A’s yoga therapist and trainer for The Luxury Collection hotels in Sardinia, Porto Cervo. She hosts solo and patented yoga retreats around the world. Based in London, Iona is a popular teacher, recognized for her strong authentic teachings and light-hearted sense of humor- a perfect balance for a happy yoga practice.