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.
Yoga Alliance E-RYT 200 (Yoga)
Govinda Kai has been involved in Martial arts, meditative disciplines, and yoga for over 20 years. He spent two years studying Tibetan Buddhism under the tutelage of Sogyal Rinpoche (author of The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying), and also studied Aikido with some of the foremost instructors in the world. He is one of the few teachers in the world who received certification to teach the Astanga Vinyasa Yoga system directly by Sri K. Pattabhi Jois. His quest for truth and purity in the more essential parts of his self and life has taken him all over the world.