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Meet the Team

Who We Are And What We Do
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Regina Mazhar

Founder & CEO

Our founder & CEO is a Yoga addict who also loves to practice Pilates. Hailing from India, Regina has lived in the UAE for over two decades. A certified Kundalini Yoga teacher, Regina started her career in the fitness industry at the prestigious Taj Hotels Group. Regina decided to make the bold step of opening her own fitness studio in 2015, guided by her passion for helping people to achieve the best version of themselves through the gift of Yoga and Pilates. Regina has completed a plethora of specialist training programs including qualifications in Iyenger Yoga, Acroyoga, Hatha and Freestyle Yoga.

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Elena Goncearova

Pilates Teacher

Born and raised in Moldova, Elena started practising Pilates in 2005 and first moved to Dubai in 2008. Her passion is helping people to discover just how good their body is designed to feel. A love of travel and a thirst for knowledge has driven Elena to pursue many international challenges. Elena completed the challenging 950 hours Advanced Teacher Training program at The Pilates Centre, Boulder, Colorado. She also embarked on a post-graduate training program for Pilates professionals called The Heritage Training in Zurich, Switzerland.

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Sirirat Anuchorn

Yoga & Pilates Teacher

Sirirat, or “Siri” for short, first discovered her love for Yoga and Pilates when she used them to heal her body from a stubborn injury. Feeling inspired and in awe of the transformation that it gave her, Siri decided to pursue a career in Pilates – becoming a qualified Pilates instructor (certified by Polestar) and undergoing a 200-hour Ashtanga Yoga teacher certification. Siri is also currently pursuing a classical style Pilates certification as well as a rehabilitation course. Siri is motivated by healing and transforming her students using Joseph Pilates’ method.

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Sheena Elizabeth

Pilates Teacher

South African born Sheena first discovered Pilates during her 5th pregnancy. After falling in love with Joseph Pilates' method, she studied through The Pilates Center through Colorado, USA in 2009 completing the 950 hours Advance Teacher Trainer Pilates instructor.Sheena loves to see her clients' posture, self-esteem and body change in ways that amaze them. She added Fascia Release Techniques with the Anatomy Training through CPM Education UK.

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Leela Sidhu

Yoga Teacher

Leela’s family roots are in India after her great grandfather migrated there in 1914. Born and brought up in the beautiful British Columbia, since the age of 14 Leela has been blessed to have the guidance of the modern day mystic Osho. She’s passionate about healing meditation, and meditative therapies. Leela has lived in Dubai since 2005, for her it is the perfect blend of the East and the West and the best of both worlds. In 2014, Leela completed her Kundalini Yoga teacher training. One of her greatest joys is being able to share the benefits of this unique Yoga training method with her students.

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Nancy Zabaneh Cordahi

Kundalini Yoga Teacher

The founder of The Red Chair – a Dubai-based platform designed to raise awareness on a wellness, personal development and social change – Nancy has shared her wisdom, writing widely on leadership, innovation, education and women's issues. Educated at both McGill University and the London School of Economics, Nancy is a Certified Practitioner of Neuro Linguistic Programming (ABNLP), Timeline Therapy™ and Hypnotherapy (ABH), as well as an active Kundalini Yoga instructor, Nancy holds regular classes and workshops in mind-body wellness and yogic science. Nancy has developed mindfulness initiatives for schools, including at Dubai College, one of the UAE's leading academic institutions.