Marina Kalyani Pieri Marina fell in love with yoga during a vacation in Thailand in 2009. She trained in fashion communication, advertising and media and is a former European advertising manager. After 13 years of full-time career as a manager in a famous multinational company, she decided to leave the race for success to embark on a trip to India which also led her to study and deepen different yoga traditions and techniques. Following her passion, she has completed several teacher training courses and seminars of different styles and approaches over the years including: Hatha Yoga, Sivananda Yoga, Vinyasa, Power yoga, Yin yoga, Iyengar, Meditation, Pranayama, Kirtan & Chanting, Ayurvedic yoga massage. Italian by birth, she spent six years in India, one year in the ashram where she began teaching. With 1000 hours of teaching, she offers beginner and intermediate classes, retreats, workshops, one-to-one, online/live group classes that integrate alignment and breathing techniques (pranayama), meditation and chanting. Marina has the ability to adapt to the needs of individuals and groups. Her classes are effective and detailed and she creates a safe space to encourage and challenge you in equal measure. Bhakti yoga, the devotional aspect of yoga, is another great passion of hers that she integrates into her retreats and workshops. Kalyani is the name she received in the ashram which started her spiritual journey. Yoga has given Marina the confidence to make big life changes that she is so grateful for and embrace a life that is more suited to the way she wants to live. She lives between India and Greece. Language skills: Italian (fluent), English (fluent), French (fluent).