Welcome to Shiva Lila

Shiva-Lila Yoga Space is not just a Yoga Center. It is a family for those who are on the yogic path. Through its cozy atmosphere, Shiva-Lila strives to cultivate a sense of bond between its teachers and practitioners alike. We offer a variety of classes that cater to all levels. We also offer private, customized sessions. A Certified Yoga Teacher Trainings is one of Shiva-Lila’s newest endeavors. Along with soulful classes and trainings, Shiva-Lila organizes annual PanchaKarma (Ayurvedic cleansing) retreats in India. Please see our events and classes sections for more information.

 

Teachers Bio

Mira Siblini (Mirabai)

Mira is the founder and manager of Shiva Lila Yoga Space. Yoga has been an integral part of her life ever since she was a child. She started teaching in 2003, and has been dedicated to teach Yoga ever since. Throughout her years of teaching and practice, Mira trained in various schools with several renowned teachers such as Prahalat, her Indian teacher, Shiva Rea, Angela Farmer, Daniel Odier, Paul Grilley and Sarah Powers.

In addition to her years of yoga trainings and workshops, Mirabai is a certified ayurvedic practitioner, and organizes yearly PanchaKarma and Yoga retreats to India.

Mira is dedicated to sharing her knowledge and experience by giving weekly classes at the Shala.

Sharon Ghanime (Shakti)

From a young age, Sharon has always found an importance of connecting the physical body with the mental body. Her self-disciplined and persistent nature have ultimately driven her to explore the journey of Yoga. Sharon was first introduced to Yoga in 2011.

In 2015, Sharon decided to venture to India to pursue her 200-Hour Yoga Alliance Certificate from Trimurti Yoga. In Goa, Sharon was taught by a highly certified and experienced team.

Sharon is one of the resident teachers at Shiva Lila Yoga Space and teaches both Vinyasa Flow and Ashtanga Yoga styles.

Maria Malek (Mahadevi)

Maria grew up in a Yogic environment with her Yogi mum and teacher Irene.

Immersed in the yoga practice at a very early age, she naturally decided to take Yoga to the next stage.

Maria obtained her certification from Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Meenakshi Ashram in South India and in summer 2015 had completed her ATTC program (advanced teacher training) in New York.

Maria teaches Hatha Flow Yoga Style.

Pia Bou Khater (Padmini)

Pia took her first Yoga class in 2006 and she wanted to run out of the room – it was not love at first sight, at all! Two years later, she attended another Yoga class and that is when she realized there was much, much more to practicing Yoga than what meets the eye.

She completed her 200-RYS certification in Poland with the International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centre in 2014.

Pia teaches Yin-Yang Yoga style at Shiva Lila Yoga Space.

Khaled Nahfawi (Arjuna)

Khaled began practicing Yoga consistently since 2013. He completed his 200-Hour teacher training at Shiva Lila Yoga Space in 2014 and thereafter started teaching on a weekly basis at the Shala.

Khaled is known for his jolly personality which lights up any room and makes people want to be around him!

Khaled teaches Vinyasa Flow Yoga style.

Lama Issa (Kamala)

Lama has first started to practice prenatal yoga while she was pregnant in 2010, and never stopped since. Her dedication and passion to this practice pushed her forward to complete her 200 hours Vinyasa Flow training in Shiva Lila Yoga Space under the supervision of Mirabai. Kamala is now a 200 hrs certified instructor teaching regularly at Shiva Lila and continuing to advance her own practice.