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Meet our Yoga Teacher Trainers

Since 2014, ULU Yoga has lead over 100 yoga teacher trainings and yoga retreats around the world, producing hundreds of successful new instructors. ULU Yoga teaches traditional hatha, vinyasa, yin, restorative, aerial, acro and sup yoga, plus created the wonderful ULU Fly Swing, which is an international success. The key to ULU Yoga’s growth has been a mix of creative innovation and dynamic variety styles supported by an inspiring team of master instructors who balance technical skill with sacred wisdom and personalized care. Nurturing student relations with private interviews and group sharing allows the school to reflect upon feedback and implement changes to continuously improve quality and satisfaction. ULU Yoga strives to be creative and unique while still honouring the sacred wisdom of traditional yoga as a path to truth, health and happiness.  ULU Yoga is a 200 hour Registered Yoga School and a Continuing Education Provider with Yoga Alliance (197661).  
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Edward J. Pawlak

Edward Pawlak (USA) has over 6,000 hours experience as lead instructor and coordinator for over 100 yoga teacher trainings and retreats from 2007-2019. In 2014 Eddie created ULU Yoga, which is now an international success offering monthly yoga courses around the world. Edward is RYT 200 in Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga as well as certified in Aerial Yoga, Thai Massage, TEFL, CELTA. He has completed several Buddhist meditation courses, volunteered at organic farms and retreat centers, did graduate studies in International Education, taught as a university instructor, plus worked in music theatre production and performance.
Edward Teaching Aerial Yoga at The Mae Wang Sanctuary
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Saskia B. Mahler

Manager of ULU, Lead Aerial and Philosophy Instructor
Shashi Mahler (Germany) is certified RYT 500h Hatha Yoga & 500h Aerial Yoga plus manager and lead instructor at ULU Yoga. After law school Shashi did several years of intensive trainings and retreats in the deserts of India, Himalayan mountains and Thailand jungles to study yoga, metaphysics, energetics and philosophy with acclaimed psychologists, famous gurus and even the Dalai Lama himself. Shashi unfolds her passions for the life changing power of Yoga with the creation of Aerial Restorative and Aerial Prenatal courses. Her fiery passion and infectious laughter are a transformative inspiration.
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Viktoria Hartung 

200hr TTC Coordinator, Lead Hatha and Anatomy Teacher
Vik (Germany, Russia) is a fully qualified Therapeutic Yoga Instructor (500 hrs) with a master degree in chemistry engineering. She holds certifications to practice Deep Tissue Massage, InsideYoga, Traditional Tantra Yoga and Nadi Healing Touch. Her light spirit and inexhaustible positive mindset brought her the best fortune to travel and work around the world which lead her for years to Spain and eventually she settled down in Thailand. Her deep craving for study and development of the human nature allow her teachings to reach into profound depths. Through yearlong daily practices of yoga and meditation she sharpened even more her deductive scientist mind which makes her combine experience and knowledge of the traditional medicine and traditional yoga and discover the power of holistic health approach. Her inspiring and honest character enrich ULU as a solicitous Lead Trainer of the 200hr Course.
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Viktoria Hartung

Hatha Yoga, Aerial Yoga  and Anatomy & Philosophy Instructor
Viktoria Hartung (Germany, Russia) is a fully qualified 500h Therapeutic Yoga Instructor with a master degree in chemical engineering. She holds certifications in Deep Tissue Massage, InsideYoga, Traditional Tantra Yoga and Nadi Healing Touch. Her deep craving for study and development of the human nature allow her teachings to reach into profound depths. Through intensive practices of yoga and meditation she sharpened even more her deductive scientist mind to combine her experience and knowledge of traditional medicine and traditional yoga with the power of holistic health.
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Minty Nguyen

Lead Aerial Vinyasa & SUP Instructor at ULU‘s 200hr TTC
Minty Nguyen (USA) is a lead instructor of aerial, vinyasa and SUP yoga, plus a Yoga Alliance Certified RYT 400 of Vinyasa, Hatha, Shamanic and Tantra yoga. Minty’s passion to share happiness and health lead her down the path of healing. She further advanced her skills with certifications in Reiki II, craniosacral therapy, EFT therapy, tantric massage therapy and osteopathic yoga alignment. Minty teaches to inspire students to find their best selves, to understand and build connections between the mind, body and spirit. The school is blessed by her bright spirit, quirky humor and soothing grace.
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Eleftheria Varsami

Aerial, Yin and Anatomy Teacher 
Ria (Greece) grew up as a passionate athlete and rock climber in Greece. Her curiosity for the functions of the human body and mind brought her a master degree in medical research and experiences as an emergency nurse in Barcelona. In 2014 her thirst for the truth brought her to India on a one way ticket. Many courses from iyengar yoga over Circus acrobatic to Thai massage later she found her self still travelling and being an empathic teacher which holds space for grace and challenge to guide the students to their true nature. Her radiant laughter invites joy and lightness into every mindset which creates life changing yoga experiences. She was lead teacher at India’s famous green yoga and organised many retreats in Bali, Korea, Australia and Europe. Meanwhile she developed a deep intuition and speciality for Yin Yoga, in which she guides to the hidden aspects of one’s self to create an healthy and confident connection with the divine truth we all carry within. 
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Cody Gavin Pizer

Multi-Style, Aerial & SUP Yoga Instructor at ULU‘s 200hr TTC
Cody Gavin Pizer (South Africa) started yoga in 2010 and is Yoga Alliance E-RYT 200 in Multi-Style Yoga with additional certifications in Aerial and SUP Yoga. Cody has several years experience as lead instructor on numerous Yoga TTC’s, mindfulness retreats and Mixed Movement Arts and Parkour workshops in Bali, India, Malaysia and Cambodia. Cody's passion for movement as a whole interconnected discipline translates into all of his classes. He loves to motivate others through Yoga, movement and philosophy, to discover more about the miracle and magic that is the human body, mind and the world itself. 
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Kehkashan Nadeem

Multi-Style, Aerial & SUP Yoga Instructor at ULU‘s 200hr TTC
KK (Pakistan) has been teaching yoga for over 18 years. She did her first 6 months training at the Institute of Classical Yoga Pakistan & has undertaken several YTT courses in different yoga disciplines. 500-hour Advanced YTT in Nepal, Hot Yoga TT from Absolute Yoga Academy Thailand, Advance Teaching Skills at the Yoga Expert Academy Phuket, Aerial Yoga TT at ULU Yoga as well as Sky Yoga Level 2 TT in Bali and is famous for being the first to bring Aerial Yoga to Pakistan. She is a master at taking you through the paces, drawing connections between poses, giving you confidence to try tricky things and eventually advanced poses. She is tough when one needs to be challenged and compassionate as she tailors poses to suit ones capabilities, taking time to discuss students’ health and introduce them to pranayama and meditation.
Interested in joining our team?
Whether through internship or by booking our certified trainer course, you might discover a new passion for teaching yoga. ULU Yoga welcomes you with open arms. 

email us:   info @ uluyoga . com