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Nelly Naseva
Founder and Owner of Yoga Vibe
Nelly Naseva

After working intensely in the corporate world for more than a decade, certified lawyer and MBA graduate, Nelly Naseva found yoga and meditation as a relief to her stressful life and busy mind. She is 500-hour Registered Yoga Teacher through Yoga Alliance. She teaches at international festivals and is dedicated to train future teachers.She teaches in a fun and light-hearted way, always aiming to make everyone on the mat happy and conscious about their body and inner well-being. Nelly truly believes that the practice of yoga makes us better people and is the best way to express love and gratitude. Her inspiration for teaching comes from the progress and growth of her students – both on the mat as physical and spiritual growth, and inner happiness.

Atanasya Jeleva - Nacy
Founder and Owner of Yoga Vibe
Atanasya Jeleva - Nacy

Nacy’s life and professional career have always been intertwined with fashion and beauty. The Island of Bali is the place, which shifted her focus from the glamour of the commercial life to a path of spiritual excellence and better understanding of herself. Nacy spends more than three years there and experiences different spiritual practices, which develop her mind and body. Yoga and meditations are her way of finding the balance in her busy everyday life in order to feel fulfilled, loved and happy. Nacy wants to pass on this happiness and satisfaction to as many people as she can. This is how and why Yoga Vibe studio was born.

Violeta Dimitrova
Violeta Dimitrova

Vio is one of those teachers who are perceived and presented as students. For her, the yoga practice is a constant search, research, and knowledge that must be available to everyone. The transmission of this knowledge has become a goal and a mission for Violeta and today she is fully committed to her development in the field. After many years of practice and training in several countries with well-established teachers, she build her own style of teaching the Vinyasa Flow style. Her classes are focused on the breath, the correct alignment of the body in the asanas, and the incorporation of the philosophy into practice. Vio believes that yoga practice is an experience that needs the teacher's support with personal attitude and attention to detail - expect to get exactly that in her classes.

Shawn Cornelison
Shawn Cornelison
Richard Lanza
Richard Lanza
Nadejda Kuyumdjieva
Nadejda Kuyumdjieva

Nadya is a yoga instructor who has passed the 200 RT teacher training at the Yoga Alliance. Since 2016 she teaches Vinyasa flow yoga classes. She is also a dentist orthodontist with established own practice and thousands of clients. Her knowledge of anatomy and her medical education make her yoga classes special, with a lot of attention to detail, proper performance of the poses and the benefits of them.

Niya Dimchevska
Niya Dimchevska

Niya is a professional coach and a yoga teacher since 2014. After meeting with her spiritual teacher Swami Niranjan, she has gone through numerous yoga trainings: YTT 200H at the Yoga Alliance, Yogic Studies Training 1, Hatha Yoga Training (India), Dhiyana - the art of teaching meditation, Developing human potential through yoga, Meditative. During her classes, Niya teaches different techniques of working with the mind and the awareness.

Gergana Yosheva
Gergana Yosheva

Gerry has been practicing yoga since 2015, teaching since 2016 and also she a wonderful artist! For her it's important to emphasize tha during each yoga journey it is good to leave expectations aside and to know that yoga is not a race. Gerry believes that regular yoga practice helps us to achieve a balance between tenacity, without violence and softness, without excessive relaxation. Once achieved, this balance leads to confidence and comfort in our physical and emotional relationships with others.

Elizabeth Gigova
Elizabeth Gigova

Elizabeth started yoga more than 22 years ago. India's sacrament has always attracted her, and after a bunch of books, the first trip to the East was a fact. Then one more, and naturally yoga became an integral part of her life. She is a pedagogue and a kinesitherapist by education. She has also completed several Chinese massage courses. With more than 15 years of experience in kinesitherapy, she is aware of the variety of healing effects that helps her work with patients. In her practices she uses techniques of healing gymnastics and hatha yoga.

Veneta Evtimova
Veneta Evtimova

Veneta Evtimova has a biological degree, completing a Master's degree in Human Physiology at Sofia University. She is a certified Yoga Alliance teacher. Veneta attends and studies in various courses and seminars related to human physiology, psychomotorik and energy. She is convinced of the possibilities of the holistic approach of yoga practice to restore health, balance and abundance and seeks to apply it in her practice.

Hristina Mitovska
Hristina Mitovska

For Hrisi yoga is an inspiration and a path to deep personal transformation and happiness. Trained in Shivananda's system, and spiritually inspired by Satyananda Yoga, Hrisi will help you with a different, delicate yoga practice. In Yoga Vibe she teaches Yoga for Balance of the Emotions.

Tsvetelina Gigova
Tsvetelina Gigova

After 15 years of competitions and a bunch of National titles, Tsveti decided to diversify her sports activities. So she find yoga a few years ago and became a regular visitor in the hot yoga and vinyasa flow classes. She loves the challenges and more dynamic practices, so the handstands are her favorite part in every class. Earlier this year she was also certified as a Gymnastic Bodies athlete. She attended the classes of Dylan Werner, Daniel Scott, Cristie Christensen, Jules Mitchell and Annie Carpenter. In her own practices, Tsveti combines elements of yoga, gymnastics and ballet.

Aleksandra Masleva
Aleksandra Masleva

Alex has been doing sports gymnastics for 14 years now. She believes that gymnastics is the foundation of all sports - a combination of strength, flexibility, speed and mobility. Alex is a certified fitness instructor who works with both young children and adults. In gymnastics classes, she emphasizes basic exercises aimed at building strength, flexibility, mobility and coordination.

Velko Peshev
Velko Peshev

Velko Peshev graduated from a sports school in Sofia with a profile in gymnastics and NSA. He is a former national gymnastics competitor and multiple Republican champion. After termination of his sports career, he began stunting and participated in famous stunt shows throughout Europe. And so far this remains his hobby and profession. For the last 2 years he has been dedicated to coaching and shares his rich experience with beginners and advanced people who have the same passion for gymnastics and physical fitness.

Bistra Kopanarova
Bistra Kopanarova

Bistra discovered yoga almost 5 years ago and today combines her dedication to practice, along with her other two passions - astrology and painting. She believes that yoga brings out the best of you. And according to her that's why we were born - to realize our greatest potential as much as possible. Additionally, Bistra is involved with fitness, cycling, horse riding, snowboarding, and climbing. She has just discovered water sports like surfing. She practices regularly yoga because for her it is a philosophy and a way of living.

Sandra Zaneva
Sandra Zaneva

For Sandra yoga begins as a challenge for the body, the spirit and the mind, but later the practice becomes a much needed dependency that gives strength, energy, self-control and tranquility. She is a certified instructor by the Bulgarian Ashtanga Yoga Academy and she actively teaches since 2015. For her Ashtanga yoga is a source of perseverance, discipline and concentration, and Vinyasa Flow is the practice which allows creativity, beauty and diversity of movement. Her classes are dynamic and powerful. They are combination of movement through asanas while following the energetic flow of breath. Sandra’s practices heat the body and it is highly unlike to leave her classes with dry clothes. Her inspiration to teach is fueled by the smiles and the gratitude of her students after each class. She believes yoga is a magical experience that helps us to build an extraordinary relationship with ourselves and the other people, while also becoming the best version of ourselves.

Gabriela Kostova
Gabriela Kostova

Gabriela has been practicing yoga since 1999. Yoga philosophy has captivated her with its depth and with the opportunities for development it reveals. The impact of yoga on the nervous system, on perception, and on the mind, provokes Gaby to strive for expanding her knowledge. Gaby teaches Hatha Yoga classes which are light and suited to anyone who has the aim and desire to get to know their body and mind better. As side effects of the regular practices with Gaby, her students can notice improvement in the physical, emotional, and mental health and well-being.

George Ranchev
George Ranchev

George has been practicing yoga for four years, but his spiritual search has started way earlier. In the physical practice of yoga, he discovered a very meaningful perspective on how yoga asanas can affect our mind and emotions as well as how they can help us reach different self-awareness. Currently he enjoys teaching classes focused on physical strength and on reversed poses and balances. His classes are suitable for people who want to challenge and enhance their physical practice.

Tanya Dimitrova
Tanya Dimitrova

Tanya runs pilates classes in 2013 and yoga from 2018. She has gone through a number of pilates trainings in Russia, Romania and Italy, a course on integral yoga, active relaxation on the Satyananda system at BAY and Yin Yoga Teacher Training at Open Doors Studios . In the Pilates and Yogalate classes, Tanya emphasizes precision, smooth and controlled movement, balance, flexibility and strength, synchronicity between breathing and movement to build the right posture. In yoga practices, the focus is on developing awareness through asana, pranayama, mantra, relaxing and meditation techniques.

Nina Denina
Nina Denina

"Practicing yoga gives me the opportunity to explore my inner being and to express it through teaching," says Nina Denina. Through yoga, she discovers tranquility, harmony, acceptance and pleasure from the movement. That's why she wants to share the practice with more and more people and lead them towards these inner discoveries. Nina’s mission is to incite people to discover and love themselves by starting from the love and care towards their body. She aims at showing her students the various opportunities the movement gives them, to help them learn to properly position their bodies and to show them how to move with pleasure. Because the stiff body stiffens the mind. Her classes are suitable for both beginners and practitioners. During her classes, she draws attention to the correct positioning of the body when performing yoga asanas as well as focuses on breathing while in movement and stillness.

Nora Peneva
Nora Peneva

Nora has become acquainted with the philosophy of Yoga, still at the university where she graduated in Philosophy. Through years of pure theory, her interest has deepened and Yoga becomes her way of life. He has practiced Yoga for more than 10 years, believing that practice develops personality at every level: physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual. In June 2015 he graduated at NSA "Vasil Levski" as a licensed yoga teacher at the Bulgarian Yoga Federation. Sharing the belief that yoga is not just a way of life, it is a constructive transformative force that helps the individual's complete self-realization.

Rayna Cherneva
Rayna Cherneva

Rayna has practiced yoga for 15 years and she has been teaching for 10 years. She has gone through a number of trainings, workshops, seminars both in Bulgaria and abroad. Rayna graduated from the National Sports Academy, also studied Kundalini yoga at Guru Ratana, Ashtanga yoga with Irina Bachvarova and Mysore style in India. She practiced Satyananda Yoga with Alexandra Vukasinovich and at the Bulgarian Yoga Association. She loves to teach and inspire people for physical and spiritual perfection.

Vesela Lamber
Vesela Lamber

Vesela is a yoga instructor, a nutritionist and a health coach. "It is nice when someone takes care of you, especially if this someone is you." This is not only her motto, but also her life philosophy! She is combining her knowledge and experience as a nutritionist and a health coach with teaching yoga, which helps her to inspire people to go on the journey to getting to know themselves. Vesela has been practicing yoga for more than 7 years, as well as she has been gaining knowledge from teachers in Austria and Germany. Her classes include elements from different styles and techniques combined into a smooth vinyasa. The correct performance of the poses as well as the balance between strength and tenderness are the key to Vesela. For her yoga does not only happen on the mat, but also in life - it is a source of balance, inspiration and flexibility of the mind.

Alexander Bashliev
Alexander Bashliev

Alexander has been practicing yoga for 4 years, and after his first class in Vinyasa, he remains fascinated by practice and his Indian teacher. Persistence in practice prompts him to see incredible changes first, initially at the physical and then at the mental level. Alexander is constantly striving to expand his knowledge of the body and movement, combined with breathing techniques for controlling consciousness. Takes Ashtanga Vinyasa TTC courses, Yin Yoga TTC, trains Yoga Alliance (200 Hour YTT). Alex believes that people do not need incredible flexibility to practice, but desire to simply step on the mat without expectations and give time to the body and mind to develop the potential hidden in them.

Lilly Goranova
Lilly Goranova

Lily discovered yoga 5 years ago, while still working as a lawyer. For her, yoga is a wonderful way to motivate people through movement to rediscover their inner strength. Hence, Lily’s classes are dynamic and challenging, but at the same time is aiming at achieving awareness of the movements. At Yoga Vibe studios Lily teaches Vinyasa Flow as well as mobility and gymnastics classes.

Rumyana Toleva
Rumyana Toleva

Rumyana finds yoga as the path leading us to exploration of our deepest nature and getting way of life filled in harmony, inner peace, balance and freedom. She is a certified yoga teacher CYT 200 Yoga Alliance and has a professional qualification as Yoga Trainer completed at the National sports academy “Vasil Levski” in cooperation with the Bulgarian yoga federation. She has also completed special trainings in Restorative and Yin Yoga with Open Doors Yoga Studios; Basics of Yoga Therapy with Kaivalyadhama Yoga Institute, India; Yoga for children with Bulgarian yoga federation and as well as Calm for kids, United Kingdom; Theory and practice of Advaita Vedanta philosophy with BYF. She is interested in and inspired of yoga philosophy and other eastern philosophy schools practicing various yoga styles, meditation, relaxation and breathing technics which implies in her yoga classes.

Dimitar Petrov
Dimitar Petrov

Dimitar has been practicing yoga for 6 years, and his mission is to introduce the depth of practice to his students, through teaching them the basic principles - such as physical alignment in the poses, connection with the breath and concentration. Dimitar sees yoga as an ancient method of reaching the true essence of man. In addition, the powerful integration of music and yoga is especially intriguing to him. He composes music under the name Man of No Ego, which can be heard during his classes.

Anastasia Manliher
Anastasia Manliher

Anastasia Manliher is a psycho-somatic specialist. She develops motion routine for the health of back and bones, also she does stress-relief trainings and health routine for other parts of the body. Her bachelor degree is psycho-somatic discipline, during which she studies kinesiology and remedial gymnastics, anatomy and physiology, neurology, psychology and psychiatry. Now she successfully finishes her PhD program of Health Psychology in Sofia University.

Mirela Napetova
Mirela Napetova

Mirela started practicing yoga while being a university student of astronomy in the UK. Nowadays she combines teaching and yoga practice with a full-time job in the tech sector. She has attended tens of workshops and yoga classes and went through several teacher trainings. She believes that the physical and spiritual aspects of yoga can have amazing effects in todays quickly-evolving world and can contribute to more mindfulness, health, and harmony with the environment. In her classes Mirela focuses on correct asana postures and breathing that help us discover new horizons in our internal self.

Katrin-Lilly Mihaylova
Katrin-Lilly Mihaylova
Katrin-Lilly is a former basketball player. She is a political scientist and a vocational yoga instructor. The traumas she gets teach her that effectiveness comes not only from strength and load training, that every organism is different and there is no single formula that works for everyone. Katrin-Lilly has an internationally recognized group activity instructor certificate. Katrin-Lilly is a Pilates instructor for over 6 years. She builds her practice based on years of training with native and foreign instructors. For her, sport is not simply about health or weight loss, but a way of life - the air without we cannot live.
Nikolay Yorgov
Nikolay Yorgov

Nikolay Yorgov has been teaching Vinyasa flow and Ashtanga yoga for beginners for 7 years. He was touched by the tranquil world of yoga during restless period of his life and years later he encountered the vital, plastic world of the Vinyasa style. He is provoked and inspired to stay in it, so that he can study his inner space and to work with his inner energies. His personal approach makes the classes suitable for beginners as well as for yoga practicioners with years of experience. Niki is devoted to share his practice with other people and help them find the energy, beauty and tranquility that it will bring to their lives too.

Deyana Ivanova
Deyana Ivanova

Deya defines herself as a very active person for whom movement is invariably present in daily life. After a long search and trying out various sports activities, several years ago she discovered yoga, which managed to fulfill her need for both health and body care and inner balance. For Deya, practicing yoga also brings peace of mind, very deep self-discovery and joy of life, and this is what she wants to convey to the yoga practitioners . She is certified 200 YTT at the Yoga Alliance and definitely believes that being a yoga teacher is an endless process of study inward and outward to the people. She believes that yoga can be practiced by anyone who is looking for SelfLove and SelfCare. Deya teaches Vinyasa Flow style, as there she finds an overlap with her own personality and dynamic nature.

Galina Bahchevanska
Galina Bahchevanska
Darina Bashlieva
Darina Bashlieva
Yoana Minaylova
Yoana Minaylova
Simeon Simeonov
Simeon Simeonov

Simeon met with yoga in 2010 when, due to back problems, he began practicing yoga at home, relying primarily on the Internet for information. In addition to dealing with back pain, yoga helps him build discipline and helpful habits. At first, the practice of yoga was purely physical in nature, but over time Simeon became more and more interested in meditation and breathing techniques. For him, yoga is not just physical asanas, but also philosophy, principles and a complete system of human health and happiness. His desire is to show people that yoga is for everyone, that no one is too old, tired, or broken to do yoga, that anyone can find his practice to help him. His classes are aimed at connecting the breath with movement and immersing ourselves in the depths of our own consciousness.

Dragostina Grancharova
Dragostina Grancharova

Dragostina got inspired to practice yoga more than 8 years ago. Initially, the yoga practices were a joyful way to counterpart the consequences of a busy life of a mother of two boys and the stress of working at a large corporate company. Gradually, yoga had become an integral part of her life, and she enrolled with great enthusiasm in the Teachers Training at Yoga Alliance and at Face Yoga Expert. These new skills are a great complement to her aromatherapy knowledge, so that she can share with you yoga for everyone: uniting the breath, body, mind and aromas. Dragostina's classes will be dedicated to the whole body, including special facial techniques.

Viktoria Tsoneva
Viktoria Tsoneva
Rumi Ivanova
Rumi Ivanova
Adriana Nenova
Adriana Nenova
Irena Mitreva
Irena Mitreva

Irena Mitreva is a financier by profession. She has been practicing yoga for more than 10 years and now she is part of the Yoga Vibe teachers team. Her practices are usually more dynamic. She alternates with muscle groups with stretching, endurance and balance postures. Irena believes that practicing yoga regularly helps to overcome daily problems, strengthens the mind and heals the body. Makes us humble, yet much more confident! Her wish is to convey this to the people in the hall.

Dimitrinka Krasteva
Dimitrinka Krasteva

Dimitrinka Krusteva is a certified yoga instructor RYT200H with the International Yoga Alliance and a Yin Yoga teacher certified as well. The yoga appeared in her life in year 2000 but she has started to practice it seriously later in 2015. Dimitrinka shares that for her the yoga is a journey, love, energy and sharing, a mean to better know your body, to find a way to your inner self. She teaches a classical yoga class and she likes to say that each of her classes is unique just like we feel our body different every day, including basic breathing techniques and relaxation. Dimitrinka Krusteva pays special attention to the safety way we do the postures.

Dimitar Stefanov
Dimitar Stefanov
Kristina Uzun
Kristina Uzun

Kristina discovered yoga 4 years ago, after a long time of experimenting with various sports. She is certified 200TTC Yoga Teacher is Hatha, Shivananda and Ashtanga Yoga. Personally for herself, she has discovered that her mind is happier when the body is physically tired. Therefore, she teaches power ashtanga vinyasa practices, which include modified ashtanga, maisor techniques and a series of energetic poses connected with each other through breathing and active meditation on the move. Her classes begin with warming up the body through Sun Salutation and then continue with poses designed to open and purify the mind and body and to build strength. Kristina always offers variations in asana implementation during the class to make the practice available to everyone. She sees yoga as a path that will continue to develop over the years.

Petya Krasteva
Petya Krasteva
Nancy Naydenova
Nancy Naydenova
Iva Naydenova
Iva Naydenova

Iva discovered the beauty of yoga 10 years ago. Inspired by the harmony she feels, through practice, she feels it is time to deepen her knowledge and try to pass it on. In 2015, she completed the Yoga Alliance Accredited RYT-200 Yoga Teacher Training Course in Bali, the short Yin Yoga TT Course in 2018 and the 2019 Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training Course (WRYA 200 TTC). She has practiced different styles over the years, not to find the right one, but because she believes that yoga is one, and presentation is not as important as the philosophy behind every movement and breath. The power of the body and the mind are paramount, because without them, we cannot develop the power of the spirit. Our body is designed to move and exercise. If our lifestyle does not provide it, illness and discomfort develop over time. Yoga is a balance of body, mind and spirit. It helps to achieve an inner peace that affects all aspects of our lives.

Adriana Monsolova
Adriana Monsolova

Adi is a licensed aerobic instructor from the Bulgarian Aerobics Union. She has been practicing for 3 years, taking part in a European project for free aerobics for children, and is a part of the active aerobics team of Active Sport, which has been taking the first place in the state aerobics marathon in recent years.

 

Malina Dacheva
Malina Dacheva

Malina is an economist, and by profession a journalist, but from 2016 she leads yoga classes as well. She is a certified yoga instructor in ISPA. She does not accept herself as a teacher, but she is happy to convey what she has learned. Malina shares her gratitude that Yoga meets her with wonderful people with whom she shares magic moments when practising.