Zainab has been teaching yoga since 2007. She currently teaches all levels of Power Vinyasa Flow in and around Ithaca, NY. Zainab’s teaching style draws from several styles of practice including Vinyasa, Ashtanga, Prana Flow, Power Yoga and Viniyoga and integrates a practical focus on anatomy and alignment. She enjoys the mindfulness, physical awareness and playful grace one can find in yoga and strives to incorporate these elements in her classes. Zainab is certified as a Registered Yoga Teacher at the 200 hour-level and is currently completing her certification at the 500-hour level. She has trained with New York teachers Charles and Lisa Bennett Matkin, Prana Flow creator Shiva Rea and her senior trainers Twee Merrigan, Simon Park, Maria Garre & Coral Brown. When she is not on a yoga mat, Zainab also spends her time as a freelance writer and editor. Her work has been published in DoYouYoga.com, Fit Yoga, Women’s eNews, Zink, & Living MySore online magazine. After years in New York City, she is embracing country life in the Finger Lakes region in upstate New York.
Zainab’s favorite piece of wisdom:
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful. —Albert Schweitzer