Dina stumbled across yoga at the age of 15 through a home video bought on Amazon and has been hooked ever since. She quickly noticed how her yoga practice evolved to help her through her toughest life transitions, and inspired her to share the practice ands its benefits with others.
Dina is now a Jivamukti Yoga 300 Hour Certified Teacher and has been sharing her passion through teaching since June 2015. She also is a meditation instructor offer weekly classes as well as Reiki Level 1 energy healing practitioner.
Her yoga journey led her to work with pregnant women as well, inspiring her to learn more about pregnancy, birth and supporting motherhood. Dina went on to complete her Nurturing Birth Doula training in 2018, supporting women and their partners from pregnancy to parenthood, and beyond.
After 10 years in PR and marketing, Dina Ghandour established yApparel – the first dedicated yoga and fitness boutique in the Middle East. Founded in 2013, yApparel has grown to become one of the region’s most popular online stores for fitness and fashion. In November 2018, Dina was awarded Facebook’s #SheMeansBusiness award in collaboration with Emirates Woman.
At heart, Dina dedicates her teaching and her practice to help spread joy and compassion to all – making yoga accessible through a safe and uplifting environment.