Zainab has been teaching yoga since 2007 when she taught classes to stressed graduate students while completing a Master's degree in Journalism in New York City. She currently teaches all levels of Power Vinyasa Flow. 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 is certified as a Registered Yoga Teacher at the 200 hour-level and is currently completing her certification at the 500-hour level. Zainab 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 Fit Yoga, Women’s eNews, Zink, & Living MySore online magazine.
When I started my yoga practice, my feet ached after every class. And wide-legged poses like Warrior 2 (Virabhadrasana II), Extended Triangle (Utthita Trikonasana) or Wide-Legged Forward Bend (Prasarita Padottanasana)