Elham Afrand is a Registered 500 hours Hatha Yoga Teacher, and completed her training with Yoga First, Middle East. She has lived in Dubai for over 30 years and her Yoga foundation came with her completion RYT 200 Yoga Alliance certification in 2014.


Ever since she has exposed herself to a variety of styles and had the honor of studying with renowned teachers and is also certified in Prenatal Yoga, Yin Yoga, Kriya Yoga and Kids Yoga.

Elham was a corporate executive for almost 2 decades, but her profound love for yoga made her embark on her teaching and knowledge sharing journey. Her love affair with yoga started in 2013 when she healed her back injury through Yoga and Ayurveda. Ever since, she has continued on a conscious and ever-evolving transformation quest of her spiritual, mental and physical world, and along the way has found yoga to be a gateway to connecting with one’s true authentic self and living life from this space of authenticity and wholeness.

Elham is also a qualified Life Coach and Relationship Coach (CTI) and blends elements of her coaching skills into her yoga sessions. She creates a safe, non-competitive and nurturing space for her students to go beyond the surface level of their daily lives and find deeper meaning and awareness. She incorporates an intuitive and holistic combination of asanas, breathing techniques, visualization, mindfulness and meditation. You can expect a sacred communion with your inner self and experience a deeper alignment of mind, body and soul.