Ninie Ahmad is easily Malaysia’s celebrity yoga instructor. Her big personality, confidence and experience have landed her the title of Official Yoga Ambassador for adidas Malaysia since year 2006.
At only 27 years old, Ninie has been in the yoga industry in Malaysia for almost 10 years and has been teaching yoga in KL for more than 7 years. A Bachelor of Science in Computer Science & Engineering degree holder from Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN) has published two yoga magazines under her belt in which, her self-published magazine ‘Hati Yoga’ (February 2006) was Malaysia’s very first yoga magazine.
|Began practising yoga||2002|
|Occupation||Instructor & co-owner of Be Yoga|
|Benefits||Cured asthma & reduced menstrual symptoms|
|Trained under||Sri Dharma Mittra, Max Strom, Rainbeau Mars, Simon Borg-Olivier, John Scott, Lance Schuler, Swami Kali Ray and Ms. June, prominent yoga instructor in the 90s|
She has personally interviewed and been trained by world-class yoga masters namely Sri Dharma Mittra, Max Strom, Rainbeau Mars, Simon Borg-Olivier, John Scott, Lance Schuler and Swami Kali Ray. Having graced a number of magazine covers, endless magazine pages as a yoga personality and fitness model, Ninie is also no stranger to local TV as she has been invited as special guest in almost every morning breakfast and talk show.
A big fan of Vinyasa style (and British rock bands!), Ninie is often described as the small, hip, caring and fun yoga teacher. Ninie also turned vegetarian to be a more compassionate teacher and to contribute more in helping save the environment and Mother Earth. Her small figure executing ‘Impossible Is Nothing’ arm balances and complex poses, her long and very public journey of sharing her knowledge and love for yoga and her ‘walking example of a living yogi’ quality – inspire her students and friends.
Ninie is currently ranked Top 5 Female Bloggers in Malaysia (by Nuffnang) with over 15,000 readers a week on her http://theyogainstructordiaries.blogspot.com blog.