Alumni teachers

Most of our teachers are only temporarily in Greece. We like to keep in touch with all the trainers who have helped Yoga and Sport grow and thank them again.

Jawed Ahmadyar

Jawed has excellent skills in judo to train and teach. He trained in Afghanistan for eleven years and took part in many competitions.


Mahmoud is a trained a lifeguard and a swimming coach. He was already a professional swimmer and coach in Iran and he now continus sharing his passion with others.

Mahdi Khavari

Mahdi has been training in Muay Thai and Kickboxing for several years in Iran. He is now sharing his passion with the Team Energy and more athletes who want to join. Mahdi is always positive, laughing and bringing happiness to all the guys around him, he has the power to motivate others and keep dreaming high! He aspires to become a great Muay Thai champion one day!

Mona Sheikh Ali

Mona is a very passionate yoga teacher who started practising and teaching yoga in Lesvos and Athens with the Yoga and Sport team.


Jawad is our football coach in Lesvos. He is coaching together with Aman and they are able to train the guys in different groups. Jawad is very passionate about football and he takes the training very seriously. For him, every player has to give his best on the field.

Ahmad Yaqoobi

Ahmad is our breakdance teacher in Lesvos. He started doing breakdance and parkour in 2018and participated in different shows. He was previoulsy a parkour and gymnastics teacher in Iran. Here in Lesvos, he started to teach and motivate students to join this sport in order for them to enjoy and forget about the difficult conditions in the camp. He produced a serie of different choreographies which allowed us to put together a very good breakdance show in One Happy Family community Center as well as in Mytilini.

Vahid Eskandari

Vahid has been wrestling since he is a kid and he has developed his skills in Iran. He has been participating in many competitions and wishes to pursue his dream of becoming a wrestling champion one day.

Yadullah Mousawi

In Afghanistan Yadullah was very involved in theatre, both as an actor and as a teacher for young people, and because of his vocation for teaching he has been able to help us start a yoga project for children and teenagers that we are carrying out together with the School of Peace.

Ehsan Ahmadi

Ehsan is our Kung-Fu teacher. He has been practicing for 10 years and participated in many competitions. He has pedagogy and he masters the art of teaching since 5 years. Ehsan loves kung-fu and wants to become a better figher and teacher, sharing his discipline with kids as well as with adults.


Rakhan is our breakdance teacher. He has been practicing for 2 years. He is now teaching since August 2020 with a great interest to develop this discipline more in the heart of Project Hiwa and to give the students more confidence in their movements and figures. He is very skilled and passionnate about breakdance and loves to teach as many people as possible.

Mohadese Azimi

Mohadese is our yoga teacher. She is doing yoga since 2019 with Yoga and Sport and she is now a teacher in Athens. She is a certified yoga teacher since September 2020 as she followed the training offered by Yoga and sport in Lesvos. Her soft energy and focus make her a very good yoga teacher. She is also a very strong athlete as she practises kickboxing, self-defense and running.


Dana is our very first teacher on Lesvos and he helped creating the organisation in 2017. He teaches taekwondo, leads some running sessions, give self defense classes. He has exceptionnal pedagogical skills and he knows how to teach kids. He is the founder of the sport part of Project Hiwa in Athens which became the new YSR location in Athens since September 2020.

Sayed Habib

Sayed Habib is a very experienced fighter and coach. He has been doing kung-fu and boxing all his life and that is why he fell in love with Yoga and Sport team and decided to join in 2020.


Navid is our boxing teacher in Lesvos. He has been practising since 2015 and he has a very good understanding on how to teach to different students.


Sangali is our Kung-Fu teacher on Lesvos. He has experience in Muay Thai, Judo, Kung-Fu boxing and Nunchaku. He has been practising Kung-Fu for many years and has a great approach to teach.


Aziz is our bodybuilding coach in Lesvos. He has been practising in congo for around 10 years and has been an athlete all his life, practising judo and boxing as well. He loves to train and to coach with others, it makes him feel gooda and surrounded. Here in Lesvos, he takes his role very seriously and embraces the responsabilities of coaching others. Being part of the Yoga and Sport community makes Aziz feel like he is with his family, and this is very precious to us.

Sultan Ali Bostani

Sultan is our Acro yoga teacher in Lesvos. He has a warm, calm and welcoming attitude. He knows how to give his students new daily challenges that grow their spirit of achievement. He creates new challenges and prepares all his lessons, which are adapted to the level of  the students to keep the group motivated. His professional skills as a teacher are exemplary.

Mohammad Qurbani

Mahdi is our dancing teacher. He started to teach with Yoga and Sport since almost a year as he has been very inspired by Edu, one of our former coordinators, who is a very talented dancer. Mehdi followed Edu’s steps and he is now very serious in teaching different dances and choreograhies. He is also a certified 200 hours Yoga teacher. Last but not least, since 8 months he is studying performance theater and now he can say he is also an actor.

Aman Hussaini

Aman is our football coach. He has been coaching football with the Yoga and Sport team since beginning of 2020. He loves football and in Afghanistan he played in the Premier League in Herat city. Unfortunately, two years ago in Afghanistan, he injured his knee in a match and he could not continue playing football. When he came to Greece, he started training again. His knee is not completely healed yet, but he feels good that he cans play football again. He will never give up!

Iqbal Alikhail

Iqbal is our boxing teacher. He has been practicing for 2 years in Afghanistan and already won several competitions. He is teaching boxing since 8 months with Project Hiwa. He is a very passionate boxer and trains to improve his technique and speed every single day. He knows how to adapt his training for different levels of students and knows how to control his training.

Nasim Ahmadi

Nasim is our karate teacher, he has been practising kyokushin karate for 4 years. He has entered and won several competitions. He can teach kids, women and men since he has very good communication and pedagogical skills.

Morteza Alimi

Morteza is our running coach in Athens. He started running first with Yoga and Sport in Lesvos and discovered a passion for this sport. He has been now practicing for about 2 years. He is now coaching for 1 year. His trainings are always balanced, including speed training and long runs.

Nasrin Soltani

Nasrin is our zumba teacher. She is an inspiration for all the women around her. She started the Zumba class and also took over the Hip hop lessons. Her energy and her motivation are endless. She always wants to help others and to encourage women to start physical activities, because she is really conscious of how positive it can be.


Zakhi is a great athlete and a new yoga teacher since he followed the 200 hours yoga course last summer in Lesvos. Before he was mainly practising parkour and theater with one of the other yoga teacher, Yadullah.