Mirabai Jaya (Aki Shamsabadi) has been a teacher of classical yoga since 2003 and of Kali Natha Yoga since 2006. She has been teaching both classical yoga and KNY regularly at Georgia Power where she established a yoga program more than three years ago. She has also co-taught a beginners yoga workshop and recently she taught meditation at a yoga retreat in Puerto Rico. Mirabai teaches a balanced practice consisting of asana/physical postures, breath-work, and meditation.
Mirabai is currently working on her 500-hour KNY certification under Swami Jaya Devi. She holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from Cal Poly Pomona and an MBA in finance from the Wharton School of Business.
Mirabai is a devotee of Ma Jaya and studied with her from 2001 until her death in 2012. She has also studied with other masters and teacher, including Mukanda Stiles, John Friend, and John Douillard.