A teacher of Transcendental Meditation, Master in Sports Management, the founder and the owner of the Holistic Academy. She got introduced to meditation and yoga at the age of 13 and five years later she graduated as the youngest teacher of yoga and Transcendental Meditation in Ukraine and Switzerland. Maya Popov is the founder of the Holistic Academy in Belgrade, established on the Unity of Eastern Wisdom and Western medicine. She gained the Vedic knowledge from one of the foremost TM teachers of today, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi (TM, Ayurveda, Vastu & Yoga). She specialized in therapeutic yoga and individual training approach with eng. Jadranka Miklec and successfully teaches and shares her skills to many students and professional athletes. She has published two books and two DVD's. Maya Popov studied the ideal system of exercises for the spine with Maharishi Swami Dev Murti. Pulse diagnosis and Marrma massage she learned from Dr. Ernst Schrott, director of the Academy of the German Society for Ayurveda. NLP and 20 life coach techniques she trained with Dr Nada Kaiser and Dr Vesna Danilovac. Maya has developed and designed therapeutic yoga techniques and individual approach according to individual physiology, age and health condition. She has published two books and two DVD's. She is married and the mother of sixteen year old Mark. Exercise without proper nutrition, surrounding, way of thinking and living, is simply not enough. The most important thing is to learn proper exercise, breathing techniques and have a positive boost.