About Israel Heart2Heart

Therapeutic Yoga Instructors

The yoga therapists at Israel Heart2Heart play a vital role in helping veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) heal and recover. They use yoga therapy, meditation, breathing, and mindfulness to help veterans regulate their emotions, reduce stress, and improve their overall well-being.

Yoga therapy is a mind-body practice that combines physical poses, breathing exercises, and meditation. It has been shown to be effective in treating a variety of conditions, including PTSD. The specific techniques used in yoga therapy for PTSD vary, but they often focus on helping veterans to relax, focus their attention, and connect with their bodies.

The yoga therapists at Israel Heart2Heart are specifically trained and experienced in working with veterans with PTSD. They are able to create a safe and supportive environment where veterans can feel comfortable exploring the benefits of yoga therapy.

Meet Our

Therapeutic Yoga Instructors

Inbal Cohen

Inbal has been practicing yoga for the last 20 years. A yoga instructor and Special Education Teacher, she applies both practices by using sound healing therapy with her students. Inbal believes in living a healthy life together with yoga and movement.


Romi is a dedicated advocate for healing through nutrition and natural health, guiding individuals to listen to their bodies. As a facilitator of rejuvenation workshops, she empowers with holistic approaches. A senior yoga and yoga therapy teacher, Romi lectures both in Israel and abroad. She is also a multidisciplinary therapist, integrating diverse healing modalities, and leaving a positive impact on those seeking a healthier, happier existence.


Emily Vasa

Emily is a yoga teacher who has been practicing for almost a decade. Each of her sessions focus on healing with yoga therapy. She owns a yoga studio in a kibbutz in Southern Israel, working with groups, individuals, and organizations. Emily believes in yoga as a way of life for healing and inner peace.


Gilad Shefer

Gilad has been practicing and teaching yoga for over 15 years. A former soldier, he began his yoga practice when he left the army. He now focuses on treating people with breathwork and bio-energy therapy. Gilad believes that nothing and no one is broken, we just need the right treatment.


Liat Carmeli

Liat has been been studying and teaching yoga for over 15 years. She believes in what works for her too – breathing and conscious movement towards healing. A mother and wife living in the Sharon region, Liat believes that when the attention is turned inward, the voices of the body and mind want to be heard and a new conversation opens. This discourse is her everyday mantra in the clinic and in the yoga studio – encountering challenging cases in the clinic such as chronic pain, asthma, stress, and trauma. Liat accompanies each person who comes to the clinic and studio as a psychotherapist and yoga therapist with a mind-body approach.

Shani Glikman

Shani is a yoga teacher and qualified nurse with an MHA degree. After 20 years as a nurse, she studied teaching yoga for children in 2018 and fell in love with it immediately. She continued studying yoga therapy and yoga for adults. Shani loves working with individuals with special needs – kids and adults on the spectrum of Autism, kids diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy, and adults who suffered a Cerebrovascular Accident. She feels immense gratitude for the opportunity to meet and work with former IDF soldiers living with PTSD, and hopes that the program is a big step to improve their quality of life.

Adi Azarya

Adi is a senior yoga teacher and yoga therapist with over 17 years of experience. She is certified by Mishkan Ha Yoga in Tel Aviv, Tzipi Negev in the School of Integrative Yoga, and the Connected Warriors organization of the USA. She owns Beit HaYoga, a professional yoga studio in Negev, Israel, where she offers yoga for cancer recovery and Third and Fourth age yoga for Holocaust survivors. Yoga is a great gift to her and she believes it can change our perspectives in life and allow us to be more curious and open-minded.

Maya Hadash

I am a yoga teacher and therapist with over 20 years of experience. I offer a variety of classes and workshops to help you connect with your inner peace and well-being. I specialize in Vinyasa-Ashtanga yoga, therapeutic yoga, Shiatsu, and reflexology. I have taught yoga to children, adults, and people with special needs. I am also a certified massage therapist. My goal is to help you find your inner balance and achieve your full potential.

Morana Erov

Morana is a body and mind therapist, specializing in movement rehabilitation for the last 15 years. She teaches therapeutic yoga, accompanying personal processes with a focused approach.


A Svastha Yoga practitioner, teacher and therapist, Yael sees yoga as a way of life, an anchor, a transformative tool for body, mind and soul. Yoga taught Yael that love is a state of being. Yoga can help heal and change lives, and it has a healing power in every aspect of our daily lives.


Renana Orlev

Ranena has been a body-mind therapist for 20 years. She developed the Orlev Method, which combines physical, energetic, mental and spiritual healing methods. She helps people connect to their inner essence, find their vitality and joy in life again, release limiting patterns and beliefs, heal traumas, build stability and allow for fluid movement in all areas of life.