Mahny Djahanguiri Founder and Author of Dogamahny TM
was born in Switzerland to a British mother and Iranian father. Since the age of seven, she spent most of her time in nature in the Swiss Alps spending as much time with animals. During her
holidays in Greece and Italy, she could be found inside sheds or behind car
parks trying to feed abandoned cats and dogs.
Her love for animals lead her to write her first children's book “The Story of a Girl and a Mouse “ which entails a mouse with yogic super powers.She is currently writing her second children's book about her slovakian rescue dog ,Robbie.
Yoga found her in 1999 at the Life Centre in Notting Hill. She fell in love with the fluid and energetic Ashtanga Yoga Vinyasa practice and she soon became an avid student of Shri K. Pathabi Jois.
Mahny is also a certified Kids and Adult Yoga teacher. She received her teaching diploma through the British Wheel and Yoga Alliance. She has trained with YogabugsTM and 'The Special Yoga Centre' as well as obtaining certificates in behaviour management, safeguarding, team culture and child protection through the employment at Kids Company.
After appearing on Made in Chelsea 2013, Mahny was presented with a book deal from Octopus Publishing House.
Her book DOGA , YOGA FOR YOU AND YOUR DOG , will be released May 4th 2015 , (Hamlyn )in all major bookstores.
IN THE MEDIA
Mahny and her Maltese pooch Robbie ,have appeared on countless chat shows both national and international and recently made the headline news with their recent appearance on ITV This Morning (famously known for the " doggie -hump-scene "live on national TV ) .
Previously she was invited on The Alan Titchmarsh Show,The Sunday Brunch and have a whole episode featured on Doga on Ronnie Corbetts Animal Crackers " BBC and "Fat Pets Slimmer By The Year" C4.She and Robbie are looking forward to their appearance on " The Auction House C4 " Series 2 shortly.
Mahny will soon carry out international Dogamahny workshops to promote her method which benefits both humans and dogs.
Follow Mahny on Twitter : @DogaYogamahny
IN THE MEDIA ( 2012-1015 )
The New York Post & CHICAGO Tribune
The Auction House C4 , Series 2 , Episode 1
This Morning ITV
Fat Pets Slimmer By the Year ITVThe Londonist
Yoga Journal Australia
London Live News
Cosmopolitan Body ( May )
The Dog Rescuers , C5
Telematin , France 2
The Sunday Times
The Jimmy Kimmel Show NBC
OM YOGA SHOW , Doga Demo ,Kensington Olympia
BBC1 Ronnie Corbett's Animal Crackers
ITV The Alan Titchmarsh Show
Top Sante Magazine
British Airways Highlife Magazine