Marook was exposed to yoga from a very young age and clearly remembers watching B.K.S. Iyengar teach her mother and other yoga students in Poona, India. Following in her mother’s tradition of teaching, Marook developed an interest in yoga after having her first child. She has been teaching for the past 17 years, with over 500 hours of experience. Having graduated from Sheridan College’s, Yoga Teacher Training Certification program, she has been an instructor with the program since 2001. Marook teaches at a number of private and public facilities including Hot Yoga, Yoga for Men, Intermediate Yoga, Chair Yoga for Seniors, and Yoga as Therapy. Her teaching focuses on breath awareness and integrating the concepts of “sukha” (comfort/ ease) and “sthira” (steadiness/alertness), in all yoga work. Marook is a graduate of the University of Toronto, having a double specialist degree in Sociology and Urban Studies. She enjoys running and cycling and recently completed her fourth 200 km, “Ride to Conquer Cancer”. Marook has been a part of the Oakville community for the past 28 years where she lives with her husband and 3 teenage children.