Nalanie was born into a distinguished, leading family in Hong Kong, the Harilelas. In 1986 Nalanie formally became a disciple of His Holiness, Sri Swami Satchidananda and began her continuing study of the Science of Yoga. She has since then been accredited by the Council of Teachers of the Satchidananda Ashram in Virginia, USA, to teach Asanas, Pranayama, and Meditation.
Nalanie who now lives in Spain, where she runs the George Harilela Yoga Hall, as well as she frequently lectures on the Science of Yoga in Portugal, Spain, Germany, the United Kingdom, the USA and the Far East. In 2008, she was presented with an award by the Governor of Gibraltar, on behalf of Her Majesty the Queen of England, for her service to humanity. The same year she was also awarded a Humanitarian Award from Yogaville, Virginia, USA. She is also deeply involved in many charities, one of the main ones being Service in Satchidananda, sisproject.org.
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