Lillia Ashirova is a certified gymnastics professional and yoga instructor (based in Maryland). A former competitive gymnast, she is an expert rhythmic and artistic gymnastics coach and yoga instructor who works with students of all ages in the DMV area.
Born in 1984 in Novokuznetsk, Russia, Lillia found success early in life as a competitive gymnast and a dancer (basic ballet, lyrical dance, modern dance, etc.) throughout her childhood and teen years. Later, she earned a master’s degree in education, and started to work as a teacher at different public and private facilities.
After moving to the US in 2014, the Lillia was recruited to step into a role as rhythmic gymnastics coach and a certified yoga instructor.
Lillia was the gym’s rhythmic and artistic gymnastics coach and gymnastics and dance routine choreographer for both competitive and recreational classes catering to children ages 2 to 18. She also worked with professional athletes and designed and taught gymnastics fitness classes to help people improve their flexibility and strength. In 2018, Lillia became a certified gymnastics and gymnastic fitness instructor through the School of Competitive Gymnastics, a program that trains gymnastics coaches working with pre-team, compulsory, optional, and elite athletes.
Salsa With Silvia is extremely excited to have Lilia on board and she is looking forward to providing fun, engaging, and informative gymnastics and fitness and dance classes for people of all ages.