She continued her yoga journey in the United States where she became a practitioner of Iyengar yoga, and later Vinyasa yoga. Then in 2012, she walked into Bikram Yoga Reston. Once she had experienced Bikram Yoga, she found her calling. She found a new practice that helped her overcome the postpartum syndrome she experienced after having twins. In the spring of 2014, Malina attended and completed the Bikram Teacher Training in Los Angeles.