His first teacher-training course was a Sivananda Yoga teacher training. In this one-month life transforming experience, Shir discover his life purpose as sharing this beautiful gift of yoga with others.
In his quest of searching more subtle experience of yoga and understanding how to strive towards yoga, Shir looked for a living master.
At that time he found his Guru, Sri Dharma Mittra. By meeting him Shir felt that many question marks about how to live yoga fully were answered.
That meeting helped Shir to have a rapid progress in his own Sadhana.