Courtney

How long have you been practicing?

Around 8 years 

What keeps you returning to your mat?

Sanity and consistency. With a hectic work schedule it continues to ground me, and surprise me, all at the same time.

Favorite pose?

Half pigeon

Favorite Mixx class to teach?

Challenger! Duh.

Most interesting/memorable experience as a teacher?

Teaching my dad – and having him feel good after 

Favorite gentle/calming music?

Covers of 60s songs….like Bob Dylan!

Favorite cardio music?

House 

Favorite music to flow to?

Eclectic – I love the 60s, 70s, and Alternative 

Best savasana relaxation tip?

Concentrate still on your rolling your shoulders back and your

chest rising 

Favorite essential oil to use in class AND/OR personally?

Anything citrus-scented 

Favorite place to practice?

Mixx!

Describe your teaching style in three words.

Fun, challenging, fit 

What sets Mixx apart from other studios?

The people 

Any advice for beginners?

It’s always going to be hard – that’s why you go!

Hometown

Fallbrook, CA

Favorite quote?

Fake it till you make it 

If you could eat one thing for the rest of your life, what would it be?

Cheese 

If you were stranded on a desert island, what three things would you want with you?

Cheese, my dog, sunscreen (maybe my boyfriend slightly more than cheese. Slightly.)