Jasmine

How long have you been practicing?

On and off since I was 12. Two years consistently.

 

What keeps you returning to your mat?

The stress and anxiety relief I get from practice.


Favorite pose?

Right now, Thread the Needle. It helps with tension headaches.

 

Favorite Mixx class to teach?

Gentle Yoga – Everyone is so relaxed and happy after.

 

Most interesting/memorable experience as a teacher?

When a client/friend bought me a necklace on her vacation because she really appreciates me as a teacher.

 

Favorite gentle/calming music?

Piano music or mellow hip hop beats.


Favorite cardio music?

Rihanna or The Prodigy

 

Favorite music to flow to?

Instrumental hip hop.


Best savasana relaxation tip?

Relax/focus on your breathing and you’ll relax your body and mind.

 

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

Rose. It’s so feminine and relaxing and not too concentrated that I can use it as perfume.


Favorite place to practice?

Mixx Studio when no one is around.

 

Describe your teaching style in three words.

Deliberate, simple, relaxing

 

What sets Mixx apart from other studios?

Mixx is a community where teachers don’t just teach, they educate and inform and really care about making everyone feel better.

 

Any advice for beginners?

Don’t forget to breathe.

 

Hometown

Santa Ana, CA

 

Favorite quote

“Power is doing what you say you’ll do.” – Unknown

 

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

Popcorn with M&Ms

 

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

My bed – good sleep is crazy important to me and I’m fussy in beds that aren’t mine.

A notebook (and pen) – to entertain myself with stories/ideas/write a message in a bottle

A versatile, white, flowy dress – because it’s comfortable and would boost my confidence.