Yogi Of The Month: Ella Newman

Ella is the one upside down!

Ella is the one upside down!

Meet Ella, our Yogi of the Month for June. She is a fixture at The Green Yogi and we are always so happy to see her smiling face! Ella has taken over 60 classes in the past 4 months, not to mention her commitment to her recent teacher training program through the Mukti School at the studio. We are grateful for her presence and so excited to honor her with our Yogi of the Month sponsor, manduka! Be Inspired, Kelly

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OCCUPATION: Yoga Instructor / Entertainment Coordinator

FUN FACT ABOUT YOU: I was a gallery speaker at the Louvre.

WHO IS YOUR FAVORITE INSTRUCTOR AND WHY?  I’m in love with Wendy. She reminds me that life is a journey and to breathe into every moment with compassion, gratitude, and joy.

WHAT IS YOUR INTENTION FOR YOUR YOGA PRACTICE?  To be completely present. And have fun.

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE YOGA POSE?  Raja Kapotasana. I feel so strong – every muscle in my body is activated and in perfect alignment.

WHEN YOU AREN’T ON THE MAT, WHERE CAN WE FIND YOU?  At the movies, my other temple.

WHAT SONG SHOULD BE ON EVERY YOGA PLAYLIST?  Future Starts Slow by the Kills to heat me up, Amazing Eyes by Good Old War to bring me down.

WHAT INSPIRES YOU?  My friends who are following their true passion. It is also incredibly sexy.

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN PRACTICING AND HOW HAS YOGA IMPROVED YOUR LIFE?  Over 10 years. Yoga has been the only constant in my life. I find great peace knowing that my practice will continue to evolve wherever I go in this world.

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