Meet Synneve Andrena, our manduka sponsored Green Yogi of the Month for Manhattan Beach! Since February 2014 Synneve has taken over 95+ classes and has been inspiring our entire team with her dedication and positive energy in the studio. Congratulations Synneve and read on to Be Inspired.
OCCUPATION: Chief Love Spreader at Love Inside Out
NICKNAME: Synneve (pronounced Sin na va) is a difficult name, so I have many nicknames. Cinnamon, Cinnabon, Scent of a Woman, and Synne are a few of them.
FUN FACT ABOUT YOU: I’m only 10.5 years old. (I was born on Leap Year, February 29.)
WHO IS YOUR FAVORITE INSTRUCTOR AND WHY? It’s difficult to pick a favorite Green Yogi instructor, because they are all unique and amazing. I like each instructor for different reasons. When it’s time to practice yoga, I find the one that fits my mood, schedule, and energy level.
WHAT IS YOUR INTENTION FOR YOUR YOGA PRACTICE? To fully align my mind, body, and spirit, so I can be the best version of myself.
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE YOGA POSE? Savasana. To me it’s the most important pose and I love taking the time to feel the benefits of the entire practice.
WHEN YOU AREN’T ON THE MAT, WHERE CAN WE FIND YOU? Walking on the Strand, riding my bike, playing golf, cruising around Manhattan Beach, and exploring LA – art museums, music venues, sporting events, and restaurants.
WHAT INSPIRES YOU? Traveling! I have an adventurous spirit and traveling is my passion. I love exploring this amazing planet, learning, gaining a new perspective, and soaking up all life has to offer.
HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN PRACTICING AND HOW HAS YOGA IMPROVED YOUR LIFE? I discovered yoga 11 years ago while living in Hawaii. Yoga helps me be the fullest expression of myself, because it gives me energy, strength, confidence, clarity, peace, and joy.