Ahimsa Berwyn Student Spotlight: Jenny Ferrara


Meet Jenny Ferrara, 42, Berwyn

What do you do when you're off your mat?
Read and Travel

What brought you to Ahimsa for the first time?
Moved to Chicago from Texas and needed a new studio to practice.  Ahimsa Berwyn is right down the street from house and I decided to check it out.

What's your favorite thing about this studio?
It's small and comfortable.  All of the instructors are friendly.

What is your favorite type of yoga class (hatha, yin, vinyasa, etc.) and why?
Hatha.  It's the perfect mix of flow and static poses

What's your advice for someone coming to yoga for the very first time?
Be patient!  It will get easier the more you practice.  Just start slow and do what you can. Breathe!  

What has your practice given you?
Calm.  Gets me out of my head

What's your favorite pose?

What's your least favorite pose?
Forearm plank

Tell us something unusual about yourself?
Barnes and Noble is my happy place. :)

What 3 words would a good friend use to describe you?
Friendly, Good listener and Introvert

What's your guilty pleasure/s?
Yellow cake.  French fries dipped in a chocolate shake. Bubble baths.

Have you made any changes in your life as a result of your yoga practice?
I make a point to not take work home with me if possible.

If you were having a dinner party and could invite anyone you wanted, who would they be?
My mom and my uncle.

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