Ahimsa Student Spotlight: Sanna Evans

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Meet Sanna Evans, Berwyn

What do you do when you're off your mat?
Library Media Assistant

What brought you to Ahimsa for the first time?
I had not done yoga for years and wanted to get back to the practice.

What's your favorite thing about this studio?
It’s a very relaxed and uplifting environment.

What is your favorite type of yoga class (hatha, yin, vinyasa, etc.) and why?
Mona’s Saturday morning Hatha class. I look forward to it every week.

What's your advice for someone coming to yoga for the very first time?
Be patient, and smile. Try to  remember this is a practice and every class is a joyful learning experience. 

What has your practice given you?
Strength, clarity and balance

What's your favorite pose?
Pigeon Pose

What's your least favorite pose?
Lizard, it’s still a work in progress.

Tell us something unusual about yourself?
When I lived in Los Angeles, my job would require that I be a seat holder for celebrities at ceremonies like the Oscars.

What 3 words would a good friend use to describe you?
Joyful, funny, kind

What's your guilty pleasure/s?
Downtown Abbey and Chocolate

Have you made any changes in your life as a result of your yoga practice?
Yoga allows for a small amount of time for myself to breathe and relax. It’s time that i truly appreciate.

If you were having a dinner party and could invite anyone you wanted, who would they be?
Nelson Mandela, Jane Goodall, Henning Mankell Michelle Obama, my children and mother-in-law, Mona



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