Think you don’t fit the mold of a yoga teacher?
The stereotype seems to be a size 2-4, modern-day contortionist who looks like she belongs on the cover of Maxim Magazine.
Her classes tend to be sweat-fests and she shows off poses that intimidate the s**t out of you.
Now imagine the yoga teacher who…
Cares more about making a difference in the lives of others, and embraces the spiritual side of yoga.
She guides you to connect with your body and be grateful for what it can do, and doesn’t care about your body shape or hers.
At Purple Lotus Yoga I cater to the second kind of teacher, and if that’s you,
Lisa Sipka200-Hr Yoga Teacher (Class of 2008)
I felt stifled by my corporate job, but I had no intentions of leaving its security. My soul needed something deeper. Training is accessible to anyone who wants to deepen their practice and emphasize that you don't have to be a certain personality or have a certain lifestyle, or make all-or-nothing choices.
I am lucky to have trained under one of the best, who also keep it real and teaches true yoga.
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There was so much that I enjoyed about working with Shannon. But I think the best thing for me was having the experience to see YOU grow as a person, right along with me. You don't sit on some "enlightened pedestal" as we bow down to some "all knowing." This is a true example and so very humbling.
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