Sanskrit Meaning – “Divine Play, sport or pastime”. Consciously moving through the game of life.
Lydia’s love of the practice is evident through her thoughtful instruction and philosophy infused classes. Although challenging, her playful, heartfelt approach to the practice of vinyasa yoga makes it accessible to all levels.
Yoga inspires optimism, enthusiasm for life and an abundant sense of inner well-being: concepts she continually promotes through teaching classes, teacher trainings, and leading mentorship programs.
Lydia’s yoga journey began 10 years ago and since has taken her on a wild ride. She was immediately drawn to the practice after the transformational effect she felt after just one class. She pursued her 500hr yoga certification through Yoga Works. Her education continued with a spontaneous spiritual journey to India studying with Anand Mehrotra. Interested in learning more about anatomy and physiology she graduated from Northwest School of Massage in 2012.
This journey culminating in the most recent chapter: the opening of Leela Yoga Studio in the heart of downtown Bothell.
She strives to to guide each student through safe and supportive yoga practices designed to awaken feelings of well-being, limitless possibility, intuition and playfulness.