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Andrea Catarivas

Andrea is a passionate teacher and avid student of yoga who is motivated by the direct change that practice has brought to her life both physically and mentally. Yoga has proved to be a deep transformative experience and Andrea has experienced outstanding benefits which she loves to share with her students. Originally from Uruguay, Andrea came to the US with a Fulbright Scholarship in 2003 to go to graduate school.  Growing up a competitive gymnast, her understanding of body mechanics began at a very young age. Andrea began practicing Yoga in 2002 and obtained her 200-hour Teacher Training Certification from Moksha Yoga Center in Chicago in 2011. She has been teaching since then at multiple studios and health clubs around Chicago, private sessions and corporate Yoga. Andrea believes that we are always a student of Yoga and actively participates in workshops and trainings. Andrea  has been deeply influenced by teachers such as Sara Strother, Noah Maze, Adil Palkivala, Kino MacGregor, Annie Carpenter, and Gabriel Halpern among others. Her classes are focused around dynamic, challenging and progressive sequencing with a focus on alignment. Come ready to challenge yourself and unveil your potential.