Tresa Anderson: May 2021 Instructor of the Month
Q: How did you get into the fitness & yoga world and when did you know you wanted to become a fitness instructor & yoga teacher?
A: I transitioned from the corporate world into fitness after having my children. I started as a Spin Instructor and shortly thereafter expanded into Group Fitness and Personal Training.
The journey to becoming a yoga teacher begins & ends at Evolution Yoga. While I took sporadic yoga classes prior to Evolution Yoga opening, my practice became more consistent once the studio opened. It is here that I decided I could also become a Yoga teacher.
Q: What do you feel is your purpose as a yoga teacher?
A: Guide students through physical practices with an ever present emphasis on mindfulness; sometimes challenging what you are mentally capable of.
Q: What do you feel is your purpose as a fitness instructor?
A: Strive to motivate & lead individuals through classes that challenge the body and sometimes challenge the beliefs about what you are physically capable of.
Q: What quotes or mantras currently resonate with you?
A: When I wake each morning before rising from bed I offer three sentences...
This is the day the Lord has made, I will rejoice and be glad in it.
Today is be the best day of my life.
Q: What’s your favorite thing about working at Evolution Yoga?
A: EVERYTHING!!! What’s not to like?
(Note to The FITNESS TRIBE:)
You guys ROCK!! It brings me joy to see to you SWEAT, SWEAR, and become STRONGER with each workout. You inspire me to become a better instructor.
(Note to The YOGA TRIBE:)
The positive energy you bring to your mat permeates throughout each & every class. I am grateful to share space with you. You inspire me to become a better Yoga teacher.