Ananda McAdams

Yoga Ambassador

Yoga Type

Hatha and vinyasa

Hatha Vinyasa AcroYoga


200hr RYT & Synergy (acroyoga)

Current City

Los Angeles, CA, United States

Ananda McAdams is a Los Angeles, California based yoga instructor, esthetician, makeup artist, and entrepreneur. In addition, she is completing a certification in holistic nutrition. She is the founder of Buddha Life, a lifestyle company that seeks to empower people to lead happier, healthier, more sustainable lives by transitioning to a green way of living by focusing on nourishing your body, food awareness, and environmental consciousness. She also founded a coffee based skincare company, Organic Girlfriend, that helps keep our bods looking their best by targeting problems like acne, eczema, cellulite, stretch marks, psoriasis, and many others. Through her ventures she aims to inspire women (and men) to quell body hatred, love their bodies, and recognize their inner goddess!

Ananda earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration having doubled majored in Marketing and Management. After graduating she worked for at a start-up company outside of DC learning the ins and outs of building a business before her journey took an unexpected turn in 2010, leading her to the Swami Satchidananda Ashram in Yogaville where she completed her Integral Yoga Teacher Training after a month long immersion in 2010. She then enrolled at the Esthetic Institute where she received her Estheticians license and makeup artistry certification and shortly after began working for a variety of different skincare and makeup companies including Armani, YSL, Chanel, and Clarins. Ananda also has her certification in Synergy partner yoga and stretching (acroyoga).

She is passionate about leading retreats that educate and embolden people to take control of their lives and recognize their incredible potential. Her goal is to help people and impact the world in a positive way. She is dedicated to mindful consumerism, ethical fashion and skincare, exercise and right eating. Let us coexist in a harmonious way by raising our collective conscious. <3

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