Hatha Vinyasa Restorative
E-RYT + Reiki Practitioner
Chicago, IL, USA
Cassandra is an experienced and passionate yoga teacher with a strong drive to spread love and joy. Yoga has been a light in her life since childhood. She encourages students to step into their personal power and surrender to self-love. “My intention is for students to grow, to let go, and to choose joy. ” -Cass
Cass teaches VIBE, a yoga style she created in 2015 after 7 years of teaching yoga, 8 years of coaching gymnastics, countless years of studying and creating movement as a yogi, dancer and gymnast, and soon after becoming a Reiki Practitioner. VIBE stands for vinyasa, invert, breathe, explore. Experience a creative collaboration of movement, breath, and music. Cass encourages students to tailor the practice to meet their needs by providing an array of variations, both modifications and advancements, making her classes accessible to a vast audience.
To keep the practice alive and inspired, she offers something new and different in her weekly classes with sequences that emphasize safe alignment, breath awareness, and self-exploration. She puts a lot of love and energy into her workshops, retreats, special events and private lessons to ensure progress; body, mind, and spirit. Cass is now partnering with Kelly of Ahimsa Yoga Studio for a 200 hr. Yoga Teacher Training; launching Summer of 2016. Share in her love of music during classes and workshops as you flow to her Spotify playlists.
A desire to teach yoga overcame her as a young college student while in savasana at a campus class. Shortly after this experience she enrolled in teacher training at Moksha Yoga Center under the guidance of Daren Friesen. After devotedly logging nearly 1000 hours of study, she was certified in 2010. Cassandra’s love for yoga keeps her connected to the global yoga community as both a student and a teacher. She is a Lululemon Athletica brand ambassador, world traveler, and shares inspiration on instagram and youtube.