Viji grew up in India and started doing yoga as part of her school curriculum. As life got busy, it was hard for her to find time to practice yoga, but four years ago, she got back on her mat.
After taking classes from a variety of teachers and trying different styles, she met her teacher – Mara Healy – in 2015. After taking her classes, Viji realized that yoga is calling and got very serious about her practice.
After practicing with Mara for a year, she enrolled in 200-hour teacher training and completed in March 2017. Since reigniting her yoga practice, Viji has also felt privileged to practice and learn Ashtanga from Johnna Smith and Shanna Small, both of whom helped Viji find the missing pieces of the puzzle.
Viji strongly believes that yoga is not about touching the toes, but the journey getting there. She also believes that if you can breathe you can do yoga. In January 2018, Viji will start her 300-hour teacher training with Mara Healy.
Viji is also interested in Ayurveda, which is the sister science of yoga. When she is not practicing or teaching yoga, she is either cooking or teaching others how to cook.