Vanessa’s passion for yoga began after years of cross country running and Crossfit. She started hot yoga in 2009 as a means of recovery and found her calling. Inspired by the Stockalper family and the growth of her practice, Vanessa graduated from Yoga Tropics Teacher Training School with a 200-hr certification in 2011. When Vanessa is not on her mat you can find her raising her two children. Her teaching is upbeat, engaging and uplifting. Vanessa has experienced so much growth, healing and well-being and loves sharing everything she’s gained with her students.