Name: Katie Collins
Hometown: Albany, NY
Favorite Yoga Destination: Ocean waters, beach roads, hotel room floors, Vermont mountains, my mother’s living room.
Favorite Mantra: Love all. Serve all. Create no sorrow.
Never leave home without: Saratoga spring water.
Where does Yoga take you: Yoga is constantly taking me in and out of my comfort zone. One day I’m completely blissed out and then the next its like BAM you can’t hold that pose today! I love it- always a challenge that ignites some kind of magic in me.
Favorite BOGA Yoga Board: BOGA Yoga Bamboo
What BOGA Yoga is to me: BOGA Yoga is an opportunity. It brings to me to places that a yoga studio can’t…to connect with nature, to let go of pride- knowing that everything will be perfect and accept that everything already is.
Favorite activities besides Yoga: I like to eat good food and share it with good people!
Favorite pose: Half moon on land…and on my BOGA, the headstand!
Best thing about SUP Yoga: It creates a lifestyle- a warmer, more passionate and patient lifestyle.
Favorite place to practice: I found San Clemente, CA to be the most beautiful place to practice yoga. Listening to the seals as background music was pretty cool for me.
Daily Ritual: Tongue scraping.
Inspirations: Meghan Currie and raw vegans.
Favorite Food: Avocados
Why do you teach Yoga: A day without yoga feels like a day without brushing my teeth. Bringing that comfort to other people is the most reassuring feeling I have found. At the end of the day, I’m just trying to be a good human…yoga does that for me.