WE ARE YOGIATHLETES
YogiAthlete is a fusion of mind, body and sport to enhance athletic performance. YogiAthlete provides athletes, yogis and everyone in between with the tools they need on and off the field and into life - all through the gift of yoga.
YogiAthlete does not limit training to professional or student athletes - our purpose is to introduce the benefits of yoga, meditation and plant-based eating to communities that need it most, which is why Eat Move Meditate came to life. YogiAthlete welcomes all ages and all levels of practice.
Videography by Danny Roew
BENEFITS OF YOGA FOR ATHLETES
Amir, former professional football athlete and founder of YogiAthlete, has a passion for strength and conditioning and specializes in teaching yoga to athletes. Benefits that Amir and his students have gained are: muscle recovery, injury prevention, community building, increase in strength, increased endurance, balance, mindfulness, increase in awareness, improved digestive system, stronger immune system, elevated moods, and an increase in vitality.
ABOUT THE TEAM
Born and raised in Los Angeles, Amir developed a strong interest in serving members of his community and educating others on how to sustain a healthy, plant-based lifestyle. Amir received a scholarship to play football, is a former professional arena football player, became a personal trainer, and completed his RYT-200 Hot Yoga Teacher Training as well as his Yin Yoga Teacher Training in Los Angeles, CA. Amir understands the importance of strength and conditioning, nutrition, and the interconnection between body and mind. From previous experience with working directly with athletes, Amir has found a significant increase in range of motion, improvement in flexibility, increase in speed, prevention of injuries, and overall enhancement in health, wellbeing, and mental awareness when yoga was incorporated into the training.
Adrienne, aka Ho’ola Mamma, received her Bachelors Degree in Exercise Science from North Central College, completed her Yoga Teacher Training certification, Reiki Certification, and studied Ayurvedic Medicine at Mount Madonna Institute with master teachers including Dr. Vasant Lad, Dr. Suhas Kshirsagar, Dr. RH Singh, Dr. Sarita Shrestha, Steven Highburger, Dr. John Douillard, Dr. Rucha Kelkar, and Dr. Yashashree Mannur. Adrienne offers Ayurvedic nutritional counseling, private yoga, meditation, breathwork and energy healing. Adrienne's purpose is to educate and to inspire her community to live in harmony with all rhythms of life. Adrienne continues to share the love and knowledge passed down to her from her teachers through her classes, workshops, and lifestyle.