To inspire and uplift members of the athletic community, to enhance the mind, body, and soul connection through the practice of yoga in a safe space, and to provide athletes with the tools they need on and off the field and into life. At YogiAthlete, we fuse together mind, body and sport to enhance performance.
If you are a mover, you are an athlete. YogiAthle inspires you to move more - our purpose is to make the benefits of yoga accessible to communities that need it most.
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 FOUNDER
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 healthier lifestyle. Amir received a scholarship to play football, is a former professional arena football player, became a personal trainer, and completed his RYT200 Hot Yoga Teacher Training at Hot 8 Yoga in Beverly Hills. 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.