Brandy is the owner of Essential Hot Yoga, one of the largest chains of hot yoga studio’s in the Pacific Northwest. A dedicated student of yoga for many years, she decided to leave her 17+ year career in the high tech industry and pursue her dreams of owning yoga studios. She has trained under the signature hot vinyasa creator, Sumit Banerjee, and has certifications in Power Vinyasa Yoga and Yin Yoga.
As a former collegiate athlete, Brandy appreciates a disciplined approach to her yoga practice. She believes that the practice of yoga helps her to cultivate emotional calm, mental clarity and inner peace, all within a healthy, vital body. Through the Essential Hot Yoga Teacher Training program, Brandy strives to create the most welcoming environment for students to not only discover depth and capacity within their own yoga practice, but also to reach new levels of enthusiasm and optimism in their life through inspiring others.