Yoga Student + Staff member of the Month
This month, we’re celebrating Ashley Smith, an IO esthetician who’s idea of happiness centers around yoga followed by a meal with loved ones and Fred Baldi, a dedicated IO yogi who off the mat who hails from Sacarmento and loves to eat cereal and fresh fruit after yoga.
Next time you see them in class, say hello!
NAME Ashley Smith
HOMETOWN Salt Lake City
YOUR IDEA OF HAPPINESS Yoga followed by a meal with loved ones
YOUR FAVORITE ARTISTS Gustav Klimpt, Nan Goldin, Mark Ryden, Egon Schiele
YOUR FAVORITE WRITERS Dorothy Allison, Charles Bukowski, Henry Miller, Carl Jung YOUR FAVORITE VACATION Mexico
BEST AFTER YOGA SNACK Sushi
YOUR FAVORITE POSES Pigeon
YOUR HEROES My mom
YOUR OFF-THE-MAT PASSIONS Food, wine, nature, reading, playing with my skin care products.
YOUR MANTRA Know thyself and everything in moderation.
NAME Fred Baldi
PROFESSION Chief Operating Officer of Bia4Autism.org
FAVORITE VACATION Tuscany
TEACHER WHO INSPIRES YOU Our family dog
YOUR HEROES My wife
FAVORITE POSE Warrior Four and Child’s Pose
AFTER YOGA SNACK Cereal with fresh fruit
FAVORITE ARTISTS Neil Young, Bob Marley, Wilco, Lucinda Williams, Josh Ritter
5 THINGS THAT MAKE YOU HAPPY Mornings, sunshine, San Francisco, friends and family
YOUR MANTRA Ahhh…haaaa…sweet
For more tidbits on Ashley and Fred, read their complete profiles on the yoga board located outside of the studio. For our complete IO yoga schedule, please visit our yoga schedule here.
If you’d like to nominate a student, email Lindsay at email@example.com