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Meet Suzanne: A Closer Look at Our May Instructor Spotlight!

We are so lucky to have this beautiful human as an instructor at the studio! Meet Dr. Suzanne Powell, yep, we said doctor. As a family practitioner, she is used to meeting her patients where they are at physically and emotionally. And if she can manage health and wellness off the mat, can you imagine the kind of support and instruction you can receive on your mat?! Suzanne is a wealth of knowledge, and brings a very calm energy to our space. She teaches a thoughtful, intentional and gentle Mindful class every Friday at 12pm. Learn more about Suzanne, her “real job” and some fun and quirky facts below…

If someone wrote a book about your life, what would the title be?

Delusions of Grandeur

How long have you been practicing yoga?

Six years

What yoga pose(s) makes you happy?

Triangle – I feel so open and powerful

Pigeon – Feels melty and soft

Gomukhasana – This leg position feels very natural for me and the arms are a challenge so it’s both easy and hard.

Warrior 3 – I feel like I am flying

Describe yourself in three words:

Hopeful and cynical

What three items would you bring with you on a deserted island?

Crossword puzzle book, guitar, weights

What's a pet peeve that you would make illegal if you could?

Right turn on red

If you were to DJ your own life, what song or songs would you play in the background as you made your way through the day?

What’s Up? Four Non Blondes, I Am Light India Arie, Three Little Birds Bob Marley

What is your most used emoji?

Eye roll

What is your favorite Knock-knock joke or silly/bad joke?

What kind of bees make milk? Boobees

Choose one famous person from history you want on your team during a zombie apocalypse.

Eva Peron

Are you sunrise, daylight, twilight or night? Why?

Sunrise – New day, new start, new outlook, time for myself before everything starts again

What is a current trend that you don’t understand?

Complete distrust of actual experts

What is something that you are really great at cooking?

Guacamole salad (not really cooked), lasagna, cookies

What made you want to become a Yoga Instructor? How long have you been teaching?

I want people with all types of backgrounds and bodies to feel like their bodies are awesome, capable and beautiful. I’ve been teaching since January of this year.

Do you have any other hobbies other than practicing yoga?

Reading, cooking, baking, guitar dabbler, learning/speaking Spanish

If you were the captain of a pirate ship, what would be the name of your ship?

Glorious chaos

Anything else? Is there a surprising fun fact you'd like to share?

I swear more than anyone else I know and I’m ok with that.

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