LIZZIE SANTANIELLO (aka Lizzie Liz)

Hometown:
Haddonfield, NJ

Where do you live?
LIC (Long Island City)

Training/Certifications;
200 hr Baptiste Certified Teacher (2015); Baptiste Level 1 & 2, Art of Assisting (2014-15); Baptiste FIT to Lead (2017-18); Baptiste Assisting Team Art of True North Alignment (2016); Baptiste Advanced AOA (2017)

# of years teaching yoga:
9

Do you have a second professional life?:
I’m a Nurse Practitioner.

What are your outside interests outside the studio?
Restoring oysters, flying airplanes and skiing #shredthegnar.

Where’s your favorite space to rejuvenate in the city?
The spa (any spa) or any spot on the waterfront.

Favorite pre- and post-yoga snacks/meals:
Avocado toast, guacamole, avocado on the half shell (Is that what’s it called when you eat it straight out of it’s skin? If not, it should be. Coined!).

What’s your favorite pose?
Half Pigeon, right side.

The pose I have a complicated relationship with:
Eagle Pose, both sides, both sets.

What song can you put on repeat?
Ophelia by The Band.

I love:
oysters.

I want:
more oysters.

Yoga gives me:
freedom and discipline.

When I was little I wanted to be:
a rockstar.

I want to change:
my perceived limitations.

I want to give:
hugs and high fives.

When I wake up I:
make sound effects.

When I teach I feel:
grateful and connected.

When I practice I get:
sweaty, sweaty AF.

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