Of course I was obsessed with the Spice Girls and the Backstreet Boys.

(Don’t judge. I was a 90s kid so that’s completely normal. Let’s move on).  I would never hang up any posters or would plot on how to find and get pictures with them though.

It has only been until about 4 years ago that I became a ‘fan’ again and actually this time around I wouldn’t mind if I met this person someday (not stalking her or anything but you understand what I mean).

I am talking about Adriene from ‘Yoga with Adriene’. YWA for the cool people.

If you haven’t heard of her yet, where have you been? All of my friends can attest that whenever yoga or working out at home come up in a conversation I will always recommend Adriene’s YouTube channel where you can find an abundance of videos to do at home.

So why did and do I still recommend YWA and would encourage you to try it at home?

Put simply, because I love her philosophy and her take on yoga. After taking classes for a few years, when my work schedule became a bit more unpredictable and hectic it was always a real treat to hop on the mat in the evening and have time for myself and stretch it all out. Contrary to classes I went to where I often didn’t feel the instructor’s vibes I fully feel like I am with a (very cool) friend when doing a video of hers. She offers a playful approach to yoga and a great mix of exercises that will make you find what feels good. And you’ll feel great. I promise. 

Let’s give you a little teaser on how things look over there in case you’re still unsure.  There is a 31 day series going on at the moment for the month of January, you’re seeing Day 16 here:

So in the spirit of my New Year’s resolution #1  (getting strongggg) I keep doing yoga at least twice a week (in combination with cardio and strength training) and I wanted to let you know about it because I really love Adriene.

Fangirling again. I’m going to stop here and wish you a great rest of your day! Find something today that makes you feel good, ok?

Also, check out my talented friend’s Zlata’s instagram account for some yoga inspiration here.



  1. Deana January 18, 2017 at 10:16 am

    I’ve been meaning to ask you forever what the name of that GENIOUS yoga youtuber you wouldn’t shut up about was again… so thanks for that!

    1. sandra.zottl - Site Author January 18, 2017 at 6:33 pm

      yay, you’re welcome!

  2. margarita January 20, 2017 at 1:35 pm

    I’m a huge fan of Adriene…thanks to Sandra;

    Fight your inner couch potato, give YWA , Day 1 a try and you will feel wonderful !!!
    Adriene’s take on yoga is all about enjoying exercising… no pressure at all, you do what suits you best.

    No need to put your legs behind your head……yet;););)

    Have fun

  3. Laia January 21, 2017 at 6:16 pm

    oh Sandi guess what I did today??? Yoga With Adriene! Yayyy!! Her 20min yoga for beginners upon your recommendation and I am loving it! It does feel like you are having a friend in your living room guiding you and making you enjoy all yoga poses.. the feel good feeling after is great.


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