ANDREA PAOLA SANCHEZ (APS)

ANDREA DANCED COMPETITIVELY SINCE THE AGE OF FIVE AND WAS INTRODUCED TO YOGA AT FIFTEEN, AS A MEANS OF PHYSICAL AND MENTAL RESTORATION. SHE INSTANTLY FELL IN LOVE WITH THE FREEING YET CHALLENGING PRACTICE.

AT AGE 17, ANDREA GRADUATED FROM GREEN MONKEY’S (FORMERLY KNOW AS BALA VINYASA YOGA) 200-HOUR  TEACHER TRAINING PROGRAM. WANTING TO SHARE HER PERSONAL EXPERIENCE WITH OTHERS, ANDREA FOUNDED THE “YOGA CLUB” AT FLORIDA GULF COAST UNIVERSITY. AFTER TWO YEARS AS PRESIDENT OF THE FGCU YOGA CLUB, ANDREA RETIRED HER POSITION TO PROMOTE A NEW WAVE OF LEADERSHIP.

IN 2014 ANDREA RECEIVED THE OPPORTUNITY TO ASSIST THE 200-HOUR TEACHER TRAINING IN NAIROBI, KENYA WITH THE AFRICA YOGA PROJECT. ANDREA DESCRIBES THIS EXPERIENCE AS “FINALLY UNDERSTANDING WHAT IT FEELS LIKE TO BE IN SELFLESS SERVICE."

ANDREA CURRENTLY TEACHES FOR ORGANIZATIONS AND COMPANIES THROUGHOUT THE COMMUNITY, TEACHING WEEKLY CLASSES AT GREEN MONKEY YOGA, GUEST TEACHING AT LULULEMON ATHLETICA & INSTRUCTING PADDLEBOARD YOGA WITH THE OLD NAPLES SURF SHOP. ASIDE FROM YOGA, ANDREA HAS A PASSION FOR FASHION AND IS THE CO-FOUNDER OF CACIQUEBOUTIQUE.COM.

EAGER TO GAIN KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE AS A STUDENT AND TEACHER OF YOGA, ANDREA IS CONSTANTLY ATTENDING TRAININGS AND WORKSHOPS AROUND THE WORLD!